Concordia’s Film Production program integrates rigorous hands-on technical training with aesthetic, historical, commercial and theoretical topics to help you develop your craft and vision as a filmmaker. As a student in this program, you will find innovative ways to express yourself through motion pictures. As a Concordia Film School graduate, you will possess the training and skills needed to successfully embark on a career path in cinema and media production.
As a student in Film Production, you will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills, some of which are listed below. Your transferrable skills can be applied to many different jobs and situations that go beyond this field.
Conduct research, and critically analyze and evaluate information
Potential work settings
Below are examples of work settings where you can gain experience and develop your skills in your field of study. For more information about employers hiring in your field, visit the Student Success Resource Centre.
Advertising and Marketing Companies
Festival and Cultural Organizations
Film Production Companies
Heritage and Cultural Organizations
Lighting and Grip Equipment Firms
Magazines / Newspapers
Market Research Companies
Motion Picture Studios
Museums and Art Galleries
Music Recording Studios
Performing Arts Centres
Prop and Wardrobe Houses
Set Construction Firms
Special Effects Studios
Stage Rental Facilities
Theatre, Opera, Dance Companies
Television / Radio Stations
Career Possibilities – Bachelor degree
Please note that many positions listed below may require related extra-curricular activities, volunteer or work experience.
Explore the types of jobs for each industry and find out about required skills, education level and salary ranges in Canada:
Occupation - Government of Canada Job Bank: Find out about job prospects, wages and skills for specific job titles. You can use the job titles listed in the Career Possibilities – Bachelor degree and Career Possibilities – Beyond the bachelor degree for your search.
To get help with your career exploration and goal setting, book an appointment with a career counsellor. For job search tips on finding the job you want, book an appointment with a career advisor.
To book an appointment with either professional, please call 514-848-2424 ext. 7345
*Only current Concordia students and recent alumni can access this service
Networking and professional associations
Connect with professionals in the field and professional associations to find out what a day in your career of choice looks like. Professional associations websites also provide useful career descriptions and job hunting tips, and sometimes list job openings and potential employers. You can also attend one of our career workshops, career fairs or career panels to get a head start.