Course Name6 WEEK COURSE ON FILM DIRECTION
Batch Start Date01 March 2021
Register Before26 Feb 2021
Timing12.30 pm to 3 pm
Mon - Fri
*Registration Fee₹ 2,000/-
(not included in course fee)
Course Fee₹ 18,000/-
Mode Of PaymentNEFT / Cheque / Cash
*Registration is compulsory.
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ABOUT FILM DIRECTION

Film director is the one who takes the viewers in a journey. He is the one who decides on that journey’s direction, meaning where the story goes & how long it takes. ‘Where’ the story is ‘going’ implies the Space & ‘how long it takes’ implies Time.
Now, this balancing of the Space-Time equilibrium is the aesthetic sense or art of the film director. The skills required in order to execute the art, is called techniques of film direction.

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN THIS COURSE

  • You will learn how to direct your first short film.
  • You will create a short fiction film of your own at the end of the course.
  • You will learn how to think like a film-maker.
  • You learn how to create concepts from raw ideas, how to create a log line and dramatic questions, how to create character profiles.
  • You will learn about what is a story structure.
  • You will learn formatting a screenplay and using a screenplay writing software.
  • You will learn the importance of spatial and temporal relationships between shots.
  • You will learn about the essential film-making concept – ‘mise-en-scene’.
  • You will get creative insight about creating documentary films.
  • You will learn about the complete pre – production plan and also practically apply it while completing the curriculum projects.

 

 

WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

  • Anyone who wants to make films.
  • Anyone who wants to add a structure to their storytelling abilities.
  • Anyone who wants tips on professional screenplay writing.
  • Anyone who wants to have a first hand experience of working together with cinematographer, actors and film editor.

 

 

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WHAT ARE THE LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Learning the art & technique of visual storytelling.
  • Successfully complete variety of curriculum film projects, managing each project through the pre-production, production and post-production phases.
  • Develop an understanding of collaborative working between directors, cinematographers & actors in various curriculum film projects.
  • Maintaining a consistent look for each film through studying about visual design & art direction.
  • Study about different documentary film formats with focus on style, technique & elements of storytelling.
  • Training in screen writing craft, casting, scene blocking, sync-sound production.
  • Recognition of opportunities, understanding of economic and artistic constraints of different branches in this profession, which enables to work effectively as an employee or a self-employed professional.

 

 

TOPICS COVERED IN THE CURRICULUM

Introduction to film making, How to watch and study films, Video formats, Concept and treatment note, Film history, Role of a contemporary director, Screen grammar, Spatial connections, Temporal connections, Mis-en-scene, Story – origin & genesis, Story structure diagram, Shot division, Story board, Visual design, Art direction, Music appreciation, Documentary Film: history & approaches, Study of different documentary film styles; techniques & elements of storytelling – cinema verite; essay documentary; personal documentary; hybrid documentary, Screenplay & narrative structure, Pre-production: location scouting, floor plan, methods of acting, casting, auditions, rehearsals with actor.

 

 

Course Curriculum

INTRODUCTORY LECTURES
FILM-MAKING IS A CRAFT 00:00:00
ICONIC SCENE : HOW TO WATCH AND STUDY FILMS 00:00:00
AUDIO VISUAL SETTINGS AND FORMAT 00:00:00
LEARN TO WRITE SYNOPSIS : CONCEPT AND TREATMENT NOTE 00:00:00
CONCEPT NOTE ASSIGNMENT 00:00
HISTORY OF INDIAN CINEMA 00:00:00
SPECIALIZATION
DIRECTION : BEGINNER CLASSES 00:00:00
DIRECTION : INTERMEDIATE CLASSES 00:00:00
DIRECTION : ADVANCED CLASSES 00:00:00
PROJECTS
6 SHOT FILM 00:00:00
SHORT FILM : FICTION PROJECT 00:00:00
EXERCISES
ORIGINAL CONCEPT AND TREATMENT NOTE EXERCISE 00:00:00
FEATURE FILM STORY EXERCISE 00:00:00
SHOT DIVISION PRACTICAL 00:00:00
SOUND DESIGN EXERCISE 00:00:00
DOCUMENTARY FILM PRACTICAL 00:00:00
FINAL DRAFT SCREENPLAY EXERCISE 00:00:00
CASTING 00:00:00
SCENE BLOCKING 00:00:00
WORKING WITH ACTORS 00:00:00
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