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Artistic freedom means that the amateur film maker is never forced to sacrifice visual drama and beauty to a stream of words…to the relentless activity and explanations of a plot…nor is the amateur production expected to return profit on a huge investment by holding the attention of a massive and motley audience for 90 minutes…Instead of trying to invent a plot that moves, use the movement of wind, or water, children, people, elevators, balls, etc. as a poem might celebrate these. And use your freedom to experiment with visual ideas; your mistakes will not get you fired. ~ Maya Deren
The Open Film school is a philosophy that looks at the filmmaking skill training beyond just an introduction to the workings of a vocation. The Open Film School meditates on the art and the craft of this beautiful medium and encourages the aspiring filmmakers to develop their own worldview. It is an initiation into magical world of cinema that paves the path for you to become its student and practitioner for life.  

Documentary filmmaking is a world of learning and seeking. Documentaries are the perfect place for young filmmakers to begin learning their craft. That’s because fiction film is about re-creating a version of reality, tuned to the story’s dramatic necessities. Documentaries, by contrast, require only that students choose the subject matter and capture what is already there.Watching documentaries is a wonderful way to expand your awareness of the world around you. It forces us to view a specific problem from an array of different perspectives.

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Online - Prologue to Filmmaking

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With the ever growing demand for media content on various platforms , a career in filmmaking is a more realisable than ever before.
The Open Film School has been actively conducting workshops throughout India. In Bangalore thus far more than 300 aspiring filmmakers have been introduced to this art. Bangalore is our favorite city and we can also boast that quite a few of our participants have been involved in making award wining films and some others are now working with the film industry.
The seminar will discuss the basics of filmmaking in a fun interesting way.
The Prologue to filmmaking is an introduction to careers in Filmmaking and an insight into the art of Filmmaking and acting.
Fees Rs. 150.

Google meet. Prologue to Filmmaking
Tuesday, 5 Apr · 5:30 – 7 PM

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Video link - Meet link shall be shared over email and WhatsApp on registration.

The program will be conducted by Jay Gholap, Alumnus New York Film Academy. Currently working as a script consultant , Documentary and corporate filmmaker.

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Online - Prologue to Filmmaking

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