Course Highlights

  • Eligibility: Any Graduation
  • Entrance Exam: Yes
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Seats: 10
  • University: Poona College
  • Degree Name: PG Diploma in Film Studies
  • Placement Assistance: 100%
  • Hostel Facility for Girls & Boys: Yes


Course Introduction

This PG diploma in Film Studies will let the students know about the forms of cinema, various mediums of cinema, and how cinema impacts our culture. Through this course the candidates will learn to analyze the script and sequences of a cinema, their overall impact and faults and beauty underlining in it. This PG diploma in film Studies will help the learner in mastering the film criticism through various technically correct and scientific approaches. PG diploma in Film Studies will also teach the students about various procedures involved in film making, film editing, dubbing, Audio-visual effects, and other areas of film production. The candidates will be able to appreciate the relationship between the cinema and the society. They will also be able to understand how cinema evolved with time and become one of the major art forms. Along with the processes, the course will also discuss the various film theories and philosophy of cinema. After completing PG diploma in film Studies course, the candidates will become completely aware of all the fundamentals of cinema, media and their importance.

COURSE SYLLABUS

FIRST SEMESTER

BIRTH OF CINEMA

  • First video capturing camera
  • Cinema as a language
  • Purpose of cinema in late 18th and early 19th century First cameras

STORYTELLING AND VISUAL ARTS

  • Theatre as medium for storytelling
  • Storytelling through cinema
  • Influence of theatre on cinema
    Cinema as a medium of
    entertainment
  • Beginning of cinema halls
  • Early filmmakers and their movies

INTRODUCTION TO  FILMMAKING

  • How a film is made
  • The various phase of filmmaking
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Watching movie credits and
    understand each role and it’s
    contribution to movies

TECHNIQUES IN FILMMAKING

  • Mise-en-scene
  • Montage
  • Continuity

SECOND SEMESTER

EARLY PIONEERS OF FILMMAKING

  • Famous movies of early and mid
    19th century ( study of 6 movies)
    Film genres
  • Genre theory
  • Western film, anthology film
    Film noir gangster films
    Genre blending and bending
  • Beginning of Oscars and other film
    festivals

FILM APPRECIATION

  • Watching and studying of 10 films
  • Watching behind the scenes
    process
  • Following a prominent filmmaker
    and studying their work

WHAT MAKES A GREAT MOVIE

  • Craft of making films
  • Different aspects of filmmaking
    And storytelling
  • How to tell your stories better

MAKING YOUR OWN SHORT FILM

  • Creating a short film with a limited
    Budget and a limited crew

CAREERS AFTER PG COURSE IN FILM STUDIES

The candidates completing Post graduate diploma in Film Studies get multiple employment options. They can work as :

  • Editors in Film Magazines
  • Film Critics
  • Script Writers
  • Video Editor
  • Film Crew
  • Sound Editor

Placements after PG DIPLOMA IN FILM STUDIES

The college has a dedicated Training and Placement Office (TPO) to make and maintain strong industry connections for the bright future of students. The college has acquired 95% placement rate since Year 2010, barring those students who wish to pursue their PG or having a weak portfolio. More details are available in our placement policy published in college prospectus. Remember Placement is earned, not gifted at VEDA College.