School of Media, Design and Dramatic Arts

Broadcasting - Television and Video Production

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Work hands-on with TV and video production courses starting in your first semester!


Canadore’s fast-paced, fully-functioning television and video production facility, is equipped with high-definition studios, cameras and industry-standard editing software and equipment. Learn every aspect of the trade from behind the camera or behind the scenes, including lighting, sound, producing and editing. Learn to produce video for website such as YouTube. Work on live studio productions that are broadcast over the Internet and gain practical industry experience covering news, OHL hockey games and other sports events and working on corporate videos, documentaries, commercials and mobile productions using a TV Cogeco mobile production truck.

Your Future Career

  • Film and television
  • Live production
  • Video and online production
  • Videography
  • Media outlets
  • Freelance

What You Learn

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

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Semester 1

TEL 101 Production Planning and Management
TEL 104 Technical Studies for Television I
TEL 105 Editing I
TEL 109 Field Production I
TEL 110 Introduction to Studio Production
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 Editing II
TEL 206 Studio Production II
TEL 209 Field Production II
DCM 240 Sound Production I
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 3

TEL 305 Editing III
TEL 306 Studio Production III
TEL 308 Mobile I
TEL 309 Field Production III
DCM 260 Motion Graphics and Compositing I
GENED General Education Elective - Online

Semester 4

TEL 405 Editing IV (10 weeks)
TEL 406 Studio Production IV (10 weeks)
TEL 408 Mobile II (10 weeks)
TEL 409 Field Production IV (10 weeks)
TEL 410 Work Opportunities/Portfolio Development
TEL 411 Placement (4 weeks)
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 $155 $100 $4159.02
2 2849.02 $1010 $155 $100 $4114.02

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

Online Campus Shop

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
  • Steel Toe Safety Boots/Shoes - apx. $60.00
  • 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

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

Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Digital Cinematography – 2 years to complete
  • Environmental Management – 1 year to complete
  • Public Relations – 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:

Jennifer Sutton – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139