Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Motion Picture Arts (BFA)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Description:The specialization in Motion Picture Arts is only available within the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. However, BA students are eligible to take a Minor in Motion Picture Arts. The program trains students as creatively independent writer-director-producers who are equally comfortable with aesthetics, production design, cinematography, picture editing, and sound design.

It prepares students for careers in the production of motion pictures for theatre, TV programs, advertising, video games, social media (Facebook, YouTube, etc.). Northern Ontario is fast becoming a regional hub for the motion picture industry.
URL:Motion Picture Arts (BFA) at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,602

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.
Enrolment #:25
Careers:ArtistsCinematographersFilm, Television and Radio Producers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
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: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 5 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Students are required to submit a portfolio and complete an interview before progressing to the second year of study.

* 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 April 15, 2019