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Documentary & Non-Fiction Media Production

Tuition fee CA$25,608 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$24,305), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,500 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses during one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

There are a lot of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

More information

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Overview

In this one-year graduate certificate program, you will learn from a team of award-winning filmmakers and industry professionals and be immersed in rigorous, intensive, hands-on training in the art and craft of documentary filmmaking. Built on three pillars — creative, technical, industry — you will learn every aspect of documentary production, from story idea to pitching, shooting and editing, and market and distribution.

As a graduate of this program, you will be engaged in pre-production (research and development,) production (principal photography,) and post-production (editing) as you wear multiple hats as a director, producer, cinematographer and editor to make your first documentary film.

Skills

This program will equip you with industry-focused skills that are rapidly growing in demand, and the tools and resources essential to be versatile and agile in an industry that thrives on great story ideas.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Independent filmmaker
  • Content provider
  • Impact producer

This program will teach and train you to work in the documentary industry and beyond. You can establish your own production company or team up with like-minded people in the industry. Your career can include making your next film, working with established producers or joining a plethora of NGO, non-profit, or private organizations seeking documentary storytellers.

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022
Apply Now! Winter 2023
Application start
Feb 21, 2022
Application deadline
Oct 31, 2022, 11:59:59 PM
America/Toronto time
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States