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"If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed."
- Stanley Kubrick

Sharat Chandra Parsa - ZIMA Mentor (Film Making)

Over 1000 hours of extensive Film Making training from the Masters of Bollywood

Duration: 12 months

Three Hours a Day, Three Days a Week
+ 1 Practical & 1 Film Appreciation a week!

Course Brief:

ZIMA's new course in Film Making is designed to give a Film/TV aspirant an extensive training in Film Making, spread over 12 months.

The lectures are structured around classic and contemporary films. This course covers the examination of current storytelling trends, terminology, and workflow, and includes the practical application of latest and emerging technologies.

The course is divided into 144 classroom sessions, 48 film appreciation sessions & 48 practical sessions (shifts), all put together to give you over 1000 hours of comprehensive training of the technical as well as the aesthetic aspects of film making, imparted by ZIMA's distinguished faculties.

During the course, the student will have to make 3 short films and on completion of the course, 1 final film/documentary.

Course Content:
The classroom components of the course are:
  • Film Foundation
  • Screenwriting
  • Story-boarding
  • Continuity Exercises
  • Acting for Directors
  • Lighting
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Film Sound Design
  • VFX + Flame Premium (Overview)
  • Production Design (Art & Costume)
  • Staging Theories
  • Documentary / Ad Film Making / Music Video Exercise
  • Film Post Production Workflow
  • Producing
  • Pitching
  • Emerging Formats/Trends

This course opens your eyes to the wonderful and exciting world of movies. With the perfect balance of theory and practical learning, this course prepares you for further technical specialization or you could continue your journey as a Film maker.

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Zee Institute of Media Arts (ZIMA) is a 12 year young insitute that offers industry oriented education in the field of Film, TeleVision & Journalism. Built on the rich heritage and strong foundations of the Zee Network, ZIMA is envisaged by its founders to be a hub of traditional expertise along with cutting-edge digital technology which will be your platform of limitless opportunities to a career in the film & TV world.