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L V Prasad College of Media Studies

DIPLOMA IN DIGITAL

One year diploma in digital film making

New batch starts in July 2024*

    BENGALURU & Trivandrum CAMPUSES

    DIPLOMA IN

    DIGITAL FILM MAKING

    The one-year Digital Filmmaking Program gives students the all-around filmmaking experience necessary to make their own films. Divided into two semesters with one to two weeks of vacation, depending on the start date, students receive over 600 hours of hands-on instruction and actual production experience. The curriculum integrates intensive study in all the major filmmaking disciplines including screenwriting, directing, cinematography, audiography and editing. In the 2nd semester, students can choose to specialize in one of the aspects of filmmaking.

    L V Prasad academy

    Courses by Semester

    DIgital filmmaking | 1-Year Diploma | 30 Credits (minimum) | Bengaluru and Trivandrum

    Semester 1

    Semester 2

    COURSES – 5Days/ Week 6 hours a days (2 Hours of theory and 4 Hours of lab, except film Appreciation which will be 4 hours a week)

               REQUIRED FOR ALL:

    • Screen Culture (film appreciation, popular culture, etc.)
    • Pre-Production (writing, production planning)
    • Production (cameras)
    • Post-Production

               PICK ONE CONCENTRATION:

    • Direction
    • Cinematography
    • Audiography
    • Editing

    PROJECTS:

    • Days 5&6/Week
    • Day 6 or Saturdays, Students work on their own

    NO DIALOGUE:

    1. Photo Story (max. 2 minutes): A short (fiction/nonfiction) made of stills, following the rules of continuity

    2. 5-shot sequence (max. 3 minutes)

    3. Short Film (1 day shoot, max. 6 minutes

    • Dialogue (max. 3 minutes)
    • Music Sequence (max. 3 minutes): A visual sequence based on a pre-decided music piece Diploma/Dramatic Film (max. 15 minutes, 3-day shoot)

    ELECTIVES:

    • Sample courses based on faculty availability and interest
    • 2-4 hours/week

                 PICK TWO (sample list):

    • Colour Theory and Colour Grading
    • History of Music in Cinema
    • Special Topics (Feminist Cinema, Queer Cinema, Anime etc.)
    • Documentary Theory and History
    • Green Screen, VFX and Graphic Design
    • Production Management
    • Acting
    • Music Scoring for Cinema
    • Screenwriting
    • Documentary Production

    Admission process

    The Online Entrance Examination for 2024 DFM Courses:

    • All applicants will be required to undergo the online examination which will be followed by a personal interview on campus. The dates for the online examination and interview will be communicated in advance to all candidates. 
    • 12th Pass or Equivalent may apply (including those awaiting their final year results). International students may apply complying with the relevant/ equivalent requirements mentioned above. Where applicable, candidates must complete all arrears before joining LVPCMS.
    • Once selected, the student  receiving the admission letter to confirm his/her admission. 1st Semester Fee will be communicated to the student in the admission letter. No Refund for any course registered at LVPCMS.
    • Payment has to be done through a demand draft drawn in favor of ‘L V Prasad College of Media Studies’, payable at Chennai or through Bank Transfer. Cash payment will not be accepted.

    Minimum

    Eligibility Criteria

    • Pass in Plus two school examination or equivalent*
    • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for success in the selected program or course.

    New batch starts in July 2024*

    Core faculty

    Bengaluru

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    Screenwriting

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    DIRECTION

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    Editing

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    Sound

    HOD

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    Screenwriting

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    Core faculty

    Trivandrum

    HOD

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    HOD

    EDITING

    GUEST FACULTY

    DIRECTION

    FACULTY

    DIRECTION

    GUEST FACULTY

    SOUND DEPARTMENT

    LVPA

    SOUND ENGINEER

    Expert's

    Testimonial

    ANURAG KASHYAP

    FILM DIRECTOR

    I know how good this institute is because I have never heard students cheer for their teachers so much! I know they are going to create a lot of filmmakers here.

    Core faculty

    Thiruvananthapuram

    K.G. JAYAN

    HOD

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

    Biju V Sukumaran

    HOD

    EDITING

    SANJU SURENDRAN

    FACULTY

    DIRECTION

    FAIZAL AHAMED

    GUEST FACULTY

    SOUND DEPARTMENT

    SREE VISHNU J S

    LVPA

    SOUND ENGINEER

    Core faculty

    Bengaluru

    niranjan thade

    DEAN

    ACADEMICS

    SANDIPP

    ASSt. PROFESSOR

    CINEMATOGRAPHY

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