A Diploma will be given to all participants who successfully complete course

Course Duration :3 months, Monday-Friday, 10th September 2018

No of Sessions: 60

Per session duration : 3 Hours

Tuition Fee: Cost- Rs 47,500/- (All inclusive)**Cost includes admission, course and materials fee.

Direct Admission : No audition and interviews to be conducted

Criteria: Anyone with an interest in Filmmaking is eligible

Students get a chance to shoot their own short film with the most latest Canon 5d Mark 1V professional DSLR.

Selected Students will be getting a chance to be an Assistant Director Intern for our upcoming movie production, Marksheet, and will be thoroughly involved in the pre production and post production phase.


If you have clicked your way to this page, then you too might be considering a career in Filmmaking. But excellence in Filmmaking cannot be achieved without adequate technical knowledge and aesthetic preparation. The ART OF CINEMA COURSE is a complete technical and Film -Aesthetics program which will help anyone become a professional filmmaker. It is designed like a practical handbook which prepares anyone to find usable solutions for creative challenges.

The main highlights of the course are –

1.A complete training program in Screenplay Writing for Fiction Films.

2.A complete training program in Direction for Fiction Films.

3.Each Participant will write a complete script for a film by the end of the course.

4.Each Participant will receive personalised mentoring at allstages of script development.

5.Hands on training on Digital Cameras

6.Hands on training on Editing software – Final Cut Pro

7.Hands on training in sound recording and mixing


Screenplay writing Module Content –

  • Film History
  • Choosing Film Subjects
  • Understanding fabula, syuzhet and screen time
  • Working with Philosophical Themes and Ideas
  • Adapting pre-existing stories
  • Concept of Space and Time in Cinema
  • Time planning in scripts
  • Working towards a poly-sense cinematic experience
  • Creating Plots
  • Developing Characters
  • Working with Archetypes and Mythotypes
  • Hero’s Journey
  • Building Conflicts
  • Choosing Dramatic Strategies
  • Creating Narrative structures
  • Writing effective Dialogue
  • Film Analysis
  • Writing Scripts in correct Format
  • Marketing and pitching scripts
  • Preparing Shooting Scripts

Film Direction Module Content –

  • Role of the Director
  • Understanding genres,styles and self-expression
  • Technical workflows of the filmmaking process
  • Budgeting
  • Pitching ideas
  • Financing and production models
  • Selecting the basic technical crew
  • Crew Structure and chain of command
  • Production Design including location management and set construction
  • Modes of acquiring production sound
  • Making Detailed Shot Breakdown plan
  • Working with Storyboards
  • Understanding Mise-en-Scene
  • Casting
  • Working with Actors
  • Preparing Shooting schedules
  • Shooting Protocols.
  • Career Management and counseling

Cinematography Module Content –

  • Introduction to Cameras
  • Introduction to Optics and Lenses
  • Elements of Visual Communication
  • Visual Design – Composition, Color Theory, Graphics, Textures, Tones
  • Building the Visual treatment plan for a film
  • Lighting Design
  • Choice of cameras, lenses, filters and shooting formats
  • Color correction and DI
  • Working with Computer Graphics
  • Working with Animation

Editing Module Content –

  • Principles of Editing
  • Understanding Continuity
  • Re – Writing the script on the editing table
  • Building Dramatic Tension
  • Working with suspense and surprise
  • Understanding Rhythm, pace and tempo
  • Theory of Montage
  • Post Production planning
  • Final Mastering And Deliveries

Audiography Module Content –

  • Physics of Sound
  • Introduction to microphones and recorders
  • Recording location sound
  • Soundtrack layering
  • Theory of Sound design
  • Audio mixing
  • Final export of sound stems