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Digital Film and Media Production

Turn every screen into an awe-inspiring experience.

You’ve got the mind for media and a passion for the power of video. Take your skills to the next level and prepare for a multitude of careers in film and video production.

Whether you’re lining up the perfect shot or planning a superb scene, learn to put your passion into production as part of a crew, company or freelance business.

Digital Film and Media Production is a post-graduate diploma program that prepares you for a career in film and media production. You’ll learn industry-standard techniques and get practical experience working with state-of-the-art equipment in a studio and on location.

This program is designed for graduates of post-secondary media programs and industry professionals who wish to elevate their skills as producers, videographers and editors. It connects post-secondary students to the local film industry and gives you the knowledge to run your own business as a producer and freelance entrepreneur.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Post-Graduate Diploma
  • Annual Intake
    Fall
  • Location
    Exchange District Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Competitive admission
  • Program Length
    1 year
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

In this program, you’ll learn to produce videos, live productions, social media content and motion graphics using professional equipment, including 4K video production equipment and video drones. You’ll also broaden your skill set and learn to manage a digital media business, work effectively as part of a professional film crew and access media production funding from various sources.

TERM 1

Learn to navigate the creative, technical and business aspects of digital media production in the film industry and as an independent business.

TERM 2

Learn to develop and sell ideas, manage crews and produce digital media in various formats as part of a film, corporate or marketing team and as a freelance entrepreneur.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Video producer
  • Camera operator
  • Video editor
  • Visual effects designer
  • Video drone operator
  • Media production freelancer
  • Film production crew member
  • Livestream producer/director
  • Media studio producer/director

AFFILIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Manage live-stream broadcast productions and learn to share from anywhere.
Showcase your work in one of our state-of-the-art event spaces.
Take your tools to the sky and learn to legally operate a camera drone.
Take charge and create change! Learn to freelance and manage your own film and video productions.
Experience applied learning and explore state-of-the-art video production equipment.
Bend reality and build skills in visual effects design.
Expand your potential and learn to fill various crew roles on professional film and video productions.
Empower people, spark passion and learn to manage crews and production sets.

Graduate Success

Digital Film and Media Production students, the first graduating in 2022, have the professional skills needed to advance their careers as producers, videographers and editors. Graduates develop the practical skills to produce films, live shows, social media content and motion graphics and operate professional 4K video production equipment and drones.

Upgrade Your Skills

With a post-graduate diploma from RRC Polytech, you’ll have the industry-recognized credentials and practical experience needed to take your media production skills to the next level.

Make Your Mark

Whether our grads work as camera operators, video editors, visual effects designers or any role on a feature film or documentary, they’re ready to make an impact on the industry, throughout Manitoba and beyond!

Spearhead Your Success

Digital Film and Media Production graduates will have the business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to manage, develop and market their own digital media business and work effectively on a professional film crew.

“I’ve had to wear many hats — producer, writer, director of photography, and the list goes on. Giving students experience and understanding in all the areas that go into making quality film and television will be a huge asset, not just for the students, but for potential employers as well.”

Sam Karney – Owner
Ice River Films

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

Take your videography, editing and sound recording skills to the next level and turn your love of media into a life-long career. The Digital Film and Media Production program gives you the experience you need to enter the film and media production industries and excel in a variety of roles: from camera operator and visual effects designer to every part of a film crew.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Challenge-driven
  • Creative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Planner
  • Team-oriented

SKILLS

  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Multi-tasking
  • Problem solving

INTERESTS

  • Media production
  • Movies and TV
  • Video editing
  • Visual effects
  • Writing
  • Social media
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Documentaries
  • Cameras
  • Planning and organization

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OTHER INFORMATION

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