Tuning Fork Filmmaking & Film Appreciation Workshop

Tuning Fork Filmmaking & Film Appreciation Workshop [Closed]

Tuning Fork Filmmaking & Film Appreciation Workshop [Closed]


OrganizerTuning Fork Film Workshops(Professional Association)

Important Dates

Start Date: June 17, 2012
End Date : June 24, 2012

Deadline: June 12, 2012

Eligibility Undergrad Level,Grad Level,Postgrad Level,Non-students

Type of Opportunity Workshop/Camp


Published OnJune 6, 2012

Tuning Fork Film Workshop in the beautiful Kangra Valley,
17th - 19th June: Film Appreciation Workshop
20th - 24th June: Filmmaking Workshop

Tuning Fork Film workshops are about..

Learning how to make films with minimum resources
How to get creative in film making, becoming a story teller
Trannlating your ideas into a visual story
Demystifying the medium of film

It is a process that involves creativity, teamwork & self-reflection

Film Appreciation, Understanding the medium of film: 17th - 19th June

- the medium of film - its impact and outreach
- learning to read a film, understand its nuances, narrative styles and the art of it
- watching and discussing different kinds of cinema - world cinema, documentary, and shorts
- relationship between media and society - who determines content, issues of censorship
- relevance of sound and music in films
- Social and Creative engagements and experiments in films today

Film Making workshop: 20th-24th June

- Medium of film - how an idea is transformed into a visual story
- Process of film making - scripting, storyboarding, shooting, editing
- Using a video camera, basics of photography & visual aesthetics
- soundscaping your film, getting music on it
- Digital Video Editing & Video Technology
- Practicalities of finances & budgets on making films
- making a film: from start to finish

For whom: This workshop is for anyone with an interest in films. Individuals, students, professional, NGO’s and whosoever keen on making films with just a camera and a laptop!

Workshop Costs:
Film Appreciation workshop: Rs 4000, max participants 30
Film making workshop: Rs 7500, max participants 20
(Workshop costs includes all workshop costs & boarding & lodging at Deer Park Institute)

How to register: You can register for either of the workshops or both. Visit our website to download the registration form www.tuningforkfilms.wordpress.com OR www.deerpark.in or contact on the details below.

WORKSHOP QUERIES/REGISTRATION: Ankit Pogula: +91-9810146679, ankitpogula@gmail.com,


Workshop facilitators

Ankit Pogula is an independent filmmaker and trainer, based out of Delhi. An

alumnus of Mass Communication and Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, Ankit has

been using film as a medium to engage with urban and rural youth over the last 8 years

on issues of Identity, Relationships, Development and Environment. He has also been

facilitating filmmaking and value & peace education workshops across India for

different organisations, students, teachers and professionals.

Vinod Sreedhar is a music composer and a social entrepreneur based in India.

Over the years, He has worked on a wide gamut of issues from social activism

aimed at reducing civic apathy, to creating awareness about ecological living

among the youth. He has composed music for many ads, short films and


Sachi Maniar is a filmmaker based out of Mumbai. She has been making

documentaries, music videos, commercials and short films. She was selected as a Metta

Mentors Fellow 2009 at Berkley, U.S., where she made a feature length documentary

on non-violence. Sachi is passionate about service, travelling, trekking and


Sushant Arora is has studied Cinematography at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII, Pune). He also studied Mass Communication from I.P. University in Delhi and made films with organisations like Pravah and Beyond Borders (British Council). Over the last few years Sushant has been working as part of the camera team in Mumbai on various feature films and advertising productions.

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