This course will give a good understanding of documentary filmmaking and use of its terminology. It will also focus on the function of individual crewmembers and the importance of good research for a shoot. Participants will learn how to make a documentary from scratch with their available resources and will gain basic knowledge of cinematography, lighting, sound and editing.
1- Introduction to Documentary Styles & Types
2- Camera & Lighting
3- Intro to Sound
4- Project Pitch & Planning (Pre-production)
5- Filming (Production)
6- Introduction to Editing (Post-production)
7- Music & Colour Correction (Post-production)
8- Screenings & Feedback
Participants will practice on IAC’s equipment within the campus such as cameras, sound devices, editing machines, etc. IAC equipment will not be provided outside of campus activities.
The course shall be evaluated as per the student’s ability to coherently present a portfolio consisting of the produced film and pre-production project file they have created during the course.