Algonquin College

Film and Media Production


Live your passion for modern digital filmmaking with a career in the film production industry.
The two-year Film and Media Production Ontario College Diploma program, delivered in a compressed format over 42 weeks, gives you hands-on experience with the equipment and processes used in the film and screen-based media production industry. The production industry has been an important contributor to the provincial, national and international economies for years. You benefit from the City of Ottawa`s promotion of the National Capital Region as a film-friendly location for local and external film production companies.
Participate in the creation of music videos, factual television, dramatic and documentary productions, and immerse yourself in the complete workflow of modern digital filmmaking - from production to direction and cinematography to post-production and delivery.
Through the creation of original student content and participation in real-world productions, the program mirrors the experience and expectations of the production industry and prepares you for careers in the film production sector. Through field placement, you examine the responsibilities and expectations of working on film sets, while learning and networking alongside established industry professionals.
Graduates may find entry-level employment in a variety of positions at production houses, post-production facilities, advertising agencies, government departments and equipment rental facilities.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Appreciate visual story-telling.
Possess creative and artistic sensibilities.
Are self-motivated learners.
Have strong time-management skills.
Display professional and resourceful attitudes.
Possess strong personal and interpersonal skills.

Program Duration:
42 Weeks
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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