Show your Creativity on Cinema Screen CHECKLIST (Film Making Workshop) SR. NO. ITEMS DETAILS Film Making Workshop – 1. 01 Name of the Course The word 'filmmaker' may instantly bring to one's mind a Spielberg-like figure dictating hundreds of people with a loudspeaker, expensive movie launch parties, interviews with the press, walking the red carpet and winning prestigious awards. However if you really want to weave your dream work on the movie screen you need to be taken behind the lens of the messiah-like image of a director to the real world of filmmaking that involves plenty of hard work, creativity and challenges. To start off with, what is film making? According to Vinay Subramanian, director of the film Missed Call, 'The method of telling a story, or putting across an idea on a canvas that supports audio as well as visual matter could be termed as film making.' Film making is possibly the broadest and most varied creative opportunity in mass media. A blend of creativity and technicality, Films are an important media, not only for entertainment and information, Brief Description but also for communication. 2. It is inclusive of feature films, documentaries, Promotional films, TV commercials, music Videos, etc. The technique of filmmaking is a teamwork which needs close and coherent organization of various skilled individuals. It involves acting, directing, producing, script writing, cinematography, sound recording, visual mixing, editing and so on. A film maker has to concentrate on all these concepts equally. He should be having that creative as well as technical knack for story ideas and unique implementation towards carrying out an appealing effect. His job demands a lot of work that is from ideas, story, script, cast, screenplay, music, direction, budget, sets, location… and the list is endless. He has to start at the very bottom and work his way up. i.e. beginning with raising capital for the film to its distribution, screening as well as all the stages of its crafting. Formal training in filmmaking makes it easier to understand the technical aspects of filmmaking and converting them into action. A course imparts the theories and practical knowledge of the hardware and software needed to make a film. An aspirant filmmaker is taught all aspects of filmmaking be it camera handling, recording systems, editing, productions to the post-production phases of moviemaking. To join a two-year filmmaking course in a reputed institute of India one needs to be a graduate. The eligibility test for filmmaking courses cover areas like general knowledge on films (Indian / International) and aptitude tested on parameters like assessing visuals and audios. A course trains the candidate in film direction, cinematography, editing and autography. Adinath Das, Dean of the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute says, 'On completion of a course one may take up a salaried job with a production house or work as a freelancer.' Short term course in film making gives a platform to learn and acquires above given skills. Duration 6 weekends 3. 4. Fees Rs. 25000/- + Service Tax of 12.36% This course mainly covers :- Introduction to film-making Screenplay writing What is a screenplay and how it is written Direction The Basics of Direction - Film, Theatre. The Executor of the Script / screenplay / stage play. The Captain of the Ship. [What does the 'Director' Need / what makes a good director]. • Understanding: Premise - Tone - Lighting - Course Content and Shot size - Framing - Intent / intention - 5. Subjects Taught Actors: Strengths / weaknesses - Stage Blocking [Sound stage / Sets]. • Understanding the cause and effects of music in a dramatic curve. • Interaction with students and role playing [Playing the Director]. Camera and lighting • Detailing of Sony Z 7 HDV camera • Introduction to lights • Attributes of visual image • Basic lighting techniques • Exposure, focus, aperture, shutter, colour temp. • Camera operation, framing, composition • Independent lighting and camera operation. Introduction to video editing Principles of editing and the post-production workflow. Films shot for the assignment will be edited digitally with Final Cut Pro on Apple computers. Assignment At the end of the workshop each student must make his or her own short 3 minute film. Final Screening and Portfolio The short films by the students will be screened and critiqued in the class with the instructor. A certificate of participation will be issued by St Pauls Institute of Communication Education to the participants who successfully complete the course. 6. Eligibility Anyone above 15 yrs 7. Skills Required 8. Present Scenario in The field of film making is highly competitive and has India a lot of scope for employment opportunities too. Especially, in India which releases a large number of films every year. If one possesses artistic and technical skills and at the same time an ability to express ideas, this is the most appropriate field to work in. 9. Future Scope in India India is always hot destination for Film Maker. 10. Do you offer internship? No 11. Earning Possibilities Sky is the limit After the Course 12. Various Sectors / Firms Film Industry , Ad making that absorb the students after the course 13. Folios (position) he Director , Camera man , Creative director , would work as, in the profession 14. Famous Personalities in Anurag Kashyap., Mahesh Bhatt, Prakash Jha, that Field, who could be Shekhar Kapur, Subhash Ghai, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Inspirational 15. Best aspect of this Cinematography course 16. Why SPICE Professional and creative learning atmosphere Specialized and dedicated faculty Individual attention Well-equipped Multimedia Lab, Lecture Room & Seminar Hall High end Machines with latest software Professional Sound Recording Studio Workshops & Seminars by Industry Professionals Customized courses for working people Affordable fee structure 17. Institute Logo 18. Profile Deep Pal The 58-year-old Deep Pal holds Dip. In Cinematography (Munich, Germany), Dip. In Steadicam Training (USA), Dip. In Underwater Photography (Virginia Islands, USA) and Dip. In Skydiving Photography (USA). His outstanding works range from Bollywood to BBC. He has worked as a cameraman for BBC from 1986 – 1997. He pioneered the STEADICAM in India. To date he has worked on 672 feature films. He has also directed and photographed a number of documentaries for the BBC, including ‘Cages and Dubbawalas’ which won international acclaim. He has the distinction of being the Director of Photography for several national and international films and projects. Among his films are ‘Bandit Queen’ (2nd Unit director of photography), and ‘Pehala Nasha’; the UTV television serial Special Squad telecast on STAR ONE; ‘Heritage Train Darjeeling’ for the Discovery Channel, documentaries on ‘Alang Ship Breaking Yard’ for the Canadian Documentary Board, on Mother Teresa’ for the BBC London, ‘Polluted World’ for Singapore Television, ‘Warriors’ for the History Channel, and a ‘Six-Part Documentary on Delhi Metro’ for BBC London. He has also been involved in the filming of famous Indian Reality Shows, -- ‘Khulja Sim Sim’, ‘Indian Idol’, ‘Big Boss’, ‘Pachvi Pass’, ‘Jhalak Dikhla Ja’, ‘Deal Ya No Deal’, ‘10 Ka Dum’ and ‘Dance India Dance’. 19 Contact Details ST PAULS INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION EDUCATION St.Paul Media Complex, 24th Road, TPS III, Bandra(West), Mumbai 400 050. Tel - 022-26435709 Mobile +91-9833806739. Mail email@example.com Website:- www.spiceinstitute.com Facebook www.facebook.com/spiceinstitute Growing up in Mumbai, I remember watching movies and wondering how could I be one of the actors in the film or how could I make movies like the one I was watching. My desire to work in the entertainment industry stayed with me for years but it was difficult to make a movie without knowing every pros and cons of it. A film making course really helped me realize, that your passion or hobby can only make you just a Film Maker but for a fine film maker, sound knowledge is very important. Read on to know more about Film Making Course….
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