Course details

Take your passion for filmmaking and turn it into something tangible at Whistling Woods International Virtual Academy.
The objective of the course is to give you a good understanding of the basics of filmmaking; from the writing of the script, to the screening of the film.

The course is spread across 71 video lectures of different duration

Subject

No. of Lectures

Cinematography

08

Direction

08

Editing

09

Production

10

Screenwriting

10

Sound

07

International Arts, Literature and Culture

04

Production Design

05

Music

05

Film Analysis

05

Total

71

➤ The classes are a holistic mix of Anchor, Domain Expert & Reference Videos, and MCQs

➤ At the end of each class, you will be required to take a test. Once you complete all the tests for one set of classes,
you will be able to proceed to the next set of classes

➤ The course will be offered in 9 Modules which will be of 8 classes respectively


Learn Filmaking from the experts at Whistling Woods

The following is the structure of each Module:
Modules 1

1     Screenwriting - Introduction to screenwriting

2    Job of a producer

3    Direction - Role of a director

4    Cinematography - Role of a cinematographer

5    Sound design - Introduction to sound designing

6    Editing - Introduction to editing

7    Music - Importance of music

8   IALC - Introduction to international literature


Modules 2

1     Screenwriting - Elements of a Screenplay

2    Types of Producer

3    Direction - Visual storytelling

4    Cinematography - Lensing

5    Sound Design - Basic principles

6    Editing - Role of an editor

7    Production Design - Introduction to production design

8   Film Analysis 1


Modules 3

1     Screenwriting - Story

2    Resource and allocation management

3    Direction - Theory of continuity

4    Cinematography - Compositions

5    Sound Design - Recording chain sound

6    Editing - Selection of a shot

7    Music - Introduction to musical instruments

8   IALC - Introduction to international art


Modules 4

1     Screenwriting - Structure

2    Script breakdown

3    Direction - Evolution of film grammar

4    Cinematography - Impact of lighting

5    Sound Design - Soundtrack

6   Editing - Order and duration of a shot

7    Production Design – Research for the look

8   Film Analysis 2


Modules 5

1     Screenwriting - Plot

2    Producing - Planning

3    Direction - Creating a mise

4    Cinematography - Impact of camera movement

5    Sound Design - Tracklaying

6   Editing - Ways of cutting

7    Music - Sequence analysis of films

8   IALC - The evolution of Indian culture I


Modules 6

1     Screenwriting - Character

2    Producing - Scheduling

3    Direction - Creating shot breakdowns

4    Cinematography - Camera technicalities

5    Sound Design - Projection audio formats

6   Editing - Introduction to FCP

7    Production Design - Costume and make up

8   Film Analysis 3


Modules 7

1     Screenwriting - Conflict

2    Producing - Budgeting finance accounting

3    Direction - Directing actors

4    Cinematography - Filters and colours

5    Sound Design - Mic to screen

6   Editing - Editing practical on continuity and imaginary line

7   Music - History of Indian film music

8   IALC - The evolution of Indian culture II


Modules 8

1     Screenwriting - Scene design

2    Producing - Pitching

3    Direction - Assistant directors role

4    Cinematography - Types of lights

5    Film Analysis 4

6   Editing - Advanced concepts of editing

7   Music - Instrumental

8   Production Design - Sequence analysis of films


Modules 9

1     Screenwriting - Heroes journey

2    Producing - Distribution and exhibiton

3    Screenwriting - History

4    Producing - Marketing

5    Film Analysis 5

6   Editing - Dialogue and montage editing

7   Production Design 5

8   EXAM


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