Seneca Polytechnic

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Documentary and Non-Fiction Media Production

Seneca Polytechnic

Field of Study:Documentary Production
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,568
International: $24,554


This one-year, full-time program is designed to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to work as professionals in the varied and extensive multi-disciplinary environment of documentary and transmedia production. The program includes detailed instruction in the writing, pitching, producing, directing, shooting, editing, marketing and distribution of non-fiction content for television and internet based platforms and is delivered by award-winning professionals who are active in the industry. This unique curriculum is constructed on three, thematic pillars: editorial and creative storytelling, linear and non-linear media production, and the business of producing and distributing documentary films and non-fiction programs.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    - A recognized degree or postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution.
    - English proficiency at the postsecondary level

    Although not required for admission, experience in one or more of the following is recommended for your success in the program: visual arts, visual media, film, video, photography, storytelling, journalism or interactivity.
    Test Scores:
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    - Meeting with program coordinator
    - Résumé and cover letter

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 17, 2021