Humber Students to Screen Documentaries at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

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Humber Film and Television Production students produce and direct documentaries as part of their second-year project.

On Wednesday, December 12 at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, students in Humber College’s Film and Television Production will show their second-year project, a documentary, at a private screening.

Local Humber Film and Television Production student Shayne Maglay recently had the exclusive opportunity to interview Canada’s Defense Minister, Peter Mackay. Shayne was producing his documentary, The War at Home, a project that does indeed hit close to home. Shayne completed his Basic Military Training and The War at Home is about post-traumatic stress disorder that affects many soldiers who return home from Afghanistan. A behind-the-scenes video of the project can be seen at http://www.humber.ca/news/filmmaker-and-cabinet-minister.

Documentary projects such as Shayne’s is a critical component of Humber’s Film and Television Production program.

For those interested in pursing a Film degree or diploma, it is evident that Humber has an excellent program that is both practical and student focused, with a hands-on approach to the curriculum, taught by industry professionals.

The Humber Film and Television Program is a three-year (six semesters) program at their North Campus. Many students from this program have gone on to have their films selected for world-renown film festivals such as Hot Docs and the TIFF Student Film Showcase.

Humber also offers a four-year Film and Media Production degree program that combines theory with the more practical, hands-on approach to learning. In this program, there is an emphasis placed on compelling storytelling through writing and narrative development. This program is based out of Humber’s Lakeshore campus and is open for Fall 2013 enrolment.

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Humber, a member of Polytechnics Canada, is committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning. Humber's broad range of career-focused credentials include: bachelor degrees, diplomas, certificates, postgraduate certificates and also offers apprenticeship training. With 150 full time programs and 200 continuing educations programs to choose from, the 25,000 full-time and 57,000 part-time students of Humber have access to many opportunities for continuous learning.

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