What will I learn?

Learn the visual and storytelling skills needed to produce professional level short and long films at Canada’s oldest and most prestigious film program. In this hands-on program, you’ll gain experience in all areas of filmmaking including writing, directing, producing, cinematography, sound, art direction and editing. You’ll complete an industry internship, utilize Canada’s largest teaching collection of film materials, learn from working filmmakers and produce a final-year film or video.

After Graduation

Harness creativity and the experience gained to work as an independent filmmaker, in commercials and music video production. Work in cinematography, editing, sound recording, assistant directing; film festivals, distribution and exhibition companies. You may work as a festival programmer, production manager, director or development executive. Or, opt to pursue graduate studies, including Ryerson’s master of fine arts in Documentary Media and master of arts in Film and Photography Preservation and Collections Management.

This is a Grades-Only program. Students are evaluated on the basis of academic achievement/grades only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Communication and Design

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
Year 1 - CAN $27,764.37; Year 2 - CAN $27,284.37; Year 3 - CAN $27,284.37; Year 4 - CAN $27,284.37

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020


Faculty of Communication and Design

Rogers Communication Centre (RCC 320),

80 Gould Street,


Ontario (ON),

M5B 2K3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have Graduation from Grade 12 of an academic program at an accredited secondary school with high academic standing including minimum B grades in the program-specific subject prerequisites and a minimum B overall average. Subject to competition, applicants may be required to present averages/grades above the minimum. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5; TOEFL iBT 92-93; MELAB: 85; CAEL: 70; PTE: 60.

For international students

Applicants educated outside of Ontario must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 U or M courses. It is essential that subject prerequisite requirements and grades for specific Ryerson programs form part of the academic background of applicants from outside Ontario, especially in the last two years of secondary school studies.

English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL: 92-93 Internet-based, MELAB score of 85; CAEL score of 70 and PTE score of 60, Cambridge English - 180 and above on C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency.

February 1 is the guaranteed consideration date for applications to all programs.

Pathways options

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Ryerson University offers below pathways course for this subject

About this uni

Ryerson University is Canada's leader in innovative, career-oriented education.

  • Career-driven education experience
  • Wide selection of undergraduate academic subjects
  • Co-operative education opportunities and internships
  • Dedicated entrance scholarships for international students