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How to Break into the Canadian Film, Television and Radio
Broadcasting Industry?
Centennial College’s three-year post-seco...
 Create a professional portfolio of an advanced body of produced work
Why Centennial College?
There are numerous broadcas...
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How to break into the canadian film television and radio broadcasting industry

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A three-year post-secondary film, television and radio broadcasting program prepares students for diverse careers in broadcasting industry. The program graduates can find employment with production companies, radio and television stations, web production companies, commercial TV production houses and feature and series film producers.

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How to break into the canadian film television and radio broadcasting industry

  1. 1. How to Break into the Canadian Film, Television and Radio Broadcasting Industry? Centennial College’s three-year post-secondary program in broadcasting and film makes the right choice for you, if you:  Are looking for basic minimum qualification that can help you seek an entry in broadcasting industry, without any industry connection  Have a creative mindset but require technical skills to build a rewarding career in television, radio or films  Wish to learn what goes into preparing, managing and carrying out the creative production  Already have artistic talents and are looking to hone your skills  Wish to understand the creative and commercial aspects of broadcasting industry, before actually trying to seek an entry to the industry  Need an exposure to a variety of broadcasting industry practices and players  Wish to explore dynamic broadcasting industry and opportunities for creative expression and employment The film, television and radio broadcasting program at Centennial College is a comprehensive and intensive program and covers a wide selection of courses. In first year, you will be introduced to media: theory, workplace and issues, imaging: photography, writing for media, camerawork, tools and processes for communicators, history of broadcasting, radio production, lighting, film appreciation and analysis and editing. You learn about filmmaking, TV studio, screenwriting, integrated media, sound to picture design, story works and documentary and factual in second year while the focus is on on-air promotions, broadcast career management, media business and entrepreneurship and portfolio production in third year. During the program, you will have access to digital HD studios, equipment and systems and will learn to use them. You will also participate in journals, student films and TV and a student - produced news magazine TV show that airs live and online. In addition to this, you will also get an opportunity to gain hands-on experience through an industry field placement in sixth semester with Canada’s leading TV channels, web production companies, radio channels, magazines, film production houses, commercial TV production companies and picture studios for 15 weeks. The aim of the program is to help you:  Gain an in-depth understanding of all aspects(creative, technical and commercial) of broadcasting industry  Learn how to use digital equipment and systems  Hone your creative skills and acquire new competencies necessary for a sustainable career in broadcasting industry  Explore diverse career paths in broadcasting industry
  2. 2.  Create a professional portfolio of an advanced body of produced work Why Centennial College? There are numerous broadcasting schools in Toronto but Centennial broadcasting and film program may be the best for you. This is because this particular program has a proven track record of training some of the country’s best writers, directors, producers, production crew members and studio executives for broadcasting and film industry. Another reason is that the program offers a full-semester field placement through college-industry partnerships. It helps students gain real world experience along with relevant industry contacts, which are very helpful in seeking an entry to the industry. The college acts as a meeting platform for employers and broadcasting professionals. Eligibility Requirements In order to apply to this program, you will need secondary school diploma certificate, required minimum score in English Grade 12 C or University, or equivalent, a resume with two Letters of references and a portfolio demonstrating your ability to tell a story. You will also need to complete a broadcasting and film writing test.

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