Monday, November 11, 2013

One of Toronto’s broadcasting Schools by the Facts

To ensure that students are serious about pursuing a career in film, TV or broadcasting, Centennial College’s radio broadcast and Film program has a stringent application process. Firstly, students must have completed at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or have mature student status (19 years of age or older). Additional academic requirements include: English Grade 12 C or U credit or equivalent, or skills assessment. Meanwhile, to demonstrate aptitude for film, TV or radio broadcast, applicants must submit either a portfolio that demonstrates their ability to tell a story (two examples of media work that they have authored such as video, audio, digital images and TV/film scripts) or a resume that includes media related experience plus two letters of recommendation.

Here is everything you need to know about broadcasting schools in Canada:
  • The offering has been around for 30 years, making it one of the most established post-secondary programs in the city.

  • There is a careful balance between the teaching of creative and technical knowledge in the film, TV and radio classes.

  • One of the main focuses is on teaching students how to manage and carry out the creative production and development process.

  • Specific film, TV and radio topics covered within this undertaking include: history of broadcasting, camerawork, radio production, film appreciation and analysis, editing, TV studio, screenwriting, sound to picture design, on-air promotions, broadcast career management and more.

  • Hands-on opportunities are offered through Centennial College’s unique HDTV broadcasting studios, which also feature extensive digital film abilities.

  • One of the learning experiences in these studios includes participation in the JOURNAL, a student-produced news magazine TV show that airs live and online.

  • Students also have the opportunity to participate in student films and TV.

  • Thanks to all of the practical application in film, TV and radio, students are able to create a professional portfolio.

  • A cumulative 15 weeks, full-time industry field placement gives students the chance to apply what they have learned in their courses, network and add a new dimension to their knowledge of the film, TV and radio industries.

  • Among the industry partner companies at which students can work during their film, TV or radio internships are: CBC, FLOW 93.5, Global TV News, MTV Canada /CTV, Spy Films, The Score and much more.

  • For eligible students who wish to continue their studies in film, TV or radio , Centennial College have agreements with selected universities, institutes and professional associations that allow the apply academic credit towards further study.

  • This broadcasting school’s educational partners include: Athabasca University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Davenport University and Griffith University.

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