Shri. Sumit Kumar
List of Selected Participants for Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography in Jaipur from 20 March to 11 April 2023
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Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography in Jaipur from 20 March to 11 April 2023
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, under its Centre for Open Learning (CFOL) initiative, in association with The Open Space Society (TOSS), Jaipur announces 20 days Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography on TOSS campus, Jaipur.
Following are the details in this regard;
(1) Dates: 20 March to 11 April 2023 (20 days excluding Sundays)
(2) Timings: 9 am to 6 pm (Time may vary according to the course requirements)
(3) Total No. of participants: 24 (Course will be conducted only if min. strength of 22 is reached)
(4) Age: Participants must be 18 years or above in age as on 01st March 2023 (participants born on or before 28th Feb. 2005)
(5) Nationality: Indian
(6) Venue: The Open Space Society (TOSS), 142, Frontier Colony, Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur – 302 004
(7) Fees: Rs 42,000/- per participant (base fee = Rs 35593/- and GST = Rs 6407/-)
Course fee of selected participants will be non-refundable, non-transferrable, non-adjustable, etc. under any circumstances. Course fee of all the non – selected participants will be returned within 07 – 10 days of the course commencement.
Course fee is excluding breakfast, lunch, tea/ coffee, snacks etc.
(8) Last date to apply: 05 March 2023 by 6 pm
(9) Course Director : A S Kanal
(12) Medium of Instructions: English and Hindi.
(13) Selection Criteria: First – Come – First – Served basis. Selected candidates would be communicated by email. List of the selected participants will be published on FTII website.
(14) Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory.
(15) Accommodation: Outstation participants may please note TOSS, Jaipur may facilitate for accommodation in Jaipur on additional payment. Please contact Ms Shilpi Batra, 9610082222, firstname.lastname@example.org for the same.
(16) Queries: For any queries contact following persons;
(i) At FTII, Pune, Mr. Milind Joshi, Asst. Outreach Officer – 020 - 25580085, email@example.com (ii) At TOSS, Jaipur, Ms Shilpi Batra, 9610082222, firstname.lastname@example.org
(17) Communication with participants: All communications with the participants will be carried out through email only. List of shortlisted participants will be published on FTII website and selection email will be sent to the selected participants on their registered email.
(18) How to apply:
1. Click open the link - https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htmOR visit www.onlinesbi.com and further click on “SB Collect” which is at the top left, vertically 06th from left to right.
. In the Search box, search/Find FTII Fees Account and click submit.
2. In the payment category select “O1 Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography”.
3. Fill-up the application form with requisite details and proceed for payment.
4. Make necessary payment of Rs 42,000/-
5. Once payment is done, please note "SBI collect Reference Number" (mentioned in payment confirmation receipt). This may be required for future reference.
6. If possible, digitally store the receipt of payment. This can be carried out in one of the following ways;
(i) by taking printout of receipt of payment, scan & save it
(ii) by taking screenshot of payment (if using mobile) or print screen (if using computer)
(iii) by simply taking a photograph from mobile
(iv) check your bank account to confirm whether money (course fee) has been deducted or not
(v) After a day or two, once again check to see whether money (course fee) has been refunded.
(vi) In case of refund, it is a transaction failure and if so, once again apply for the course afresh.
7. No document/ certificate related to educational qualification, age etc. is to be attached. Participants’ self – declaration in the application form is sufficient.
8. Terms & conditions: By agreeing to the terms & conditions in the application form, participants are confirming that they have read & understood the website advt. They are eligible to apply and fulfil all the requirements as stated in the advt. Also, it is presumed that participants will be staying and or attending the course at their own risk & cost and will not be held responsible for anything or matter of what-so-ever nature. Further, participants agree that decision of Director, FTII regarding admission to the course and its conduction in all respect will be final.
(19) About Course Director: A S Kanal
• Diploma in Cinema (1969-72) in Motion Picture Photography from Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
• MA in Educational Communication
• Full-bright Scholarship in Communication Technology 1990-91
• AIBD course in Lighting for Television
• Cinematographer for a number of feature films, short films, ad films, documentaries and television series / programs (for directors like Sai Paranjpye, Amal Allana, Kailash Surendranath, Vishal Bhandari, Vinod Ganatra, Ravi Guptan, Jayashree Kanal, Jerry Pinto, G.S.Chani etc.)
• Executive Producer and Cinematographer for two feature films made for Children’s Film Society, India
• Produce & Direct social massage films( drama & documentary), corporate films
• Established `Vikshi Institute of Media Studies' in 1995. Conducts short courses in Cinematography (Film as well as Digital), Digital Film Production, and Editing. Organize and conduct advance workshops on Motion Picture Photography and Arri Alexa. So far we have conducted 44+ courses in electronic cinematography, 25+ courses in digital film production, 17+ courses in editing. 6+ workshops in motion picture/ digital cinema photography.
• Taught Cinematography & Television Production at FTII from 1980 - 1995. Now, visiting faculty at a number of institutes
• Edited & published a book `Cinematographer's Handbook : Film & Video' (2nd edition in 2008)
• Initiated, Founder Editor Technical Journal `Lensight' at the FTII and edited it from 1991 – 1995
• Have developed curricula for a proposed Master level course in Digital Cinema. EXECUTIVE BRIEF ready.
• Contributed to syllabus / curriculum for Cinema inputs for a number of universities / institutes teaching Video Production
• Member Board of Studies –State University of Performing and Visual Arts Haryana
• Jury member for 59th National Film Awards
• For ICE Short Film Festival
• Jury member Indian Panorama India International Film Festival 2015
Honored by Sri Lanka Foundation Digital Film Academy for contribution to the field of film
(20) Course Contents: The course will have daily around 1 -1 & ½ hours of theory, around 6 - 8 hours of practical & around 1 - 2 hours of preview of exercises and discussions. The course will cover language of cinema that a cinematographer must know. The course will be around following points;
Introductory Modules covering basics of Digital Cinematography
1. Role of Cinematographer
2. Cinematographer’s team
3. Explanation of what is a FRAME, SHOT, SCENE, IMAGE SIZE
4. Visual Composition
5. Action Continuity
6. Camera Angles
7. Types of Camera movements, their need
8. Imaginary line
9. Nature of light and light measurement,
10. Photographic Lamps and fixtures, Light controls,
11. Photographic Filters (CTB, CTO and ND)
12. Exposure Control – iris, ISO and light level,
13. Subject and Lighting Contrast (Ratio/Portraiture Lighting)
14. Importance of background lighting;
15. Lenses (I) Focal length, Aperture, Depth of field
16. Lenses(II) Depth of Focus, Back-focus,
17. Digital Camera (I) –basic functions and controls – viewfinder, zebra, lowlight, auto/manual iris, auto/manual focus, white balance, ISO settings
18. Lenses(III) Visual Perspective,
19. Digital Camera (II) – Gain, Shutter, Pedestal, Details
20. Matching Indoors with Out-doors,
21. Digital Camera (III) – Gamma, Black Stretch, DCC, Dynamic Range, HDR
22. Digital Camera (IV) – Sensor – Size & Type, Pixel Size, A/D conversion, Color sampling
23. Signal Quality (signal to noise ratio)
24. Lighting Moving Characters
25. Photographic film and Motion Picture Camera
26. Lighting Specular objects
27. Source Lighting
28. Lighting continuity
29. Interview techniques – EFP lighting,
Practical: Lighting & Camera Operations to be conducted parallel to each other
1. Composing for different shots – images sizes
2. Shooting a 4 shot exercise (silent, single character) – following the principles of matching action from shot to shot. Exercises to be edited and previewed
3. Shooting a 6 shot exercise(silent, single character) – following the principles of matching action from shot to shot and imaginary line, Exercises to be edited and previewed
4. Shooting a 8 shot exercise (silent, two characters) – following the principles of matching action from shot to shot and imaginary line, Exercises to be edited and previewed.
5. Demonstration of High-end cameras, lighting tools, light meter, 3 point lighting
6. Assessing the sensitivity of digital camera
7. Lighting portraiture - ratio lighting – using light meter
8. Matching indoors with outdoors
9. Lighting Moving character
10. Lighting specular object
11. Source lighting , camera operation exercises on track trolley
12. Lighting for a scene – maintaining lighting continuity
* It may please be noted that above topics/ arrangements are indicative in nature and may be changed/ omitted etc.