Bachelor of Film and Media Production

Bachelor of Film and Media Production (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Eight semesters, beginning in September


Film and Media Production

Contact Information

Garrett Kerr
416.675.6622 ext. 3628


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $7,446.54
– international $14,800.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberClosed

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 70 per cent
– Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
– Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 70 per cent
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program.

Our Program

Humber’s four-year Film and Media Production degree program combines theory and practice with the goal of preparing you for a rewarding career in media. Writing, storytelling and the creation of compelling visual narratives are emphasized. You’ll study in a broad and rigorous range of practical and academic courses, including screenwriting, picture editing, sound, directing, cinematography and post-production.

In addition to film, the program focuses on multi-platform delivery to take advantage of new content channels such as hand-held devices and the web. There is a film and media theory component combined with courses such as entertainment law and media entrepreneurship. In your final year you will work on a thesis project based on an approved proposal.

You will graduate with a complete set of skills and experiences that will allow you to thrive in this competitive field.

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How to Apply

Your Career

Media production is a major employer in Canada. More than $1.1 billion of production activity creates hundreds of thousands of jobs. The growth and increasing sophistication of new distribution channels is increasing the demand for imaginative, creative content, as production technology continues to expand and improve. As a result, there is constant demand for skilled thinkers and creators. As a graduate of Humber’s Bachelor of Applied Arts – Film and Media Production degree program, you can pursue career opportunities in areas such as directing, cinematography, writing, producing and post-production, and interactive technologies, all of which will increase as the Canadian film industry continues to flourish.

Our Faculty

You’ll learn from experienced professors, including Emmy, Genie and Gemini award-winning industry professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. For information regarding faculty credentials for this program, visit Faculty Credentials.

Work Placement

This program includes a work placement component so that students have an opportunity to gain valuable practical experience. The 14-week work placement takes place in the summer between years three and four.

Alternative Course of Study

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Arts – Film and Media Production degree program should consider applying for Humber’s Film and Television Production advanced diploma program 04831. Graduates of the Film and Television Production program with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 70 per cent or more may be considered for admission to the four-year Bachelor of Applied Arts – Film and Media Production and may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Graduates must also possess ENG4U, Humber’s COMM 212/WRIT 104 or COMM 312/WRIT 204 with a grade of 70 per cent or more. Admission will be based on availability in the program.

Mature students (applicants 21 years of age or over) and/or transfer students (applicants with postsecondary education) should refer to the Mature Student Status and the College or University Transfer for admission criteria.

End Notes

Humber was first granted Ministerial Consent to offer this program on June 6, 2008 for a seven-year term. All degrees offered by Ontario colleges are reviewed by a provincial quality assurance agency on a cyclical basis which results in consent renewals. An application for renewal of the consent has been submitted and the current consent remains in effect until a decision on the renewal application is made. Humber shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

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