Six Months Course On Cinematography

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Mindscreen Film Institute is committed to educate the next generation of Cinematographers to develop their own unique sense of visual voice, gaining intensive hands-on experience while working on the latest state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. In addition, Mindscreen is also home to distinguished faculty of accomplished cinematographers.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

NEXT BATCH FEBRUARY 2016

ENROLMENT OPENS FROM SEPTEMBER 2015

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Subjects covered

  • Photography Optics
  • Imaging Technology
  • Lighting & Exposure
  • Study of Still & Movie Cameras
    (Film & Digital)
  • Digital Cinematography
  • Elements of Film Direction, Screenplay,
    Sound, Editing and Film Production

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Other Activities During the Course
  • 30 selected feature films will be screened and discussed.
  • About 30 practical sessions which involve lighting practice and operation of Film and Digital movie cameras will be conducted.
Project Works Involve
  • Perspective Study
  • Architecture & Light
  • Landscape/ Portraiture Photography in Ooty & Pollachi
  • Composition
  • Interview Exercise
  • Continuity Exercise
  • Art & Photography
  • Scene Exercise
  • Outdoor Lighting control with grips
  • Day & Night Lighting Practice
  • Night Time Photography
  • 3D Practicals
  • Animation & Time-lapse Photography
  • Guided outdoor Motion Picture practical's (in locations away from Chennai)
  • Crane & Dolly Practice
  • Demo of Panther Dolly & Practice
  • Guided short film production using Digital Motion Picture Camera
Course Requirements

To apply for the course, the concerned candidate should possess an undergraduate degree either in science or arts. However, +2 students with three years' experience in Photography / Film Industry may also apply.

Application Guide for Cinematography
  • Interviews are conducted in TWO PHASES for each batch for the convenience of International and upcountry students. The FIRST PHASE interview for the February 2016 Batch would be held by the 1st week of October 2015 and filled in application should reach us on or before 14th September 2015.
  • The SECOND PHASE interview for the February 2016 Batch would be held by the First week of December 2015 and filled in application should reach us on or before 9th November 2015.
  • ONCE SEATS ARE FILLED IN THE FIRST PHASE OF INTERVIEW THE SECOND PHASE INTERVIEW WILL NOT BE HELD.
  • Selection strictly on Merit and Performance in the one to one interview.
  • Seats are limited and students would be shortlisted on first cum first serve basis.
  • Application form can be downloaded from our website.
  • Completed application form along with a recent passport size photograph and a DD for Rs.2,500/- towards registration fees to be drawn in favour of MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE, payable at Chennai.
  • Those who wish to remit the registration fees online may transfer the same to :

    MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE
    Current Account No.: 67012167471
    Bank Name: STATE BANK OF TRAVANCORE
    Branch: ALWARPET - CHENNAI
    Branch code: 70570
    IFSC: SBTR0000570
    SWIFT: SBTRINBBFED

  • APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE REGISTRATION FEE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
  • The Application forms can be submitted in person or couriered to MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE, 4, Ranga Lane, Ranga Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004
  • Proof of academic credentials (photocopies) and work experience to be enclosed. Originals to be presented during the personal interview stage.
  • Preference will be given to candidates, who have attended at least one International Film Festival in India /Abroad.
  • A statement of purpose in 200 words indicating reasons for interest in the course & career in Cinematography to be enclosed with the application form.
Course Fee, Terms & Conditions

Upon selection, the concerned candidate is expected to pay the following sum within a week after the receipt of the Admission card:

  • Tuition Fee - Rs.2,85,000 + Service Tax
  • Caution Deposit - Rs.20,000 (Refundable)
  • Assignment Fee Deposit - Rs.50,000
  • Project Fee Deposit - Rs.30,000
  • Total - Rs.3,85,000 + Service Tax on Tuition Fee

Note: Any delay in paying the Fee within the stipulated period would result in the seat being allotted to the next wait-listed candidate.

Upon the successful completion of class works, assignments, practical, projects and final written examinations with adequate attendance record, the candidate will be formally awarded an Associate Cinematographer Certificate.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

NEXT BATCH FEBRUARY 2016

ENROLMENT OPENS FROM SEPTEMBER 2015

Apply now
Click here to download the application form

Completed form with relevant documents is to be sent to:

Mindscreen Film Institute

4, Ranga Lane, Ranga Road, Mylapore,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu- 600004
Tel: 24996417, 42108682 / 9841612595

Email: mindscreen@mindscreen.co.in