Digital Film & Video
Diploma

Expanding digital markets continue to present new challenges for the workforce. With this in mind, the Digital Film & Video program offers students a curriculum which is designed to prepare them to meet the needs of industry. With the guidance of industry professionals students will explore the skills and organizational thinking necessary for a creative and productive experience, accessing and executing their own ideas and vision via hands-on learning opportunities and practical field exercises.

Whether you’re watching a movie screen, TV monitor, or your smartphone, you’re looking at the work of a team of writers, producers, directors, camera operators, lighting technicians, video editors, and digital video effects designers. If you want to join them, the place to start is our Digital Film & Video program. We’ll guide your learning as you work with digital video cameras, editing and graphics software, and other technologies. You’ll explore how to create everything from broadcast news to motion pictures as you get ready to write and direct the story of your future. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. You’ll work harder than you thought you could. But it can pay off in a future where you do what you love.

* Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

** This program is delivered by The Art Institute of Vancouver Inc., PTIB Designated Institution ID-00045 and located at 2665 Renfrew St, Vancouver, BC, V5M 0A7. LaSalle College and the LaSalle College logo are trademarks of LaSalle International Inc. and used under licence by The Art Institute of Vancouver Inc.

This program consists of 90 credits over 6 quarters.

The curriculum, designed in consultation with industry representatives, is intended to prepare students to seek entry-level positions in digital filmmaking and related industries. The Digital Film & Video program is best suited for highly-motivated, self-starters who want a well-rounded education to assist them in preparing to seek entry-level employment in digital film and video production.

New tools for content creation are continually rising on the digital landscape. Today’s content developer must be able to navigate this world with confidence. The Digital Film & Video program at The Art Institute of Vancouver provides a study of digital production and visual storytelling, focusing on narrative film, corporate and commercial video production.

Diploma

  • Introduction to Digital Film Editing
  • Digital Film Editing
  • Introduction to Video Production
  • Television and Film Production Techniques
  • Visual Storytelling and Aesthetics
  • Concept Development and Scriptwriting
  • Introduction to Cinematography
  • Cinematography
  • Introduction to Production Planning
  • Applications in Video Production
  • Working With Actors
  • Film Studies
  • Colour Theory for Digital Media and the Web
  • Location Audio
  • Sound Design for Film
  • Motion Graphics and Compositing
  • Electronic Field Production
  • Short-Form Media Production
  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Advanced Project Production
  • Music Video Production
  • Screenwriting
  • Media Business: Law, Marketing and Distribution
  • Business Development & Communications
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Professional Development and Portfolio
  • Advanced Project Preproduction
  • Directing
  • Media Management and Delivery 3 Applied Elective