Interactive Media Arts - Media | Assiniboine Community College

Interactive Media Arts - Media

Duration/Start: 2 years/September

Credential: Diploma

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Create powerful messages through audio or visual productions, and develop your passion for television or radio environments. Learn how to communicate compelling stories within any audiovisual production role.

Looking for a creative outlet? The Interactive Media Arts two-year diploma program is your chance to indulge your creativity and excel in a hands-on career in television, radio or film. Our experienced instructors push you to develop your narrative craft, tackle news reporting, and master technical skills in audio, video and multimedia to broaden your mind and prepare you for the workforce.

Hone your craft across a wide range of audiovisual environments. The media specialization teaches you to write, announce, shoot, record, edit and produce items for broadcast, cable and audio/visual departments. This flexible comprehensive program will prepare you for entry-level broadcast roles within a team. Get on-the-spot formative feedback to improve your skills.

Be a college radio personality, produce documentary films, do live television broadcasts on our Westman Newsline television show, and push yourself to find creative ways to showcase your ideas. Graduates have gone on to work with major news and entertainment networks, production houses and digital agencies. Be a part of this creative and thriving community of industry professionals.

We offer an eight-week work practicum at the end of your second year of study to help you build on your strengths and start making industry connections before graduation. Our past partners include Bell Media, CBC, CTV, Global Television and Westman Communications Group.

Learn more about the program, check out student work and hear from grads of the program on the IMA microsite.

Fast Facts

Duration/Start 2 years/September

Credential Diploma

Credits 155.00

Optional Exit Yes

Optional Exit Credits 78

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery No

International Students Yes

Study Options
On Campus
Open to International Students

Why choose IMA - Media?

  • Well-equipped modern (Mac and PC), audio and video labs 
  • Emphasis on hands-on, practical work in labs and Assiniboine’s own radio station, as well as live TV and radio production 
  • Community involvement at local events and interaction with industry professionals

The man behind the hockey show

At only 22 years old, Brice Perkins already has more than seven years’ experience in the television industry. Combined with his education at Assiniboine Community College, that experience has helped him land his dream job.

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