Six Months Course In Cinematography

Six Months Course In 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.

Photography knowledge is compulsory for taking up the Six Months Course in Cinematography with basic knowledge in school mathematics and physics.

For selection, you must clear the one-to-one interview in Chennai.

Subjects covered

  • Photography Optics
  • Imaging Technology
  • Lighting & Exposure
  • Study of 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.
Assignment Works Involve
  • Perspective Study
  • Architecture & Light
  • Landscape/ Portraiture Photography
  • Composition
  • Continuity Exercise
  • Art & Photography
  • Scene Exercise
  • Outdoor Lighting control with grips
  • Day & Night Lighting Practice
  • Night Time Photography
  • 3D Practical
  • Animation & Time-lapse Photography
  • Crane & Dolly Practice
  • Guided outdoor Motion Picture practical (in locations away from Chennai) *
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.

  • Full frame sensor DSLR Camera with Lens-24-70, 24-105, 28-85, or 50mm or 35mm (at least one of these five)
    or
    Cropped Mirrorless Camera with Lens - 18-55 mm or 50 mm lens or 35 mm lens (at least one of these three)
  • Tripod
  • Memory card: 32 GB or higher capacity
  • Pen drive: 32 GB or higher capacity
  • A laptop with sufficient specifications to effectively run both Photoshop and Light room
Application Guide for Six Months Course in Cinematography - August 2024
  • Application form can be downloaded from http://www.mindscreen.co.in/pdf/application.pdf
  • Application received ON FIRST COME FIRST BASIS will be called for a one-to-one interview and if seats are full, your application will be considered for the next batch
    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.
  • Completed legibly filled-in application form along with a recent passport-size photograph and a DD for Rs.2500/- towards registration fees to be drawn in favour of MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE, Chennai
  • Filled in Application can be couriered or handed over in person to: MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE (MFi) 4, Ranga Lane, Ranga Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004
  • You have the option to download the application form, complete it, scan the filled form, and send it via email to mindsecreen@mindscreen.co.in. Additionally, you can make the registration fee payment of Rs.2500.00 online and then share a screenshot of the payment reference through WhatsApp to 9841612595.
  • Those who wish to remit the registration fees online may :

    1) Visit https://www.onlinesbi.sbi/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
    2) On the SBI COLLECT HOME PAGE select Educational Institutions and type MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE
    3) On the MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE, please choose Payment Category and select COURSE FEE ONLINE PAYMENT or REGISTRATION FEE ONLINE PAYMENT fill in all relevant details in the page
    4) Once you complete the above you will be redirected to Verify Payment Details. Choose you’re your payment method as mentioned in the page and proceed accordingly.
    5) Once the payment is done, kindly WhatsApp the screenshot to 9841612595
    6) Payments: For NEFT / RTGS
    MINDSCREEN FILM INSTITUTE
    Current Account No.: 67012167471
    Bank Name: STATE BANK OF INDIA
    Branch: ALWARPET - CHENNAI
    Branch code: 70570
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    7) SEATS WILL BE ALLOTED ON FIRST CUM FIRST SERVE BASIS
    8) We will not be responsible for any consequence arising due to furnishing incorrect/ incomplete details or failure to provide the required details.
    9) APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WITHOUT THE REGISTRATION FEE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
    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 as mentioned your Selection/ Admission Letter:
AAdmission Fee* Rs.50000.00
Partial Tuition FeeRs.150000.00
TOTALRs.200000.00
Add GST 18%Rs.36000.00
PAYBALE ON or BEFORE.* Rs.236000.00
BBalance tution payableRs.285000.00
Add GST 18%Rs.51300.00
Rs.336300.00
C Security Depoist (Refunable)*Rs.10000.00
PAYBALE ON or BEFORE.* Rs.346300.00
TOTAL FEES PAYABLE (A + B + C)Rs.582300.00

A) To be paid on or before 10 days from the receipt of Selection letter.

* Balance payable on or before 20 days from the receipt of Selection letter.

*Note: Once the fee is paid by you and in the event of your inability to join the course for any reason then the Admission fee + GST will not be refunded

*Subject to availability of Locations, Permission & Time

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