Langara College Digital Film Production:
Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada offers a Digital Film Production Program that is a unique, comprehensive, and a professional training program. It offers training in Drama, Documentary, Music Video and Commercials production, designed by the Film Community, and taught by award-winning professionals.
Digital Film Production Program:
- A 16 week accelerated learning full-time general film certificate program offered 3 times a year in September, January, and May:
The Full-Time Digital Film Production Program Certificate is a unique, broadbased introductory and professional accelerated learning training program, a 2 term program rolled into 16-weeks. It is designed for students who want to achieve results in an exciting fast paced atmosphere and immerse themselves in the filmmaking process.
The program focuses on applied training, much like a production company and places emphasis on student’s personal goals through individual attention from our Instructors. In order to achieve this we offer only 12 spaces per intake. Students work towards individual graduation projects in any genre of their choosing under instructor mentorship and prepare festival packages to accompany their films.
Students receive career guidance and take the BC Film Orientation Industry Certificate. Graduates benefit from our connections to local film organizations and instructor contacts and remain part of our “growing” film community, gain access to incoming job offers and work on past students up coming productions.The program gives students up-to-date training in all film genres as well as the necessary creative and technical skills to gain entry-level positions in the film industry, pursue independent film projects, continue their education onto advanced programs or for educational purposes.
- The 16 week intensive full-time Documentary program offered twice a year in September, and May:
The Documentary Production Certificate is an intensive, 16 week professional training program, designed for students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds who wish to pursue a career in the challenging world of non fiction film. The program developed by dedicated award winning documentary filmmakers teaches the creative and technical skills needed to make professional documentary films, using the latest camera and editing software in a production house environment.
Students are mentored through the training process and to achieve this we only take 9 students per intake. During this intensive and practical program you will collaborate on a variety of projects, shoot and edit films again and again whilst developing your own final project. You will pitch your film to Industry professionals and come away with a graduation film. Many of our students have gone on to set up their own production companies, receive funding from the National Film Board, develop projects with outside agencies and TV networks.
- The Art of Camera and Lighting Certificate offered once a year in the January:
A 16 week intensive program. Students work on HD and Film formats, green screen shooting, learn to use lighting and grip equipment in studio and location settings and work in drama and documentary genres.
- A part-time evening and weekend general certificate program:
This option has three intakes a year. The part-time program is flexible and runs on evenings and weekends. Students can choose individual courses or take the complete certificate. The certificate program has been designed to ensure that students will be fully prepared to enter the film industry with comprehensive training and a professional portfolio.