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Post-Production

Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: 10371 Length: 3 semesters

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

  • A bachelor’s degree, diploma or advanced diploma

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.


Post-Admission Requirements:

Students must have a Mac computer that will run industry standard post-production software (Avid, ProTools, Adobe Creative Suite). Students will also need a portable external hard drive.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthClosedClosed
September 2018NorthClosedCheck Availability >

The 2017-2018 fee for 3 semesters was:

  • domestic: $9,108.93
  • international: $23,167.50

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

Approximate additional costs are $300 – $500 for textbooks and equipment, including a portable hard drive and studio headphones.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Program Contact(s)

Lara Johnston, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5156
lara.johnston@humber.ca

mediastudies.humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

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

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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In order to continue with your application for Post-Production, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these additional requirements. The information below 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 submit a detailed resume and a portfolio of work.

i. Resume
A current resume listing previous volunteer, work and education experience. (Previous film or post-production experience not required).

ii. Portfolio
Applicants will submit a portfolio that includes 1 – 3 pieces of original work. Portfolios may include examples of any of the following:

  • Demo reels
  • Audio or Music Demos
  • Edited Work (Scenes, Animations, Compositions)
  • Essays, Short Stories, Scripts, Articles, Reviews
  • Photographs or Artwork
  • Website or Blog
  • Other: Specific to your areas of study, work or specialization (please contact us if you are unsure if your work can be submitted for portfolio purposes)

Submission Instructions

Applicants must submit the resume and portfolio through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where secondary requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.

Applicants must meet both academic and secondary 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*
Total$3,036.31$7,582.50
Tuition$2,585.86$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,036.31$7,582.50
Tuition$2,585.86$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,036.31$7,582.50
Tuition$2,585.86$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

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

Our Program

Students in Humber’s Post-Production graduate certificate program will develop technological skills, creative and critical abilities, combined with a thorough knowledge of industry practice and workflows in the film, television and other screen-based media. You will learn the fundamentals of digital media and technologies, both through hands-on and lecture-based work and have the opportunity to specialize and target very specific post-production skills. With technology as the major focus of the program, you will be given extensive practical training with industry-standard post-production software, hardware, gear, encoding methods and distribution platforms.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Prepare detailed post-production budgets using Movie Magic Budgeting programs.

  • Evaluate documentaries, narrative films, TV series and music videos for creative features and technical aspects.

  • Prepare and integrate 2-D and 3-D graphic and animation footage using post-production applications.

  • Manage the editing process using an Edit Decision List.

  • Complete picture editing projects using non-linear editing suites within specified time frames and budgets.

  • Complete audio editing projects using non-linear editing suites within specified time frames and budgets.

  • Design and build a network system for post-production applications.

  • Manage post-production teams.

  • Manage post-production projects.

  • Distribute interactive content produced through the Web and DVD.

  • Compile a portfolio of creative work for presentations to funding agencies and post-production facilities in order to secure employment.


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Work Placement

There is a 150-hour work placement in semester three of the program. We work with you to find a suitable placement in your chosen field of specialization, allowing you to apply the skills you’ve learned in a professional environment. Placements will take place in post-production houses and media companies in Toronto. Work placements are typically unpaid but provide you with the opportunity to further your knowledge in your chosen field and begin to build your resumé and network of professional contacts.

The Humber Experience

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The Newsroom

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.

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