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Multi-Platform Storytelling for Creative Producers and Screenwriters

Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: MP511 Length: 2 semesters

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

  • A bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma

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

 

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017OnlineOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $6,028.12
  • international $14,800.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

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Program Contact(s)

Adam Miller
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 79319
adam.miller@humber.ca

Admissions

Domestic Students

North Campus
Humber Learning Resource Commons, 1st Floor
416-675-5000

Lakeshore Campus
WEL 106
416-675-5000

enquiry@humber.ca

 

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
Fax 1-416-675-6386
international@humber.ca

 

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,014.06 $7,212.50
Tuition $2,510.55 $6,708.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $3,014.06 $7,212.50
Tuition $2,510.55 $6,708.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement     

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Multi-Platform Storytelling for Creative Producers and Screenwriters graduate certificate program is a fully online program that will prepare you for the exciting and innovative world of writing and producing across an ever-increasing array of screen-based platforms. It will cultivate your ability to adapt to a constantly changing multi-platform media industry through engagement with a range of traditional and emerging media forms. You will develop strong entrepreneurial and collaboration skills and initiative through team-based and individual projects. Professional communication and pitching skills are fostered through a mentorship course, which pairs a student with an industry-based professional. The mentorship course also provides students with an opportunity to begin building their professional network and portfolio.

You will learn how to access traditional and innovative funding opportunities while building personal brands as creative, cross-disciplinary, global storytellers. The program uses leading edge curriculum design and online delivery that surpasses conventional perceptions about online education. It will be attractive to international and distance students, industry professionals seeking upgrading, as well as graduates of Canadian degree and advanced diploma programs.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Evaluate the potential business opportunities of a story, including funding, audience targets and marketing.

  • Pitch and present projects in writing, orally and using a variety of multi-media and web-based methods.

  • Access public and private sector funding for multi-platform media projects.

  • Write original stories that are at once personal and universal, thoughtful and compelling, honed through a rigorous writing revision process.

  • Adapt stories for production across various media.

  • Select optimal technologies and platforms for telling a given story.

  • Produce creative projects from idea to delivery phases.

  • Adhere with applicable legal, ethical and professional standards of the media industry.

  • Develop a personal brand identity and creative edge using personal resources and background.

  • Display professionalism and openness when receiving constructive critique and story suggestions.

  • Develop and apply strategies for personal and career development through activities such as research, experimentation, mentorship and networking.


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Ontario is emerging as an important hub for media production with Toronto’s film and television cluster now ranking third in North America. Our program has been designed to address this growing demand for trained professionals who can create engaging content in multi-platform delivery.

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