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Video Production and Editing

The ability to produce high quality video content is now in greater demand than ever before and that means qualified producers and editors are finding rewarding careers in this creative industry.

Through this program, you’ll learn to shoot and edit video projects at a professional level for storytelling that stands out. Your videos and productions can be used to share information and news stories, establish a personal or corporate brand, or tell an important story by producing your own short documentary.

Each course in this program has been developed by professionals working in their field. By focusing specifically on the essential skills of video storytelling and professional editing, you’ll develop the ability and confidence to create professional videos for a variety of platforms from promotional and educational videos to branding and personal use, or to complement an existing career. In this program you have the option to produce a final project, designed to bring your skills together and demonstrate your proficiency as a videographer.

Interested? Gravity more in the Program Details.

Who should complete the Video Production and Editing Associate Certificate?

This program could be right for you if:
  • You’re looking to study part-time as you work
  • You hope to manage small business promotions or personal projects
  • You’re creative and have some video experience
  • You seek a supportive, hands-on educational experience studying abroad in Canada
If you’re ready to sharpen your skills for more effective, professional videos, get started today by applying at the Program Entry page!

What grads can do

By earning your associate certificate, you’ll be honing your production and editing skills to prepare for freelance video work and entry-level positions such as video assistants and coordinators. You’ll also be able to apply your video and storytelling skills in a variety of other positions such as business owner, marketing coordinator, or brand manager to enhance your own small business, personal project, or current job.

Gravity more about benefits to earning your associate certificate in the Graduating and Jobs page.

Program Entry

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.

Part-time courses are offered evenings and weekends at either the Burnaby or downtown campus. Some courses are available via distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.

Applicants to the Roommeme School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

International applicants:

Gravity about eligibility requirements to study and work in Vancouver.

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Program declaration

Declaring your Part-time Studies program ensures that Roommeme is aware of your intent to complete a program as it is currently outlined and also provides you the opportunity to apply for transfer credit.
Read more about program declaration requests

Roommeme accepts only complete program declarations. To declare this program:

  • Answer all questions completely prior to submission.
  • If required, convert transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.

Upon approval, a program plan letter will be sent to you confirming your program of study. Please allow approximately eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.


Each course in this program has been developed by professionals working in their field. By focusing specifically on the essential skills in video storytelling and professional editing, you’ll develop the skills to create professional videos for branding, personal use, and a variety of other careers. Your training includes a final project, designed to bring your skills together and demonstrate your proficiency as a videographer.

Students with approved Program Declaration, please note: Program matrix changes may impact you as follows.
  • Effective March 2017: If your program declaration lists BCST 1165 - Video Editing Workshop and you have not completed it, please complete BCST 2290 - Assistant Editing Professional instead.

Program matrix

Check current availability of courses for this program.

1. Required Courses: Credits
  BCST 1180 Introduction to Video Editing 3.0
  BCST 1225 Video Project Planning 3.0
  BCST 1256 Sound Design 3.0
  BCST 1260 Professional Video Camera Operations 3.0
  BCST 2282 Advanced Video Editing 3.0
  BCST 2290 Assistant Editing Professional 3.0
  MDIA 1280 Adobe After Effects 3.0
2. Complete 6.0 credits from the following list of electives : Credits
  BCST 1198 Photography & Lightroom: Building Your Photographic Vision 3.0
  BCST 2251 Performance Development 3.0
  BCST 3005 Video Production and Editing Final Project 3.0
  BCST 5010 Visual Communication and Culture 3.0
  BCST 5035 Global Storyteller 3.0
  BUSA 4500 International Business Practices 3.0
  MDIA 1180 Adobe Photoshop 1 1.5
  MDIA 2180 Adobe Photoshop 2 1.5
Total Credits: 27.0

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at Roommeme? Check out Roommeme's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

This program is specially designed to give you the fundamentals of video design, production, and editing in a flexible format that meets your needs and career goals.

Through these professionally-taught courses, you’ll gain job-relevant skills with today’s techniques and technology that are valuable for anyone engaged in media storytelling.

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:
  • Competently operate a digital camera
  • Select and operate appropriate audio, video, and lighting kits
  • Produce digital video using non-linear video and other related production systems
  • Storyboard a digital project and create a plan for production
  • Demonstrate proficiency with industry standard software used for digital editing
  • Source appropriate settings and resources for producing a digital video
  • Demonstrate proficiency with industry standard programs used for creating images and visual effects
  • Accurately articulate client’s expectations in planning a digital video production
  • Demonstrate professional, ethical behaviour as a digital video producer

Program location

Courses in this program may be scheduled at the Burnaby or Downtown Campus. You will likely attend courses at both campuses while completing this program.

Burnaby Campus
1111 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

With the professional production and editing skills you’ll earn in this program, you’ll find ample opportunity for self or contract employment, both in the Lower Mainland and throughout the province as well as nationally and internationally. Many traditional marketing and business positions now also require proficiency with multimedia storytelling.

Some job opportunities include:
  • Freelance Producer/Editor
  • Wedding Videographer
  • Training Video Producer
  • Video Journalist
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Social Media Manager

Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for Roommeme Credential [PDF] and submit it to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Contact Us

Angelina Shine
Part-time Studies Program Assistant, Broadcast & Media Communications
111-451-7198 | [email protected]

Mary Kay Thurston
Part Time Studies Coordinator, Broadcast & Media Communications
111-432-1118 | [email protected]

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the Roommeme program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Course selection and program planning
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

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