Film Appreciation Course (Five days) Bengaluru


Film Appreciation Course (Five days) in Bengaluru from 10th to 14th Nov 2018

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, in association with Department of Information & Public Relations, State Govt. of Karnataka & Karnataka Film Academy, Bengaluru announces Short Course in Film Appreciation (05 days) in Bengaluru.

Following are the details in this regard;

(1) Dates & Duration: 10th to 14th Nov 2018 (05 days)

(2) Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

(3) No. of participants: 100 (Course will be conducted only if min. strength of 80 is reached)

(4) Age: Participants must be 18 years or above in age as on 01st Nov 2018

(5) Nationality: Indian

(6) Venue: Sulochana Theatre, Vartha Soudha, DIPR, No. 17, Bhagavan Mahaveer Road (Infantry Road)

(7) Fees: Rs 3,600/- per participant (Course Fees is inclusive of GST)

(8) Mode of payment: Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune”, and must be payable at Pune)

(9) Faculty: Mr Pankaj Saxena as Course Director and Mr Munish Bhardwaj as Co – faculty

(10) How to apply: Download the application form from FTII website. Fill – in the details, attach required Demand Draft and speed post or deliver it in person to

“The Registrar,
Karnataka Chalanchitra Academy,
Amrutha Mahotsava Bhavna,
# 20/A, SFHS Layout,
Nadini Layout,
Bangalore – 560 096

so as to reach on or before 31st Oct 2018 by 5 pm.” On envelope of application at top left, write “Application for Film Appreciation Course”. Incomplete applications & applications received after due date & time will be rejected

(11) Selection Criteria: First – Come – First – Served basis. However, course will be conducted only if the minimum strength of 80 participants is reached. Selected candidates would be communicated by email. Course fees of the selected candidates will be non – refundable under any circumstances. Demand Drafts of non–selected candidates would be returned within 07 days.

(12) Medium of Instructions: The medium of instruction would be mainly English and partly Hindi. Participants are expected to have adequate knowledge of English and/ or Hindi as regards to reading, writing & speaking.

(13) Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory.

(14) Queries: For queries email to call 09923242654 (Prof. Sandeep Shahare, FTII) OR Shri Milind Joshi (09423889494)/
Details of Film Appreciation Course

Course Description: The course is an introduction to film appreciation, film history, film analysis and film production – fiction and documentary - from concept to final film.

Course Abstract: The participants will be exposed to the history of cinema and the development of the cinematic language. They will be encouraged to analyze a few selected films and taken through the process of film making – fiction as well as documentary. There may also be specific sessions on the impact of cinema on society and the process of preserving film and film heritage. Finally, there will be an opportunity for the students to explore the avenues for further learning of the film craft.

Course Objectives: Enhance the participants understanding of cinema in all its dimensions including aesthetic, creative, communicative, industrial and commercial. The course will impart skills in contextualizing an audio visual work, grasping the impact of its diverse elements and understanding its import and impact on the society.

Learning Outcomes: The course aims to equip the student with an ability to engage with cinema deeply. It teaches the student to contextualize a film in its historical, social, aesthetic and technological perspective and then goes on to explain the language of pictures and sounds and the meaning created by their design, juxtaposition and sequencing. Finally it explores with the students the relationship between cinema and the society.

Pedagogy: Screening of films, lectures accompanied with presentations, interactive discussions, assignment for completion outside the class.

Who Should Take the Course?/ Benefits of undertaking said Course: Anyone interested in looking at cinema beyond the entertainment aspect and wanting to appreciate films for its genre, style & content and wishing to take cinema as career.

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