Filmmaking Diploma Program
About the Program
Tuition and Start Dates
- Second career
How to apply
- Canadian students
- U.S./International students
Pay & Refund
Are you laid off, working less than 20 hours a week, unemployed or currently underemployed, Second Career can provide financial help up to $28,000.00 for tuition and living expenses. Additional support may be available to accommodate the needs of people with disabilities, dependent care, costs of living away from home and academic upgrading.
Second Career is a program offered by the Ontario government to fund eligible laid off workers with skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations in Ontario such as the film & television industry in film & television production as camera operators, editors, writers, directors.
There is also a need for actors for t. v. commercial projects, webisodes, info commercials as the internet introduces more videos to small business websites to large corporate websites.
Second Career is a cost-sharing grant provided on the basis of need; therefore, applicants may be required to contribute to their training or education. There have been some recent changes to the Second Career program. Find out more at the Government of Ontario web site by clicking here. or call Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television Second Career: 416 536-8574.
SECOND CAREER APPLICATION FORM click to download
If you have questions or need assistance either contact your Unemployment Insurance Officer or the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television at 416 536-8574.