L V Prasad College of Media Studies

Film Direction – Preparation and Practice (cHENNAI CAMPUS)


L V Prasad College of Media Studies, Chennai announces 15 Weeks (Weekends) course in “Film Direction – Preparation and Practice”

Anyone with an interest in filmmaking is eligible for this course. The course will provide you an opportunity to explore about the nuances of Film Direction.

  • 120 Hrs (30 hrs – Online, 90 hrs – Campus and Project)
  • The course will provide you an opportunity to explore about the nuances of Film Direction.
  • On Successful completion, this course will help you to become an Assistant Director or a Short film-maker.
  • Online Classes will be held for 2 Hrs per Day on weekends (Sat & Sun) – 30 hours
  • Face to face class / Project @ campus will be for 6 hours on weekends – 90 hours

Participation certificate will be provided

  • Anyone with an interest in filmmaking is eligible for this course.
  • Qualification : 12th & Above
  • Medium of Instruction: English

Candidates should have high speed internet facilities at home with Laptop/Desktop/Tab

Last date for Registration :

11.00 AM TO 1.00 PM

Online Class (15 Days * 2 hrs) = 30 Hrs (only on Weekends, Both Sat & Sun)

In Campus Training: 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM

(15 Days * 6) = 90 Hrs (only on Weekends, Both Sat & Sun)

Limited seats apply early.


Rs 48,000/- (inclusive of taxes). The payment has to be transferred to our bank (details given below).

Interested persons may apply online (form below) or contact us by emailor by phone (+91 7397440747 / +91 96770 44898) for any further clarifications.

Please note that fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Bank Details

  • Name: L V Prasad College of Media Studies
  • Payable At Chennai
  • Account No : 107711010000010
  • Bank Name : Union Bank of India,
  • Branch : Saligramam Branch, Chennai – 600 093
  • Branch Code : 001077
  • IFSC : UBIN0810771
  • Enter the payment transfer details in the Application form

Note: If necessary, relevant short films and film clips that are used in the classes will be emailed to every student in advance, they have to download them and keep it ready playable during the online classes. Also Assignment, Presentation and Video clips (short films and films clips) will be shared.

Course Description:

This course will give a comprehensive training in producing short films for cinema and television by senior and experienced faculty and practicing filmmakers.

Subjects to be covered in the course:

  • Filmmaking in 2020
  • What is Directing
  • Language of cinema
  • Ideating
  • Story – Construction and building for screen
  • Visual Language and Aesthetics
  • Organizing cinematic space and time
  • Writing for screen
  • Script format
  • Writing dialogues
  • Handling actors
  • Preparing for production
  • From Amateur to Professional
  • Check list for Indie cinema

“Direction Practice – Hands on Experience in DSLR film making”. This intense course will be real and done at the Chennai campus. At the end of this course, participants will be divided into four or five groups and each group will be making a 10 minute fiction film.

Assessment: 10 minutes Short film to be completed Successfully as a Team & it will be reviewed by Industry Professional


Disclaimer : The above course will be conducted subject to minimum enrollment of 5 students per batch. The Academy reserves the right to Postpone/Cancel, the Course / Batch without assigning any reason.