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Certificate Course in Filmmaking (Online)

Certificate Course in Filmmaking (Online) | 1 Year
Programme Overview

The objective of this online course is to teach the basics of Filmmaking from script to screen through conceptual understanding and skill development, which will empower students with the ability to express themselves by applying the grammar, tools and techniques of film craft. 

This course helps students understand the basics of all crafts of filmmaking – screenwriting, direction, producing, cinematography, editing and sound design besides inputs in contextual studies – such as production design, music and film appreciation. This course will be spread across 71 classes of various duration.

Subject No. of Lectures Duration
Cinematography 06 1 Hour 25 Minutes
Direction 07 3 Hours 45 Minutes
Editing 09 7 Hours 33 Minutes
Production 10 3 Hours 44 Minutes
Screenwriting 10 8 Hours 52 Minutes
Sound 07 2 Hours 13 Minutes
International Arts, Literature and Culture 05 3 Hours 38 Minutes
Production Design 05 1 Hour 18 Minutes
Music 05 2 Hours 27 Minutes
Film Analysis 05 3 Hours 12 Minutes
Total 69  

1. The classes are a holistic mix of Anchor, Domain Expert & Reference Videos, and MCQs

2. At the end of each class, you will be required to take a test. Once you complete all the tests for one set of classes, you will be able to proceed to the next set of classes

MODULE 1

1

Screenwriting - Introduction to Screenwriting

2

Producing - Job of a Producer

3

Direction - How films are made

4

Cinematographer - Role of a Cinematographer

5

Sound Design - Intro to Sound Designing

6

Editing - Intro to Editing

7

Music - Importance of Music

8

IALC - Intro to International Literature part 1

Module 2

1

Screenwriting - Elements of a Screenplay

2

Producing - Types of Producer

3

Direction - Role of a director

4

Cinematography - Lighting

5

Sound Design - Basic Principles of Sound Designing

6

Editor – History of Editing

7

Production Design - Intro to Production design

8

Film Analysis 1

Module 3

1

Screenwriting – Story

2

Producing – Resource and Allocation Management

3

Direction – Theory of Continuity

4

Cinematography – Lensing

5

Sound Design – Recording Chain Sound

6

Editing – Selection of a shot

7

Music – Intro to Musical Instruments

8

IALC - Intro to International Literature part 2

Module 4

1

Screenwriting – Structure

2

Producing – Script Breakdown

3

Direction – Shot Breakdown

4

Cinematography – Camera Movement

5

Sound Design – Soundtrack

6

Editing – Order and Duration of a shot

7

Production Design – Research of the look

8

Film Analysis 2

Module 5

1

Screenwriting – Plot

2

Producing – Planning

3

Direction – Creating a Mise-en-scene

4

Cinematography – Types of Light

5

Sound Design – Track laying

6

Editing – Ways of Cutting

7

Music – Sequence Analysis of Films

8

IALC – Intro to International Art

Module 6

1

Screenwriting – Character

2

Producing – Scheduling

3

Direction – Visualizations

4

Cinematography – Filter

5

Sound Design – Projection Audio Formats

6

Editing – Intro to FCP

7

Production Design – Costume and Makeup

8

Film Analysis 3

Module 7

1

Screenwriting - Conflict

2

Producing – Budgeting Finance Accounting

3

Direction – Working With actors

4

Sound Design – Mic to Screen

5

Editing – Editing practical on continuity and imaginary line

6

Music – History of Indian Film Music

7

IALC – The evolution of Indian Culture Part 1

Module 8

1

Screenwriting – Scene Design

2

Producing _ Pitching

3

Film Analysis 4

4

Editing – Advanced concepts of editing

5

Music – Instrumental

6

Production Design – Sequence Analysis of films

7

IALC – The evolution of Indian Culture Part 2

Module 9

1

Screenwriting – Heroes Journey

2

Producing - Distribution and exhibition

3

Screenwriting – History

4

Producing – Marketing/p>

5

Film Analysis 5

6

Editing – Dialogue and Montage Editing

7

Production Design 5

8

EXAM