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Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics

Limited seats for Fall 2024

Put art into motion, creating animations, motion graphics and video productions that inform, engage and entertain.

Combine your creativity with versatile production skills and start a successful career creating video content and transforming a multitude of media across various industries.

This is a specialization program. To apply, you must complete the one-year Digital Media Design certificate program or show equivalent experience.

Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics prepares you for a successful career as a motion graphic designer, animator, filmmaker, compositor and visual effects (VFX) artist, editor and cameraperson.

In this program, you’ll develop fundamental design and animation techniques, efficient technical workflows, and creative storytelling skills while building versatile video production skills and recording, editing and compositing original footage.

You’ll sharpen your practical skills using Adobe Creative Cloud software (After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Illustrator, Photoshop), Cinema 4D and DaVinci Resolve and explore our collection of state-of-the-art camera gear, including lenses, lights, audio kits, tripods, sliders, stabilizers and more.

Through Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics, you’ll learn to take advantage of the increasing demand for video content and motion graphics across industries, creating content for the many organizations that want web and social media videos, animations, personality profiles, brand-awareness ads, video tutorials, event trailers, logo animations and music videos.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • Program Delivery
    In-person
  • In-person Location
    Exchange District Campus
  • Intake
    Fall
  • Program Length
    1 year
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $6,400 – $7,200
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

After completing the one-year (Terms 1 and 2) Digital Media Design certificate program, you may continue your education to pursue a Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics diploma. In Terms 3 and 4 of this second-year program, you’ll explore advanced motion graphic design, animation and documentary-style filmmaking.

TERM 3

Learn 2D and 3D motion design using Adobe Creative Cloud and Cinema 4D while exploring documentary-style filmmaking.

TERM 4

Develop advanced technical skills and artistic principles while building experience and industry connections through a work placement opportunity.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Motion designer
  • Videographer
  • Camera person
  • Editor
  • Filmmaker
  • Animator
  • VFX artist
  • Digital designer
  • Compositor
  • Content producer

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with 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.

Master every step of the production process, learning to turn storyboards into engaging cinematic experiences.
Bend reality and transport audiences to new worlds with green screens and visual effects (VFX) technology.
Explore your creativity in the heart of the Exchange District, supported by small classes, passionate instructors and state-of-the-art facilities.
Learn using the same equipment as industry experts and prepare to make an impact as soon as you start your career.

Graduate Success

Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics grads innovate across roles, planning the perfect shot from behind the camera or reimagining reality in editing suites. Employers from across industries regularly contact RRC Polytech to hire grads as motion designers, videographers, filmmakers, animators, editors, compositors and VFX artists.

Turn creativity into a career

With an education from RRC Polytech, you won’t just learn the skills needed to succeed: you’ll explore your creativity, build on your talents and make the industry connections you need to grow as a creative professional and lifelong learner.

Build industry connections

Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics is an immersive experience. You’ll collaborate with expert instructors, passionate peers and local organizations to solve real-world problems while building connections, friendships and a professional network.

Build experience with industry experts

Our expert instructors keep close ties to industry, ensuring your education is practical, up-to-date and ahead of industry needs. With their help, you’ll connect with employers and industry partners, complete a work placement and build real-world experience and insight.

“DMD was a fantastic experience. The program taught me everything I needed and introduced me to the right people so that I could get hired as a full-time motion designer right out of school.”

Zeph Rissin – Full-time Freelance Motion Designer

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a Digital Media Design – Video and Motion Graphics student, you’ve graduated from the Digital Media Design certificate program or have similar experience and want to upgrade your skills. You love film and animation and want to tell your story with new, innovative technology. You also have diverse skills and wish to explore your passion for videography, motion graphics and special effects.

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

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Creative
  • Detail-oriented
  • Planner
  • Technical thinker
  • Visionary

SKILLS

  • Adaptability
  • Commitment
  • Enthusiasm
  • Lifelong learning
  • Positive attitude

INTERESTS

  • Movies
  • Motion design
  • Filmmaking
  • Music
  • Design
  • Special effects
  • Illustration
  • Music videos
  • Animation
  • Editing

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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