Motion Picture Arts Diploma Program Requirements

  • First Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 31.00
    Required: 31.00
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    MOPA 100 Technical Directing 3.00  
    MOPA 102 Cinematography Foundation 3.00  
    MOPA 103 Production Design I 1.50  
    MOPA 104 Introduction to Producing 3.00  
    MOPA 106 Screenwriting I 3.00  
    MOPA 108 Introduction to Post-Production 3.00  
    MOPA 110 MOPA Project #1 2.00  
    MOPA 115 Professional Development I 1.50  
    MOPA 118 Production and Post-Production 3.00  
    MOPA 120 MOPA Project #2 2.00  
    ENGL or CMNS 100-level or higher 3.00  
    Second Year   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 31.50
    Total Program Credits 62.50
    Required: 28.50
    MOPA 201 The Director's Craft 3.00  
    MOPA 206 Screenwriting II 3.00  
    MOPA 207 Technical Motion Picture Arts 5.00  
    MOPA 209 Advanced Digital Editing 3.00  
    MOPA 210 MOPA Project #3 6.00  
    MOPA 211 American Cinema 3.00  
    MOPA 213 Production Design II 1.00  
    MOPA 217 Sound Design for Film and Video 1.50  
    MOPA 220 Line Producing and Production Management 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits of electives: 3.00
    100-level or higher breadth elective 3.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.