View the program breakdown of both full-time and part-time Digital Film Certificates below.

From Script to Screen students immerse themselves in all aspects of film production gaining necessary skills to work in the exciting field of film making and receive equipment production packages for their training and graduation films.The Digital Film Production Program emphasizes hands-on learning on creative production projects culminating in a final graduation film.

Projects Include:

The Drama shoot, A Music Video, The Documentary Film and The Graduation Film. Students own copyright to their graduation films and come away with a portfolio worthy of film festivals, for both traditional and online distribution.


To qualify for the certification, students must complete all hours of the programs course work. Successful completion of all the required courses with a minimum C+ and a passing Satisfactory grade on others is required. All requirements must be completed within the time frame of the program. 



  • The Art of Editing (15 hours)
  • The Art of the DOP  (18 hours)
  • Advanced Camera/Lighting (includes location shoot) 14 hours)
  • The Assistant Director (6 hours)
  • Digital Video Cameras (12 hours)
  • The Documentary Shoot (28 hours)
  • Documentary Filmmaking (16 hours)
  • Dramatic Film Processes (16 hours)
  • Final Cut Pro Editing  (33 hours) and additional Lab times
  • The Role of the Producer (27 hours)
  • Intro to Digital Video Making (24 hours)
  • How to Get Into the Industry/Careers (10 hours)
  • Music Video Production/shoot (12 hours plus shoot )
  • Pre-Production Meetings (12 hours)
  • The Role of the Director (38 hours)
  • Edit Lab (25 hours)
  • A Short History of Canadian Cinema (15 hours)
  • The Short Script (21 hours)
  • Sound (6 hours)
  • Critique of Graduation Films (4 hours)
  • The Practicum includes shoot and post production (90 hours)


Maximum 9 students per full-time intake. 


Courses runs on evenings and weekends. Register directly for a course by calling our registration line on 604 323 5322 or online if you have a Langara Student ID number.  For current course, fees and dates please click on the Courses button. Course offerings vary from term to term.


Production Courses

  • Dramatic Film Production (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Introduction to Documentary Filmmaking (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • Independent Film Production (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)
  • The Role of the Director Level 1 (21 hours, 2.1 CEUs)

Practical Courses

  • Digital Video Cameras (14 hours, 1.4 CEUs)
  • Art of Camera Lighting Level 1(24 hours, 2.4CEUs)
  • The Documentary Shoot (24 hours, 2.4 CEUs)
  • Introduction to Digital Video Making (30 hours, 3.0 CEUs)
  • Introduction to Final Cut Pro (14 hours, 1.4 CEUs)
  • Intermediate Final Cut Pro (12 hours, 1.2 CEUs)
  • Advanced Final Cut Pro (14 hours, 1.4 CEUs)
  • Sound on the Set (12 hours, 1.2 CEUs)


  • Writing a Feature Film Script (24 hours, 2.4 CEUs)
  • Writing a Feature Film Level 2 (24hours, 2.4 CEUs)
  • The Short Film (18 hours, 1.8 CEUs)

Industry Courses

  • How to Get into the Film Industry (6 hours, .6 CEUs)