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Acting for Film and Television

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 10351 Length: 4 semesters

Programs Starting Between:

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

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

or

or

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, reference, etc. These vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2019LakeshoreOpenOpen

The 2018-2019 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $6,497.22
  • international: $14,964.00

Fees are subject to change.

Additional Costs

Additional fees may be required for the purchase of plays or scripts.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Program Contact(s)

John Bourgeois, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 79034
john.bourgeois@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 Acting for Film and Television, 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 audition and provide two letters of reference. Applicants must submit a $50 assessment fee upon registration for this admissions event. Please see “Registration Instructions” below.

i. Audition

Applicants are required to memorize and perform two contrasting (dramatic/comedic) speeches from a contemporary play, screenplay or teleplay.

Your chosen speeches must meet the following criteria:

  1. Speeches must be thoroughly memorized and between 1 to 2 minutes long. The auditor may interrupt you if you exceed the time limit or cannot remember your lines;
  2. The character should be someone within your age range (+ or – 5 years) and suit your personality;
  3. Only published material may be used (i.e. no self-written monologues). Please note: some monologues (e.g. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Mean Girls) are overused by applicants. Your choice of materials should be unique and suited to your personality;
  4. Small props such as cell phones are acceptable.

ii. Letters of Reference

Applicants are required to bring two letters of reference to their audition. The letters must be from someone, other than a relative, who has knowledge of your work/study habits.

All applicants: Please note that missing letters will delay your application.

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

Applicants must meet both academic and additional requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission.

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$3,248.61$7,272.00
Tuition$2,588.83$6,612.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$200.00$200.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,248.61$7,272.00
Tuition$2,588.83$6,612.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$200.00$200.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,248.61$7,272.00
Tuition$2,588.83$6,612.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$200.00$200.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,248.61$7,272.00
Tuition$2,588.83$6,612.22
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$200.00$200.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00
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Alino Giraldi

Alino Giraldi

"It's amazing to see how much story can be told just with breathing and your eyes."

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Carlos Felipe Martinez

"I can say that our faculty’s strong emphasis on being professional, doing our homework (character work) and being prepared for the shoot has proven to be fundamental." 

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