Courses

Filmmaking Course I 6 Months*

How to Conceptualize an Idea to Script ?
Script v/s Screenplay
Script Writing Software: Final Draft & Celtx
Packaging a Story, “Traditional V/s Modern”
*Submit your script to your mentor!

Creating a Master Schedule
Creating a Script Breakdown
Creating a Costume & Props Breakdown
Creating a Call Sheet
*Submit all breakdowns to your Mentor

Introduction to HDSLR Digital Cinematography
Framing & Composition
Shot Breakdowns & Shot Division
Practical Use of Sliders, Gimbals & Monopod
*Submit Shot breakdowns to your Mentor

Introduction to Lighting
Fundamentals of Lighting Techniques
How to setup a Scene & Mood
Forecasting Lighting Requirements
*Submit your Lighting requirement to your mentor

Editing Techniques "Bollywood V/s Hollywood"
Understanding various video formats
Film editing using Adobe Premiere Pro
Location Sound Recording
Sound Cleaning & Noise Removal

Selecting the final script
Location scouting, Audition & Casting
Dubbing in Studio
Shooting & Post Production
*Review of Final Film By Mentor

Cinematography Course I 3 Months*

Introduction to HDSLR

Full Frame V/s Crop Frame sensors.

Exposure Triangle ( ISO / Aperture / Shutter Speed) + Examples

Depth of Field (Shallow or Bokeh / Deep) + Examples

Metering Modes

HDSLR V/s Miroorless Camera

Prime / Macro / Zoom / Telephoto / Wide / Fish eye

Prime lenses and their applications

Zoom lenses and their applications

Wide lenses and their applications

Low Light Lens selection

Discussion on Various Scenes from Movies across the globe

Rule of thirds

Framing and Composition

180 degree rule

Mid, Wide, Long, Close, OS shot types

Significance of different types of shots

How to decide the composition for videos ?

Depth of field and its application

Capturing Emotions and story !

 

Introduction to Lighting
Various types of Lighting
Fundamentals of Lighting Techniques
How to setup a Scene & Mood
Forecasting Lighting Requirements

 

 

Role of Cinematographer

What to prepare before the shoot ?

Location scouting and Lighting condition

 

Photography Courses

Advance Certificate in Photography

Professional Certificate in Photography

Diploma in Photography

Pro Wedding Photographer

Pro Wedding Cinematographer

Module One  : Basic Level

DSLR Cameras (Full Frame and Crop Sensors)

Full Frame V/s Crop Frame sensors.

How to select Right Camera for your event.

Exposure Triangle ( ISO / Aperture / Shutter Speed) + Examples

Modes (Auto / Manual / Shutter Priority / Aperture Priority) + Examples

Depth Of Field (Shallow or Bokeh / Deep) + Examples

Metering Modes

 

Camera Lenses and Selection Criteria

Introduction to Lenses

Prime / Macro

Zoom

Telephoto

Wide

Fish eye

Creative perspective through lenses

Prime lenses and their applications (Discussion on Various Photographs)

Zoom lenses and their applications (Discussion on Various Photographs)

Wide lenses and their applications (Discussion on Various Photographs)

Low Light Lens selection (Discussion on Various Photographs)

List of Low Light Photography Lenses

Rule of thirds

Framing and Composition

Module Two  : Advance Level

Exposure compensation

Histograms

Focus types

White balance (Auto / Custom) + Examples

Raw V/s JPEG

 

Lighting & Best Practices

Introduction to Lighting.

Importance of Lighting

Lighting structure - Key / Fill / Back Light

Soft V/s Hard Light Treatment

Advantage and disadvantages of Ambient Light

Flat / Creative Lighting

Mandap set up lighting

Introduction to Flash Light

How flash works

Balancing ambient light and flash

Understanding flash ranges and modes

When to use fill flash

Using an external flash

Bouncing flash to improve light

Essential Accessories – Photography

Tripod

Adapter for Lenses

Extra Batteries and Chargers

Extra Memory Cards

Light stands and umbrellas (Silver and white)

Camera bag

Flash diffuser

Hard disk

Laptop

Card reader

Good Smartphone as backup

Module Three  : Pro Level

What is Candid Photography ?

What are the Camera Settings for Candid photography ?

Which are the best Candid lenses ?

Post Processing Module One – Adobe Photoshop

Limitations of Editing

Advantages of Editing

Practical Photoshop session on sample images

Organizing and filtering your photos

Working with multiple open documents

Resizing images without degradation

Recomposing images with cropping

Working with layers

Improving basic exposure and tone

Making precise selections

Selectively correcting with masks

Adding, changing and removing color

Sharpening and reducing noise

 

Post Processing Module Two – Adobe Lightroom

 

Library Module

Import / Export

Creating metadata presets

Captions and keywords

Renaming files

Organizing in collections and smart collections

Editing using flags, filters and ratings

 

Develop Module

 

Histogram

Tone adjustments, corrections for under / over exposure

White balance & adjustment

Contrast & clarity, vibrance and saturation

Using tone curves

HSL / Colour / B&W

Sharpening

Noise reduction

Lens corrections

Effects

Virtual copies

Camera calibration

Cropping and straightening, aspect ratios

Spot removal and Localized adjustments

Graduated filters and the adjustment brush

Linking Lightroom with Photoshop

Output

Export

File formats and their usages

Size and resolution

 

Film Editing Course I 2 Months*

Editing Cinematic Video – Work Flow – Module One

Tips on data management

Technical aspects of different memory cards

Hard disks and data transfer

Onsite editing

How to start a new project in Adobe Premiere Pro

Directory Structure

Setting the time line

Importing all relevant data

Introduction to editing panel

Working with Video Files

Editing tools in Adobe Premiere pro

How to clean sound files using Audacity or Adobe Audition

Editing Cinematic Video – Work Flow – Module Two

Adding the background score

How to edit slow motion, fast motion and Jump cuts

Essential Video Effects for the cinematic look

Learning the Video Transitions

Learning the Sound effects and Transitions

Importing pictures from Adobe Photoshop

Making stunning titles for presentation

Integration with Photoshop to build splendid Titles

Editing Videos via Keyframes

Color correction

Exporting final video with best settings