School of Media, Design and Dramatic Arts

Broadcasting - Television and Video Production

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Work with real clients like North Bay Battalion, to produce media board content


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 studio 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 either provide proof of English competency or take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on IELTS, or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer scored) or 80 IBT (internet based) to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. SPP in India requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0

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

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 I
DCM 240 Sound Production I

Semester 3

GENED General Education Elective - Online
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

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

2018-2019 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3022.5 $1154 $365 $150 $4691.5
2 $3022.5 $1029 - $150 $4201.5

2018-2019 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12061.14 $1742 $365 $150 $14318.14
2 $12061.14 $1617 - $150 $13828.14

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

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Digital Cinematography – 2 years to complete
  • Post Production -1  year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?

Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139