Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video ProductionSt. Xavier’s Institute of Communication
- Post Graduate Diploma
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Any graduate in Arts, Mass Media, Science or Commerce with at least 55 percent marks. Working persons are not eligible. As the course is physically demanding, absenteeism because of ill-health may disqualify a student. It is also recommended that each student make provisions to have access to or purchase an SLR camera of their own for the still photography module.
Diploma in Film, Television & Digital Video Production
This course aims to provide an integrated overview of film and television with emphasis on direction and production. Students will receive a working knowledge of scheduling and budgeting as well. Value additions will be in terms of appreciation of this medium through film screenings, workshops, field trips and guest lecturers.
While the emphasis will be on the art and craft of audio-visual production (scripting, cinematography, editing, sound and special effects) the course will also attempt to provide students with an opportunity to look at a range of classical and contemporary cinema in order to read and understand films in the changing social milieu of the new digital age.
Practical hands-on training in the polytechnic style of teaching forms the core of the learning process. Here the student will have to learn by making mistakes. Doing and re-doing is the official mantra till students attain a level of confidence to handle the work independently. Their abilities will be channeled and their skills sharpened and honed through multiple approaches, constant guidance and supervision by qualified instructors - practicing professionals in their areas of expertise.
Film and Television Studies
Television (NFP/TV, Multi Cam)
Short Fiction Films 1 and 2 (SFF 1and SFF2 )
Final Social Documentary
TPE The Professional Edge (online)
EPS Effective Production Proposal Presentation Skills