WHAT TO EXPECT
To become a student in one of Toronto Film School’s online programs, you will need to complete the following steps:
Complete and submit an online application form.
Pay the (non-refundable) application fee of $150.
Provide original or notarized translated academic transcripts. You must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or its equivalent.
Submit the requirements for your program of choice (see ‘Requirements by Program’ below).
Request a call if you have any questions about your program of choice or the application process.
Requirements by Program
Write and submit a critique as part of your application package. The critique can be on any film, TV episode or web series of your choice. You should describe the production’s strengths and weaknesses and assess its overall entertainment value. Take into account the story’s directing, acting, lighting, editing and special effects.
You will be assessed for your understanding of what makes the production successful (or not). Should be 300-500 words.
Writing for Film & TV
Write and submit your choice of two (or more) of the following assignments, as part of your application package:
Graphic Design & Interactive Media
Write and submit an essay as part of your application package. Tell us about your passion for creativity, and why you’re interested in a career in the graphic design industry. Write about aspects of the industry that interest you, your career goals and any relevant hobbies, part-time jobs, and previous coursework. Should be 300–500 words.
Graduation Requirements for all Programs
To graduate, you need to complete all courses in your program with a 1.7 CGPA in the 4.3 scale or better. Electives if required. Any course with grades W or F must be retaken in order to graduate.
english language requirements
English Proficiency Requirements
Below are the recognized tests and minimum scores.
TEST OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE (TOEFL)
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE TESTING SYSTEM (IELTS) ACADEMIC
CANADIAN TEST OF ENGLISH FOR SCHOLARS AND TRAINEES (CANTEST)
MICHIGAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT BATTERY (MELAB)
PEARSON TEST OF ENGLISH (PTE) ACADEMIC
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
CANADIAN ACADEMIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE (CAEL)
CANADIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY INDEX PROGRAM (CELPIP)
Jury runs his own Calgary-based production company, Floatosphere Videos, which specializes in video production, photography, music, graphics and animation.
Video Production ’20
Andrew was a recipient of the Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship for his sci-fil comedy pilot, Time Hustlers. His screenplay ThunderKids was a finalist in the Raindance Script Competition.
Writing for Film & TV ’21
Carolina graduated as program valedictorian, and is the owner of NB Design Studio in Vancouver. She provides assets for her clients’ branding, design, website and social media needs.
Graphic Design & Interactive Media ’21
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Reach out if you have any questions about our online programs or the enrolment process. One of our admissions advisors will be happy to answer your questions or assist with the application process.