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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Dec 6-7/13-14: Filmmaking Workshop 

Filmmaking 104

A Comprehensive Filmmaking workshop and Digital Filmmaking

                                     Dates:            6th, 7th, 13th and 14th December 08

Time:              10:00 am to 4: 30 pm

Venue:            St. Joseph Boys School, Musuem rd, Near Residency Rd, Bangalore.

Fee:                Rs 5000/- 

( No prerequisites required. Camera, Camerman and Editing studio will be provided by us)

To register and for more details contact Rabi Kisku

Email:  Mobile: 98865 39405

More know about ACTor Productions  visit us at

and to view films made by previous batch students,  

http://www.actorproductions. com/site/films-microsite.php? content=workshopfilms

Schedule and Course content:

Day 1: Saturday 6th December:

a) Introduction to Filmmaking Process
b) Digital Filmmaking and Technology (Cameras and Formats)
c)  Digital Cinema and Revolution

d) Screenwriting
      1. Format and  screenwriting softwares
      2. How to approach a screenplay
      3. Elements of screenwriting
      4. Three Act structure and Character driven plot
      5. Creating and developing a Character 
      6. Analysis of few scripts like American Beauty, Little Miss Sunshine, Thelma and Louise etc

Day 2: Sunday 7th December.

1. Fundamentals of Cinematography
2. Lighting and light equipments
3. Stocks and Films
4. Three Point Lighting
5. Camera aesthetics and operation ( 3CCD mini DV camera)

Day 3: Saturday
13th December:

1. Direction
      a) Frame Balance & Composition
      b) Camera Angles
      c)  Orientation & Direction
      d)  Storyboard
      e) 180 degree rule
      f) Blocking and staging
      g) Cinematic techniques

2. Basic Editing Techniques

3. Trip to Post production studio

Day 4: Sunday
14th December ( Whole Day)

Shooting Day:
 Students will be divided into different groups who will work on a script and make a short film
Students will have to shoot a short film based on the script written by the group. Professional Camera and Cameraman will be provided by us. Later they have to edit the film at a studio provided by us.

Day 5: Sunday
21st December ( 5:00 - 8:00 pm)

Screening and analysis of the short films made by the students.

     The workshop will be conducted by:
Rabi Kisku has produced and directed a digital feature film called "Silicon Jungle" based on the life of IITians, which was released in a multiplex in Chennai and was screened in 8 cities across India. He is currently looking for producers for his next venture "Dreamer's Boulevard".

Siddharath graduated from IIT Madras with a Btech in Electrical engineering and then did his diploma in Cinematography from Mindscreen Film Institute run by Rajiv Menon. He assisted Rajiv Menon in few ads and also does cinematography for corporate and NGO films.

Please forward this message to your friends who would be interested.


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