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Event and Media Production

Event and Media Production

Program Code:EMP
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Fall
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

In the Event and Media Production program, you'll acquire the skills necessary to succeed in the corporate event and media production industry. Your studies will focus on presentation technologies required to operate in the competitive world of electronic communication for business and live event production.

This includes the defining of client needs, pre-production, production, post-production of audio, video and interactive presentations, as well as the fundamentals of staging, location set-up and breakdown for live event presentations and trade shows.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicant profile
  • Writing exercise

Applicant Selection:

  • Applicants will be invited to attend a program admission session to complete a writing exercise and submit a profile. Details on where and when to attend the session, and what to include in your profile will be mailed to you shortly after you apply to the program.
  • Applicants are selected for this program based on academic performance in Grade 12 English, and on strength of the profile and writing component.
  • This is a competitive program and meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Fees

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Your Career

Start a career in corporate event and media production. Graduates of our Event and Media Production diploma program find a wide range of employment opportunities at post-production houses, staging and audio/ visual companies, training departments and media departments of corporations. Your career could include roles such as: corporate event producer, audio-visual technician, corporate video producer/editor and corporate multimedia presentation producer.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
EMP110 Introduction to Corporate Media/Business Theatre
EMP111 Multimedia 1 - Presentation Software
EMP161 Live Event Production I
RTV100 Visual Skills I
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV141 Media Writing
 
Semester 2
EMP212 Multimedia II - Advanced Software Capabilities
EMP222 Audio Production II
EMP231 Video I - Corporate Video Production
EMP251 Event and Production Planning
EMP261 Live Event Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EMP311 Production Scheduling and Floor Plans
EMP313 Multimedia III - Advanced Systems
EMP332 Video II - Electronic Field Production
EMP361 Live Event Production III
EMP373 Event Marketing and Public Relations
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
EMP411 Small Business Practices
EMP461 Live Event Production IV
EMP463 Post Production Workshop
EMP480 Industry Field Placement
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
EMP110 Introduction to Corporate Media/Business Theatre
EMP111 Multimedia 1 - Presentation Software
EMP161 Live Event Production I
RTV100 Visual Skills I
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV141 Media Writing
 
Semester 2
EMP212 Multimedia II - Advanced Software Capabilities
EMP222 Audio Production II
EMP231 Video I - Corporate Video Production
EMP251 Event and Production Planning
EMP261 Live Event Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EMP311 Production Scheduling and Floor Plans
EMP313 Multimedia III - Advanced Systems
EMP332 Video II - Electronic Field Production
EMP361 Live Event Production III
EMP373 Event Marketing and Public Relations
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
EMP411 Small Business Practices
EMP461 Live Event Production IV
EMP463 Post Production Workshop
EMP480 Industry Field Placement
plus: General Education Course

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP110 Intro to Corporate Media/Business Theatre 2
EMP111 Multimedia 1: Presentation Software 3
EMP161 Live Event Production I 4
EAC150 College English 3
RTV100 Visual Skills I 3
RTV116 Audio Production I 3
RTV141 Media Writing 3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP212 Multimedia II - Advanced Software Capabilities 3
EMP222 Audio Production II 3
EMP231 Video I - Corporate Video Production 3
EMP251 Event and Production Planning 3
EMP261 Live Event Production II 4
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP311 Production Scheduling and Floor Plans 3
EMP313 Multimedia III - Advanced Systems 3
EMP332 Video II - Electronic Field Production 3
EMP361 Live Event Production III 4
EMP373 Event Marketing and Public Relations 3
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP411 Small Business Practices 2
EMP461 Live Event Production IV 4
EMP463 Post Production Workshop 5
EMP480 Industry Field Placement
XXXXXX General Education Option 3

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Margita Petersons
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
Margita.Petersons@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Valentyna Gorodovych
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22432
Valentyna.Gorodovych@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Tina Tuzi
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33001
Tina.Tuzi@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Kimberley Sparks
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33585
Kimberley.Sparks@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Tim Abbott
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33255
Tim.Abbott@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Michelle Grimes
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33440
Michelle.Grimes@senecacollege.ca
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