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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts, School of Motion Picture Arts
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Description:In the Documentary Certificate program you'll build the skills needed to produce, direct, write and edit documentary or specialized productions, all under the mentorship of award-winning filmmakers.

The program follows a professional production cycle from story concept and development, to pre-production, production, post-production and distribution and marketing phases.

Join the many grads who have gone on to make award-winning films and work in a variety of entry-level roles, from research to post-production to producing community television.
URL:Documentary at Capilano University
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $29,140

Cost includes additional fees.
Careers:InfluencerCinematographersPhotographic Film Processors

Admission Requirements

Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Interview
    • Essay/Letter: two or three pages indicating interest in the documentary and factual entertainment field and any previous related experience (if applicable)

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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 08, 2022