Learn the technical as well as the creative aspects of cinematography from experienced cinematographers trained from F.T.I.I., Pune.

Sixteen by Nine Media Centre is offering a professional cinematography course, where students can learn all the technical and creative aspects of cinematography.

The film and television industry is in constant need of people who are well-versed in the technical operation as well as the creative aesthetics of using cameras and lights to make compelling audiovisual content. Also, with the digital revolution, a large number of people now have access to good cameras that come at a fraction of the cost of a traditional film camera. With the growing usage of platforms such as YouTube, aspiring film makers and content creators can now showcase their content and creativity to a large audience at the click of a button.

So if you aspire to become a professional cinematographer or a content creator, you now have access to high-quality cameras, strong video hosting platforms, and a dedicated audience. The only thing missing is the necessary training in audiovisual content creation, and Sixteen by Nine Media Center has designed this Professional Cinematography Course to fill in this gap.

What You Learn In This Course?

  • Introduction To Film-making
  • Introduction To Cinematography
  • Basics Of Cinematography: Camera Settings, Lighting & Exposure Theory
  • Camera Techniques:
    - Camera angles
    - Camera movements
    - Use of camera in different situations
    - Multi camera set up
  • Lensing: Selection Of Appropriate Lenses
  • Scene Composition
  • Lighting:
    - Methods & Technique
    - Basic Lighting Set Up
    - Use of creative lighting for visual story telling
  • Colour Theory
  • Hands on training on cameras by doing 3 project shoots
    - Documentary Shoot

    - Fiction Shoot
    - Music Video Shoot

Note: The class is taught through lectures, screenings and supervised practical exercises.

Course Structure:

[Practicals are conducted with DSLR camera. Cinematography students are expected to have a DSLR camera of their own.]
  • Week 01
    - Introduction to Cinematography
    - Composition Theory & Practical
    - Camera Settings
    - Exposure Theory
  • Week 02
    - Exposure Practical
    - Camera Angles
    - Camera Movements
    - Camera Movements Practical
  • Week 03
    - Camera Movements Practical
    - Review Of Practical
    - Colour Theory
    - Colour Theory Assignments
  • Week 04
    - Lighting Theory
    - Lighting Demo
    - Portrait Lighting
    - Demo Morning/night effect
    - Outdoor Lighting Demo
  • Week 05
    - Documentary Shoot Project
    - Screening Of Raw Footage
    - Structure of Film Industry & film distribution
  • Week 06
    - Fiction Shoot Project
    - Editing Software Demo
  • Week 07
    - Music Video shoot Project
  • Week 08
    - Screening Of Projects
    - Course Conclusion

Our Student Work:

Web Series: 'Mi Mrugajala'
Cast & Crew:
Video Editing, Acting & Cinematography students of Sixteen By Nine Media Centre.

Cutting Chai Productions, A film production firm by our student 'Abhijeet More.' Has successfully made films like 'Covert' & 'Aamina'.

Pre Wedding Video Shot By Our Student Ankit Demba.


Experienced cinematographers trained from Film & Television Institute Of India (F.T.I.I.), Pune.

Main Faculty: Bhagyashri Khandare (F.T.I.I. Alumnus)
Profile: Partner in Ignited Spectrum. A graduate from the Department of Photography, Fergusson College, she then pursued a certificate course in Cinematography from the Film & Television Institute of India.

Upcoming Batches

Weekend Batch
Starts: 14th July
Sat - Sun Classes, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Fees:  Rs. 28,160/-
Course Duration: 2.5 Months
Last Date For Admission: 13th July


Note: Register yourself for the course in advance. Limited seats per batch.