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, 2022. Starts May 2.
Primary campus: Sir George Williams (Downtown) Campus
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 14 weeks or one semester, 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)
*Note that the course prerequisites as currently listed for these three courses in the undergraduate calendar do not apply to students enrolled in the Microprogram in Screenwriting and Film Producing.
Upon successful completion of the program
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
Tuition and Funding
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