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CINEMATOGRAPHY (PART TIME)

18 months program

FIRST SEMESTER

Subject :

(1) Introduction to FilmMaking.

(2) Film language & vocabulary (Basic).

(3) Elements of Cinematography.

(4) History of Cinema.

(5) Basic Practical on camera operating.

(6) Theory of light (Basic).

(7) Basic lighting (Practical).           

PROJECT FILM MAKING :

Talky films with colour,music,effects before going to second semester. It is a combined project of Film direction, Camera & film editing Department.

SECOND SEMESTER

 Subject :

(1) Film language & vocabulary (Advanced).

(2) Know about digital technology.

(3) Film verses digital.

(4) Theory of light (Advanced).

(5) Work with your Director.

(Shooting practical on various  moment/scene)

(6) Elements of Cinematography  (Advanced).

(7) Camera operating & lighting (Practical).                           

PROJECT FILM MAKING :

Talky films with colour,music,effects before going to third semester. It is a combined project of Film direction, Camera & film editing Department.

THIRD SEMESTER

Subject:

(1)Psychology of Lens.

(2) Psychology of color.

(3) Cinema Session.

(4) One to five minutes Project

work on out door & indoor shooting (Kolkata based).        

(5) Song Picturisation (Practical).

(6) Camera operation (Practical on  outdoor & indoor).

FINAL DIPLOMA FILM MAKING :

Talky films with colour,music,effects before going to second semester. It is a combind project of Film direction, Camera, music & film editing Department.

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CINEMATOGRAPHY (FULL TIME)

18 months +6 months(optional) Internship program

FIRST SEMESTER

Class – 5 days in a week. (Maximum)
Theory Class – 3 days,1:30 hours class
Practical class – 4 days in a week ( Maximum 3 hours in a day)
Subject:

( A) Theory Paper- (Maximum 3 days in a week)
1. Introduction to Film Making / Film language,Vocabulary and Directorial Practice.
2. Elements of Photography.
3. Theory of Light / Theory of Lens (Basic)

 (B) Practical Class – (Maximum 4 days in a week)
1. Basic operation class (2 hours)
2. Digital Camera operation with its all gadgets like  Rig/ follow focus / slider/ Mini hand crane / Steady Cam etc. (3 hours)
3. Basic lighting class (2 hours)
4. Shooting practical with Direction & Acting.                                               

(C) PROJECT FILM MAKING :

(1) Non talky films without colour, music, effect etc. Maximum duration 5.00 minutes after First 3 months..

(2) Talky films with colour,music,effects before going to second semester.     

SECOND SEMESTER

Subject:

Theory Paper-
1. History of Cinema.
2. Advanced camera theory.
[Developing film language through process of camera movement / operation / use of lens & light/ composition & framing.(with films scene screening & analysis)]
3. Digital Technology & Camera.

Practical Class – (Maximum 4 days in a week)
A. One day indoor shooting of small scene.
B. One day indoor shooting.
C. One day personal practical classes on operation & gadget use practical. (2 hours).
4. One day on lighting practice one various sequence (2 hours) (Personal)

5.PROJECT FILM MAKING :

 Talky films with colour,music,effects before going to third semester. 

THIRD SEMESTER

Subject:

Theory Paper-
1. Techniques of Non fiction film making & involvement of crew like cameraman & Editor with Director (combine class)
2. Lens/ Light & color psychology (personal)
3. Special screening & Analysis class on camera operation / composition & Framing. (personal class)


Practical Class – (Maximum 4 days in a week)
1. One to five minutes duration project film making. (outdoor/ indoor)
2. Practical on Song picturisation.
3. Personal basic operation (2 hours)
4.  Personal lighting (2 hours)
5. Work as a camera man of a Diploma Project film, Duration of 25 minutes.