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Diploma in Cinematography

COURSE OVERVIEW:

CINEMATOGRAPHERS HAVE ONE OF THE MOST ESSENTIAL JOB IN ANY FILM PRODUCTION: BRINGING A DIRECTOR’S VISION TO LIFE. THE STUDENTS OF CINEMATOGRAPHY WORK HAND IN HAND WITH THE STUDENTS STUDYING FILM DIRECTION ON THEIR PROJECTS TO ENHANCE THEIR INDUSTRY-READY SKILLS BEFORE ENTERING THE REAL CINEMATOGRAPHY WORLD.

KFA’S INTENSIVE ONE-YEAR CINEMATOGRAPHY COURSE HELPS THE STUDENTS TO DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE CINEMATOGRAPHER AND DIRECTOR, BASIC PRE-PRODUCTION MATERIALS FOR SHORT FILM, PROGRESSION OF TECHNOLOGY AND BROAD ARTISTIC TRENDS THROUGHOUT THE HISTORY OF FILMMAKING, DESIGN AND EXECUTE IMAGES SPECIFIC TO NARRATIVE PRODUCTIONS, TECHNICAL CONTROL OVER THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF PHOTOGRAPHY INCLUDING EXPOSURE, LIGHTING, COMPOSITION AND MORE.

EACH DAY CLASSES WILL RUN FOR 4 HOURS FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO WORK ON MANY PROJECTS AS CINEMATOGRAPHERS MANAGING EACH PROJECT THROUGH THE PRE-PRODUCTION, PRODUCTION AND POST-PRODUCTION PHASES. WELL-EQUIPPED TECHNOLOGIES ARE FACILITATED AND THIS CURRICULUM DEMANDS FULL TIME ON CLASS PROJECTS. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED AS THE COURSE COVERS THE REQUIREMENT FROM BASIC TO ADVANCE LEVEL AND ON THE OTHER HAND THOSE WITH PRIOR EXPERIENCE ARE EQUIPPED WITH PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE. THE PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN BOTH ENGLISH AND NEPALI.

UPON GRADUATION, STUDENTS WILL BE PROFICIENT WITH MANY TECHNIQUES OF CAMERA SYSTEMS AND BE ABLE TO CONFIDENTLY SUPERVISE THE CREATION OF SOPHISTICATED LIGHTING SCHEMES. MOST IMPORTANTLY, THEY WILL BE ABLE TO EFFECTIVELY HARNESS THE VISUAL TOOLS OF CINEMA TO TELL MEANINGFUL STORIES AND SIMILARLY THE STUDENTS ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF PRODUCTION AND WORK EXPERIENCE AS CINEMATOGRAPHERS IN MANY FILM PROJECTS, A ONE-YEAR DIPLOMA AND THEIR EXPANDED CAPABILITIES TOWARDS THEIR GOAL. EACH STUDENT’S THESIS FILM IS CELEBRATED IN THE ACADEMY AS SCREENING IS OPEN TO CAST, CREW, FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS, FILM JOURNALISTS AND INVITED GUESTS.

COURSE CONTENT: 

  1. HISTORY & THEORY OF CINEMA
  2. FILM STRUCTURE, GRAMMAR & GENRE
  3. PRINCIPLES OF PHOTOGRAPHY
  4. VISUAL LANGUAGE, TONE, COLOR & RHYTHM
  5. CAMERA HANDLING & OPERATING
  6. MOTION PICTURE PHOTOGRAPHY
  7. AESTHETICS OF CINEMA & ARTS
  8. LIGHTING TECHNIQUES & PRACTICES
  9. WORKING WITH FILM DIRECTOR & CREW
  10. EDITING & POST PRODUCTION FOR CINEMATOGRAPHER
  11. FILM SCREENING & APPRECIATION
  12. THESIS FILM PRODUCTION

CLASS TIME- Morning Shift : 7 AM -10 AM

CLASS DAYS : MONDAY- FRIDAY (5 DAYS)

CLASS STARTS : SOON.KEEP UPDATED

COURSE PERIOD : 12 MONTHS

 

COURSE FEE:

  • ADMISSION AND COURSE FEE FOR 1 YEAR DIPLOMA PROGRAM IS 1,75,000/- NRS
  • 75,000/- NRS SHOULD BE PAID DURING THE ADMISSION TIME.
  • 50,000/- NRS SHOULD BE PAID AFTER 4 MONTHS.
  • 50,000/- NRS SHOULD BE PAID AFTER ANOTHER 4 MONTHS.
  • 25,000/-NRS DISCOUNT IS GIVEN FOR THE FEMALES (IN LAST INSTALLMENT).

 

ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

  • STUDENTS MUST FILL UP THE ADMISSION FORM.
  • 1 PASSPORT-SIZED PHOTOGRAPH.
  • 1 PHOTOCOPY OF CITIZENSHIP, PASSPORT OR LICENSE.
  • 1 PHOTOCOPY OF ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES.
  • VALID CONTACT NUMBER OF PARENTS OR GUARDIAN.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • PRIORITY WON’T BE GIVEN TO FULL TIME JOB HOLDER.
  • NO HIGHER ACADEMIC DEGREE/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED BUT SHOULD BE A FILM PASSIONATE, DEDICATED AND ENTHUSIAST.
  • STUDENT MUST HAVE GOOD SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH AS WELL AS BASIC COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY :

AS A PHOTOGRAPHER AND CINEMATOGRAPHER IN :

  • FEATURE FILM
  • SHORT FILMS
  • TV PRODUCTIONS
  • AD FILM AND MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
  • MEDIA AND PRODUCTION HOUSES
  • FREELANCER PHOTOGRAPHER AND CINEMATOGRAPHER

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  1. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE IN THE ACADEMY’S PREMISES 10 MIN BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF THEIR RESPECTIVE CLASSES. LATE COMERS WILL BE FINED AND MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE CLASS.
  2. STUDENTS MUST WEAR IDENTITY CARD IN THE PREMISES OF ACADEMY AND TO ENTER THEIR CLASSROOM.
  3. STUDENTS SHOULD WEAR THE ACADEMY’S T-SHIRT ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS AND SESSIONS OF THE ACADEMY.
  4. STUDENTS SHOULD ATTEND THE CLASSES REGULARLY. IN THE CASE OF EMERGENCY, SHOULD INFORM THE ADMINISTRATION WITH A VALID REASON FOR A LEAVE. APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED BY STUDENTS WITH PARENTS/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE FOR MORE THAN 3 DAY’S LEAVE.
  5. CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA ISN’T ALLOWED IN THE ACADEMY’S PREMISES. SMOKING IS ALLOWED ONLY IN THE SMOKING ZONE AREA.
  6. STUDENTS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED TO BRING WEAPONS AND LIQUOR TO THE ACADEMY.
  7. ATTENDANCE AT SPECIAL SEMINARS, MASTER CLASSES AND INTERACTION SESSIONS IS COMPULSORY AND MINIMUM ATTENDANCE OF 80% IS MANDATORY.
  8.  DISRESPECT OR DISCOURTESY TO GUEST, FACULTY MEMBERS AND OFFICE STAFFS WILL BE CONSIDERED AS AN ACT OF INDISCIPLINE AND CONCERNED STUDENTS WILL BE RUSTICATED.
  9. MISBEHAVIOR, CHEATING IN ASSESSMENTS, HABITUAL LATE COMING, ABSENTEEISM AND OTHER DISRESPECTFUL ACTS MAY LEAD SUSPENSION OF THE RESPONSIBLE STUDENTS.
  10. IN CASE OF ANY DAMAGE OF ACADEMY’S PROPERTY THE RESPONSIBLE STUDENT MUST BEAR ALL THE EXPENSES.
  11. IN THE MIDDLE OF THE COURSE, NO STUDENT IS ALLOWED TO BE INVOLVED IN OTHER PROJECTS BESIDE THE COLLEGE’S PROJECT. IN CASE OF EXCEPTION, STUDENT MUST REQUEST FOR ACADEMY’S PERMISSION AND MUST ENSURE IT DOESN’T HAMPER HIS/HER REGULAR CLASS.
  12.  STUDENTS SHOULD SUBMIT OR INVOLVE IN EVERY PROJECTS AND EXERCISES ASSIGNED BY THE ACADEMY.
  13. STUDENTS SHOULD THEMSELVES MANAGE THE REQUIRED MATERIALS OR NECESSITY FOR THEIR CLASS PROJECTS AND ASSIGNMENTS.
  14. EXTRA CHARGES SHOULD BE PAID FOR STATIONARY, BOOKS, PICNICS, TOURS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES.
  15. THE COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE STUDENTS ONLY AFTER THE SUBMISSION OF FINAL PROJECT AND CLEARANCE OF ALL THE REMAINING FEES AND OTHER DUES IF ANY.
  16. THE COPYRIGHT OF THE CLASS PROJECTS AND THESIS PROJECTS MADE BY THE STUDENTS DURING THE COURSE WILL BE WITH THE ACADEMY.
  17. STUDENTS SHOULD PAY THEIR FEES ON INSTALLMENT BASIS BEFORE THE DEADLINE GIVEN BY THE ACADEMY. IN CASE OF LATE PAYMENT, STUDENT SHOULD BEAR THE FINE AND AREN’T ALLOWED IN THE CLASS.
  18.  THE AMOUNT PAID AS ADMISSION FEE AND COURSE FEE TO THE ACADEMY WILL NOT BE REFUNDED IN ANY CASE.
  19. EVEN IF THE STUDENTS ARE UNABLE TO CONTINUE THE COURSE DUE TO PERSONAL REASONS, HE/SHE MUST PAY THE TOTAL FEE THAT WAS PROMISED TO BE PAID IN THE BEGINNING OF THE SESSION.
  20. KANTIPUR FILM ACADEMY HAS EVERY RIGHT TO SUSPEND THE STUDENT WHO VIOLATES THE ABOVE MENTIONED RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE ACADEMY.

 

 

 

(I HEREBY READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED UPON THE AFOREMENTIONED RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE ACADEMY AND WITH OUR FULL CONSENT, DECLARE THAT THE COLLEGE HAS THE FULL AUTHORITY TO AMEND AND IMPLEMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS).

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