These are exciting times to be working in the film and television industry. With multiple delivery platforms, high-quality tools available to everyone and a wide variety of media and entertainment viewing options, there has never been more demand for video content creators. If you're interested in the behind the scenes action of television and film production and are eager to get hands-on training in one of the largest and most state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, the Fanshawe Broadcasting - Television and Film Production program is for you.

You'll work behind the camera producing a variety of films and shows that include narratives, documentaries, live sports, news, commercials, and promotions with your talented and passionate classmates. There are opportunities to produce, shoot or edit programs that will be aired throughout the region or shown at film festivals, reaching thousands of viewers. When you graduate, you'll have experienced all areas of creative and technical roles including, studio production, cinematic production, field production, mobile sports production, computer graphics, post-production editing, scriptwriting and sales, marketing and entrepreneurship. You will have a dynamic set of skills for a dynamic industry.

Along the way, you'll be mentored and guided by industry professionals and be able to test your skills with field placements in the industry. If making video content is your dream, the Broadcasting – Television and Film Production program is your ticket.

Admission Requirements - 2019/2020

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream with:

  • Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)
    ORAcademic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)
    OROntario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
    ORMature Applicant with standing in the required course stated above

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements.
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years.
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years.
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years.
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years.
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10.

Recommended Academic Preparation

  • Grade 11 or Grade 12 Communications Technology (M) strongly recommended
  • Grade 12 Media Arts (M)
  • Grade 11 Visual Arts (M) or (O) OR Grade 12 Visual Arts (M)
  • Grade 12 Drama (M)
  • Grade 12 Business and Technological Communication (O)

Recommended Personal Preparation

  • Involvement in Cable TV production, photography, drama, writing hobbies, audiovisual clubs
  • General knowledge of the television industry

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:

  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario.
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full).
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements.

Courses

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media
  • TV Production & Applied Theory 1
  • Film Production & Applied Theory 1
  • Media, Sales, Marketing & Promotion 1
  • Production Mgmt & Writing for Media 1
  • Editing & Graphics for TV & Film 1
  • Media Today

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • Communications for Media
  • TV Production & Applied Theory 2
  • Film Production & Applied Theory 2
  • Editing & Graphics for TV & Film 2
  • Production Mgmt & Writing for Media 2
  • Media, Sales, Marketing & Promotion 2

Level 3

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • Editing & Graphics for TV & Film 3
  • Commercial/Corporate Video Production 1
  • Film Criticism 1
  • Career Development
  • TV Production & Media Operations 1
  • Filmmaking 1

Level 4

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • Entrepreneurship for Media Communication
  • Commercial/Corporate Video Production 2
  • Editing & Graphics for TV & Film 4
  • Production Mgmt & Writing for Media 3

Group 2

Take TVSN-5014 or TVSN-5015

  • Industry Internship
  • Capstone Project

Group 3

Take TVSN-5011 or FILM-5005

  • TV Production & Media Operations 2
  • Filmmaking 2

Additional Requirement

Normally taken in Level 1 or 2

  • Field Placement 1

Gen Ed - Electives

Take 3 General Education Credits - Normally taken in Level 1 or 2

Program Residency

Students Must Complete a Minimum of 21 credits in this program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency requirement and graduate from this program.

Career Opportunities

This program offers an exciting advantage for learning the skills required for employment in the television industry. The Broadcasting - Television and Film Production graduates will find opportunities in public and private broadcasting, as well as, audio and video production studios, post-production houses, community cable systems, and audio/video production departments within companies.

Program Description

These are exciting times to be working in the film and television industry. With multiple delivery platforms, high-quality tools available to everyone and a wide variety of media and entertainment viewing options, there has never been more demand for video content creators. If you are interested in the behind the scenes action of television and film production and are eager to get hands-on training in one of the largest and most state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, the Fanshawe Broadcasting - Television and Film Production program is for you.

You will work behind the camera producing a variety of films and shows that include narratives, documentaries, live sports, news, commercials, and promotions with your talented and passionate classmates. There are opportunities to produce, shoot or edit programs that will be aired throughout the region or shown at film festivals, reaching thousands of viewers. When you graduate, you will have experienced all areas of creative and technical roles including, studio production, cinematic production, field production, mobile sports production, computer graphics, post-production editing, scriptwriting and sales, marketing and entrepreneurship. You will have a dynamic set of skills for a dynamic industry.

Along the way, you will be mentored and guided by industry professionals and be able to test your skills with field placements in the industry. If making video content is your dream, the Broadcasting – Television and Film Production program is your ticket.

Other Information

Students should be prepared to work additional hours in studios and be able to travel for field placements. Field trips and field placements are voluntary activities. Alternative activities can be arranged for those unable to participate.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Operate industry standard production equipment, in the studio and on location, to create television, video and/or web content for multiple platforms.
  • Deliver television, video and digital or web content via multiple platforms in formats that meet current broadcast industry standards.
  • Participate in the planning and preparation of television, mobile and/or Web productions that meet industry standards and regulations.
  • Monitor and maintain the technical quality of productions during recording and broadcasts using resources, equipment, and protocols which meet with industry standards.
  • Participate in marketing activities to promote independent productions and/or a station's brand and products.
  • Plan and prepare interviews, scripts and reporting content for use in television, video or digital media productions.
  • Use business skills and accepted industry practices in the creation of television, video and/or web productions.
  • Keep current with the needs of the television and digital media broadcast industry using strategies that enhance work performance and guide professional development.
  • Conduct works safely in accordance with all applicable acts, regulations, legislation, and codes to ensure personal and public safety.
  • Use a variety of post-production skills and techniques to enhance and complete television, digital, web and/or video productions.
Program taught in:
  • English

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