6 MONTHS DIGITAL CINEMA COURSE IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Over a period of 6 MONTHS, the Intensive Full-Time Professional-level Diploma Course at RKVFTI provides Specialised Training inDIGITAL CINEMATOGRAPHY.
Cinematography is the Process of Capturing a Vision on Film. As both an art and a Craft, a Dynamic Process involves the Composition of Light, Shadow, Time and Movement. For the Cinematographer this Requires a Synthesis of Technical Skills and Creative Sensibility.
Our CINEMATOGRAPHY course is designed to build skills and knowledge in the areas giving the best exposure to celluloid and the latest HD format of shooting. Starting from Understanding Camera Operation from ‘Still Photography to HD motion picture cameras, this Diploma in Cinematography stresses on the Aesthetics of Image-Making, concept of lighting and its importance in enhancing Cinematic Value etc., with lots of Hands-on Learning. This gives the Student the confidence to work on diverse Media. Plenty of time is allotted for students to discuss Screenplay with Direction Students and view Editing to get an Overall Understanding of their Creative Contribution in the Film Making Process.
The Students Work Intensively on the Development of Screenplay with Students of Direction & Screenplay Writing Course During Projects. This helps them in the Visualization of the Idea when the Script is Translated to Film. Thus, the Student understands the Aesthetics and Production aspects of Cinematography while Converting the Director’s input into Motion Picture Shots.
Each Student Specializing in the Cinematography course works on at least one short fiction and one Documentary Film. This gives enough scope to learn from experimenting and error. Thus, the Student gets Sufficient Time to evaluate his/her strengths and aptitudes as well as areas of Improvement before Venturing out into a Film Making Career.
There are regular Q&A events with Leading Cinematographers and a New Residency Scheme, bringing Working Professionals into even closer engagement with the day–to-day teaching at the school.
The syllabus includes
- Using Light & Spot Meters
- Understanding Natural Light
- Using Artificial Lights
- Understanding Lenses
- Shooting for Documentary
- Shooting for Fiction
- Shooting for Mixed Form
- Understanding Screenplays
- Understanding Mise-En-Scene
- Lighting for Small & Multi- Character set ups
- Shooting with Track, Trolley and Crane
- Understanding Standard Post Production Workflows
- Digital Inter-Negative and Colour Correction Processes
- Production Planning with Lights & Light Boys
- Extensive Practicals