Broadcasting - Television and Video Production

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Produce and crew live events like local OHL games


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2021, College Drive – North Bay

Work hands-on with video production equipment starting in your first semester. Learn every aspect of the trade from behind the camera or behind the scenes, including lighting, sound, producing and editing. Canadore's fast-paced, fully-functioning video production facility is equipped with high-definition studios, cameras and industry-standard editing software and equipment. Learn to produce music videos, commercials, documentaries and webisodes, and work on live productions that are broadcast online. Gain practical industry experience covering live events like OHL hockey games, and working on corporate videos and mobile productions using a YourTV mobile production truck. 

Dual Diploma Option! Graduates of this program are eligible to complete Digital Cinematography in two years. 

Your Future Career

  • Film and television
  • Live production
  • Video, documentary and online production
  • Media outlets
  • Freelance

What You Learn

  • Mobile and live productions
  • Studio and digital video production
  • Post production and editing
  • Directing for television and video
  • Lighting and sound design
  • Working at Heights Certification

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Or work related experience in the field.  An interview with the coordinator of the program  is required in order to determine that admission requirements are met. 

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

TEL 101 Production Planning and Management
TEL 104 Technical Studies for Television I
TEL 105 Digital Editing I
TEL 109 Camera/Sound/Lighting Techniques I
TEL 110 Studio Production I
DCM 110 Writing Skills for Film and Media I
GENED General Education Elective - Online (TV Sem 1)

Semester 2

TEL 203 Writing For Media
TEL 204 Technical Studies for Television II
TEL 205 Digital Editing II
TEL 206 Studio Production II
TEL 209 Digital Video Production
DCM 240 Sound Production I
GENED General Education Elective - Online (TV Sem 2)

Semester 3

TEL 305 Digital Editing III
TEL 306 Live Event Production I
TEL 308 Remote Production I
TEL 309 Documentary and EEP Production
DCM 260 Motion Graphics and Compositing I
GENED General Education Elective - Online (TV Sem 3)

Semester 4

TEL 405 Digital Editing IV
TEL 406 Live Event Production II
TEL 408 Remote Production II
TEL 409 Corporate and Commercial Production
TEL 412 Portfolio Development
TEL 411 Placement

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see

2021-2022 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $908 $365 - $3993.24
2 $2720.24 $758 - $550 $402824

2021-2022 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1488 $365 - $15032.52
2 $13179.52 $1338 - $5505 $20022.52

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

You will also need:

  • Headphones, over the ear - apx. $80.00
  • 2 SD cards (class 10 or better at 32 GB or greater) - apx. $100.00
  • Work Gloves - apx. $20.00
  • 1TB Portable Hard Drive (either Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 connection) - apx. $100.00
  • Outdoor Clothing for Winter or Spring - apx. $100.00-1000.00

Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

Ontario College Diploma along with Working at Heights Certification.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Business Management – 8 months to complete
Digital Cinematography – 16 months (2 academic years) to complete
Human Resources Management – 8 months to complete
Post Production – 8 months to complete
Project Management – Information Technology – 8 months to complete
Recreation and Leisure Services (Fast Track) – 8 months to complete
Recreation Therapy (Fast Track) – 8 months to complete
Strength and Sport Conditioning (Fast Track) – 8 months to complete

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