Film, Television & Digital Video Production

Course Head: Dr. Shaison P. Ouseph

Film, Television & Digital Video Production

Course content subject to change

Course Outline and Method:

The technological advances in visual media in the wake of digital culture have created a new platform for Film Making, Television and Digital Production. The Film, Television & Digital Video Production Course is a 10 months full-time, Diploma Programme. In an inspiring and high-energy environment, the Course attempts to initiate professional training at the graduate or above graduate level.

The course also equips the students in the art and craft of filmmaking and television programme production and is designed to prepare you for career in film and Television.

Classes are taught by award-winning industry professionals with an unrivaled approach to hands-on, interactive learning in a real-world environment. Faculty members will design assignments that engage students in interaction with students. Students are expected to submit high quality assignments and projects during this course. Consistently late assignments can impact the final grade of this course.

With a total of 560 sessions, the Course offerings include: Film Studies, Direction, Scripting, Cinematography, Digital Editing, Sound, Lighting, Documentary Film Making, Still Photography and Multi Camera Live show.


Anyone holding a graduate degree in Arts, Science, Mass Media, Commerce or any professional course etc. (Students, awaiting their graduation results, should submit a photocopy of the final year mark sheet of Second Semester to the Administration Office) failing which they will not be eligible for the XIC Diploma).

There is an on-line entrance test followed by a Live or a Skype interview.

Class Timings:

The course is conducted over week days - Monday to Saturday (9.00 am - 8.30 pm), with two to three sessions daily. Workshops and Seminars are usually scheduled for Saturdays.

75% attendance is compulsory in each module. Grades will be downgraded from the performance based credits.

50 Years of Excellence - 1969 to 2019

Course fees

Tution Fees 315000
CSGT 9% 28350
SGST 9% 28350
Registration Fees 2500
CSGT 9% 225
SGST 9% 225
Library Deposit 2500
Total Fees 377150

Course Synopsis

All modules in this course are obligatory.
The Management reserves the right, as and when necessary, to change the syllabus without prior notice.

Hands-on experience of what is taught

Sessions Credits
Film & Television Direction 100 Sessions 20 Credits
Cinematography 50 Sessions 10 Credits
Script Writing 30 Sessions 6 Credits
Editing 30 Sessions 6 Credits
Sound 15 Sessions 3 Credits
Film Studies 15 Sessions 3 Credits
Still Photography 15 Sessions 3 Credits
Television Studies 10 Sessions 2 Credits
Lighting 10 Sessions 2 Credits
Production Designing and Planning 10 Sessions 2 Credits
Promotion 10 Sessions 2 Credits
Television : Non-fiction Programme 30 Sessions 6 Credits
Short Fiction Film - 1 40 Sessions 8 Credits
VFX 20 Sessions 4 Credits
Multi Camera: Non-Fiction 30 Sessions 6 Credits
Social Documentary 50 Sessions 10 Credits
Shorts Fiction Film – 2 60 Sessions 12 Credits
Film Market Trends in Production & Distribution 5 Sessions 1 Credits
Field / Study Trip 15 Sessions 3 Credits
Music 5 Sessions 1 Credits
Seminar/Panel Discussions/Extra Events 10 Sessions 2 Credits
Total 560 Sessions 560 Sessions 112 Credits