Acting for Film and Television

Humber College, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,967

Course Accredited By

NA

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma
Humber’s Acting for Film and Television diploma program covers the full spectrum of training needed to succeed as a screen actor: acting, voice, movement, improvisation, screenwriting and script analysis. You’ll learn what it takes to express yourself through the art and craft of screen acting, gain on-camera confidence, and learn how to shine at auditions. When you graduate, you’ll have a solid understanding of the craft and industry – its history, protocols and professional standards
  • You’ll learn what it takes to express yourself through the art and craft of screen acting, gain on-camera confidence, and learn how to shine at auditions. When you graduate, you’ll have a solid understanding of the craft and industry – its history, protocols and professional standards.
  • Our program has one of the most comprehensive curricula in Canada and is taught by respected professional actors. Workshop simulations, screen demos, voice-over demos and our spring motion picture showcase provide you with unequalled opportunities to experience the world of screen acting. You will review and discuss your work with some of the acting world’s most recognizable faces, as well as with key industry personnel.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via Mynumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 4 requirements:

Academic

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above or Mature student status or College or university transfer status

Online Audition

  • Applicants are required to memorize and submit a video performing two contrasting (dramatic/comedic) speeches from a contemporary play, screenplay or teleplay.

Your chosen speeches must meet the following criteria:

  • Speeches must be thoroughly memorized and between 1 to 2 minutes long. 
  • The character should be someone within your age range ( or – 5 years) 
  • Only published material may be used (i.e. no self-written monologues). 
  • Small props such as cell phones are acceptable
  • Special Note: Frequently searched monologues and/or generic monologues (e.g. Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mean Girls) are overused by applicants. Choose your speeches carefully. 

English Language Proficiency

  • All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

International Credit Evaluation

  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.
     

Semester 1

Fall 2021 Delivery

  • AFTV 100: Fundamentals of Acting -In-Person
  • AFTV 101: Introduction to Voice and Movement -In-person
  • AFTV 102: The Theory and Practice of Film and Television 1 –Online
  • GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences –Online
  • WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills -Online

Semester 2

Fall 2021 Delivery

  • SOCI 1500: Human Rights, Diversity and Social Inclusion
  • AFTV 150: Scene Study for Film and Television 
  • AFTV 151: Advanced Voice and Movement 
  • AFTV 152: The Theory and Practice of Film and Television 2 
  • WRIT 200: Workplace Writing Skills 
  • Select 1 from the following courses
  • GNED: General Elective 

Semester 3

Fall 2021 Delivery

  • AFTV 202: The Business of Acting for Electronic Media 1 –Online
  • AFTV 203: History of Film, Television and Radio 1 –Online
  • AFTV 205: Specialized Voice and Movement Skills -In-person
  • AFTV 215: On-Camera Skills and Techniques -In-Person
  • Select 1 from the following courses
  • GNED: General Elective -Online

Semester 4

Fall 2021 Delivery

  • ADMH 2500: Governance, Policy and Practice
  • AFTV 250: Advanced On-Camera Skills and Techniques
  • AFTV 251: New Technologies for the Actor
  • AFTV 252: The Business of Acting for Electronic Media 2
  • AFTV 253: History of Film, Television and Radio 2
  • AFTV 254: Auditioning and Self-Promotion

Domestic Fees by Semester 

Semester 1 -2022-23

 Fees Tuition -$2,329.94 

  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43
  •  Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50 
  • IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23 
  • Program Ancillary Fee -$0.00 
  • Co-op/Placement -$0.00 
  • Total -$2,831.10

Semester 2 -2022-23 Fees 

Tuition -$2,329.94 

  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43
  • Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50 
  • IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23 
  • Program Ancillary Fee -$0.00 
  • Co-op/Placement -$0.00 
  • Total -$2,831.10 

Semester 3 -2022-23 Fees 

Tuition -$2,329.94 

  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43 
  • Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50 
  • IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23 
  • Program Ancillary Fee -$600.00 
  • Co-op/Placement -$0.00 
  • Total -$3,431.10

Semester 4 -2022-23 Fees 

Tuition -$2,329.94 

  • Compulsory Ancillary Fee -$334.43 
  • Compulsory Student Union Fee -$62.50
  • IGNITE Health and Dental Insurance Fee -$104.23 
  • Program Ancillary Fee -$600.00 
  • Co-op/Placement -$0.00 
  • Total -$3,431.10 

Additional Costs 

  • Additional fees may be required for the purchase of plays or scripts.

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