Capilano University

Motion Picture Arts

Program Information

School:Capilano University
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Description:The Motion Picture Arts Diploma program builds upon the knowledge base the students have achieved in the Motion Picture Arts Certificate program, both expanding and enriching their skill sets. The Diploma program emphasizes the acquisition of a broad foundation in technical film skills, preparing the students for entry-level into almost every facet of film production, while simultaneously developing their creative and critical abilities in storytelling through the motion picture arts.

URL:Motion Picture Arts at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:CinematographersPhotographic Film Processors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have British Columbia secondary school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status. Applicants are also required to have English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or equivalent with a minimum average of 72% on all Grade 12 high school subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to attend a Personal interview, and submit a Letter of intent.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 29, 2017