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 alumna of FTII Pune.

SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS • WEEKEND OPTIONS • CUSTOMISED TRAINING FOR ORGNS


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ABOUT OUR WORKSHOP FILMS 
ABOUT OUR TEAM

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 and is held on weekends only. Key features:

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

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

NEXT BATCH - coming up, admissions open!
ELIGIBILITY: Functional knowledge of English. 15+ years of age.
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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.
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; 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


IV. 
FREE / CONTRIBUTORY WORKSHOPS

Once every few months, we offer a special workshop which has no fixed fee as such - though we do expect participants to contribute towards organising costs.
  • We're happy to organise such workshops in colleges and institutions, free of charge.
  • Note: These workshops do not involve any shooting or editing.
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. Docu screened: Tales from the Margins. Meant for: Documentary lovers; media students.

SCREENWRITING: AN INTRODUCTION (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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