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Film and Television Production – Interactive Media Development

Available as a three-year program

This program will prepare you to create engaging content and deliver it through any medium. Earn a full spectrum of skills — ranging from television production and digital filmmaking to web streaming and interactive content creation. No BYOD costs. We provide digital camera, audio, lighting and grip equipment. No fully loaded MacBook Pro requirements either. Loyalist College offers the use of Mac and PC labs with relevant software to help you complete your work.

Please note: Upon successful program completion, students will receive the Interactive Media Development – Film and Television Production advanced diploma.

This program will be delivered in a blended format (remote and in-person) for Winter 2021.

  • Credential
    • Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

  • Start Date

    September entry

Find your career

Prepare for ever-growing content creation opportunities with:

• Broadcast facilities
• Specialty and digital channels
• Independent production
• New media
• Corporate production
• Related support services

Our grads get great jobs

  • Senior Producer/Director, Vantage point Media House
  • Producer, Rogers TV Toronto
  • Video Editor, CTV National News
  • Broadcast Technician, CBC 
  • Transport Coordinator, Big Brother Canada/Insight Productions

Is it for you?

You may enjoy a career in TV and new media production if you are the kind of person who:

  • Is described as creative.
  • May enjoy recording the world through a camera, phone, iPad, etc.
  • Keeps current with new technology.
  • Likes working in a fast-paced environment.

Experiential learning

No textbooks! Just great teachers and technology to:

  • Provide well-rounded skills by performing all production and crew functions in studio, field and post-production environments.
  • Specialize with crew rotations in your area of interest and choose specific roles in digital filmmaking, remote event production and content creation for clients.
  • Produce creative, interactive content on multiple platforms, broadcasting across Canada and to the world.
  • Participate in studio tours and seminars such as the TIFF Bell Lightbox Series.
  • Scripts written in the first year and developed in the second come to life on the big screen in the final year with a public screening.
  • The annual live awards show The Sparkies celebrates academic achievements with awards presented to students in all three years of the program. The recipient of the Dome Award, chosen from first-year students, receives $2,000 towards tuition.

Our students get great placements! Cap off your second and third years of study with on-the-job experience:

  • Research and apply for a four-week field placement in your second year, gaining valuable experience and industry contacts.
  • Finish your studies with a four-week placement.
  • Students have done placements with CBC, Bell TV, Rogers Sportsnet, TSN, Citytv, Canwest Global, CTV, Corus Entertainment, Blue Ant Media, Hughes Integration, Shaw Media, Evertz Microsystems, Ross Video, many radio stations, and media companies around the world.

Outstanding faculty make the difference

  • Learn from a diverse, skilled and accessible faculty team with experience at Canada’s major broadcasters, production companies and international sporting events including the Olympic Games, the World Cup, NASCAR and the X Games.
  • Professors’ wide-ranging roles in the industry include: reporter; director; producer; camera person; graphics and motion graphics designer; director of photography; radio anchor; TV producer; documentary producer; production executive; broadcaster; writer; videographer; features producer; ENG editor; floor director; studio camera operator; and lighting director/designer.
  • Consultation with an advisory committee of national industry leaders ensures the program stays up-to-date with changes in this ever-evolving industry.

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