Film and Television Production and Post-Production

General

Program Description

Get hands-on experience with a variety of projects, including short films, a web series, television broadcasts, and commercials. Discover how an idea is taken from development to the big screen throughout our 48-week program.

Through the teachings of experienced instructors and by using industry-standard equipment, you’ll receive comprehensive training focused on giving you the skills and creativity you need to land a role once you’ve completed your qualification.

Regardless of whether you have experience in the industry, you’ll leave the program feeling confident.  

Skills and competencies

  • Operate digital film cameras, lighting, and audio equipment professionally
  • Scriptwriting and pitching process to develop films
  • Create script breakdowns, production boards, schedules, and directing productions
  • Create and edit sound effects and determine appropriate music (sound design)
  • Perform post-production activities (video editing, color correction, film-title design, etc.)
  • Film budgeting and film stages of pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Understand film semiotics (the role of the framing, editing, and sound forms of communication)
  • Develop film/TV marketing and distribution plans
  • Create special visual effects for film and television productions
  • Shoot film and videos
  • Develop and create a demo reel — digital portfolio to launch your career in film and TV

Employability and career

75% of our students have secured employment within six months of graduation.

Our graduates have gone onto pursue successful careers in the following roles:

  • Camera operator
  • Film/video editor
  • Film producer/director/cinematographer
  • Gaffer/grip
  • Post-production work
  • Screenwriter

Entry requirements

To be admitted into a program of study offered by the Trebas Institute, you must:

  • Possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (grade 12) or its equivalent, or have mature student status (18 years of age or older)
  • Provide a social insurance number and a valid government-issued photo ID
  • Participate in an informal interview with an admissions counselor

Candidates may be asked to provide additional information, including a portfolio or several samples of work in your chosen field to determine your suitability for admission. If you do not have prior experience or access to samples, we ask for a 500-word essay/letter of intent detailing your accomplishments, future goals, and objectives.

Possession of the minimum admissions requirements does not, in itself, guarantee admission.

Please note: You may still qualify if you are not a high school graduate, but you may be asked to undergo a Wonderlic Basic Skills assessment in both English and Math.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becomin ... Read More

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becoming industry leaders. We are also constantly expanding our program portfolio to meet the changing needs of the current marketplace. Discover more about studying with us. Read less
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