Filmmaking is no longer confined to professional directors and Film studios. From camera drones to shooting movies with smartphones to virtual reality, everyone today is documenting their life and everyone can be a film-maker today, using everyday technology to express, explore, or examine the ideas that interest them.
Apparao Galleries has created an introductory platform for aspiring artists and film makers to understand and learn the nuances of making and using films as an effective tool.
Why we love this?
Due to the variety of technology available to us today, making movies has become cheaper, more accessible and more possible than it has ever been. Apparao Galleries based in Chennai, has carved a niche across India for its keen sense of aesthetics and sharp nose for "New Trends". The powerful combination with an expert teacher from the film fraternity, makes this an enticing opportunity to upgrade your skills in learning film making that can be applied practically to suit the needs of the current digital world.
When it's offered?
5 day workshop over 2 weekends x 4 hours per session:
- May 5th, Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm
- May 6th, Saturday: 3 pm - 7 pm
- May 7th, Sunday: 11 am - 3 pm
- May 13th, Saturday: 3 pm - 7 pm
- May 14th, Sunday 11 am - 3 pm
About your host:
Dr. Uma Vangal is a feminist scholar, an independent documentary filmmaker and a visiting professor of Films at Kenyon College believes in the notion that everybody today can be a filmmaker using everyday technology. Dr. Vangal has immense teaching experience particularly in the field of Communication & Media studies and has worked in various prestigious colleges including the L.V Prasad Film & TV Academy.
Dr. Vangal will explain how one can make a film using basic everyday devices such as our iPhones, iPads, smart phones, DSLR cameras or any other obtainable recording device that one might posses. Participants will learn to use different software ranging from open source to specialised; additionally lighting techniques and available platforms to show their films will be explored.
- Travel aficionados
- Young aspiring film makers
- Advertising professionals
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