The Open Film school is a philosophy that believes Filmmaking skill training and knowledge exchange is beyond just an introduction to the workings of a vocation. The Open Film School meditates on the art and craft of this beautiful medium, and encourages the aspiring filmmaker to develop their own worldview. It is an initiation into the magical world of cinema that paves the path for you to become its student and a practitioner for life.

The Open Film School brings to you The Total Filmmaking Diploma an intensive program that will jump start you career. Initiate you into the art and set you on the right path to follow your passion. We proudly boast that this is the best short filmmaking course one can attend in India.

The program is designed by Alumni of NYFA, FTII and SRFTI. Award winning and practicing filmmakers will share insights and experiences that will help you to start working on your first project.

The Open Film School has been in Bangalore for the last couple of years. This course has evolved from a small workshop to a diploma. The past batches have given is a couple of award winning films. And a couple of other filmmakers who have joined the industry as assistants or are pursuing their passion full time. The very thought of doing what you love for a living is the best motivator.

The Following is the brief outline of the Diploma

How to read a film – The visual arts

Production process – The art of delegation

The Hierarchy, film worthy, The vision, The Tribeca reunion

Inspiration – James Cameron, who are you – Andrew Stanton, Titanic a case study

Screenplay Format – The Blue Print

Story-boarding – First Visuals

Three little pigs, comic strips, beat, incorporating your screenplay

Cinematography 1 – The Canvas

The camera, Film Vs Video, The science

Cinematography 2 – Painting with light

Types of lights, Lighting setups, lenses and filters

Cinematography 3 – Directors eye

Types of shots, Camera movement and meaning, working with a cinematographer

Direction – Mise – en- Scene

The rules, Talking heads, walking heads

Actors and casting for the film

Finding Talent, Working with an Actor The best part

Editing Techniques and formats – Slaying dragons

Making a film, Objectivity, The tools

A career in Filmmaking – Start your first film

Iceberg Filmmaking, pitching, getting started

Short film project – Writing, casting, shooting, editing and screening.

Conducted by Jay Gholap, Alumnus New York Film Academy. Currently working as a script consultant.

Fees Rs. 42,000 easy installments and discounts.

Registration fees – Rs. 2000-

Call 9619595411 for Details

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