Diploma in Cinema and Lighting Techniques

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Diploma in Cinema
and Lighting Techniques

"Demystifying Digital Cameras: A Beginner's Guide to Cinematography"
- In this blog post, we will demystify the world of digital cameras
and their application in cinematography. From understanding different types of
lenses to exploring the functionalities of digital cameras, readers will learn how to
harness the power of these tools to enhance their storytelling. This informative guide will
equip aspiring filmmakers with the technical knowledge needed to create
visually stunning and impactful films.
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Key Learnings

  • Enable students to understand the structures
    and framework of camera and lighting techniques used in producing
    film and television content.
  • Enable students to demonstratively utilize the skills
    they have gained through the course
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Course Projects

Project 1

Shooting Mise-en-scene and cut to cut continuity production,

Project 2

Shooting news production, Interview, ENG,

Project 3

Multi camera production,

Project 4

Music Video Production

Project 5

documentary or short filmmaking

Project 6

short filmmaking

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Our Syllabus

  • Understanding the essential elements of still photography.
  • Developing knowledge about classification and controls of the camera.
  • Understanding the fundamentals of still photography.
  • Learning how to execute indoor and outdoor photoshoots.

  • Understanding the essential elements of video production like framing, composition, exposure, etc.
  • Understanding the importance of video production through lighting and setups.
  • Learning about various aspects of cameras, equipment and accessories.
  • Understanding the uses of camera equipment and accessories in TV journalism and news production.

  • Understanding advanced levels of lighting techniques and their use in film and TV production.
  • Learning the use of advanced cameras like RED and Alpha cameras.
  • Learning how to shoot in studio setups and outdoor setups.
  • Gaining knowledge about the advanced camera and lighting techniques in film and TV productions.
  • Exploring single and multi-camera setups.

  • Gaining the experience of producing film and TV projects and taking feedback on such conceptualized content.
  • Pitching concepts and scripts for film, TV, and news production.
  • Learning how to develop news packages.


Introduction to basics of Photography Techniques

  • Introduction to Still Photography
  • Fundamentals of cameras and operations
  • Photo shoots: studio, fashion, outdoor

Basic Cinematography: understanding Camera, Equipment & Accessories

  • Video cameras and their use
  • Elements of Video Production: Lighting
  • Uses of different camera equipment & accessories

Advanced Lighting Techniques & use of High End Camera in Film &TV productions

  • Introduction to Advanced Lighting techniques
  • Introduction to Advanced cameras: Red and Alpha Camera
  • Advanced camera and lighting techniques in film and TV productions

Production of Film and TV content

  • Producing Film content
  • Producing TV content
  • Production of Film and TV content using camera and lighting techniques. Screening and Feedback