Bootcamp

DURATION

6 Hours in 6 Weeks
(1 Hour session per week)

AGE RANGE

08-11 Years
12-14 Years

Skill Development:

Storytelling and Film-making

Along with a technical understanding of cinematography, child will learn to storyboard ideas, to interpret them via script-to screen processes, and to amplify observational and creative skills

A bootcamp taught by an industry pro takes students on an inspirational journey from the conception of a story, through processes of storyboarding and script-to-screen ideation, to filming and editing your own cinematic scenes! Alongside technical understanding, children will develop their creature writing, visual interpretation and observational skills. A truly epic introduction to film production.

INSTRUCTOR’S BIO

Milan, Italy

Shubh Chaudhary

Cinematographer, Director of
Photography
M.A. in Cinematography
Amazon Prime Camera Op.

LESSON PLAN

Equipment Required

Laptop

Topics Covered

INTRODUCTION TO THE FILM WORLD
1. Introduction/ Expectations
2. History of Film and Camera
3. Departments in a Film and their Roles
4. Process of Filming
5. Parts of a camera (Shutter speed, F stop, Lenses)
6. Scene, Shot and Sequence

Homework Assignment

Watch two films (given by the teacher)
Find out what you think is the essence of the film.
Which shot do you like the most?
Which scene is your favourite?
What differences do you see in the style of filming and camera?

Learning Objectives

Understanding the amalgamation of different departments of films and the process of filmmaking. Understanding the basics of cameras and how each element of the camera is used differently in every film.

Equipment Required

Laptop/Digital Camera/ iPhone or iPad Camera

Topics Covered

FILM LANGUAGE AND GRAMMAR
1. Shots
2. 180 Degree Rule
3. 30 Degree Rule
4. Screen Direction
5. Film Time
6. Compression
7. Elaboration
8. Familiar Images

Homework Assignment

1. Watching a scene and answering questions related to film language.
2. Watching a scene shot by an amateur filmmaker and finding the errors and
mistakes made by the filmmaker in terms of film language and grammar.

Learning Objectives

Understanding the basics of film as a language and its grammar. Spatially orienting the audience and find out how to reduce confusion in the mind of the viewer so that the story can be told without any hindrance

Equipment Required

Digital Camera/ iPhone or iPad Camera

Topics Covered

CAMERA AS A TOOL:
1. Camera Angles
2. Subject size
3. Subject angle
4. Camera height
5. Lensing
6. Psychological Factors and Dramatic Factors
7. Camera Movement

Homework Assignment

Make photo-boards for a story given by the teacher with 3 different emotions. Use the above knowledge for the same.

Learning Objectives

Using different aspects of camera to add variety and impact to a film. How to capture various emotions and point the way to audience psychological and dramatically adding to the storytelling.

Equipment Required

Laptop/Digital Camera/ iPhone or iPad Camera

Topics Covered

SCRIPT TO SCREEN
1. Shot Listing
2. Story Boarding
3. Script Breakdown

Homework Assignment

1. Make a script breakdown, shot list and storyboard/photo board for a short script provided by the teacher.

Learning Objectives

How to interpret a script to visual form. Thinking in advance on how to shoot the story while looking at the final edit before hand.

Equipment Required

Laptop/Digital Camera/ iPhone or iPad Camera

Topics Covered

VISUAL MOTIVATIONS
1. Colour Theory
2. Visual Theory
3. Visual References and Mood Boards

Homework Assignment

Design a mood board and visual reference board for a script/story given by the teacher.

Learning Objectives

Adding intricate details to your storytelling in form or colours, visual reference, motivations from other artists in order to express the emotions in the story.

Equipment Required

Camera/ iPhone or iPad camera

Topics Covered

CUTTING/EDITING:
1. Continuation editing
2. Compilation editing
3. Cross Cutting
4. Continuity
5. Cutting on Action
6. Dissolves
7. Sound Editing and Flow

Homework Assignment

Shoot a scene from a film/script provided by the teacher.

Learning Objectives

Better conception keeping the editing pattern in mind along with thinking about the assembly of the picture so that it will generally cut together with minor, easy-to-solve editorial problems.

COMPLETION & AWARD

BOOTCAMP COMPLETION CRITERIA

Shoot a short film (30 seconds – 1 min) with different camera angles and shots and then pass on the footage to the teacher. In turn, receive a final edit for the film from the teacher and then talk about the limitations and completeness of the shots. Keep in mind all the aspects of film taught in the class while shooting these shots.

AWARD OF BOOTCAMP COMPLETION

Digital copy of “Certificate of Achievement” signed by Bootcamp Instructor & Academic Director of Anademy

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