ACTING CERTIFICATE COURSE – 6 MONTHS – 30 CLASSES – 60 HRS

Certificate Course in Acting (General)Details
COURSE DURATION6 Months
CLASS SCHEDULESaturday/Sunday
NO. OF CLASSES32
HOURS OF SESSION64
AGE CRITERIA15 Years & above
ELIGIBILITYClass VIII

TOTAL ACTING(THEORY) – 10 CLASSES – BIPLAB DASGUPTA
1. What is Acting
2. What are the basic principles and ingredients of Acting
3. Role of emotion and relationship
4. Importance of Imagination
5. Use of voice
6. Use of Body Language
7. Ability to interpret a role
8 Importance of demographics and psychographics
9. Instinctive Acting
10. Method Acting

CAMERA SENSE – 6 CLASSES – DEBARYA BANERJEE
1. Understanding the Camera
2. Understanding light
3. Understanding Track-shots
4. Understanding various kinds of magnification
5. Understanding various lenses from the actor’s POV
6. Practical with Camera.

METHOD ACTING – 5 CLASSES – BHASWAR CHATTERJEE
1. Understanding a character
2. Importance of Make-up and Costume
3. Practical with various scripts and cameras.

GROOMING – 3 CLASSES –  TUHINAA PANDEY
1. Personal Grooming
2. Dressing Sense
3. Facing an Audition

VOICE TRAINING – 5 CLASSES - ANJAN PROSAD MAJUMDAR
1. Importance of Audibility
2. Scaling of voice as per Character
3. Voice Exercises
4. Pronunciation
5. Practical
DIET CONSULTATION - 1

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

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)

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

  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 CinematographyDetails
COURSE DURATION1 Year
CLASS SCHEDULESaturday & Sunday
NO. OF CLASSES80 + 65 Film Screening Sessions
HOURS OF SESSION700
AGE CRITERIA18 Years
ELIGIBILITYClass XII

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN FILM DIRECTION

A Director is a story-teller who visualizes a script and is the person who controls the technical as well as the creative aspects of the project.

 

Candidates aspiring to be a director or a film-maker may enroll for this course and they will be professionally trained and can learn from expert teachers involved in this field. Every detail is being worked out under the able guidance of our chief Mentor Sri.Srijit Mukherji and Departmental Head, Sri. Atanu Ghosh.

*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)

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

  1. ROLE OF A DIRECTOR
  2. SPACE AND TIME IN CINEMA
  3. ELEMENTS OF SHOT AND COMPOSITION, CONTINUITY
  4. ADVANCED SCREENPLAY WRITING.
  5. MONTAGE
  6. FORMATIONS OF POETICS OF CINEMA
  7. MISC-EN-SCENE
  8. SET, DECOR, LIGHTING, DEPTH OF SPACE, COSTUME, MAKE-UP.
  9. ADVANCED ASPECTS OF CINEMATOGRAPHY/PRODUCTION
  10. DESIGN /EDITING/SOUND/MUSIC.
  11. DIALOGUE & CINEMA
  12. WORKING WITH ACTORS
  13. LONG TAKE
  14. PLAYBACK
  15. DIRECTION MASTER CLASS
  16. FILM SCREENING (65 NOS.)
  17. 3 MIN. DIALOGUE BASED EXERCISE
  18. 10 MINS. CERTIFICATE PROJECT
  19. WRITTEN EXAMINATION.

 

*INCLUDES 4 MASTER CLASSES WITH SRIJIT MUKHERJI

Certificate Course in Film DirectionDetails
COURSE DURATION1 Year
CLASS SCHEDULESaturday & Sunday
NO. OF CLASSES80 + 65 Film Screening Sessions
AGE CRITERIA18 Years
ELIGIBILITYClass XII
ADMISSIONSThrough test/interview

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN STAGE ACTING

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women, merely Players; They have their Exits and their Entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His Acts being seven ages.”

Shakespeare

 

Above Shakespeare monologue from his famous play “As You Like It”- explains us the role-play of a man in his seven stages of life. A drama is actually a mode of fictional representation through dialogue and performance and helps an actor to polish his acting skills with the help of reading, understanding and delivering a script on stage, in a theatre hall.

This year-long course will help a student to learn the nuances of basic acting and different other techniques that will enrich him as an actor. A student undergoing this particular course will get to learn the following features:-

  • Script Reading & Understanding a character
  • Memorizing, scanning, modulating and delivery
  • Understanding a stage-composition with Set-change, entry and exit
  • Relevant dance movements & rhythm sense development
  • Importance of Make-up, Costumes & Properties
  • Fight techniques
  • Understanding lights and voice enhancement

A certificate will be awarded to all successful students completing the course. All students will perform in a play designed for a batch of students and will be send to different prospective platforms in future.

*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)

PART A : KNOWLEDGE BASED LEARNING
  1. History of theatre (World and regional), Types of theatre (a brief introduction), Evolution of theatre (a brief introduction), History and Evolution of Acting Techniques (a Short Overview).
  2. How to build a text of theatre/ How to write a drama?
  3. How to read a text/ How to analyse a text?
  4. Basic perceptions of theatre as a whole.

* A certificate will be awarded to all successful students completing the course. All students will perform in a play designed for a batch of students and will be send to different prospective platforms in future.

 

Certificate Course on Stage ActingDetails
COURSE DURATION1 Year
CLASS SCHEDULESaturday & Sunday
NO. OF CLASSES50
HOURS OF SESSION100
AGE CRITERIA15 Years & above
ELIGIBILITYClass XII

CHILDREN'S CERTIFICATE COURSE IN ACTING

A creative mind can be best shaped at the early age of life. Children’s workshops designed to enhance the ability to understand a certain story and enacting a particular character- will help each and every child to bring out the best performer out of them. Hands- on knowledge about taking part in a drama will certainly make every child more confident. Following are the points which will be taken care of during this basic course:-

  • Script reading
  • Understanding a character
  • Elocution
  • Pronunciation & dialogue delivery
  • Importance of Costume & Properties
  • Presentation in front of audience

A short overview will be given about anchoring a show, which will help each and every student to overcome the stage fright, teach them handling of micro-phones and there will be some games, which will act as ice-breaking techniques, extremely beneficial to build up confidence as well as concentration in children.

A certificate will be awarded to all successful students completing the course. All students will perform in a play designed for a batch of students and will be send to different prospective platforms in future.

*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).

  1. What is acting
  2. What is recitation
  3. What is anchoring
  4. Ice breaking for building self confidence
  5. Role play games
  6. Practical on Acting in front of the camera.
  7. Situations will be given and on workshop mode - children will enact various roles according to the situation.
  8. Voice dynamics and how to use of voice
  9. Importance of Body language
  10. Understanding a poem.
  11. Understanding stage performance
  12. Presentation skills
  13. Voice training -audio recording and play back for corrections
  14. Poetry Reading
  15. Story reading
  16. Play reading
  17. Script Reading
  18. Various aspects of Anchoring
  19. Solo Acting
  20. Practical on Anchoring in front of camera
  21. Practical on recitation in front of the camera.

Certificate Course on Stage ActingDetails
COURSE DURATION6 Months
CLASS SCHEDULESaturday & Sunday
NO. OF CLASSES24
HOURS OF SESSION36
AGE CRITERIA6-15 Years.
ELIGIBILITYClass I-VIII.

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