Diploma in Documentary Film Making

University of Mumbai
In Mumbai

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  • Diploma
  • Mumbai

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Registrar University of Mumbai M.G. Road Fort, 400032, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

The University of Mumbai offers Diploma in Documentary Film Making to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:


* Film formats, types of films, genres,
* Introduction to documentary films
* About the Course design


* Story, script and its importance, scripting
* Screenplay, shot break up
* Logistics, budgeting, finance, pitching for funds, format for fund raising
* Talent, techies, camera person, subjects - people who you document
* Location, travelling, permissions, props
* Cameras, lights
* Questionnaire, art of interviewing, how to be one of them


* Camera handling, importance of TCR, Assistant directors job
* Lighting techniques
* Angles, light, mikes and sound
* Crowds, controlling the onlookers, cables and batteries
* Shooting


* System, software, Firewire, Connecting the cam, capturing, capturing formats
* Managing large files, Editing suites/softwares
* Principles 1 basics of editing software, Timelines and transitions
* Laying the sound tracks, Mixing sound, Sound editing, sound fonnats
* Special effects
* Output formats, Mpegl and Mpeg2
* DVDs andVCDs
* Flvs and wmvs
* Frame rates, NTSC and PAL, Encoding and Decoding
* Making a VCD and DVD

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