Humber’s Broadcast Television/Videography (BRTV) diploma program will quickly prepare you for media content creation in operational and production roles. An intensive, behind-the-scenes look at broadcasting will give you a solid grounding in video production skills and broadcast standards. This program is an excellent starting point for the aspiring videographer and filmmaker and features a wide variety of courses, as well as field experience opportunities, empowering graduates for success in the video broadcasting industry.
You will learn about:
- writing, planning and producing content
- single camera location shooting
- video editing and audio mixing
- live studio and live remote broadcasting
Your hands-on broadcasting education will be enriched by access to Humber’s high-definition television mobile truck—the most advanced of its kind among Ontario colleges. This compact, 35-foot television facility features state-of-the-art broadcast equipment including the latest cameras, video production switcher, digital recording system, broadcast graphics software and editing facilities.
Humber has a strong reputation in the television broadcasting industry and BRTV students regularly contribute to local stations including producing Humber Hawks varsity game coverage for Rogers Television. BRTV students have also worked with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) on National Lacrosse League games and with Double Black Diamond Productions on internationally broadcast FIS World Cup events.Courses Program Standards Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Students complete a work placement in Semester 4. This placement provides valuable industry experience and also ensures that you have key industry contacts as you begin your career.
Possible placements include work in both operations and production at networks such as CBC, CTV, CityTV, Global, TSN, Sportsnet, MLSE, MTV and in progressive production companies including Insight, Cineflix and Blue Ant Media.
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The Newsroom features new and improved workspaces for students working on individual projects and collaborating to cover breaking news stories.
It also houses a series of fully equipped video and audio edit suites. Students will also be able to use a Dejero, allowing them to stream video live from virtually any location. The technology also allows multiple classes to be taught at the same time.
The Newsroom reinforces the digital journalism focus of the program, it adds to the technical proficiency of our students, keeping them at the cutting edge of the industry.
The Humber School of Media Studies HD TV Mobile is a multi-camera television facility used for remote broadcast television production. The mobile contains all the high definition broadcast television equipment found in a television studio, but has the ability to travel to an event to cover it live.
It is a complete broadcast facility on wheels, with 6 HD broadcast television cameras, production switcher, audio console, camera control, digital recording and non-linear editing, slow motion replay and 3D graphic generator. It has the ability to record an event, or feed live to web stream, with satellite or terrestrial transmission.
The HD Television Mobile offers a “real-world” broadcast production experience for students, using “state-of-the-art” equipment found in similar industry facilities. Students learn and practice the exact skills that they will need after graduation.
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Put your life into action with a career behind the scenes in television production and videography. With Canada’s traditional and specialty broadcasters and emerging online streaming services spending more than ever on Canadian programming, there’s never been a better time to explore opportunities in television and videography. Nor has there ever been a higher demand for media content.
Graduates work throughout the industry, both in Toronto and across Canada. They work in various operational roles such as camera, audio, sound/picture editor, production assistant, technical director, floor director, and production roles such as researcher, writer, producer and director.
Discover the thrill of live-event broadcasting as you help bring to air professional sports, live concerts and community events.
In a rapidly changing digital landscape, Transmedia creates multi-dimensional storytelling experiences that provides audiences the opportunity to be engaged like never before. Immersive, collaborative and deeply engaging, Transmedia revolves around the telling of stories using a variety of platforms. The overall narrative experience is intended to be enhanced by audience engagement with each successive platform.
Radio and TV broadcasting students had the opportunity to spend time with news directors and award winning journalists at the Radio-TV-Digital News Association (RTDNA) Central Canada meeting that was held at Humber College, North Campus.
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