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FILM DIRECTION (PART TIME)

18 months

FIRST SEMESTER


Class : Maximum 4 days in a week
Duration of Classes:
(Theory :1:30 hrs.   Practical : 3:00 hrs.)

SUBJECT :

  • Introduction to Film Making.

  • Film Language & Vocabulary.

  • Elements of Screen Play Writing.

  • Elements of Photography.

  • Elements of Editing.

  • Directorial Practice (Theory)

  • Directorial Practice on floor (Shooting Practical)

  • PROJECT FILM MAKING :

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

SECOND SEMESTER


Class : Maximum 4 days in a week
Duration of Classes:
(Theory : 1:30 hrs.   Practical : 3:00 hrs.)

SUBJECT :

  • History of Cinema.         

  • Screen play writing Practice.

  • Film language  (advance).

  • Cinema session.

  • Know your Digital Format.

  • Shooting 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.

THIRD SEMESTER


Class : Maximum 4 days in a week
Duration of Classes:
(Theory : 1:30 hrs.   Practical : 3:00 hrs. )

Subject :-

  • Work on script writing for the feature film.

  • (Duration of the film maximum 100 minutes).

  • Know about non-fiction.

  • One to five minutes project work on out door shooting. (Kolkata based)

  • Five days whole day workshop session on shooting. (out of Kolkata)

  • Technique of song picturization (practical).

  • Hall project work Editing with the Editor.

  • Use of Music/ C (Theory).

  • Use of Music/ Ambiance (Practical).

  • Theory of Art direction.

  • Make a set (practical).

  • Budget break down/ scheduling process.

  • Continuity sheet maintaining.

  • Diploma Film Making( A combined project film of direction ,camera ,editing & music Department)

Production Crew

FILM DIRECTION (FULL TIME)

18 months + 6 months (Optional) Internship

FIRST SEMESTER

Class – 5 days in a week. (Maximum)

Duration of theory classes – 1:30 hrs. per day

(Theory class will be held on March session from 6:30 pm & for September session from 5:00 pm)

Duration of Practical classes –3:00 hrs. each day

(Four days in a week)

THEORY PAPER- ( Maximum 3 days in a week)

1. Introduction to Film Making / Film language,Vocabulary and Directorial Practice/Elements of Screen Play Writing.

2. Elements of Photography.

3. Elements of Editing.

(Direction + Camera + Editing all department theory class)

4. Elements of acting.

PRACTICAL CLASSES – (Maximum 3 days in a week)

1. Shooting Practical on Developing a

Moment or a Techniques of a scene capture method.

(1 day in a week with acting students)

(Three departments participate here)

2. Digital Camera operation ( Fixed lens camera for first 2months.After first 2months, rest 4 months will be used detachable lens camera with cine lenses.) 

3.One class in a week with Digital Camera students. The students of camera department will operate their camera,

according to the demand of the direction students.)

4. Digital Film Editing (full time course) with Digital film Editing students, where they will Edit their work with their own footages.

( Editing + Direction Department)

( One day in a week)

5.Acting workshop class.

 5.PROJECT FILM MAKING :

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

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

SECOND SEMESTER

Class – 5 days in a week. (Maximum)

Duration of theory classes – 1:30 hrs. per day

(Theory class will be held on March session from 6:30 pm & for September session from 5:00 pm)

Duration of Practical classes –3:00 hrs. each day

(Four days in a week)

THEORY PAPER- ( Maximum 3 days in a week)

1. Introduction to Film Making / Film language,Vocabulary and Directorial Practice/Elements of Screen Play Writing.

2. Elements of Photography.

3. Elements of Editing.

(Direction + Camera + Editing all department theory class)

4. Elements of acting.

PRACTICAL CLASSES – (Maximum 3 days in a week)

1. Shooting Practical on Developing a

Moment or a Techniques of a scene capture method.

(1 day in a week with acting students)

(Three departments participate here)

2. Digital Camera operation ( Fixed lens camera for first 2months.After first 2months, rest 4 months will be used detachable lens camera with cine lenses.) 

3.One class in a week with Digital Camera students. The students of camera department will operate their camera,

according to the demand of the direction students.)

4. Digital Film Editing (full time course) with Digital film Editing students, where they will Edit their work with their own footages.

( Editing + Direction Department)

( One day in a week)

5.Acting workshop class.

 5.PROJECT FILM MAKING :

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

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

THIRD SEMESTER

Class – 5 days in a week. (Maximum)
Duration of class:-
Theory class – 1:30 hrs, per day.
Practical class- 3:00 hrs, per day.
Theory Paper-
(3 days in a week maximum)
1. Techniques of Non fiction film making & it’s methods.
2. Work on script writing for the Feature film (Maximum duration 100 minutes)
3. Basic knowledge of Art Direction.
4. Basic knowledge of Make-up.
5. Basic knowledge of Back ground Music.
6.Techniques of Continuity sheet maintain.
7. Techniques of shooting scheduling.
8. Techniques of Budget Break down.

9.Acting workshop on development of character.

Practical class:-
(Maximum3 days in a week / minimum 3 hours) 
A. Practical on Song picturization Process.

B. Handle your characters on the floor.

C. One to five minutes duration project film making. (Out door & in door based)
D. Making Diploma Film of 25 minutes duration maximum.