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 70 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:
Module 1

1     Screenwriting - Introduction to Screenwriting

2    Producing - Job of a Producer

3    Direction - How films are made

4    Cinematographer - Role of a Cinematographer

5    Sound Design - Intro to Sound Designing

6    Editing - Intro to Editing

7    Music - Importance of Music

8   IALC - Intro to International Literature part 1


Module 2

1     Screenwriting - Elements of a Screenplay

2    Producing - Types of Producer

3    Direction - Role of a director

4    Cinematography - Lighting

5    Sound Design - Basic Principles of Sound Designing

6    Editor – History of Editing

7    Production Design - Intro to Production design

8   Film Analysis 1


Module 3

1     Screenwriting – Story

2    Producing – Resource and Allocation Management

3    Direction – Theory of Continuity

4    Cinematography – Lensing

5    Sound Design – Recording Chain Sound

6    Editing – Selection of a shot

7    Music – Intro to Musical Instruments

8   IALC - Intro to International Literature part 2


Module 4

1     Screenwriting – Structure

2    Producing – Script Breakdown

3    Direction – Shot Breakdown

4    Cinematography – Camera Movement

5    Sound Design – Soundtrack

6   Editing – Order and Duration of a shot

7    Production Design – Research of the look

8   Film Analysis 2


Module 5

1     Screenwriting – Plot

2    Producing – Planning

3    Direction – Creating a Mise-en-scene

4    Cinematography – Types of Light

5    Sound Design – Track laying

6   Editing – Ways of Cutting

7    Music – Sequence Analysis of Films

8   IALC – Intro to International Art


Module 6

1     Screenwriting – Character

2    Producing – Scheduling

3    Direction – Visualizations

4    Cinematography – Filter

5    Sound Design – Projection Audio Formats

6   Editing – Intro to FCP

7    Production Design – Costume and Makeup

8   Film Analysis 3


Module 7

1     Screenwriting - Conflict

2    Producing – Budgeting Finance Accounting

3    Direction – Working With actors

4    Sound Design – Mic to Screen

5    Editing – Editing practical on continuity and imaginary line

6   Music – History of Indian Film Music

7   IALC – The evolution of Indian Culture Part 1


Module 8

1     Screenwriting – Scene Design

2    Producing _ Pitching

3    Film Analysis 4

4    Editing – Advanced concepts of editing

5    Music – Instrumental

6   Production Design – Sequence Analysis of films

7   IALC – The evolution of Indian Culture Part 2


Module 9

1     Screenwriting – Heroes Journey

2    Producing - Distribution and exhibition

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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