Multimedia Production

Design a career that works for you

It all starts with a passion for communication and the desire to use current interactive technologies to enrich the ways in which we communicate. Today, multimedia is often referred to as “the new media”, but it’s only `new’ in the sense that technology has given us new opportunities for communicating, both verbally and visually.

Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark once made the observation that for those who don’t grasp the underlying technology, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Multimedia content creators are the masters of that kind of magic. Behind those moments of magic that you experience on a variety of devices every day, there are real people with real, industry-level skills in web and interactive programming, layout and design, 2-D and 3-D animation, and video and audio editing, and these are the people who routinely make the magic happen – on the largest stage ever conceived!

Along with skill-development in new media technologies, you will learn how to identify and develop commercially viable ideas, pitch your ideas to employers or prospective clients, and plan and manage projects. You will be given an opportunity to independently research and develop a capstone project in one of the following areas of applied concentration: web and interactive programming, video and motion graphics, or e-learning technologies. In your final semester, you will gain hands-on industry experience through a 120-hour practicum.

Multimedia Production is right for you if you:

  • think logically and abstractly
  • pay close attention to details
  • like to work alone or as part of a team in a creative environment
  • have an active interest in keeping up with technological advances.
  • can think logically and concentrate for long periods of time
  • organize information effectively
  • communicate ideas clearly in person and on paper.

Program your future

If you have the kind of mind that moves quickly from the `mystifying’ experience itself to wondering how it was done and wanting to do it yourself, then the Multimedia Production Program at Lethbridge College could put you on the path to a career in the new media industry.

Multimedia Production: At-a-Glance
2 Years
September
Diploma in Multimedia Production
University of Calgary, Athabasca University, Royal Roads University, SAIT, Red Deer College

There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.

In your final semester, you will gain hands-on industry experience through a 120-hour internship.

This is a Mobile Learning Program that requires students to supply their own device with required minimum specifications. Go to www.lethbridgecollege.ca/mobilelearning for additional information.

Multimedia Production - Cost Estimate
2017-18 Academic YearTuitionFeesBooks & Supplies
Year 1$2,873$946$841
Year 2$3,044$946$617
• Students in this program are required to purchase their own mobile learning device. Check your letter of admission or contact your program office for details -­- there are minimum requirements.
• Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage prior to the end of the first week of class.
• International students are charged three times the tuition fee of their particular program and the same (other) fees as domestic students.
• Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.
Multimedia College | Multimedia School | Multimedia Diploma

Contact Us

Program Office:
• 403.320.3267
multimedia@lethbridgecollege.ca
Office of the Chair:
• 403.320.3202 Extension 5362
Office of the Dean:
• 403.317.3597

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