Capilano University

Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts - School of Motion Picture Arts
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Description:This program offers high quality creative and technical training for Indigenous students interested in film and TV production. Come and learn from respected Indigenous industry professionals at CapU’s state-of-the-art Bosa Centre for Film and Animation.

Career opportunities in Indigenous film and TV production are growing. Our students come from all around the country to learn from experienced Indigenous instructors. You'll study everything from scriptwriting to shooting and post-production — and leave ready to start work. To earn your diploma, you'll need to complete both years of this program. Diploma students can apply to the third year of the Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts degree at CapU. Graduates have gone on to crew across all production departments or work on their own productions.
URL:Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,458

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.
Careers:Cinematographers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status.

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

    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:
    • Portfolio
    Applicants are required to submit a portfolio and complete an interview. Applicants with sufficient work experience in the television, film or independent production industries may be admitted on a case by case basis to the second year of the program.

    * 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 January 24, 2020