• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
In Humber College’s Film and Television Production (FMTV) advanced diploma program, you will gain hands-on experience with production and digital cinematography equipment from your first days at school. Industry experts will train you in the skills required for success in the film industry.
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Find your niche and develop team-building and collaboration skills by working in specialized roles on commercials, documentaries and short films. A wide variety of filmmaking, editing and cinematography courses will help you achieve well-rounded capabilities and create head-turning work.

In our FMTV program you will:

  •  fine tune film and TV production abilities using industry-standard production equipment in large, well-equipped studios and state-of-the-art video and audio editing suites
  •  gain valuable experience in every aspect of production including script writing, lighting, direction, shooting, post-production, distribution and exhibition
  •  complete your education with training in business and marketing, opportunities to connect with industry professionals, and a final-semester work placement
  •  premiere your work at high-profile program showcase screenings

Student films produced in FMTV are regularly selected for a number of leading film festivals including TIFF Top Ten, Hot Docs, Montreal World Film Festival and Air Canada EnRoute.


Take action with a fast-paced career in the growing film and television production industry.

The Humber College ’s Film and Television Production (FMTV) advanced diploma program has prepared thousands of graduates for a range of permanent and freelance positions in television, feature film production and post-production. These positions include writing, directing, producing, camera operations, lighting, sound recording, and picture and sound editing. Additionally, graduates work in casting, location scouting, marketing and distribution. According to Ontario Creates, Ontario's film and TV industry supported more than 32,800 jobs in 2017 and contributed $1.6 billion to Ontario's economy.

Humber works with our industry partners to use their expertise in designing the program, ensuring you earn a credential that industry respects and opens doors for you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Script Writing 
  • Light and Image 
  • Frame By Frame 
  • Sound Theory and Practice 
  • Video Production
  • Film and TV Computer Tools 
  • TV Workshop 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 
  • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17420 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8710 CAD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1877 CAD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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