Program Information

School: Capilano University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Directing and Theatrical Production
Film/Cinema Studies
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Description: Lights. Camera. Action! Come and learn from industry professionals at CapU’s state-of-the-art Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. Combine practice with theory to create magic.

We’ll give you all the tools to build your technical knowledge and creative confidence. You’ll learn the theory and history of cinema and develop your critical thinking skills. At the same time you’ll work through and gain skills in the different technical departments. Your collaboration with fellow students on a variety of projects will give you the chance to try out different filmmaking roles as you decide on your focus. You’ll be working with up-to-date professional equipment that includes an 8000 sq. ft. sound stage, 3D camera rigs and a 3D editing lab.

URL: Motion Picture Arts at Capilano University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $29,543

Please see website for cost breakdown as fee varies for each individual course.

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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 72 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have British Columbia secondary school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status. Applicants are also required to have English 12 or English 12 First Peoples or equivalent with a minimum average of 72% on all Grade 12 high school subjects.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Statement of Research Interests

Applicants are required to attend a personal interview, as well as submit a letter of intent.