DEGREE IN FILM MAKING (CHANDIGARH)



Indian cinema has witnessed a wave of change, with diverse stories and storytellers coming to the forefront of this massive medium in the recent past. From Hindi films to regional cinema, and from documentaries to educational films, the scope for film makers is truly boundless today.

For long, there were very limited avenues where aspirants could go and learn the craft of making films in India. Well, that has changed with the emergence of topnotch film making institutes like Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism. A premier film institute based in Chandigarh, Seamedu offers a three-year film making degree course to those who wish to learn the art of storytelling via the audio-visual medium.

While theoretical training is an integral part of this program, the institute focuses on the practical aspects of film making. With a rich placement history and topnotch faculty members, Seamedu’s film making degree is perfect for youngsters. Especially for those who want to make their own films or learn the nuances of direction, production, cinematography, editing and other related subjects.

Browse through the curriculum and career opportunities you can explore below.

Duration
  • 3 Years
Eligibility
  • 12th / High School / Equivalent
Awards (On Completion)
  • Bachelor of Science in Film Making degree from Rayat Bahra University, Chandigarh.
  • A Qualification Pack (QP) certificate from MESC (Media & Entertainment Skills Council)

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  • CURRICULUM
  • SOFTWARE YOU WILL LEARN
  • GEARS YOU WILL USE
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • FAQs
  • History of Cinema – Evolution of the visual narrative forms from early cinema to contemporary cinema.
  • Camera & Lighting Techniques – The aesthetics and technology of camera, lights and other equipment to create cinematic visuals.
  • Production Workflow – From planning to execution, a film goes through so many phases until it hits the screen!
  • Dramatics Study & Practical – The essence of dramatics and the theatre form of storytelling globally.
  • Film Research – Making a strong content that appeals to different target groups using research techniques.
  • Production Management – Managing a film production within raised budgets and a race against time.
  • Digital Video & Sound Editing Techniques – Picture and sound are assembled, structured and thoroughly refined to tell the final story.
  • Documentary Film Making – Telling real-life visual stories of actual people and the actual world.
  • Studio Production – Creating a television show in a live studio environment.
  • Career Planning – Preparing the showreel for launching a career in film making.
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Media
  • Media Technology – I
  • Media Aesthetics
  • Global Business Foundation Skills – I
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • History of Cinema
    • Basic Practical Skills for Video Production

Semester 2
  • Idea & Concept Development
  • Pre-Production Techniques
  • Media Technology II
  • Global Business Foundation Skills – II
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • Film Studies
    • Script Writing for Moving Image Fiction

Semester 3
  • Media Production Ecosystem
  • Media & Psychology
  • Indian Society & Logic
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • Film Genres
    • Dramatics Study & Practical
    • Camera & Lighting Techniques

Semester 4
  • Business of Media
  • Media Laws & Ethics
  • Indian Constitution & Environmental Studies
  • Disaster Management
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • Fiction Production
    • Film and Video Editing Techniques

Semester 5
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • Studio Production
    • Contextual Studies
    • Research Techniques
    • Sound Design
    • Media Management
    • Documentary Production

Semester 6
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics & Sustainability
  • Specialization: Film Making
    • Producer for Moving Image Direction
    • Director for Moving Image
    • Industry and Careers
    • Project Design & Implementation
    • Project Work: Report & Viva
  • Adobe Photoshop (Photo Editing & Designing)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro (Digital Film Editing)
  • Final Cut Pro (Digital Film Editing)
  • Adobe After Effects (Motion Graphics & Compositing)
  • Avid Media Composer (Digital Film Editing)
  • Final Draft (Script Writing)
  • Sony A7S Camera
  • Chroma Studio
  • Godox Light Setup
  • Canon C200 Digital Cinema camera
  • Samyang Prime Lens Kit
  • Tiffin Lens Filter
  • Matte box with Follow focus rig
  • Light Reflectors and Diffusion
  • Slider
  • Gimbal
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Color Grading setup
  • Director- Fiction/Non-Fiction
  • Script Writer
  • Asst. Director
  • Post Production Supervisor
  • Cinematographer
  • Editor
  • Line Producer
  • Online Editor
  • Short Film Maker
  • Executive Producer
  • Production Controller
  • Technical Expert
Why film Making?
Film Making is a collaborative profession which requires the right skills, techniques and aesthetics and a passion for storytelling. Candidates from any stream can apply themselves in this field and pursue a highly satisfying career and high-income opportunities in this field. The art of Film Making calls for a highly creative and professional learning environment, and that is exactly what you get at Seamedu.
I have no film experience. Is this program is for me?
Yes, the institute’s course structure is designed in such a way that any individual with little or no film making experience can opt for the program.
What are the digital editing software students use to edit their films?
Students enrolled in Seamedu’s Film Making course will have hands-on experience on Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid, and Adobe Premiere. Students who pursue specialization in editing will also learn how to use other postproduction software such as Adobe after Effects, Photoshop, and Soundtrack Pro.
How much access will I have to equipment?
The institute maintains the best ratio of equipment for students to their practical’s or project. Depending on the program, students check out their camera and lighting packages on a daily basis, for weekend shoots, or for one and two weeks on longer productions. The editing lab is open till late night for students.
Does Seamedu provide hands-on training to the students? Will I get any practical experience in making films?
All classes at the Seamedu institute are designed with a practical approach. We believe in the concept of ‘learning by doing’. Our students shoot films on regular basis with professional equipment.The course structure is unique as we provide specialization from day one. We conduct workshops, seminars, industry visits and guest lectures by professionals on a regular basis. For our specialization courses, the practical-to-theory ratio is approximately 70:30 (percent).

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Testimonials


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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.
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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.
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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.

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Program Leads


Ritabrata Mitra

HOA – Department of Film Making

Manikandan Ramamoorthy

Sr. Faculty – Department of Film Making