Short Film Making
This course involves a practical study of the creative and technical aspects of film production. Students will make a short dramatic film in small groups. This will develop their skills at scripting, photography, mise-en-scene, performance, editing, sound recording and mixing.
The aim of this course is to develop students’ knowledge of the creative and technical aspects of film production. There will be a particular emphasis on encouraging students to develop a robust creative process based on understanding and respecting the fundamentals of dramatic narrative storytelling. Students will be given tools and strategies for developing their ideas, and ways to effectively present them.
The course emphasizes ‘hands on’ learning, with basic introduction being given on the use of cameras and audio recording. Students will learn basic techniques for working with actors and crew. All students will be given a practical introduction to non-linear editing equipment and editing techniques. Students passing the course will have demonstrated creative ability at an introductory level in the field of audio-visual production, and a basic mastery of relevant technical skills. They should also have enhanced their analytical skills and gained a greater understanding of filmmaking as a craft and industrial process.
Course Dates: 1st June – 23rd July 2021
Course Days: Tuesday & Friday
Course Timings: 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Course Fee: Rs.20,000
Our emphasis will be on involving students in goal-oriented production activities that stimulate creativity and build craft skills. Students who pass this course should be able to demonstrate the following:
- Demonstrate enhanced understanding of dramatic storytelling principles
- Demonstrate enhanced understanding of human behavior
- Demonstrate enhanced knowledge of film production techniques and processes
- Demonstrate enhanced critical and communication skills
- Demonstrate enhanced ability to work collaboratively
The student will understand the following aspects:
After the successful completion of this course, the students would have gained the knowledge to better understand the craft of filmmaking and the art of storytelling in various genres. In addition, they should be able to apply the techniques learnt through lectures and practice, to make short films as well as critically analyze their own work.
Material and Supplies
- Canon 1500D/3000D
- Canon 60D/70D
- Nikon D5300/D7100
- Sony Alpha A3000/A6300
- Prime Lens: 50mm 1.8 OR 85mm 1.8
- Zoom Lens: Wide to Zoom i.e., 17-50/18-125/18-200 etc. (NOT kit lens)
Please note that your seat is not confirmed until you make the payment for the applied course.
Please Note: Students can also purchase the camera and lens kit after discussing with the instructor in the first class which will be the orientation session