Film and Television Production

Film and Television Production

Film and Television Production (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Six semesters, beginning in September


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Contact Information

Andrew Stevenson, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4489


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,837.78
– international $14,200.
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. 

$1,400 – year one; $1,200 – year two; $1,500 – year three.


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 (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

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

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 Film and Television Production (FMTV) diploma program has you working with cameras and production equipment from your first days in class. Classes taught by industry experts give you the training you need to succeed. You will produce film and video projects, and develop the team-building skills needed to succeed by collaborating with classmates on multidisciplinary assignments.

At Humber FMTV, you will:
– fine-tune your film and TV production abilities by using industry-standard production equipment in large, modern studios, and various video and audio editing suites
– experience every part of the production process, including writing, directing, shooting, editing and post-production
– complete your education with training in business and marketing, opportunities to connect with industry professionals, and a final-semester work placement
– present your work at the program’s annual showcase

The program trains students for success in the industry, with student films being selected for a number of external film festivals, including Hot Docs and TIFF Student Film Showcase.

List of Courses

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Your Career

Take action with a fast-paced career in the growing film and television production industry.

Our program has prepared hundreds of graduates for a range of permanent and freelance positions in television, feature film production and post-production. These positions include writing, directing, producing, camera operation, lighting, sound recording, and picture and sound editing. Additionally, graduates work in casting, location scouting, marketing and distribution. Opportunities in Canada’s flourishing TV, film and entertainment industries are abundant, and the knowledge you will acquire about the business will help you find your role in the $1.13 billion (in 2011) spent on film and media production in Toronto.

Humber works with our industry partners to use their expertise in designing the program, ensuring you earn a credential that industry respects and opens doors for you.

Work Placement

The program features an unpaid work placement that runs from four to eight weeks. Instructors work with students to find a suitable placement, enabling them to hone their skill sets in a professional environment. Toronto and southern Ontario are home to numerous television and film production, post-production, lighting and sound companies. Humber has strong relationships with these firms, with many having worked with students before, giving you an advantage when applying for your placement.

Your Future Study Options

Film and Television Production graduates 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 degree program 22161 and may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a paid work term. Graduates must also possess ENG4U or 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.

For information on degree completion opportunities at Humber, visit Diploma graduates may be required to take courses offered in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes. Specific program GPAs and subject requirements are required for admission.

Humber graduates may apply directly to the college by completing an online application at Graduates from other colleges should apply through Applying through the centralized application centre allows for the transmission of both your application and your college transcripts.



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