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Duration

2 years

Tuition

$10,425

  Vancouver

Sep 6-Aug 25

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1968

Scholarships

no

Immerse yourself in the business side of the arts and entertainment industry and get ready for a fast-paced career in a growing and dynamic sector.

Your first year will focus on a broad range of topics including a survey of the arts and entertainment industry, computer applications, production and design, and record label and festival management.

In the second year you’ll advance to even more complex coursework and gain real-world experience in an external practicum with a professional organization.

What You’ll Learn

  • Explain key concepts regarding planning, funding, producing, budgeting and promoting and arts and entertainment event.
  • Generate the administrative aspects of planning and producing an event.
  • Apply arts and entertainment management knowledge, skills, theories and processes learned in the classroom to hands-on, relevant work experience, including volunteer activities and practicums.
  • Operate as part of a team to produce a performing arts event.
  • Demonstrate skills in written communication through clear and concise writing.
  • Employ principles of effective oral communication including effectively managing meetings and groups.
  • Prepare, write and monitor an arts and entertainment budget.
  • Outline the operation of an arts/entertainment event to determine the strengths and weaknesses.
  • Distinguish all aspects of the creation, production and dissemination of an artistic project.

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Student Reviews (2)

Capilano University

Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts

Max P.

Vancouver • November 4, 2020

Graduated From

Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars
I graduated in 2016 when the film industry in Vancouver was booming. There were plenty of jobs waiting for me when I graduated from CapU on local and international productions. The education was pretty well-rounded and helped me become a better filmmaker....

I graduated in 2016 when the film industry in Vancouver was booming. There were plenty of jobs waiting for me when I graduated from CapU on local and international productions. The education was pretty well-rounded and helped me become a better filmmaker. Class sizes were small and taught by top-notch faculty. I would recommend my program to anyone who is serious about a career in this industry.
Capilano University

Cap U Film Program

Anonymous

Vancouver • November 3, 2020

Graduated From

Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts

Overall:

3 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

3 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars
Admission standards could be higher. Basically, you're in if you have the money. The problem is this led to classes full of young students who didn't take the course material seriously enough. As a mature student, I wanted people who were going to push me...

Admission standards could be higher. Basically, you're in if you have the money. The problem is this led to classes full of young students who didn't take the course material seriously enough. As a mature student, I wanted people who were going to push me, but I didn't get that. Profs are mostly good, with industry experience and some connections you will benefit from as a student on the film production side. Overall, I'd give my experience an "average" grade. If you want to get into writing or directing, many people should consider and English degree from a reputable university plus on-the-job experience.

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