A short term course in Screenwriting and Filmmaking called ‘Imaging Cinema 2012’ will be conducted in Iit Madras from June 1-10,2012.
The resource persons for the course will be Atul Tiwari
(Screenwriter: Mission Kashmir
, Dasavataram), K Hariharan (Director, Lv Prasad Institute of Film & Television, Chennai), Rohan Sippy
(Director: Dum Maro Dum, Bluffmaster), Shridhar Raghavan
( Screenwriter: Khakee
, Dum Maro Dum, Apaharan
), Sriram Raghavan
(Director: Agent Vinod
, Johnny Gaddar, Ek Haseena Thi), Anurag Kashyap
(Dev D, No Smoking
) and Patricia Gruben
(Director, Praxis Screenwriting Programme, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver).
The first three days of the course will involve a Film-Appreciation module. The next two days will introduce the participants to the mechanics of filmmaking including Camera, Lighting, Sound, Sets, Editing, Special Effects etc.
The emphasis of the next four to five days will be to make the students write scripts and to dissect and discuss their work in class. It will be