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Broadcasting – Film, Television, Digital Media and Radio

In the Broadcasting – Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media program, you are trained in both the traditional skills of storytelling for the motion picture, television and radio industries as well as multiplatform digital production.

This college media program offered through our School of Communications, Media, Arts and Deisgn in Toronto, prepares you with the creative and technical skills required for success in the time-based media industry. You will learn how to develop and create original story content, as well as how to prepare, manage and carry out the production process to realize a creative vision.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $15,385
Location: Toronto, Canada

In this advanced diploma program, you:

  • Develop a balance between the artistic and commercial aspects of the industry, and become exposed to a variety of industry practices and players.
  • Study and practice techniques for effective storytelling in both the fiction and non-fiction genres, as well as client-based and live-to-air productions.
  • Gain technical experience with HD broadcasting studios, digital film, television and multiplatform production.
  • Participate in, create and contribute to a wide range of student films, digital video productions and weekly television and multiplatform productions.
  • Complete an advanced body of produced work for a professional portfolio.
  • Spend 14 weeks in a full-time industry field placement.

Program Highlights

  • For more than 30 years, the Broadcasting – Radio, Television, Film and Digital Media program has been training some of Canada’s best writers, directors, producers, production crew members and studio executives for the broadcasting and film industry in Toronto and abroad.
  • You gain access to digital HD broadcast studios, equipment and systems at the Story Arts Centre campus, home to Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design.
  • The hands-on experience that you gain complements your education and is one of the keys to post-graduate success.
  • The advanced diploma that you earn at the conclusion of this Broadcasting program reflects high standards of learning.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Story content director or producer
  • Assistant to story content director or producer
  • Assistant director
  • Field producer
  • Assistant field producer
  • Story researcher
  • Story writer/screenwriter
  • Videographer
  • Cinematographer
  • Camera operator
  • Assistant camera operator
  • Lighting and grip department technician
  • Lighting or grip assistant
  • Audio technician
  • Assistant audio technician
  • Television studio technician
  • Television studio assistant
  • Art department assistant
  • Production assistant
  • Location coordinator or assistant
  • Production coordinator
  • Editor
  • Assistant editor
  • Web content contributor
  • Wide range of other creative and technical roles

Areas of Employment

  • Broadcasters in radio and television
  • Production and post-production companies
  • Corporate and commercial TV and film production houses
  • Feature and series, drama and factual producers
  • Web and print production companies

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