Acting for Media Dip GBC
George Brown College, Canada
About This Program
The growing film and screen industry creates a consistent demand for fresh faces and new talent in a range of educational, entertainment and commercial activities. This Acting for Media Diploma program is for actors who want to be more adaptive to all media, whether for film, television, online, game or interactive mediums.
You will be learning:
Going beyond being a vehicle for training in acting for film and television, this program will introduce you to the use of new technology such as phonography and immersive environments.
Enrolment is limited, to ensure that you and each of your classmates will be given adequate personal attention. Admission is competitive, based on the results of auditions and questions. You will also have to maintain a minimum academic standing and achieve passing grades in acting to be promoted to the next semester.
This Active for Media Diploma program of is offered at the St. James Campus of George Brown college using:
Actors move across multiple platforms including film, television, interaction storytelling, motion capture for gaming and animation, and voice-over for narration or dubbing.
Potential job titles include:
Further Study Option for graduates of the Acting for Media Diploma Program of George Brown College
After completing this program, you may want to continue on to the Screenwriting & Narrative Design graduate certificate program of George Brown College.
By the time you graduate, you will gain skills and have demonstrated the ability to:
Course Code : B407
College : School of Media and Performing Arts
Duration : 2 years (4 semesters)
Qualifications Level : Ontario College Diploma
All fees listed below are quoted in Canadian Dollar (CAD).
Take note of the following:
Accommodation for International Students at George Brown College.
Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students. George Brown College however, does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation and location.
George Brown College's free Housing Services offer support in helping students find off-campus housing. This will be an advantage for you as it generally takes about 2-3 weeks to find an apartment in Toronto. Apartment listings usually go up 1-2 months previous to their availability so if you’re looking to move beginning of September it is usually good to start looking in July.
Housing Cost (your choice):
If you would rather live in the residence of the college, you should sign up early. The George, as the building is known, has the flexibility of 8 month- (Fall/Winter) and 4 Month- (Summer) agreements. Units are 2-bedroom suites that include a kitchenette and 3-piece bathroom with Wi-Fi, phone, and cable television.
As costs are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by the administration of George Brown College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, and health.
Intake Dates :
There are two intake dates every year:
IVC has a 3-month preparation period that includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may have many applicants. Moreover, beginning an application well in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the IELTS and consolidate your academic and professional credentials for your visa application. So make sure you apply early!
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of George Brown College as listed:
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