Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media

Fanshawe College

8 months
16728 CAD/full
5677 CAD/full
Tuition fee
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If you have a background in graphic design, photo and video editing, broadcasting or animation, the Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media program of Fanshawe College will give you the skills for a career as a specialized post-production professional.


Become a specialized creative professional in visual effects and video editing

During the Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media program of Fanshawe College, you will learn the theory of digital technology and become proficient in using software for video editing, audio editing, motion graphics, 3D animation, compositing and visual effects. You’ll emerge from the program with the technical skills, knowledge and practical tools for a career in advanced post-production.

Apply your knowledge, get practical experience and make business connections through an internship within the post-production industry. As well, your portfolio will be expanded and developed throughout the program so you’ll graduate with a professional demo reel to show potential employers your creativity and innovation.

For students interested in studying further, Brock University and Fanshawe College have developed an articulation agreement, which gives you the opportunity to obtain a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies, as well as a graduate certificate in Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media. Students may start at either institution and receive credit transfer, graduating with both a degree and graduate certificate in only four years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Effects
  • Post Production Development
  • Digital Applications Theory
  • Post Production Editing
  • Production for Visual Effects
  • Digital Applications Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are an international student, contact our International department to learn about timelines for international applicants.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Ontario College Diploma, or Ontario College Advanced Diploma, or Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Fanshawe College in: Broadcasting - Television, Fine Art, Multi Media Design and Production, Interactive Media Design, Interactive Media Design and Production, Graphic Design, 3D Animation and Character Design, Photography, Video Game Design (Note: minimum 'B' average or 3.0 GPA from one of the above programs)
  • An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College (Note: minimum 'B' average or 3.0 GPA)
  • Professional background and experience as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above
  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16728 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16728 CAD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    5677 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5677 CAD for the full programme during 8 months.

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

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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