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Post-Production


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: 10371

Campus: North

Length: 3 semesters starting in September

Humber’s Post-Production graduate certificate program will develop the technological skills, and the creative and critical abilities you will need to thrive in the post-production industry. You will gain a firm grounding in industry-standard, non-linear video editing software. Through lectures and hands-on work, you will learn the fundamentals of the technical and aesthetic creation of digital media content and get the opportunity to specialize and target specific post-production skills to maximize your marketability in a competitive industry.

You will learn how to collaborate with other departments in the production chain and how to develop efficient broadcast standard workflows. You will be introduced to the theory and practice of picture and sound editing/mixing, VFX and motion graphics creation, and you will learn how to make professional contacts, engage with employers and guilds, and the basic business skills you will need as a freelancer. You will study the fundamentals of branding and graphic design and produce a marketable portfolio website.

With a foundation in technology, your sound, picture, and visual effects compositing skills will enable you to create content to the industry standards required in the competitive media environment.

Students will participate in a mandatory work placement which takes place in the last semester of study. After completing a work placement preparation course, students will be supported in marketing themselves to prospective employers in order to find a work placement that aligns with their personal career goals.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 5 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree, diploma or advanced diploma

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a credential evaluation. Note, for international High school education course by course evaluations, ICAS must be used. For international post-secondary education, a WES evaluation must be provided. In situations where you expect to apply for transfer credit, it is recommended that a course by course WES evaluation is completed.

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    Resume

    A current resume listing previous volunteer, work and education experience. (Previous film or post-production experience not required).

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    Portfolio

    Applicants will submit a portfolio that includes 1 – 3 pieces of original work. Portfolios may include examples of any of the following:

    • Demo reels
    • Audio or Music Demos
    • Edited Work (Scenes, Animations, Compositions)
    • Essays, Short Stories, Scripts, Articles, Reviews
    • Photographs or Artwork
    • Website or Blog
    • Other: Specific to your areas of study, work or specialization (please contact us if you are unsure if your work can be submitted for portfolio purposes)

    Submission Instructions

    https://humber.ca/admissions/office-of-the-registrar/registration/submission-instructions.html

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Equipment Requirements

Students will need a large portable external hard drive (minimum 4TB) and a set of studio headphones.

Fees

The 2022-2023 fee for three semesters was:

  • domestic: $8,777.10
  • international: $29,842.50

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,925.70
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,925.70
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $2,925.70

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,278.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $9,807.50
Semester 2 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,278.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $9,807.50
Semester 3 2021-22 Fees
Tuition $9,278.88
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $340.39
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00
IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee $104.23
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $20.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00
Total $9,807.50

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Semester 1 - Sound and Picture Editing

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Laptop: 2.0GHz quad-core 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz Desktop: 2.3GHz dual-core 7th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
OS Win 10 64bit v1803 or macOS 10.13 or newer Win 10 64bit v1803 or macOS 10.13 or newer
Memory 16GB 16GB + 16GB 2133MHz DDR4
Storage 512GB SSD storage 1TB Fusion Drive storage
Monitor 13-inch Retina display with True Tone 1920 x 1080 or higher
Other 1 Gigabit Ethernet for HD, Intel Iris Plus Graphics(Graphic Card), High-speed internet access, Warranty 1 Gigabit Ethernet for HD, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (Graphic Card), 2 x USB-C ports or more, High-speed internet access, Warranty

Semester 1

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i5 9400 (or equivalent) Quad-Core i5 or i7
OS Win 10 64bit v1803 Win 10 64bit v1803
Memory 16GB RAM 32GB RAM
Storage 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage) 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (Boot) + 2TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s (Storage)
Monitor 1280 x 800 1920 x 1080 or higher
Other 1 Gigabit Ethernet for HD, Nvidia Geforce 2060 (Graphic Card), High-speed internet access, Warranty 1 Gigabit Ethernet for HD, Nvidia Geforce 2070 (Graphic Card), 2 x USB-C ports or more, High-speed internet access, Warranty

Additional Costs

Approximately $300 – $500 - textbooks and equipment, including a portable hard drive and studio headphones.

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Gordon Burkell, program co-ordinator
Faculty of Media & Creative Arts
416.675.6622 ext. 5686
gordon.burkell@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: March 29, 2023