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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.

Courses

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

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
HIST 13431
History of International Cinema
3
MEDA 10009
Analyzing 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
3

Program Elective
3

Program Elective
3

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

Program Elective
3

Program Elective
3

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

Program Elective
3

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
In Years 2, 3 and 4 students will select two (2) program electives per semester from the following options:
 
Writing Courses    
LITT 23796
Writing the 7-minute Screenplay
3
LITT 26529
Writing Adaptation and Animation
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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