Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe the historical, theoretical, political context for non-fiction media production as it pertains to Canada, including media literacy and digital media.
  • Illustrate the difference between fiction and non-fiction forms of content production.
  • Analyze the Canadian media industry landscape, and business conditions, including those within the public and private sectors.
  • Construct a proposal that includes financial, legal, marketing, and distribution aspects of a nonfiction media project.
  • Explain the role of each member of a documentary and/or non-fiction media production creative team.
  • Plan a “pitch” for a nonfiction media production concept to a producer, broadcaster, or distributor.
  • Develop and produce a short documentary film – whether as a stand-alone or a demo – demonstrating production and post-production, including writing, directing, producing, shooting, interviewing, editing, and mastering output to different formats.
  • Create interactive support components for a non-fiction media project, for display on the web and mobile devices.
  • Apply organizational, time-management, team building and conflict management skills to efficiently and effectively manage documentary and non-fiction media production projects.