Film Making Archives - Seamedu
November 5, 2019
period films

5 Things to Keep in Mind While Filming a Period Movie

The past, as we see in period films, is mostly an unfamiliar place for us, since we have lived and grown up in an entirely different […]
September 19, 2019
popular film genres

5 Popular Film Genres and Iconic Examples from Each One [Part 1]

Given the rising popularity of online streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and others, it is obvious that people are finding it easier and cheaper […]
July 27, 2019

Shelf to Screen: 5 Bestsellers That Were Made into Successful Films

Avid readers believe that a book is always better than their movie adaptations. This could be true in most cases, but there are some great exceptions […]
June 10, 2019
Film Making Institute

How to Differentiate Between the Best Film Making Institutes and Mediocre Ones

Choosing a course or stream for your higher education is difficult enough, let alone finding the right place to pursue your area of interest. If you […]
May 27, 2019
live streaming

Understanding the World of Online Streaming Platforms & Web Series

With the proliferation of online streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime, the way content is being consumed is witnessing a dramatic change. It is also […]
May 20, 2019
women filmmakers in India

5 Female Filmmakers Who Are Redefining Norms in Indian Cinema

The Indian film industry, often known as Bollywood, is a vast conglomerate which churns out hundreds of films every year. For decades, we have had access […]
December 31, 2018
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Careers in Film Making – Top 5 Avenues for Film Making Students

In one of our recent articles titled The End Credits: 5 Indispensable People & Their Roles in Film Making, we touched upon some of the lesser-known-yet-indispensable […]
September 3, 2018
film making

The End Credits: 5 Indispensable People & Their Roles in Film Making

Have you ever sat through the end credits of a movie? They always seem to go through the entire movie’s soundtrack, or well, that’s how long […]
August 25, 2017

A Quick Glance at Vishal Maurya’s Award-Winning Film ‘B For Bundelkhand‘

Making your own film can be a long journey in itself. It is a journey that you may begin without realising it. Seamedu alumnus, Vishal Mourya, […]
June 23, 2017
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Great Alternative Careers in the Film Making Industry

The film making industry is chock-a-block with success stories of immensely talented people rising from poverty, getting a lucky break and rising miles above the rest […]
June 6, 2017

VFX – A Visual Treat or Trick? Is VFX Killing Good Storytelling?

Have visual effects and CGI taken over the movie industry? Are filmmakers relying more and more on VFX tech in movies to sell a story? Has […]
May 25, 2017

21st Century Film Making: How We Embraced Digital Technology

Filmmaking technology and technique has been evolving rapidly ever since the first motion picture. Silent films evolved into the talkies which were soon in Technicolor and, […]
November 24, 2016
film making techniques

New-Age Film Making Techniques Used in Hollywood Films

From animatronics to 3D sound to mirrors to miniature sets, there are countless film making techniques that go into creating a modern box office hit. We […]
October 17, 2016

How Film Critics Manage to Keep the ‘Behavioural Bias’ Aside

Acclaimed National Award winning critic Ashok Rane recently conducted a film criticism workshop at Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism, and one of the topics that came up […]
October 13, 2016

Pre-production Demystified – An Interactive Session with Satram Ramani

‘It takes real planning to organize this kind of chaos…’ – Mel Odom Ask the film makers and they will admit that this quote couldn’t be […]
September 28, 2016

7 Clichés About Film Careers You Shouldn’t Believe

Move over Hollywood – Indian cinema is here! Yes, you heard that right. As of 2014, Indian cinema is a bigger enterprise than Hollywood. India is […]
August 18, 2016

Life After B.Sc. Film Making. What Are You Going To Do?

“We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.” – Walt Disney As wonderful as this quote may be in terms […]
August 10, 2016

A Film Making Masterclass with Mani Ratnam

*Parts of this article have been transliterated from an interview video originally posted on Jamuura The Bengaluru International Film Festival, or BIFFES, is one of India’s […]
August 2, 2016
film making seminar

Documentary Film Making – Being a Flying Elephant!

A guest lecture by Indian documentary film maker Madhavi Tangella “God is the director when it comes to shooting a documentary film,” said Madhavi when she […]
July 26, 2016
Mike Pandey

Born to be wild – A rendezvous with Mike Pandey

An interactive session with Mike H. Pandey, an avid filmmaker who has taken giant leaps in wildlife and environmental film making.  It takes immense passion, perseverance, […]
July 20, 2016

5 Exciting Careers after a Degree in Film Making

The Media and Entertainment (M & E) industry in India is currently valued at $20 billion and is estimated to grow up to $30 billion by […]