Students should have an arts background, whether it be from high school courses, post-secondary education, or adult education, and should be able to demonstrate a proven ability in the arts (this can be in the form of drawing, painting, model building, photography, animation, graphic or electronic media design, etc.). Prospective students should submit a portfolio of work on line with a link that includes three to four pieces in any media they choose with their application.

Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a requirement.

Application Forms

There are no set dates to submit your application. Applicants must go through a formal application process to enter the program. Once your application has been received and processed you will be notified of an interview time within 2-3 weeks. If you are living out of town this may be done via a telephone call.

Admission Requirements:

  • 18 years of age
  • Completion of grade 12 or mature student status
  • Personal interview and proven interest in working in the film industry

Students are asked to provide a written letter outlining their reasons for attending this course with their application and detailing any past involvement in film or video production, or related entertainment fields (paid or voluntary) and proof of completion of related courses.

Mature Student Status

Applicants who lack the minimum requirements may apply as mature students provided they are 19 years of age or above when entering the program.


Student loans and HRDC funding is available where applicable. We charge the same fees for Canadian residents and International students.

Please note that Continuing Studies students are not eligible for Translink U-Passes.

Production Design

Full time Program $ $5,875. Small amount for materials. Full fees must be paid prior to the start of the program.
Application Fee (non-refundable) $100
We recommend that students use usb drives for back up.
Each intake is limited to 10 students. 

Please contact Program Coordinator Annat Kennet for an application form.

Program Withdrawal

The $100.00 admission application fee is non-refundable. Students who leave the program during the first week of the program will lose $1000 plus their non-refundable application fee of $100. After that there will be no refunds. Students leaving the program must do so in writing. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal from the program.