Want to get a foothold in Quebec’s fast-growing film industry? This microprogram welcomes candidates with non-traditional career paths or those who do not necessarily possess a university or college degree.
Duration: 1 semester (Summer only), starting May 31, 2021
Primary campus: Online
Credits: 9 credits
This undergraduate Microprogram in Screenwriting and Film Producing teaches students two fundamental aspects of cinema: the creation of a script and the process of transforming it into a film. Over the course of 9 weeks, this 9-credit intensive program guides students in the creation of a screenplay and showcases the process of producing individually or collaboratively authored screenplays according to film industry standards. The synthesis of screenwriting and film production will help students navigate the intricacies of creative, technical, and logistical aspects unique to filmmaking, from conception to distribution.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a total of 9 credits
9 credits – Core Courses
FMPR 341 – Writing for Film I (3 credits)
FMPR 441 – Writing for Film II (3 credits)
FMPR 336 – Introduction to Film Producing (3 credits)
Please note that Mature Entry students won’t be required to complete extra credits when enrolling in this micro-certificate.
Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue studies in their chosen field. Please refer to our guidelines for minimum English language proficiency for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
This microprogram welcomes candidates with non-traditional career paths or those who do not necessarily possess a university or college degree. They will gain core competencies and skills required to start their film career. Upon successful completion, applicants will be able to explore possibilities for entry level roles in the film industry.
These opportunities include:
Reader / Evaluator for producers, studios, funding agents