Short Film Making Course in Pune | Seamedu

Short Film Making (Pune) : Course commenced On 22 JULY 2019

With short film festivals and audiences for shorter, crisper stories growing in number, it is no surprise that even the biggest of film makers are taking to this newest medium of storytelling. But the industry is ripe with young, quirky and enthusiastic folks who have a vision to share and captivating stories to tell.

Think you could be one of them? The short film industry has swollen up in terms of the audience base as well as finances, with production houses and brave veterans willing to invest in quality content. Aspiring film makers are taking the short film route to get to the bigger stage – Bollywood and Hollywood. Short film makers are also in high demand in the advertising and internet video circuit, thanks to their expertise with new technology and a knack for saying more with less.

Well, the first step to getting there is to train yourself from a good film institute that can equip you with all the essential skills and knowledge you need to dive straight into the rapidly expanding world of short films. Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism could well be the place to start your journey. With a specialized certificate course in short film making, Seamedu boasts of a stellar faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure that can enable you to kick start your career as a new-age film maker.

Software you will learn
  • 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)
Gears you will use
  • 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
Prerequisites / Eligibility
  • 12th / High School / Graduates/ Post-Graduates/ Equivalent
Awards (On Completion)
  • Certificate in Short Film Making

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  • A comprehensive foundational study of the entire process of film making
  • Practice assignments and foundation short film project
  • A well-equipped Chroma studio with all lights and equipment
  • Working with industry standard editing software
  • Working with professional digital cinema cameras and lenses
  • Training program conducted by industry experienced professionals and faculties
  • Interactive sessions with professionals from the film and television industry
  • Industrial visits and study tours to production houses, studios, reality shows, TV channels and film sets
  • A ‘learning by doing’ pedagogy which emphasizes on practical sessions rather than just theory
Duration: 4 months

Film Making Foundation:

  • Introduction to Film
  • History of Cinema
  • Production Process
  • Fundamentals of Camera
  • Fundamentals of Sound
  • Fundamentals of Editing
  • Introduction to Light
  • Fundamentals of Script Writing
  • Fundamentals of Direction
  • 2 -3 Minute Short Film Project
  • Short Film Maker
  • Short Film Editor
  • Asst. Director
  • Film Blogger
  • Videographer
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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Ritabrata Mitra

Sr. Faculty – Department of Film Making

Ritabrata completed his Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, specializing with Electronic Journalism, from University of Mumbai.

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Sumant Abhyankar

Sr. Faculty – Department of Film Making

Sumant is a significant part of our film making faculty and has the CV to match. A longstanding career as part of the

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Ganesh Shinde

Asst. HOA – Department of Film Making

Ganesh Shinde is a well-known figure in India’s television and film industry. His potent body of work includes credits as a Film Editor on

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