Audio and Video Post-Production

General

Program Description

Post-production is both the science and the art of bringing a video production — such as a film or television show — to life. In simple terms, post-production refers to all the tasks that occur after filming is complete and the editing of the visual and audio materials begins.

Our Audio and Video Post-Production program will give you the knowledge and skills to thrive in this industry. You will receive specialist, practical training to become proficient in all the major facets of the discipline — video and sound editing, mixing, Foley, automatic dialogue replacement (ADR), motion graphic design, and more!

You will work with industry-standard equipment and software programs, thus better preparing you to enter the workforce successfully upon graduation.   

Skills and competencies

  • Achieve high proficiency in all the key software programs and equipment used in audio and video post-production
  • Successfully navigate the post-production industry
  • Record and edit sound for videos — everything from dialogue (voice), to footsteps, ambient noises, and beyond
  • Analyze various shots (video footage), sound recordings and establish a project plan and workflow accordingly
  • Apply lighting and green screen techniques to shoot special effects
  • Record, edit, replace, and integrate dialogue for videos
  • Create the credits (opening and closing) for a film or television production
  • Perform color correction and grading for videos
  • Seamlessly combine visual elements from a variety of different sources into one image/scene

Employability and career

79.5% of our students have secured employment within six months of graduation.*

Our graduates have gone onto pursue successful careers in the following roles:

  • Video editor
  • Assistant editor
  • Sound editor
  • Post-production supervisor / coordinator
  • Post supervisor
  • Foley artist
  • Color correction and grading artist
  • Digital overlay graphic designer

Entry requirements

Domestic students

Under the provisions of section 4 of the College Education Regulations concerning the conditions of admission, a person who has received instruction considered sufficient by the college and meets any of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:

  1. The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive terms or 1 school year;
  2. The person is covered by an agreement entered into between the college and an employer or by a government program of studies;
  3. The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies for one term and pursued full-time postsecondary studies for one term; or
  4. The person holds a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS/DEP).

Documents

All applications for admission must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Completed application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50 CAD and Admission fee of $200 CAD
  • Birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic transcript or diploma:
    • Issued by MES (Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur), if a student in Quebec
    • Issued by the province or territory, if a student outside Quebec
    • Issued by the institution or state, if an international student

Any official documents issued outside Quebec must be a certified copy or the original. Documents written in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by an official translation.     

International students

Under the provisions of section 4 of the College Education Regulations concerning the conditions of admission, a person who has received instruction considered sufficient by the college and meets any of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:

1. The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive terms or 1 school year;

2. The person is covered by an agreement entered into between the college and an employer or by a government program of studies;

3. The person has interrupted his or her full-time studies for one term and pursued full-time postsecondary studies for one term; or

4. The person holds a Secondary School Vocational Diploma.

Specific admission criteria for an ACS/AEC

A person applying for an ACS/AEC program must have sufficient written and spoken proficiency in the language of instruction. A person who has studied outside of Quebec must provide the result of a proficiency test for the language of instruction.

For programs where the language of instruction of English, the language proficiency tests accepted are:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) IBT: 55
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 162
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 40
  • PTE Academic: 42
  • Duolingo: 85

For programs where the language of instruction is French, the following standardized tests are accepted:

  • Diplôme approfondi de langue française/Diplôme d’études en langue française (DELF)/(DALF): Levels B1
  • Test d’Évaluation du français adapte pour le Québec (TEFaQ): Levels B1
  • Test de connaissance du français pour le Québec (TCFQ): Levels B1

Documents

All applications for admission must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Completed application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50 CAD and Admission fee of $200 CAD
  • Valid passport
  • Birth certificate (certified copy)
  • Most recent academic transcript or diploma

Any official documents issued outside Quebec must be a certified copy or the original. Documents written in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by an official translation.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becomin ... Read More

Since 1979, Trebas Institute has been training the talent of the future by providing a range of music, film, business, technology, and even management programs for students with aspirations of becoming industry leaders. We are also constantly expanding our program portfolio to meet the changing needs of the current marketplace. Discover more about studying with us. Read less
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