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
- Post-production work
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.
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