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Film and Television Production

Credential: Advanced Diploma Program Code: 04831 Length: 6 semesters

Programs Starting Between:

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 
    • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above



All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection Includes Additional Requirements:

Admission is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional requirements which may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, reference, etc. These vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthClosedClosed
September 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,816.58
  • international: $15,881.00

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

$1,400 – year one; $1,200 – year two; $1,500 – year three.

Fees by Semester 


Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you've already learned and help you take the next step in less time. Humber also awards a $2500 degree scholarship to diploma graduates with a program grade point average of 80% or more.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Film and Media Production, Bachelor of 

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission.  Graduates may then complete the degree with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a work term. Successful applicants must also possess:

  • ENG4U or Humber’s WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 70 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline. Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.



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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Program Contact(s)

Michael Glassbourg, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4489



International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067

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In order to continue with your application for Film and Television Production, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these additional requirements. This contains all information to prepare and submit additional requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Additional Requirements

Applicants are required to attend an information session during which they will complete a writing sample and a questionnaire. The assessment will take approximately two to three hours.

i. Information Session

Applicants will attend an information session, during which they will complete a writing sample on a topic assigned during the session. Applicants must register for this session. See below for registration instructions.

ii. Questionnaire

The questionnaire will focus on your interest in the program and knowledge of the industry. You are encouraged to answer the questions as fully as possible.

Information Session Registration Instructions

Applicants must register to attend the information session and writing sample. Log-in to MyHumber to register:

  1. Log-in to MyHumber and select the Applicant tab
  2. Select your Year and Applicant Number from the drop-down menu, then click Submit
  3. Click on Do I Have Any Missing Requirements?
  4. Click on “Go to Events” (located under the “Link” section, near the bottom right of the page)
  5. Choose from a list of available assessment dates and follow the prompts

Applicants must meet both academic and additional requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission.

All additional requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.

Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.  

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45


Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45


Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45


Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45


Semester 5Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45


Semester 6Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Our Program

In Humber’s Film and Television Production (FMTV) advanced diploma program, you will work with cameras and production equipment from your first days in class. Classes taught by industry experts give you the training you need to succeed in the film industry. You will develop essential team-building and collaboration skills by working in specialized crew roles on commercials, documentaries and short films.

At Humber FMTV, you will:

  • fine-tune your film and TV production abilities using industry-standard production equipment in large, well-equipped studios, and state-of-the-art video and audio editing suites
  • experience every part of the production process including writing, directing, shooting, post-production, distribution and exhibition
  • complete your education with training in business and marketing, opportunities to connect with industry professionals, and a final-semester work placement
  • premiere your work at high-profile program showcase screenings.

The program trains students for success in the rapidly growing film and media industry, leading directly to jobs and professional advancement. The student films produced in the program are regularly selected for a number of leading film festivals including TIFF Top Ten, Hot Docs, Montreal World Film Festival and Air Canada EnRoute.

Courses Program Standards


Work Placement

The program features an unpaid work placement that runs from four to eight weeks. Instructors work with students to find a suitable placement, enabling them to hone their skill sets in a professional environment. Toronto and southern Ontario are home to numerous television and film production, post-production, lighting and sound companies. Humber has strong relationships with these firms, with many having worked with students before, giving you an advantage when applying for your placement.

The Humber Experience

fmtv video

Watch the video to see how Humber's third year FMTV students showcased their final Independent Projects and commercials at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema for friends, family and industry personnel.

Humber Reel

Film and Television Production (FMTV) diploma program video

 Watch the video to see some of the amazing work done by our Film and TV Production students


Voorje video

Watch the video to see the work done by our Film and TV Production students


Watch the video to see Film & TV Production and Game Programming students partner to create a video game

Voyeur - Best Student Film

FMTV Grad Matthew Read and his film Voyeur won the Norman McLaren Award for Best Student Film at the 2016 Montreal World Wide Film Festival. Watch the trailer for Voyeur.

Bosniak - A Student Success Story


16-year-old Nadzija is forced to the limits of her humanity in order to survive the Bosnian War. She is accompanied by Vesna, a widowed mother of an infant boy, as they attempt to reach a refugee camp together. The consequences of their actions continue to haunt them decades later.

About Bosniak

Bosniak is a short film written, directed and produced by Film and Television Production (FMTV) Diploma program graduate Kejd Kuqo. Since the film's completion, it has been generating buzz on the festival circuit worldwide. Below is a list of past and upcoming festivals that have or will be screening the film.

Festival and Awards Screenings

Below is a list of all the festivals and awards Bosniak has had the pleasure of screening at.

  • Air Canada On Route Film Festival
  • Big River Film Festival (Best Student Film)
  • Cannes Film Festival Short Films Corner
  • Concordia Film Festival
  • Festival Du Nouveau Cinema
  • First Step Film Festival
  • Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival
  • Future of Film Showcase
  • HollyShorts Film Festival
  • InShort Film Festival
  • Montreal World Film Festival
  • Riverrun International Film Festival
  • Snowtown Film Festival (Best Foreign Film)
  • South East European Film Festival
  • Sunscreen Film Festival West
  • Toronto International Short Film Festival
  • Toronto Youth Shorts (Industry Choice, Achievement in Film Directing- Fiction,
    Audience Choice)
  • Winchester Film Festival
  • Worldfest - Houston (Remi Winner)
  • Yale Film Festival

Student Testimonial

"In our first month, we were working on editing productions, using equipment and getting experience. Humber also taught me a lot about working with people, so my boss is comfortable with me dealing directly with clients. I was hired before graduating by the same company where I did my placement." - Katie, graduate post-production sound editor, Urban Post

Your Career

Take action with a fast-paced career in the growing film and television production industry.

Our program has prepared hundreds of graduates for a range of permanent and freelance positions in television, feature film production and post-production. These positions include writing, directing, producing, camera operation, lighting, sound recording, and picture and sound editing. Additionally, graduates work in casting, location scouting, marketing and distribution. According to Ontario Media Development Corporation, Ontario's film and TV industry supported more than 35,000 jobs in 2016 and contributed $1.7 billion to Ontario's economy.

Humber works with our industry partners to use their expertise in designing the program, ensuring you earn a credential that industry respects and opens doors for you.

"None of the Above" Airs On TVO

As part of a Short Doc Contest, TVO aired Humber's FMTV's "None of the Above" on February 26th, 2017.

"Land of Nod" Wins Runner-Up

FMTV thesis film "Land of Nod" wins Runner-Up in Best Live Action category in Canada's Top Ten Student Shorts Programme on January 14, 2017.

TIFF Top 10

Humber College Film & Television Production Advanced Diploma Program's "The Land of Nod" (2016) makes TIFF Top Ten and was screened as part of the 16th Annual Canada's Top Ten Film Festival in January 2017.

Reign - Humber College's First Feature Film

Breath of Life - A Student Documentary

Breath of Life is a second-year documentary film by second-year Film & Television Production students Fiona Cleary (Director) and Justin MacDonald (Producer). The film was in competition as part of the EnRoute Film Festival and was seen on all of Air Canada's in-flight entertainment systems on August 1, 2016.

People's Choice Award Winners!

Justin MacDonald and Fiona Cleary couldn't be more deserving of the People's Choice Award.

Mina Walking

Mina Walking, a film by Andrew Korogyi and FMTV grad, Yosef Baraki has been awarded the first ever 'Discovery Award' at the Canadian Screen Awards!

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