Advanced Television and Film - Script to Screen

Advanced Television and Film - Script to Screen

Graduate Certificate
12 months
Application deadlines: September 6
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: CA$15,385.5
Domestic tuition: CA$4,599.5

Program overview

This multidisciplinary, two-semester post-graduate advanced television and film program — facilitated by the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design in the hub of Toronto's film and television district — is especially beneficial for writers, directors, producers, editors, actors and other film and television craftspeople who want to expand their knowledge of the industry. The major focus of the program's first semester is on creating, pitching, outlining, developing, drafting and polishing production-ready short film scripts. During the second semester, you have the opportunity to prepare, perform in, shoot and/or post a number of these productions. Additionally, the Advanced Television and Film – Script to Screen program sees you deconstructing classic films, television shows and scripts of all genres. The program also provides opportunities to receive advanced instruction from industry professionals in your major and minor areas of craft interest, along with extensive employment information.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
  • PTE

College diploma or university degree in any discipline Partial post-secondary education (minimum 2 years / 8 credits) and relevant work experience A current resumé and a letter of intent A portfolio of work(film produced or directed by the applicant,on-camera audition, writing sample, preferably a script)

Additional: Proof of English Proficiency
  • CAEL- CE and CAEL- Online  - Overall 70, Writing score 60
  • TOEFL - 580 Paper-based 88+ minimums of 22 for the Internet-based test
  • MELAB - Score of 82
  • IELTS - 6.5 with no band score less than 6.0
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 60+
  • International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP) - 4.1+
  • Cambridge English Exams: Proficiency (CPE), Advanced (CAE), First (FCE) - 180+
  • Duolingo - 125+

Career opportunities

Director Assistant Director Trainee Assistant Director (TAD) Personal Assistant To The Director Cinematographer Camera operator Assistant camera operator Light and grip department technician Lighting or grip department technician Lighting or grip assistant Dolly grip Audio technician Assistant audio technician Producer Associate Producer Production Manager Production Coordinator Assistant Production Coordinator Production Assistant Location coordinator or assistant Office Assistant Personal Assistant to the producer Screenwriter Script Coordinator/Story Department Coordinator Trainee/Junior Story Editor/Story Researcher Personal Assistant To The Showrunner Script Reader Editor Assistant editor Sound editor Assistant sound editor Personal Assistant to the Series Lead/Star

Campus location

Toronto , Canada

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