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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.

Learning Outcomes

  • Show proficiency in at least two disciplinary areas as part of a filmmaking team, including: producing/production, management, screenwriting, directing, camera and lighting, editing, audio, art direction, set design, special effects and television studio production.
  • Develop your creativity and analytical skills by identifying quality story concepts and creating script breakdowns/analyses from at least two disciplinary perspectives.
  • Work collaboratively with a team to translate a prepared script into a coherent dramatic film, documentary or television production, following industry practice.
  • Develop an understanding of the industry as a whole by executing all components of development, pre-production, production and post-production planning in at least two disciplinary areas.
  • Apply what you learn and prepare for employment by creating a portfolio or demo reel.
  • Develop critical thinking and self-awareness by evaluating a variety of theories and approaches to film analysis.
  • Contextualize the social, political, cultural, technological and/or artistic influences upon film and television stories.
  • Assess the relationships between film history, film styles and film aesthetics in order to identify and predict industry trends.
  • Develop communication skills through presentation of film themes and aesthetics in essays and in class discussions.
  • Learn and live industry practices by identifying the stakeholders and various markets within the film, broadcast and related media industries as well as complying with legal and ethical standards related to the film and broadcast industries.
  • Learn and follow industry process: pitch story concepts with clarity, develop financial and marketing plans, identify sources of financing, and assess copyright and intellectual property issues.
  • Prepare for employment by developing a plan based upon critical self-reflection and employer/placement feedback.