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Have you always wanted to make a film of your own, but aren't sure of how to start, or even what to do if you finish your film? With the Filmmaking Workshops, you will learn directing, screenwriting and editing your independent film and video projects. Whether you'd like to make a feature film, documentary, or short subject, we can give you the know-how to create a professional looking and sounding product.

A 4 Day Comprehensive Film making Workshop & Digital Film making on June 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2010 (Weekends).

Date: June 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2010

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue: Lets Do Something, 41, Opp Vijayanagar Bus Stand, Velachery, Chennai -42

Fee: 3500/-


For more details contact

Email:, Mobile: 9884284928, 098865 39405,


Day 1: June 19: Saturday
1. Format and screenwriting softwares
2. How to approach a screenplay
3. Basic elements of screenwriting
4. Three Act structure and Character driven plot
5. Creating and developing a Character
6. Analysis of few scripts like American Beauty, Little Miss Sunshine, Thelma and Louise etc

Day 2: June 20: Sunday
1. Fundamentals of Cinematography
2. Stocks and Films
3. Three Point Lighting
4. Lighting equipments
5. Camera aesthetics and operation ( 3CCD mini DV camera).
6. Focus, Exposure, White Balance, ND Filter, Color Temperature
7. Lenses

Day 3: June 26 : Saturday
1. Filmmaking Technology
2. Filmmaking Process
3. Digital Filmmaking and Revolution
4. Frame Balance & Composition
5. Camera Angles
6. Orientation & Direction
7. Storyboard
8. 180 degree rule
9. Blocking and staging
10. Cinematic techniques
11. Editing Techniques

Day 4: June 27: Sunday

Shooting Day: Students will have to shoot a short film based on the script written by the group. Camera and Camera Assistant will be provided.

The workshop will be facilitated by:

Rabi Kisku has produced and directed a digital feature film called "Silicon Jungle" based on the life of IITians, which was released in a multiplex in Chennai and was screened in 8 cities across India. He is currently lworking on his project scheduled for July 2010.

Siddharath graduated from IIT Madras with a Btech in Electrical engineering and then did his diploma in Cinematography from Mindscreen Film Institute run by Rajiv Menon. He assisted Rajiv Menon in few ads and also does cinematography for corporate and NGO films. 



Mr. Karthi


June 19, 2010 — 3:30 pm to
June 27, 2010 — 8:30 pm

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Lets do Something
41, Sarathy Nagar, Velachery
Opp to Velachery-Vijayanagar bus stand
Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu