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Children’s Media

Centennial College’s Children’s Media program not only teaches you how to create the memories and childhood heroes of a new generation, it does so in a one-of-a-kind way.

Guided by industry professionals at the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design, this first-of-its-kind in Canada program teaches you to create, manage and market numerous media products for the rapidly growing children’s market.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $23,078
Location: Toronto, Canada

This graduate certificate program explores various media including television, interactive digital media, books and games. This range allows you to hone your creative storytelling abilities, business skills and production management practices for the development of unique and innovative educational or entertaining children’s media content.

You also learn all about the major components of the children’s media industry, including production, budget, financing, marketing, publishing and business management. Lastly, you develop insight into child development and the social and ethical issues related to entertaining children.

Program Highlights

  • Industry and education professionals developed this unique Children’s Media program.
  • To prepare you for a career in the children’s entertainment field, the program includes hands-on practical training through the use of on-site professional software, pitching to broadcasters and producers, and visits to production companies
  • You work with high-level professionals who not only teach you, but also help you to connect with the industry.
  • The specific areas that the offering covers include writing for children’s media, marketing children’s entertainment products, project management, pitching, TV and multi-platform production, team building for creative production, child development, licensing and merchandising, the legal and regulatory aspects of children’s media, personal branding and career planning, and navigating the domestic and international marketplace.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Children’s writer
  • Marketing specialist
  • Project manager
  • Content manager
  • Children’s TV producer
  • Children’s multi-platform producer

Areas of Employment

  • The independent television production sector
  • Industry funding bodies
  • Freelance writing for television
  • Cross-platform production

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