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Television Writing and Producing

Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: TW511 Length: 2 semesters

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

  • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma

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

Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

For further information on Admission Requirements, see Admission Requirements.

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 program eligibility.

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.

Selection includes Additional Requirements 

Admission is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional requirements which may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc. These vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2018LakeshoreOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters was:

  • domestic: $10,727.00
  • international: $15,585.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Program Contact(s)

Lorne Frohman, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3543
lorne.frohman@humber.ca

creativearts.humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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In order to continue with your application for Television Writing and Producing, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these additional requirements. This contains all information to prepare and submit additional requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Additional Requirements

Applicants are required to attend an information session and submit a resume. Please allow yourself 2 hours for the information session. Applicants will be considered on both the information session and their resume. Previous industry experience is not a prerequisite for this program.

i. Information Session

Applicants are required to attend an information session in a small group. Please come prepared to speak about your interest, passion and desire to work in the television industry.

ii. Resume

A current resume must be submitted at the Information Session.

Registration Instructions
Applicants must register to attend this admissions event. Log-in to MyHumber to register:

  1. Log-in to MyHumber
  2. Select the Applicant tab
  3. Select the Applied Programs tab
  4. Select your Year and Applicant Number from the drop-down menu, then click Submit
  5. Click on “Do I Have Any Missing Requirements”
  6. Click on “Go to Events” (located under the “Link” section, near the bottom right of the page)
  7. Choose from a list of available assessment dates and follow the prompts

All additional requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school. 

Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$5,363.50$7,582.50
Tuition$4,913.05$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$5,363.50$7,582.50
Tuition$4,913.05$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

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

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Success Stories

Ashley Sheilds-Muir TV Writing and Producing

Ashley Shields-Muir

Ashley Shields-Muir graduated from Humber’s Television Writing and Producing program in 2008 and has gone on to produce work for both the big and small screen.

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Sarah Larsen

Sarah Larsen

Sarah Larsen graduated from Humber's Television Writing & Producing program in 2012. Just a few years later she and her co-writers were awarded the 2016 WGC Screenwriting award for A Christmas Horror Story.

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Michael McCrudden

Michael McCrudden

Michael McCrudden started a YouTube channel as a creative outlet... and now has a devoted audience and millions of views a month.

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Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly graduated from Humber's Television Writing & Producing program in 2010. He now works at eOne Television -  one of the largest independent studios in the world - as Manager of Creative Affairs. 

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