FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS

Impulse offers summer courses and weekend workshops for individuals; and customised training for organisations. Our programmes are designed and conducted by Kavita Joshi, an award winning filmmaker and an alumnus of FTII Pune.

SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS • WEEKEND OPTIONS • CUSTOMISED TRAINING FOR ORGNS


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I. WEEKENDS FILMMAKING INTENSIVE • 50+ HRS., DELHI

This workshop teaches you the essentials of directing and audio visual storytelling. Its perfect for beginners and also people with some experience. It gives you a whopping 50+ hours of learning, over weekends only. Key features:

WEEKENDS BASED: so you can learn while working or studying
COMPACT BUT INTENSIVE: you get 50+ hours of intensive learning.
HANDS ON: you learn by doing, via practical sessions.
TAUGHT BY FTII ALUMNA.

Plus you work on DSLR cameras, meet like minded film lovers, and shoot or edit nearly every day.

NEXT BATCH - coming up!
ELIGIBILITY: Anyone over 15 years of age may apply. Functional knowledge of English is needed.
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II. SUMMER PROGRAMME IN FILMMAKING • DELHI

If you've always wanted to make a short film but didn't know where to start, this course is perfect for you. Intensive, practical and hands-on, it helps you make a short film from idea to completion. You grasp the essentials of film craft, be it directing, camerawork, sound recording or editing. You are mentored at every stage by filmmakers.

• Conducted by FTII alumna
• 360+ hours. 2 month immersive programme. Full time learning.
• Learn on DSLR cameras, Apple Macs and other pro gear.
• Suitable for beginners; and for people with some basic experience.

NEXT BATCH: June July 2017.
ELIGIBILITY: 16 to 50+ years, functional knowledge of English required.
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III. CONTRIBUTORY / FREE WORKSHOPS

Once every few months, we offer a special workshop which has no fixed fee as such - though we expect participants to contribute towards organising costs. 
  • Note: These workshops do not involve any shooting or editing.
  • We're happy to organise such workshops in colleges / educational institutions, on request.

CRAFT OF DOCUMENTARY (3 hours)
This workshop deconstructs a documentary to reveal how elements of film-craft – cinematography, sound design, editing and narrative structure – all work towards creating meaning, mood and impact. An interactive conversation. Aimed at documentary enthusiasts and media students. Docu screened: Tales from the Margins. Workshop Level: Intermediate.

SCREENWRITING: A CURTAIN RAISER (3 hours)
This workshop introduces you to some elementary principles of writing for the screen. You also polish your skills with some writing exercises, and get feedback. Level: beginners. 

IMAGE COMPOSITION & CAMERA MOVEMENT (2-3 hours)
This workshop helps you improve your camerawork and shot-taking skills. An interactive session, it give you insight into composing better images; and helps you grasp the role of camera movement in filmmaking. Level: Beginners

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IV. CUSTOMISED TRAINING FOR ORGANISATIONS
Organisations and groups have very specific training needs. We design courses targeted exactly to your team's requirement. Courses can range from a day to a month; can be held on your premises; and may be in Delhi or other cities. We've designed customised workshops for:
• Adobe India
• Nikon India
• Skillshare International
• University of Washington Bothell
• Chetana Media Institute, Thrissur
• IIT Kanpur
• International Association of Women in Radio and Television; and others
If you'd like customised training for your team, drop us a mail at: impulsemail AT gmail DOT com


WE GIVE SPECIAL WAIVERS TO APPLICANTS FROM DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUNDS

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