The act of storytelling and listening to stories were always a fundamental need of humanity.
This quality had empowered humanity with culture and propelled the civilization to a higher
realm. A story informs us as well as entertains us. A well narrated story reaches into the
deepest zones of a person and invokes his or her emotions. A film director is also a storyteller.
And it is through emotions a filmmaker communicates with the audience.
Sound Recording & Design
In the modern film making, the role of sound recordists and sound designers has become very important.
Today’s multitrack, multilayered sound recording and reproduction is a formidable task. The syllabus
will give the students an insider’s view to equipments and its technology in terms of electronics and the
art and science of acoustics. Students will have many hours of practical sessions in sound recording and multitrack
mixing. These hands-on assignments are intended to make the students capable of taking up independent job assignments.
Cinematography & DI Process
Duration: 2 Years
The cinematographer is the visual translator of the script, enabling the director
to narrate the story evocatively. Technologies have gone through a quantum leap.
Modern digital cameras have evolved into fine instruments of image creation..
Editing & Image Processing
Duration : 1 Year
The editing syllabus will take the students through the history,
technical development and art of film editing. Masterly works from Pudovkin,
Eisenstien to Walter Murch will be analyzed and studied in detail. Major editing
softwares, post-production workflows and the responsibilities of the editor in the post
digital-camera world will be covered in detail. RKFA gives you the definitive course to
know the eternal question " Why do cuts work " This course will also teach you the true
fundamental principles of editing to make you a great editor.
Duration : 1 Year
The acting syllabus includes rigorous physical training and understanding of
different acting traditions. The students will go through many modules of actual
working situations specifically scripted for individual needs. Each student's strengths
and drawbacks will be identified and moulded to become a capable actor who can handle the
whole spectrum of emotions.
Digital Film Making
Duration: 1 Year
For humanity the art of storytelling was a tool to understand and tame the reality. In this digital era
“Storytelling” has become a new adventure with limitless possibilities. The advent of new technologies has
empowered everyone to become a storyteller using audio-visual media. Beyond the possibilities of
technology it is the understanding of human emotions and relationships, which makes a great film
maker. This course gives you the best of the both skills - digital imaging technology and handling
emotions and relationships within the story you narrate.
Duration: 1 Year
The Director of Photography is the visual translator of the script, enabling the director to narrate
the story evocatively. Modern digital cameras have evolved into fine instruments of image
creation. With a strong foundation of theory and in-depth practice in using available light and
artificial lights, this course empowers the students to take up any cinematographic challenges to
create a short film. Guest faculty would also be invited to discuss and present topics related to
cinematography and allied subjects.