In the Film and Television Production program students receive hands-on experience on a variety of projects, including short films, web series, television broadcasts, commercials and much more!
They also have the opportunity to use different types of equipment, including various professional video cameras (everything from HD to 4K), sound recording equipment, lighting setups, television broadcast consoles, “green screens”, as well as the latest video post-production and editing software programs.
Trebas Institute’s faculty is made up of passionate professionals with extensive experience and is constantly updating course materials to keep students at the cutting edge of the industry.
Intakes: January, May and September
12-month (45 weeks)
ACS (Attestation of College Studies)
Program delivered in French or English
Scholarships and Grants are available for a limited time. *T&Cs apply.
In the initial term you will learn the creative process related to screenwriting and explore the techniques and tradecrafts used to write film scripts and develop engaging stories. You will also focus on camera and lighting fundamentals (e.g. camera movements, notions of framing and composition, lighting for multiple subjects, etc.); the techniques and thought processes used by the pros through a scene recreation project; as well as the foundations of sound recording and mixing in the context of film and video projects (e.g. the physics of sound, equipment used, the roles of the sound recordist and boom operator, etc.).
- Scriptwriting- 45h
- Camera and Lighting- 45h
- Scene Recreation- 45h
- Sound Recording and Mixing- 45h
Your second term will be dedicated to digital video editing (e.g. an introduction to industry standard editing software programs, understanding concepts related to mood and transitions, working with dialogue and audio, etc.); how to work in a television control room and the various systems for recording and broadcasting TV picture and sound (e.g. switching, editing, etc.); advanced cinematography concepts (e.g. differentiating video technology, developing a technical and artistic approach in framing and lighting; etc.); as well as the roles and responsibilities of the director of a film/video production.
- Video Editing- 45h
- Television Control- 45h
- Cinematography- 45h
- Directing and Film Production - 60h
Your final term will look at semiology, by analyzing the role of the framing, editing and sound as a form of communication; the film industry (e.g. it’s key players, the flow of money, contracts, etc.); web series production by producing an entire online show from A to Z (e.g. scriptwriting, budgeting, directing, distribution, etc.); as well as post-production for film by applying the theory and practice learned in previous courses (e.g. assembling, color grading, sound design, titling, etc.)
- Semiology- 45h
- Film and Television Industry- 45h
- Web Series Production- 45h
- Post-production for Film- 45h
Our graduates pursue successful careers in the following roles:
- Camera operator (cameraman)
- Casting director
- Director of photography (cinematographer)
- Film or television producer
- Gaffer (lighting and electricity)
- Grip (lighting and rigging)
- Production assistant
- Production manager or coordinator
- Video editor or assistant editor