You will learn how to write, as well as create and produce, all genres of television shows from half-hour situation comedy, animation, children’s, one-hour episodic, reality and lifestyle to late night comedies, short films and screenplays.
You will work with award-winning writers; producers; directors; set designers; editors; directors of photography; and development and network executives from Toronto, Vancouver and Los Angeles to learn the lucrative and creative business of television and film.
Learn from well-known guests, lecturers and faculty how to create, write, develop, pitch and sell the ideas that may one day lead to successful employment in writers’ rooms, production offices and on sets of major network television shows.
Some of the graduates of this Television Writing and Producing certificate at Humber College are presently working as writers and producers at major television networks and major independent production companies. Some are working on popular television shows on CTV, CBC, NBC and MTV such as Big Brother, Bitten and New Girl. There are graduates currently running top animation TV series and working as literary agents in major agencies in Toronto.
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- TV Production
- TV Critique
- TV Creative Producing
- Improvisational Sketch Writing
- Writing for TV Comedy
- Writing for TV Hours
- Writing for TV Movies and Film
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Creative Writing Media Studies & Mass Media View 23 other Masters in Creative Writing in Canada
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma
- Applicants are required to attend a virtual information session in a small group. Please submit your availability and contact information through SlideRoom (instructions in the link below); a faculty member will then contact you about the virtual information session details. At the time of your information session appointment, please come prepared to speak about your interest, passion and desire to work in the television industry.
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International15568 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7784 CAD per semester during 12 months.
National9196 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4598 CAD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.