Short Courses

Short Course on

Basic Videography


Name of the Course : Basic Videography


Scope of the Course :

Visual Communication is said to be most effective and powerful communication. Creating meaningful visuals is both an 'Art' & Craft. Creation of visuals for Film & Television Programmes is a continous and evolving process. New techniques used in camera /lenses/mounting devices has changed the visuals perspective and its impact in fiction/non-fiction production. Improving upon one's visual literacy for a better visual story telling is the essential need of audio visual media.

The single and multi-camera production on location and in studio have become very popular in broadcasting. Persons having both technical & creative skills of camera are required in the industry. The course aims to give partcipants an opportunity to use basic asethetics & skills to create visuals that can be used for effective communication. The participants will have the opportunity to explore single camera operation and develop the organisational skills required for planning and execution of a single camera production. Recording formats , basic lighting demonstration , TV news set designing, basics of studio multicamera demonstration will also be part of the course.

Objective of the Course :


  1. To familiarize the participants with the basics of broadcast quality video cameras, their operations and applications in various practical situations.

  2. To be able to use the aesthetics of single camera operation in terms of visual composition , camera movement and develop basic technical skills.

  3. To understand the basics of Multicam TV Studio Operations from the Point of View of Cameras.


Course Dates : 28th January, 2013 to 09th February, 2013



Minimum Eligibility : 12th (H.S.C.)

(Possession of minimum eligibility does not entitle a candidate for selection in the course. Committees constituted by the Institute will shortlist / scrutinize the application for admission in the course)


No. of Participants : 12



Last date of receiving

application forms : 5th January, 2013


Course Fee : 20,000 /- (without accommodation)



* Application form is to be downloaded


Information for the candidates :

The filled - in application forms received will be scrutinized and list of selected candidates will be displayed on the website by 9th January, 2013. Selected candidates should send the fees by Demand Draft (Nationalized Bank) drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, FTII” payable at Pune. Selected Candidates should confirm their course participation accompanied with the Demand Draft of Rs 20,000/- (Rs Twenty Thousand only) so as to reach latest by 16th January, 2013 on the following address

To,

In- charge Short Course Unit,

FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE OF INDIA,

Law College Road, Pune - 411 004.

Email : ftii1960@hotmail.com

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