Fanshawe College

Contemporary Media: Theory and Production

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Radio and Television
Description:The driving force behind an exciting career in contemporary media is telling stories, providing context to the news and giving voices to the often voiceless. Specialized and dynamic training is vital if these are your goals. It's never been more important to combine technical expertise in the areas of filmmaking, television news and editing with the theoretical knowledge driving these industries. This is what a media career demands today – specialized, creative graduates, with diverse technical and theoretical skills.

The collaborative degree/graduate certificate program in Contemporary Media: Theory and Production is a joint venture of Brock University and Fanshawe College. You'll graduate with critically aware knowledge of Advanced Filmmaking, Broadcast Journalism - Television News and Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media. You'll gain professional level technical experience while polishing your knowledge of the history, theory and critical thinking. You'll graduate with a four-year Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Film Studies and an Ontario College Graduate Certificate in one of three streams: Advanced Filmmaking; Broadcast Journalism - Television News; and Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media.
URL:Contemporary Media: Theory and Production at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:CinematographersAudio and Video Recording TechniciansAnnouncersSee More...

Admission Requirements


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    Applicants to these programs must apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre. As well, applicants need to meet Brock University’s admission requirements as stated by the Faculty of Social Sciences.

    * 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 August 30, 2018