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Duration 3-year (full time), Postgraduate Programme in Cinema 2-year (full time), Postgraduate Programme in Electronic & Digital Media
Course Structure Integrated Course in I & II Semester – 20 weeks each [for all Specialisations except Animation Cinema].
Integrated Course in I Semester-20 weeks for Animation Cinema.
Specialisation Programme III – VI Semester [for all Specialisations except Animation Cinema]
Specialisation Programme II – VI Semester for Animation Cinema
Integrated Course in I Semester
Specialisation Programme in II Semester
Non-fiction projects in III Semester
Fiction projects in IV Semester
Specialisations Offered 1. Producing for Film & Television
2. Direction & Screenplay Writing
3. Cinematography
4. Sound Recording & Design
5. Editing
6. Animation Cinema
1. Writing for electronic & digital media
2. Electronic & digital media management
3. Cinematography for electronic & digital media
4. Producing for electronic & digital media
5. Editing for electronic & digital media
6. Sound for electronic & digital media
No. Of Students Maximum 72 students per batch (12 students* for each specialization) Maximum 30 students per batch (5 students for each specialization)
Course Content Classroom Lectures, Practical Exercises, Film Screenings, Interactions with Professionals, Workshops Classroom Lectures, Practical Exercises, Screenings of Television Programme, Interactions with Professionals, Workshops
Assessment Attendance, Practicals, Coursework, Sessionals / Written Examinations, Exercises, Projects Attendance, Practicals, Coursework, Sessionals / Written Examinations, Exercises, Projects
Medium of Instruction English English

*Maximum 2 seats are for international students. If there is no suitable foreign student, the seat will be considered for national intake.

Course Content: (Post Graduate Programme in Cinema)

Semester I & II: Integrated Course (Common for all specialisations) Classroom Lectures, Practical/Structured exercises, Film Screenings/Analysis.
Project – Continuity Exercise. 5 minutes.

Semester III: Classroom Lectures, Practical/Guided exercises, Film analysis, Interactions with Professionals, Narrative Development Exercises. Workshops.

Semester IV: Classroom Lectures, Practical/Guided Exercises, Interactions with Professionals.Script Development Labs. Workshops.

Projects (Digital).

Semester V: Practical/Guided Exercises, Interactions with Professionals, Documentary Module.

Projects (Digital).

Semester VI: Project – Dissertation Film (Digital).

Course Content: (Post Graduate Programme in Animation Cinema)

Semester I : Cinema studies integrated/theatre workshop/ Drawing/ Graphic narrative and sequential art/ Animation basics and studies in motion./ Animation practice to be in 2 D and 3 D.
Theory : History of Animation Cinema/ History of Arts/ Contemporary Animation One.

Semester II: Camera studies/ PROJECT ONE: Animating light/drawing/ kinetics/text and image/editing/sound design for animation./ PROJECT TWO: Animating to sound/ Animation Practice to be in 2 D and 3 D.
Theory: Contemporary Animation Two./ ways of telling/Narrative styles/Genre.

Semester III: Scripting(writing for Animation)/character Design/Production Design/Storyboarding/Radio Play/Animatic/pre-viz/ Design Document/Dossier. Animation practice to be in 2 D and 3 D.
Theory: Film makers and their work. Comparative studies.

Semester IV: PROJECT THREE: Hand Drawn Animation duration 1mt/ Electives-mural, painting, sculpture, printmaking/ Stop Motion, Model Animation/Seminar/Departmental Electives, Game Design, Visual Effects in Cinema.
Theory: Analysis and Criticism of Animation Cinema.

Semester V: Research Methodology and environmental exposure/ PROJECT FOUR: Documentary/ Curating an Animation Film Festival/ Open Pitch/ Concept Lab and the Design Document.

Semester VI: Dissertation Film of 2 mts duration 2D or 3D/ Finishing Lab/ Final Jury.

Course Content: (Post Graduate Programme in Electronic & Digital Media)

Semester I – Integrated semester includes
1. Theory classes by in-house faculty introducing the basics of each discipline.
2. Theory classes by external faculty introducing the broad spectrum of arts like music, literature, visual arts, acting etc.
3. Classes by industry professionals about industry practices, media law, media management etc.
4. Exercises – Short programme for the web.

Semester II – Specialisation semester includes
1. Theory classes by in-house faculty on the advanced concepts of each discipline.
2. Advanced practical classes.
3. Workshop / Masterclasses by outside experts or industry professionals
4. Exercises – Multicam familiarization , News & current affairs programme

Semester III – Specialisation semester includes

1. Music show
2. Radio fiction
3. Live sports programme


Semester IV: Specialisation semester includes
Web series / Television Series

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