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Visual Storytelling

BFMP 1500: Degree Breadth Elective Course

July 6 – 24, 2020

Location: Humber Lakeshore Campus

Unleash the filmmaker inside! It’s time to get creative this summer and spend three weeks immersed in film production with our Visual Storytelling course. Film is one of the world’s most popular storytelling mediums and this course gives you the introductory hands-on experience needed to spark your passion. Designed for people with little-to-no experience, or those who are looking to deepen their basic skills in visual storytelling. We will connect you with expert faculty, who have extensive industry experience, to help guide you through your film production journey – whether it be for personal, or professional, use. Find your creative voice and develop the skills to author your own visual story this summer.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Use the foundations of visual theory and practice in film production;
  • Communicate film production and storytelling techniques;
  • Develop an aesthetic style to film and visual storytelling;
  • And more!

This program is right for you if:

  • You’re looking for hands-on, real-life experience with film production;
  • You’re ready for opportunities to meet with professionals from the film industry;
  • You’re open to a collaborative, peer-to-peer, group work in your courses;
  • You’re ready to get creative and put a story on film.

What will you be able to do after this course?

  • Develop film narrative and visual storytelling techniques;
  • Communicate composition and sequences in film;
  • Understand the vocabulary for lighting and studio/location lighting techniques;
  • Apply new storytelling skills in your own discipline area.