Course Overview

The camera work or art of photography is what cinematography is all about. A student who loves to draw a picture or want to create a story with the help of his camera, should ideally enroll in this year-long course to start off. Every students enrolled in this division will be guided by Departmental Head Sri Soumik Halder and the Chief Mentor Sri Srijit Mukherji himself.

*A certificate will be awarded to all successful students completing the course.
Career guidance and placement assistance will be given to all successful students and information of auditions for film, tele-serials, web-series, short films etc will be provided. (will be added in every pages)

COURSE OUTLINE
COMMON MODULE (20 CLASSES)
  • INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA
  • FILM THEORY
  • VISUAL ART
  • PERFORMATIVE ART
  • SCREENPLAY
  • DIRECTION
  • CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • EDITING
  • SOUND
  • PRODUCTION DESIGN
  • MUSIC
  • ACTING

MOTION PICTURE PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALISATION (60 CLASSES)

  1. Theory and practice of still photography
  2. Light & exposure
  3. Anatomy of film and digital camera
  4. Advanced cinematography workshops by practicing DoPs
  5. Advanced lighting theory and practical :
  6. Lighting techniques and properties
  7. Use of camera filters, lighting gels & diffusion materials
  8. Electricity and load distribution
  9. Zone System (18% Grey)
  10. Colour temperature
  11. Study of colour
  12. Advanced Practical
  13. Movement of cameras :
  14. Track & trolley
  15. Crane & Jimmy Jib
  16. Steady Cam & Gimbal
  17. Handheld
  18. Introduction to DSLR cameras
  19. Telling of a story through a series of stills
  20. Lenses & application
  21. Assignment & assessment
  22. Exterior (Day Lighting) :
  23. Using available light, reflectors, bounce boards & skimmers
  24. Balancing the image with artificial light
  25. Composition
  26. Assignment
  27. Demonstrations of colour correction in Da Vinci Resolve & base light
  28. Interior( studio or indoor locations ) lighting :
  29. Lighting for day interior
  30. Lighting for night interior
  31. Making a light plan according to set
  32. Making light requisition for day & night
  33. Mixed lighting situations
*INCLUDES 4 MASTER CLASSES WITH SRIJIT MUKHERJI
Certificate Course in Cinematography Details
COURSE DURATION 1 Year
CLASS SCHEDULE Every Saturday & Sunday (11 AM to 6 PM)
NO. OF CLASSES 80 + 65 Film Screening Sessions
HOURS OF SESSION 700
AGE CRITERIA 18 Years & Above (No Upper Age Limit)
ELIGIBILITY Class XII passed preferably Graduates in any stream
COURSE FEES 1,05,000/- (Easy Instalments available)

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