Short Film Practical Workshop


Regular price Rs. 7,000.00 Sale

What is it?

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. 

Come spend the next 2 weekends in May at a "Short Film Practical Workshop", learning film making using everyday technology from an expert film maker and professor, Dr. Uma Vangal.  The 5 day workshop will be conducted at the renowned Apparao Galleries, synonymous for curating the best art and talent.

Who is it for?

In keeping with the times, 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.

Everyone: Men, Women (18 years or older)

Perfect for:

  • Startups
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Artists
  • Designers
  • Hobbyists
  • Travel aficionados
  • Young aspiring film makers
  • Advertising professionals

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

Who's included?

There will be up to 30 people in the group.

About your hosts: 

Apparao Galleries: was established in 1984, to share and bring about joy in art. Sharan Apparao, the founder, is an established name in the Indian art world. She was honoured by FICCI as one of the top women achievers in the country, for her talent and passion in promoting contemporary Indian art. Over the last three decades, having been associated with well-known artists in addition to many emerging stars, Apparao Galleries has had the distinction of exhibiting Indian artists in cities across the globe.

Dr. Uma Vangal: 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. 

Experience Description:

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.


  • View examples of film made using everyday technology
  • Understand how to use films effectively
  • Explore platforms to showcase your work
  • Archive and Document your films
  • Learn to use Cameras- Lights-Editing software

** Detailed programme details available on request. For more details please call Apparao galleries on one of the numbers below


  • 9841022477
  • 9717006963
  • 7358526183 

Where it's located

"Apparao Galleries" , No. 7, Wallace Gardens, 3rd street, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 006

Guest Requirements

Age: All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along

Proof of Purchase: Email or printed confirmation

Gender: Men and Women


Course content, curation of event and organization of workshop is solely done by Apparao Galleries. For more details or queries on workshop, please call Apparao galleries on one of the numbers listed above.