|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Bachelor's Degree, College|
|Nominal duration||4 years, includes 1 work placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$21,501 per year
The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$19,290), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if English is not your first language, OR you did not complete a minimum of two years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
A relevant portfolio is required.
Applicants will complete a media project which explores one of the following themes:
The project must be produced in a time-based media form, for example, film, video or audio. The piece can be of any genre, including and not limited to, experimental, drama, autobiography, comedy or documentary. Think of the theme as a catalyst or starting point for your story or piece.
For example: An applicant uses the The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned So Far theme to make a short documentary about the time someone they didn’t personally know stepped up to defend them when they were being bullied, and how that taught them an important lesson about standing up for those who can’t defend themselves.
The project has a maximum length of two minutes, must be original and created by the applicant. The project’s title shall be the same as the theme is chosen.
For Example: The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned So Far by Student Name
Applicants must also complete a written reflection of 350 to 500 words which explores their creative process in the media project and its intersection with their intentions as a future Humber film student.
The Bachelor of Film and Media Production degree program combines theory and practice with the goal of preparing you for a rewarding career in media. You will learn various screenwriting and storytelling techniques and how to combine them into compelling visual narratives. You will be taught by professors highly experienced in the film industry and will benefit from their insights and experiences.
This rigorous program covers many practical and academic topics such as direction, picture and sound editing, cinematography, videography, and post-production. You will study both fiction and non-fiction filmmaking. You will gain vital research and management abilities and attend seminars hosted by industry professionals, giving you access to valuable insights and contacts.
In addition to standard film school topics, this program focuses on multiplatform delivery, ensuring graduates are ready to take advantage of new digital content channels. A film and media theory component is combined with courses such as entertainment law and media entrepreneurship, preparing graduates for their careers in film. A capstone project in your final year will allow you to apply your skills and demonstrate your creative vision.
You will participate in a mandatory work placement in the summer semester between Years 3 and 4.
After completing a work placement preparation course, students will be supported in marketing themselves to prospective employers to find a work placement that aligns with their career goals.
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 our 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.