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    Event and Media Production

Program Code:EMP
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

In the Event and Media Production program, you'll acquire the skills necessary to succeed in the corporate event and media production industry. Your studies will focus on presentation technologies required to operate in the competitive world of electronic communication for business and live event production.

This includes the defining of client needs, pre-production, production, post-production of audio, video and interactive presentations, as well as the fundamentals of staging, location set-up and breakdown for live event presentations and trade shows.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicant profile

Applicant Selection:

  • Applicants will be invited to attend an orientation where they will receive information regarding their applicant profile.
  • Applicants will be ranked based on the strength of their applicant profile and grade 12 English mark.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.


  • Basic computer skills, including office software, are recommended for your success in the program.


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Start a career in corporate event and media production. Graduates of our Event and Media Production diploma program find a wide range of employment opportunities at post–production houses, staging and audio/ visual companies, training departments and media departments of corporations. Your career could include roles such as: corporate event producer, audio–visual technician, corporate video producer/editor and corporate multimedia presentation producer.

Transfer Pathways

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):


University/CollegeDegrees Available
York University• Any relevant degree or major


University/CollegeDegrees Available
Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus• Honours Bachelor of Arts


University/CollegeDegrees Available
Royal Roads University• Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.


Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2014/2015 Academic Year
Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP110 Intro to Corporate Media/Business Theatre 2
EMP111 Multimedia 1: Presentation Software 3
EMP161 Live Event Production I 4
EAC150 College English 3
RTV100 Visual Skills I 3
RTV116 Audio Production I 3
RTV141 Media Writing 3
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP212 Multimedia II - Advanced Software Capabilities 3
EMP222 Audio Production II 3
EMP231 Video I - Corporate Video Production 3
EMP251 Event and Production Planning 3
EMP261 Live Event Production II 4
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP311 Production Scheduling and Floor Plans 3
EMP313 Multimedia III - Advanced Systems 3
EMP332 Video II - Electronic Field Production 3
EMP361 Live Event Production III 4
EMP373 Event Marketing and Public Relations 3
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EMP411 Small Business Practices 2
EMP461 Live Event Production IV 4
EMP463 Post Production Workshop 5
EMP480 Industry Field Placement (150 hours total)
XXXXXX General Education Option 3

2015/2016 Academic Year
Semester 1
Introduction to Corporate Media/Business Theatre/Trade Shows
Multimedia I - Presentation Software
Live Event Production I
College English
Introduction to Computers and Applications
Visual Skills I
Audio Production I
Media Writing I
Semester 2
Multimedia II - Advanced Software Capabilities
Audio Production II
Video I - Corporate Video Production
Event and Production Planning
Live Event Production II
Scripting for Visual Media
General Education Option
Semester 3
Production Scheduling and Floor Plans
Multimedia III - Advanced Systems
Video II - Electronic Field Production
Live Event Production III
Event Marketing and Public Relations
Advanced Media Writing
General Education Option
Semester 4
Small Business Practices
Live Event Production IV
Post-Production Workshop
Industry Field Placement (150 hours)
General Education Option

General Education:

One of the general education courses must be a literature course (from any category) for which College English is a prerequisite.

Contact Us

For more information, please visit:
Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
International Admissions Advisor: Thomas Hein
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 22380
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Tina Tuzi
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33001
Program Contacts:
Program Coordinator: David Filchak
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33507
Program Chair: Michelle Grimes
Telephone: (416) 491-5050 Ext. 33440
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