Digital Cinema Production
Film and television production is one of the largest industries in the world. With the rise of streaming platforms like NETFLIX competing with traditional broadcasters and studios, the appetite for high-caliber fiction and nonfiction content in the global marketplace is growing faster than ever. Designed and delivered by award-winning industry professionals, this course is for participants interested in starting a career in dramatic or documentary production, the passionate hobbyist looking to improve their skills or companies interested in acquiring the skills to use visual storytelling to elevate their brand. Participants will learn industry secrets of acquiring and creating a strong story along with the technical skills and core competencies of executing a live action digital screen production. With an emphasis on story, modules covered include Cinematic Storytelling, Production Planning, Digital Cinematography, Video and Audio Capture, Editing, Directing and Producing. This certificate course is offered in partnership with the Alberta Media Industries Association (AMPIA). AMPIA is the oldest screen industry association in English Canada and in the last five decades its producer members have garnered hundreds of national and international awards in feature film and television production.
Students are required to have Final Draft writing software, a tripod and a video camera or DSLR that records video.
A Digital Cinema Production Certificate will be awarded to students upon successful completion of these eight core courses