Workshop on Documentary Film Making at Media Complex

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 15: Noted freelance film maker and teacher, Gautam Chakraborty, in collaboration with Arasta Trust, is scheduled to conduct a workshop on 'Documentary Film Making' for media students of J&K at Media Complex, Polo View Srinagar from 3rd October 2017 to 15th October 2017.

The media students interested in attending the workshop should register themselves by sending their details through email on [email protected] in by 25th September 2017. The details of the student must include name, contact number, email address, name of institution, testimonials etc.

Only 20 students are to be shortlisted for the workshop on the basis of aptitude and merit.

The intending participants must possess some basic proficiency of video & audio in one of the basic edit-software, premier or FCP and basic digital photography, videography, audio recording.  They should be also ready with at least 5 documentary ideas with basic research based concept-note/write-up and representative stills/videos (with a mobile-phone camera). The spotlights for documentaries include history, theories, aesthetics, movements, genre/modes, applications, socio-politics, techniques & manifestations and contemporary trends.

The methodology of the workshop shall include classroom lecture-demonstrations, screening and analysis of selected portions of canonical and other important/relevant films and whole film, hands-on techno-aesthetic lessons, making presentations/exercises/projects and classroom/lab-based practical exercises with pre-generated customized rushes and self –generated footage including outdoor shooting and making of a documentary proposal/pitch.

Gautam Chakraborty is alumni of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune. He has also acquired diploma in Educational Audiovisual Media Programme from Europe and has been teaching in several premiere institutes including FTII, NID and IIMC.

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