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.

  • 3 Years
  • 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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  • Journey from Idea to Screen - Concepts are developed into visually compelling stories and finally into scripts.
  • 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!
  • Mise-en-scène - All that is put into a scene to make it look realistic and meaningful.
  • Film Research - Making strong content that appeals to different target groups using research techniques.
  • Production Management - Time and money make the run when it comes to managing a shoot.
  • Digital Video & Sound Editing Techniques - Picture and sound are assembled, structured and refined to tell the final story.
  • Documentary Film Making - Telling real stories with real people in a real world.
  • Studio Production - Creating a television show in a live studio environment!
  • Short Film Projects - Group & Individual - Developing a showreel of individual and group films.
  • Commercial Video Production - Visual storytelling to evoke emotions for brand and product promotion.
Semester 1
  • Introduction to Media Industry
  • Media Technology I (Theory & Practical)
  • Media Aesthetics
  • History of Cinema
  • Camera and Lighting I (Practical)
  • Professional Communication – I
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance

Semester 2
  • Pre-Production Techniques (Theory & Practical)
  • Media Technology II (Theory & Practical)
  • Media & Psychology (Theory & Practical)
  • Film Studies and Genres
  • Post Production I - Adobe Premier Pro (Practical)
  • Professional Communication - II
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance
  • Minor Project

Semester 3
  • Media management
  • Advertising
  • Direction (Practical)
  • Camera and Lighting Techniques II (Practical)
  • Script Writing for Moving Image
  • Environmental Studies
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance
  • Minor Project

Semester 4
  • Career Development
  • Progression Intro
  • Post Production II (FCP) (Practical)
  • Commercial Video Production (Practical)
  • Short Fictional film Production (Practical)
  • Human Values and Professional Ethics
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance
  • Minor Project

Semester 5
  • Studio Production (Practical)
  • Film Business
  • Post Production III - Color Grading (Practical)
  • Post Production IV (Media Composer)
  • Documentary Production (Practical)
  • Summer Internship/Project (In-company Work, Report & Presentations) *
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance
  • Open University Elective

Semester 6
  • Final Film (Practical)
  • Internship (Practical)
  • Student Mentoring, Counselling & Guidance
  • Dean & HoD's & Guide's Exit Interview
  • 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)
  • Davinci Rosolve
  • 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
  • Assistant Director
  • Line Producer
  • Director
  • Script Writer
  • Post Production Supervisor
  • Editor
  • Cinematographer
  • Online Editor
  • Short Film Maker
  • Executive Producer
  • Production Controller
  • Content Developer
  • Multimedia Creator
  • Creative Director
  • Art Director
  • Location Manager
  • Gaffer
  • Production Designer
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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Students Successfully Placed At



Nikhil Wasnik

Nikhil Wasnik

After Studios
I'm thankful for the help provided by Seamedu for my placement at one of the finest post production studios in Mumbai After Studios. I'm satisfied with the efforts that were taken. It was a great experience studying at Seamedu, with the help of well-equipped Labs & experienced faculties, I happen to learn a lot during my 3 years Degree course. Also, the exposure was immense
Purvi Deshmukh

Purvi Deshmukh

24 Media Fusion
There are many things I learned in the past 3 yrs. i.e. from basic to final product. Software that has been taught to me are Photoshop, After Effects, Maya, Premiere Pro & some other necessary software as well. We had every day lectures including events where we can show our work & also learnt many new things.
Vedant Sharma

Vedant Sharma

Reliance Games
If you are looking to fill yourselves with knowledge and learning about Game Design, Seamedu is the correct place. I am extremely thankful to the placement team, for giving me an opportunity to showcase my talent at Reliance Games as a Game Designer.
Saptirishi Mukherjee

Saptirishi Mukherjee

The New Indian Express
The school’s frequent study tours to discover the nuances of landscape, wildlife and field photography was one of the main reasons why I chose Seamedu. This actually gave me an advantage to understand what should be focused upon & also how much discipline matters, which helped me in getting through such renowned company for job.
Abhishek Joshi

Abhishek Joshi

Pratibimb Photography
Seamedu has given me a lot of exposure in this field during my education. Also, thanks to the teachers who have made themselves available especially during my time of distress.We have been given various assignment & had participated in lot of outdoor activities, it helped me in learning new concepts and hone my skills as well.
Kaustubh Vetal

Kaustubh Vetal

Ray Scope
I find it very unique the way faculties at Seamedu teaches and assignments are given. Approach is very simple and curriculum is very well defined.We also got opportunity to collaborate with students of other stream, providing us more in depth understanding of what goes behind the scenes while creating a song, feature for news or while clicking a photograph.
Pooja Dubey

Pooja Dubey

Select Media
I joined Seamedu as I wanted to be a part of the entertainment industry, but wasn’t aware how this decision of mine will shape up. Thanks to our faculty members they made this decision of mine successful. After getting this job opportunity, I am sure it will help me in reaching new avenues in the industry.

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