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hanks for enquiring about the Direction & Screenplay Writing Course at CRAFT FILM SCHOOL. Kindly note that we are accepting applications for the new session starting  from 15th March 2021 at B-11, IMM Building Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi -110016.

 

1. No of Seats:  10 seats to be filled on an interview basis for Indian students. We have 2 Seats for International Students.

2. Eligibility Criteria:  Minimum qualification is 10+2 -for "Diploma" certificate. Graduation in any discipline is required for "PG Diploma” certificate. No minimum percentage is required to apply. Students who are appearing for their 12th/final year exam of graduation can also apply.

Course content and classroom remains the same for the main course. However, difference will be in terms of additional classes on soft skills, which will be offered to the 10+2 pass out students. If you are 10+2, you will get a ‘Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing’ and if you are a Graduate, you will get ‘PG Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing’.

3. Selection Criteria: Selection of the applicants is done on an interview basis. Interview date is 16th Nov 2020. Results are declared within 10 days. Selected candidates will submit the full fee or half fees within 15 days from the date of declaration of the result. The students in the waiting list will be declared on 5th March, 2021, if required.

Due to Covid-19 lockdown, if a student is not able to come personally for the interview, we will conduct a telephonic interview via Whatsapp/Skype.

4. How to Apply: You need to apply online from the website given below-

https://www.craftfilmschool.com/applyonline

An amount of Rs .1,000/-  is to be paid by Debit Card/Credit Card / ATM Card / Net banking transfer as application fee. If you are coming personally to CRAFT, you can also pay in cash.

5. Last Date to Apply:

We are accepting applications for the interviews to be held on 18th th Nov 2020. For which Last date to apply is 25th Oct 2020. Another round of Interviews to be held on 1st Dec 2020.
For which the last date to apply will be 20th Nov 2020.

We have allocated 10 Points for overall performance. Sincerity score: 2 points | Academic Record: 2 points | Portfolio: 2 points | Interview Performance: 4 points. Candidate needs to score a minimum of 7 points to qualify for admission in CRAFT. Hence if you are making an inquiry today, you need to apply within 4 Days to gain Sincerity score of 2 points- which will qualify you as “Sincere Candidate”. 

 

6. How to Prepare for the Interview:  The intention of the interview board is to see whether the student is really passionate about the field of study, he/she has applied for.

7. Hostel Facilities: We don’t have a hostel, but our student’s coordinator help in finding economical accommodation within walking distance from the institute. It saves traveling time and cost- an average of Rs 2500/-per month!

Generally, rooms cost between Rs. 5000/- and 6000/- per month which, on a sharing basis, costs around Rs. 3,000/- per month. A food joint is a nearby CRAFT where most of the students have their lunch and dinner.

We help in finding PG accommodation for the girl candidates. It costs around Rs. 5000/- per month. Food is separate and Tiffin service is available.

8. Course Fee:  The total fee in lump sum mode is Rs. 95,000/- In installments, it becomes Rs. 1,00,000/.

The first installment is 50% of the total fee at the time of submitting the admission form.

1) 25% as 2nd installment, to be paid on 15th April 2021.

2) Balance 25% as 3rd installment, to be paid on 15th May 2021.

Students who opt for the Installment method needs to deposit the Post Dated Cheque ( PDC ) of the above dates at the time of joining.

 

9. Class Timings: Our motto is to ‘Learn by Doing’. Classes are conducted five days a week. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (1:00 to 2:00 is lunch break). We have a well-equipped editing lab in which we conduct daily practical of 3 hours. Every student gets one I-Mac system to practice for 3-hours.

 

10. Course Duration: Non Linear Film and Video Editing is a one year program.

The first semester of 6-month is classroom training along with practical. In the 2nd semester of 6-months, students will edit variety of independent projects. The editing course has 2 important aspects- developing the aesthetic sense and 2ndly working on software like ‘FCP-version 10’ which is used in the Film industry.

We have various editing exercises from feature film by which you will learn How to edit an event, promo, song, fight sequence, a chase sequence etc to develop the aesthetic sense of editing. For example, we have an exercise from “Banaras film” where you have to edit Urmila Matondkar's song.

You will be learning 1-major software like a FINAL CUT PRO (FCP) and basics of 1) After effects & 2) Adobe premiere.

11. CRAFT’s Legal Status & Affiliation: CRAFT is registered as a nonprofit-making public charitable trust with Sub-Registrar in the Delhi government. We offer autonomous Diploma courses. Proudly established in the year 2006 (March 6) - 2020 is our 14th year of operation.

12. Editing workshops: by Industry professionals who had edited many feature films

MEGHANA MANCHANDA : FILMFARE AWARD NOMINATION  EDITOR

WORKSHOP PROMO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovqnuyGItc0

Hervé Schneid's: Oscar-Winning French Film's Editor Hervé Schneid's workshop in CRAFT FILM SCHOOL.

https://youtu.be/MB1f07fRXcA

Prof. Mathur, ex-HOD FTII, having 25 years of experience, conducting workshops in CRAFT.

https://youtu.be/SyXTCJ0d9sU

ASEEM SINHA, having 35 years of INDUSTRY edited 70 feature films, conducting workshops in CRAFT.

https://www.craftfilmschool.com/workshops/7/film-video-nonlinear-editing

ANTRA LAHIRI , Film Editor, of Recently released film SHAKUNTALA  DEVI, conducting workshops in CRAFT.

https://youtu.be/KTP6nTd4kV8

 

13. Bank Loan Provision: We do not have tie-ups with any bank, but if you apply for a Student loan, we can issue a letter required from our end.

14. Management Quota Seats: There are 4 management quota seats available in the ‘Cinematography’ course in which students can seek direct admission without an interview. One has to pay an additional Rs. 20,000/- (for blocking the seat) besides the regular fee.

15. Placement Support: Students having 85% attendance in the 1st semester of 6 months will get internship support after completion of their 1-year course in a post-production house.

 Apply Now!

 

https://www.craftfilmschool.com/applyonline

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CURRICULUM

Section 1: One year full time course in Editing::

Overview : What exactly is the Video Editing Course all about.

What is Video Editing Course ?      
Editing is an art form that is more than simply just "cutting out the junk”. Editing enables one to control the rhythm and pace in a Film. To make a film aesthetically appealing lies in the technique of editing visuals. It entails the process of “re-arrangement and modification” of the shooting footage.  If you want to learn Video Editing course in Delhi, CRAFT will teach you the latest trends in video editing and compositing. 
 What exactly is the Non-Linear Video Editing course? 
Nonlinear video editing is a type of video editing where raw footage from parallel or digital video sources is transferred to the hard disk and cut and edited there in order, or non-linearly.Since the footage is on the Hard disk, One can easily conduct color correction, adjust brightness and contrast and add dissolves and other special effects. The Timeline displays recorded digital video and audio files. After you have edited, you can render the entire material with effects and transition to create a finished final film in High Resolution to be Ready for sound Post Production.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         What you will learn during the Course in our video editing school.
•    Students will understand the editing techniques used to construct a variety of story formats required for ad films /music video /fiction /documentary films.
•    Students will have a thorough working knowledge of non-linear editing software like the latest version of  Final Cut Pro X 10.4.1.
•    Students Will be able to do the professional style color correction.
•    Students would also Know how to create high-quality motion graphics.
•    Understand video formats and principles.
•    Plan, design, and create digital video projects integrating graphics and audio elements.
•    Transfer and capture digital video and audio from various cameras and external devices.
•    Edit and compress video for use in various delivery modes of digital media using standard digital video editing software.
•    Evaluate digital video projects, identify items for improvement, and implement changes. 
•    Students will also be able to use proficiently other video editings software like  Adobe Premiere and other related bundles like after effects.
•    Students will be having complete theoretical and practical knowledge of video editing skills required to edit various situations like, dance sequence/fight sequence/chase sequence which constitutes an integral part of filmmaking. 
•    Students will learn aesthetic sense required to edit a variety of situations in film and television genre like Serials/ad films/feature films etc


Job Prospects after doing video editing course:                                                                                                                                                 There are many institutes which are offering video editing courses, but then why JoiCRAFT? ? Because our course is designed by the industry professionals who are FTII graduates having two decades of industry experience. Our course  will equip the  students in a much more professional way to build a career in video editing.
•    Once you know how to do video editing , finding the job  is not a big deal  . You can work for Television channels, TV serial programs, feature films, documentaries as per your interest in editing post-production houses across the country.
•    You will begin your career as a video editor  trainee and will be absorbed on pay scale immediately you finish your internship program with the same company provided you prove your sincerity and dedication during the internship .
•   The trainee could become an entrepreneur after having 4-5 years of experience in the industry and can start his own studio. At a later stage, one can Explore Parallel opportunities as a special effects or composting artist in any high profile video post production company.

 

Syllabus & Teaching Plan of 1-Year Editing Course.

Non linear film and video editing is a one year program.

First semester of 6-month is class room training along with practices and 2nd semester of 6-months , you have to edit the INDEPNEDENTS projects like, dialogue exercise, public service ad film, Chanse sequence, Promo edit, Feature

Editing course has 2-aspects 

a.) learning the software like FCP-10. version  which is used in the industry. b) To devlop the aesthetic sense of editing by Various excercises

We have various footage  from feature film and other types of shoot  by which you will  develop the aesthetic sense of editing. We have e.g. exercise from “Bararas  film” where Urmila Matondakar and dailgogue sequence  you have to edit in semester-2.

You will be learning 1-major software like FINAL CUT PRO (FCP) and basic of 1) after effects, 2) adobe premiere .etc­­

Placement Support

Placement Policy for starting career in film editing in india  

  • We believe in rigorous and meticulous training that would instill confidence among the students so that finding a suitable placement in the industry will not be a major issue for any graduate of our institute.
  • However, our responsibility doesn't finish after giving them the best possible training. It is equally important for us that our students should find best positions as per their aptitude.
  • Access to placement services such as career counseling, resume help, mock interviews, and recruiter access is provided to all the students once they are done with 80% of the course.
  • Since its inception, we have a record of supporting its sincere students in finding the internship/ Job .This Assistance starts two months before the date of completion of the course. The placement activities are spread in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Calcutta, Bombay to pool in film makers corporate companies for hiring our candidates.
  • There are two categories of students:

1.) Who are keen on working in reputed TV Station / Post production house.

2.) who would like to join established editor and start as an intren

First category of students we support them in two ways

A) Incoming inquiry mails forwarding: We receive e-mails from companies which are looking for fresh Graduates. Such job posting is displayed on the college website here .pl click at such latest sample  here.

and will also be forwarded to the facebook group of the current batch.All the students of various courses to join the face book group and what's up group.

B) Out going placement activity: an updated list of various relevant media companies’ concerned HR is prepared. On weekly basis, pdf file of the placement brochure is e-mailed.

  • Besides the above, placement officer also keep a track of various openings about jobs providing sites and other job forum on the net. He post such vacancies in yahoo group.
  • Our ex-students who are well placed in the industry are explored to have net working for current students.
  • Students  of category 2) who are looking forward to work with individual feature film director /cinematographer /editor /Sound Records as an assistant on feature film projects and later to start independently.
  • For such students, Personal efforts are made by the teaching faculty /guest faculty to connect our current passing out students to seek an easy appointment in Bombay and other regional film industry in Calcutta/madras/Hyderabad.
  • We completely understand that once any student who is new to the media industry needs support in terms of contacts to start their career as an internship which leads to the recruitment. Students are provided networking opportunity with various guest faculty workshops or visit to international film festivals in Delhi /Goa
  • Through our placement cell, we will be making all possible efforts to find suitable positions for them. We are committed to build a fraternity in the media industry.

Editing workshop by Antra Lahiri, editor,Shakuntala Devi Video Preview

Editing workshop by Aseem Sinha

https://www.craftfilmschool.com/workshops/7/film-video-nonlinear-editing

Editing workshop by Hervé Schneid,French film editor of AMELIE Video Preview

Editing Workshop by Meghna Manchanda Video Preview

Prof. Mathur, ex-HOD FTII,having 25 years of experience,conducting workshops in CRAFT. Video Preview

Section 2: Short Term | 3-Months Full Time | Video Editing Course:

Fee | Syllabus and other details about 3-months Short Term Video Editing Course

50% of full time one year course will be covered in  first 3-months.It include FCP.nad basic of photoshop and adaobe priemier pro software,Fee is Rs 45,000/-

Section 3: Part Time : Sat & Sunday | 6- Month weekend Video Editing Course:

Part Time : Sat & Sunday | 6- Month weekend Video Editing Course

Pl click below to Download Syllabus for the 6 Months weekend Video Editing Course of  CRAFT FILM SCHOOL.

Classes are held on sat and Sunday
Timing is 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The fee is 50,000/-(Fifty thousand )

Section 4: Distance Learning Video Editing Course:

Fee | Syllabus| and Other Details about Online Editing | 6- Month

If you are keen on distance Learning via online, pl email us at

naresh.sharma@craftfilmschool.com

so that we can email you all the details

Section 5: Important Interview of indian Film Editors to Read :

STUDENTS TESTIMONIALS

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  • Seats : 10
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Intreview : 18th Nov & 1st Dec 2020
  • Helpline: 9899251133/44/55
  • Sesstion Starts: 30th Sep 2020

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