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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Film and Television

Prepare for a career in the motion picture/broadcast/multimedia industry.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Core courses

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
HIST 13431
History of International Cinema
3
MEDA 10009
The Screen Story
3
MEDA 13199
Cinematography
3
MEDA 13431
Sound Recording
3
ENGL 17889GD
Composition and Rhetoric
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 2    
HIST 10199
History of Non-fiction Film
3
MEDA 11234
Production Planning
3
MEDA 13314
Introduction to Directing
3
MEDA 13796
Post Production: Picture and Sound
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 3    
CULT 20000
Canadian Culture: Film and Television
3
MEDA 26367
Television Production Process 1
3

Program Elective
3

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 4    
MEDA 20065
Transmedia Storytelling
3
MEDA 27028
Television Production Process 2
3

Program Elective
3

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 5

MEDA 30146
The Experimental Tradition
3
MEDA 33921
Core Production 1
6

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 6    
BUSM 34049
Business of Film and Television 1
3
MEDA 33796
Core Production 2
6

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 7    
BUSM 43314
Business of Film and Television 2
3
MEDA 49798
Portfolio Projects 1
6

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     
Semester 8    
MEDA 43314
Film Theory and Criticism
3
MEDA 40229
Portfolio Projects 2
3

Program Elective
3

Program Elective
3

Breadth Elective
3
Total:   15
     

Program electives

Over the course of Years 2, 3 and 4, students will have the opportunity to select up to 9 program electives, which may include the following:

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Writing Courses    
LITT 23796
Writing the 7-minute Screenplay
3
LITT 26529
Writing Adaptations and Documentaries
3
LITT 33921
Writing Docudrama, Improvisation, Web Drama
3
LITT 30016
Writing for Portfolio Production
3
LITT 49599
Writing Features and TV Series
3



Cinematography Courses    
MEDA 27721
Camera and Lighting
3
MEDA 25288
The Cinematographer’s Art
3
MEDA 39207
The Director of Photography (DoP)
3
MEDA 30049 Visual Style of Cinematography
3
     
Directing Courses    
MEDA 29999
Directing Visual Language of Film 3
MEDA 24178
Directing Montage, Sound and Music
3
MEDA 39599
Directing From Script to Screen
3
MEDA 30102
Directing for Post-Production 3



Editing Courses    
MEDA 27198
Non-linear Editing Systems
3
MEDA 23796
Aesthetic Principles of Editing
3
MEDA 37028
Post-Production Supervisor
3
MEDA 30199
Broadcast and Web Delivery
3
     
Sound Courses

MEDA 26206
Location and Studio Recording
3
MEDA 20146
Audio Post-Production Techniques
3
MEDA 30587
Advanced Sound Editing and Foley
3
MEDA 33314
Advanced Re-Recording Mixing
3



Miscellaneous Courses    
VDES 29014
Digital Suite 1
3
VDES 30016
Digital Suite 2
3
MEDA 30229
Experimental Practice
3
MGMT 30172
Production Management & Assistant Directing
3
MEDA 30799
The Producer
3
MEDA 30689 Rebel Hollywood
3
MEDA 35892 Contemporary International Cinema 3
DESN 31322
Production Design
3
VDES 10146
Visual Effects Integration 3
MEDA 32257
Principles of Sound Design
3

Notes: Courses subject to change. Many elective courses have pre-requisites.


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