In Humber’s Film and Television Production (FMTV) advanced diploma program, you will gain hands-on experience with production and videography equipment from your first days at school. Industry experts will train you in the skills required for success in the film industry. Find your niche and develop team-building and collaboration skills by working in specialized roles on commercials, documentaries and short films. A wide variety of filmmaking, editing and cinematography courses will help you achieve well-rounded capabilities and create head-turning work.
At Humber FMTV you will:
- fine tune 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
- gain valuable experience in every aspect of production including script writing, lighting, direction, 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.
Student films produced in FMTV are regularly selected for a number of leading film festivals including TIFF Top Ten, Hot Docs, Montreal World Film Festival and Air Canada EnRoute.
This program will be offered at the Lakeshore Campus beginning in 2021.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Apply industry standard processes for development, pre-production, production, post-production, marketing and distribution of media content for film and television.
Relate historical and current issues and emerging trends to the evolution of film and television as an artistic media.
Model professional and ethical behavior when solving problems working with colleagues and clients in the media industry to achieve production project goals.
Develop scripts for film, television productions and web-based projects.
Produce visual and audio effects to refine and enhance media productions.
Use audio and visual techniques as a tool to translate and express ideas, themes and concepts into film and television productions.
Execute a media project by selecting and operating various video and audio media equipment and software appropriate for the production project according to professional standards.
Plan, schedule, budget, and manage location sites for various types of film and television project in accordance with safety, legal and professional standards.
Critique and edit media content produced by self and others both orally and in writing against identified media production standards and conventions.
Design and maintain a professional portfolio for presentations to prospective clients or employers that highlights ones contributions to media production projects.
Develop and execute lighting plans that achieve film and television production project goals.
Create media content using various audio and video technologies, media equipment, formats, software and communications procedures appropriate for the project and that meet professional standards in film and television productions.
The program features a 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.
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Watch the video to see some of the amazing work done by our Film and TV Production students
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
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.
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.
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.
Below is a list of all the festivals and awards Bosniak has had the pleasure of screening at.
"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
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.
Congratulations to third-year student Michael Kashuba on winning the William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship for 2018.
Six Media Studies & Information Technology students won several Applied Arts Student Awards.
As part of a Short Doc Contest, TVO aired Humber's FMTV's "None of the Above" on February 26th, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Justin MacDonald and Fiona Cleary couldn't be more deserving of the People's Choice Award.
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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