ONE YEAR DIPLOMA

IN PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMMAKING

India's first film school to produce Bollywood web series in a diploma batch.

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ABOUT OUR GOALS

Delhi Film Academy's goal is to give industry experience through our courses. We are proud to say that "we are the first film school to produce a web series for film students."This means before you get your diploma degree, you'll be holding a commercial web series project in your portfolio produced by DFA.

Delhi Film Academy offers one-year diploma programs, six months diploma programs, free certificate programs, underwater cinematography programs, and short-term weekend certificate courses. The Academy’s one-year diploma program includes topics in Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Music Videos, Ad Films, Product Videos, Fashion Video, Producing, Screenwriting, 3D Animation, Cinematography, Broadcast Journalism, Photography, Graphic Design, Direction, Film Appreciation, Art-Direction, Web Series, Lighting Techniques, VFX/Green Screen Effects, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Element 3D etc. The Academy’s one-year diploma program includes topics in Photography, Fashion Photography, Product Photography, Smoke Photography, Splash Photography, Fire Photography, Candid Photography, Studio membership, Fashion Shows, Levitation etc. Each program is structured for students who want intensive training from award-winning faculty, using professional facilities and equipment starting their first day of classes. In the last two semesters in our filmmaking programs, each film student will write, shoot, and direct 5 short films and make a web series! Register in any of our world-class programs and get on the path to achieving your goals.

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  YOUR
       
PHOTOGRAPHY
 DREAM 
           BEGINS HERE

Note:
The student will participate in shows like Miss India, India Runway Fashion Week & many more.

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WHY DELHI?

Being the capital of India, geography provides a mixture of art and business.

 

The best of the industries work here, the quality of work is, in fact international, the opportunities are wide, there are ample amount of heritage places here for various types of shoots. 


 

Delhi Film Academy offers courses in various disciplines and provides opportunities in various industries depending upon the interest of the photographers & filmmakers.

 

Located in South Delhi and being close to the production houses it is accessible via various means of transport.

 

The most convenient way to reach our Academy is via metro/bus which is very connected with many places from all the locations in and around Delhi.

You can reach it via bus routes. 

 

The nearest metro station to our Academy is the Saket metro station/Mehrauli Bus stand.

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WORKSHOP

For those considering sharpening their skills, the Delhi Film Academy offers a wide selection of immersive, hands-on workshops, where our inspiring instructors teach students to create their own original work. Students interested in an intensive short-term workshop can choose from topics in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, producing, screenwriting, documentary filmmaking, broadcast journalism, 3D animation, digital editing, game design, virtual reality, and musical theatre.

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SCHOLARSHIP

The scholarship program at DFA is an excellent opportunity for students who want to get enrolled in our diploma program. 

The scholarship test happens before every diploma batch, where students can get 30% to 100% scholarship opportunities.

Note: Scholarships are only for diploma courses.

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ONE YEAR   DIPLOMA

One Year Diploma

Duration: 12 Months

Mode: Full Time (5 days a week)

Age limit: None

Eligibility: 10th grade

Equipment Required: Full frame camera & laptop 

Location: New Delhi

The Delhi Film Academy believes that the most effective way for our students to master their chosen craft is to immediately start creating their work in a hands-on working environment. 

Our courses are taught through a dynamic combination of classroom instruction, hands-on workshops, and immediate experience. 

The approach is holistic, ensuring that students understand and experience all aspects of the subject they are studying to gain the flexibility and skills they will need as aspiring professionals. The experience they gain in the many collaborative roles that are required to produce great work will be of immeasurable value to them as photographers, fashion photographers, directors, actors, writers, producers, editors, cinematographers, animators, or any other path they choose.

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SEMESTER - 1

  • History of photography

  • Introduction to digital photography

  • Works for cameras and Lenses

  • Visiting faculties workshops from various companies

  • Camera body and lenses

  • Resolution raw vs jpeg Megapixels

  • Introduction to the functionalities of a camera

  • Exposure composition

  • White balance

  • Understanding colours

  • Aperture

  • Shutter speed

  • ISO White balance

  • Depth of field

  • Angles, framing. composition

  • Photowalks with our faculty

  • Day outdoor shoot

  • Night outdoor shoot

  • Creative shutter speed

  • Zoom blur

  • Ghost effect

  • Panning

  • Speed light photography

  • TTL shooting

  • Developing a creative eye

  • Photo processing

  • Brenizer

  • Panorama

  • Silhouette

  • Levitation

  • Black & white photography

  • Fire photography

  • Splash Photography

  • Smoke Photography

  • Candid photography

  • Timelapse

  • Abstract

  • HDR

  • Using telephoto lenses at wildlife sanctuaries

  • Street photography

  • Dynamic Range

  • Golden/ Blue hour photography

  • Hyperfocal focusing

  • Minimalism photography

  • Understanding filters

  • Understanding-histogram

  • 3 Point Lighting

  • Light modifiers: reflectors, softbox umbrellas, etc.

  • Studio lighting

  • Bounce off flash

  • Creative studio lighting

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SEMESTER - 2 

  • History of fashion photography

  • Introduction to fashion photography

  • Photo exhibition

  • Studio lighting

  • Loop lighting

  • -Glamour/butterfly lighting

  • - Rembrandt lighting

  • -Split lighting

  • -Board vs Short lighting

  • - Hard vs Soft lighting

  • -Grey card exposure

  • -Light meter

  • Different Kind of looks

  • -Sports look

  • -Casual look

  • -Corporate look

  • -Sensual look

  • Studio membership

  • Work with fashion designers

  • Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom

  • Different effects in editing

  • Photo processing

  • Medium format camera worksh0p

  • Post-production of product photography

  • Retouching product/food

  • TTL shooting

  • Conceptual product photography

  • Fashion workshops

  • Light modifiers: Softbox, strip box, standard reflectors, barn door, snoot, beauty dish, color gels, giant umbrella, parabolic diffuser, reflectors and light cutters.

  • Understanding Make-up

  • Paid Internship

  • Live model shoot

  • Ethnic look

  • Event photography

  • Lighting for E-commerce product

  • Types of angles

  • E-commerce guideline

  • Shooting metals

  • Shooting glass

  • Introduction of propping

  • Food Photography

  • Food styling

  • Shooting multiple images

  • Creating composition

  • Shooting jewellery

  • Commercial Photography

  • Light modifiers: reflectors, softboxes, umbrellas, etc.

  • Studio lighting

  • Bounce off flash

  • Creative studio lighting

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SEMESTER - 3

  • History of Cinema

  • Introduction to Cinema Studies

  • Pre-Production

  • Script Writing

  • Screenplay Writing

  • Screenplay Breakdown

  • -Scene Breakdown

  • -Location Breakdown

  • -Scheduling Breakdown

  • -Actor's Breakdown

  • -Shot Division

  • Logsheets

  • -Audio Logsheets

  • -Video Logsheets

  • Working with actors

  • Director's Craft

  • Short Filmmaking

  • Paid Internships

  • Studio membership

  • Ad-Films

  • Music Videos

  • Element 3D

  • Product Videos

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Lifestyle Videos

  • B-Roll Videos

  • Direction for film & television

  • Film sets visit

  • Commercial ad-films

  • Cinematography

  • Lighting techniques for cinema

  • Understanding Make-up

  • VFX/chroma key effects

  • Stop-motion films

  • Hyperlapse films

  • Producing a film

  • Participating in film festivals

  • International short filmmaking festivals

  • Equipment Handling

  • Documentary Filmmaking

  • Budgeting and Scheduling

  • Sound Editing and Design

  • Hands-on Camera and Lighting

  • Advanced Line Producing

  • Production Design

  • Art-Direction

  • 3D Animation & Visual Effects

  • Film Appreciation

  • Post-production

  • Adobe After Effects

  • Fashion Shows

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SEMESTER - 4

  • Scriptwriting for web series

  • Screenwriting II

  • Sync-Sound Filmmaking

  • Budget approve for web series

  • Budgeting and Scheduling

  • Pre-Production

  • Screenplay Writing 2

  • Screenplay Breakdown for web series

  • -Scene Breakdown

  • -Location Breakdown

  • -Day & Night Breakdown

  • -Scheduling Breakdown

  • -Actor's Breakdown

  • -Shot Division

  • Logsheets

  • -Audio Logsheets

  • -Video Logsheets

  • Auditions for web series

  • Working with actors

  • Director's Craft

  • Hands-on Camera and Lighting

  • Film Appreciation

  • Equipment Handling

  • Advanced Directing

  • VFX/chroma key effects

  • Cinematography 2

  • Lighting techniques for web series

  • Feature Film Directing

  • Sound Editing and Design

  • Advance Production Design

  • Advance 3D Animation & Visual Effects

  • Advanced Line Producing

  • Advance Post-production

  • Advance Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Advance Adobe After Effects

  • Web series production

  • Web series Editing

  • Web series Marketing

  • Web series Distribution

  • Web series release

  • India's first film school to produce Bollywood web series in a diploma batch.

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DIPLOMA IN PHOTOGRAPHY

The Delhi Film Academy (DFA) Photography programs provide a passionate focus on not only the practical elements of photography but also the technical and theoretical practices of the craft.

The Academy’s one-year diploma program includes topics in Photography, Fashion Photography, Product Photography, Smoke Photography, Splash Photography, Fire Photography, Candid Photography, Studio membership, Fashion Shows, Levitation etc.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY
 

It will introduce students to the technical and artistic aspects of digital photography, how digital cameras work, how to take good pictures using them, using light and shadow techniques creatively and how to enhance these pictures in the digital darkroom.

UNDERSTANDING YOUR CAMERA
 

Students will learn the or king of the digital
camera, equipment and how to make the most
of their cameras through practical studio&
location shoots demonstrations. In this module,
students will learn about camera controls, ISO,
metering. exposure, choosing the right lens and
the basics of flash photography. They will also
understand how and when to use optional
accessories like filters and tripods. The module
will help students to explore the concepts of
depth of field, color theory, composition, white-
balance functions and gradually attain
proficiency in shooting with their digital SLR
cameras and standard lenses for still imaging
through individual shooting assignments
mentored by faculty.

ISO is a camera setting that brightens or darkens a photo in the most basic sense. Your images 

will get increasingly brighter as you increase the ISO setting. As a result, ISO can assist you in 

capturing photographs in low-light situations or allowing you to be more flexible with your 

aperture and shutter speed settings.

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PANNING PHOTOGRAPHY

Panning is a photographic technique that combines a slow shutter speed with camera motion to create a sense of speed around a moving object. It is a way to keep your subject in focus while blurring your background.

It is an interesting technique to make a photograph look dynamic when both the subject and the background appear to be moving in one direction. The panning technique gives an interesting edge to the photograph, rather than a cliched form of image-making.

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OUTDOOR SHOOT

Outdoor shoots present photographers with a variety of challenges and opportunities.

The light throughout the day varies considerably and can have a huge impact on the pictures you take. 

Although the light varies throughout the year and at different locations around the world, we sometimes can’t be as choosy on these but the time of day is something we can select.

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 SILHOUETTE  PHOTOGRAPHY

Silhouettes are a wonderful way to convey drama, mystery, emotion, and mood to the viewers of your photos and often stand out in an album because of the combination of their simplicity but also the story that they convey.

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TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

Travel photography involves the documentation of an area's landscape, people, cultures, customs, and history. A travel photo is an image that expresses the feelings of a time and place, portrays a land, its people, or a culture in its natural state, and has no geographical limitations. We teach students to make great images by shooting a wide variety of subjects under various available conditions, e.g, low light photography indoors, available ambient light photography for exteriors of buildings and monuments, shooting on the streets, where sometimes conditions may be hostile, capturing monuments which rarely recur, capturing the magic of light while shooting landscapes, etc.

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LONG
EXPOSURE

Long exposure is a technique used to shoot the movement of light from any point 

to the desired. Long exposure photography is used to shoot traffic trails, create 

interesting shots using composite as a technique, shoot star trails, etc.. When shooting for a longer exposure duration in the camera it is needed to have a few additional gears for achieving perfect results.

For example, a tripod, a shutter release cable or wireless remote control, an external flash for specific situations, etc. Settings for such pictures are also different from every other photograph that one makes.

As confusing and tricky as it gets, it’s always fun to explore creative ways to use your camera.

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PHOTO
JOURNALISM

Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism that employs images to tell a news story. Photojournalists often travel to take pictures for news articles and magazines that either tell stories or provide visual images that accompany an article. In addition to taking photos, some photojournalists are also responsible for editing and developing the pictures and preparing them for publication.

A photojournalist is a reporter, but they must often make decisions instantly and carry photographic equipment, often while exposed to significant obstacles, among them immediate physical danger, bad weather, large crowds, and limited physical access to their subjects.

 

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EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

Event photography is an essential part of the one-year diploma program. It is important for a photographer to be able to show diverse skills in various genres of photography. To give our students hands-on experience in event photography we have partnered with production houses & fashion week shows in Delhi.

The students get the chance to cover events like fashion shows, college fest, international sports events, IIFD & many more.

Event photography makes the students learn the art of being able to capture the moments of any happening and tell a story from it. Event photography is like documentary photography and photojournalism combined in one.

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HYPERFOCAL FOCUSING

A camera lens can only focus to a single distance at any one time, but there’s an area that extends from that point, both towards the camera and towards the horizon, where things still look sharp. Knowing how to calculate hyperfocal distance isn’t actually as complex as its technical name implies, but mastering this important photography technique can make all the difference to your photography.

Hyperfocal focusing is usually used by photographers who are shooting landscape, interior and architecture

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FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY

Fire photography is an exciting genre that can help you take powerful photos of the fire. In addition to photographing the beauty of fire, you can use something as simple as a candle flame. This will light up your subject, create atmospheric photos, or add a pop of colour to a simple image.
This, when taken to a little advanced level, is shot in the studio using flashlights and strobes. The overall formation and beauty of fire are absolutely stunning when shot in a controlled environment.

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LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY

Levitation photography is a technique where the subject appears to be levitating or even more. This technique involves shooting multiple shooting and photo processing to achieve the final results.
One can be highly creative while creating such in mages and simply add a dynamic edge to their collection of photographs

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STUDIO LIGHTING

Light Painting is a technique that is used for creating really interesting patterns from different light sources.

Ranging from something as simple as a torch or something as complicated as a light shaping tube. It’s fun and is also used in a lot of creative photographic processes.

Different types of photographers use these techniques for different purposes such as pre-weddings, Fashion, Portraitures, Products, etc. It requires a lot of practice and experimentation but the results are worth the wait.

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LIGHT PAINTING

(Three Point Lighting)

Three-point lighting is a basic lighting technique which can also be called the base of all other lighting techniques. This studio lighting setup enables the students to understand how lighting plays an important role and how putting the lights in different positions creates depth and dimensions in a photograph. Along with the knowledge of the light setup, the students also learn about different studio lights and various modifiers that are used for shooting photographs in the studio.

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STREET
PHOTOGRAPHY

There are stories everywhere. Street photography enables you to bring those stories to life. 

Shooting photographs in the street does require a lot of patience, interacting with strangers, and bringing the photograph to life.

Street photography is an essential part of the diploma program. It helps the students to understand the rules of composition, takes them out in the field, and challenges them as the situation arrives.

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FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Like various other genres of photography, food photography has also evolved with time. Various kinds of food photography are carried on for several purposes and all of them require a different kind of preparation, execution, and post-production. The idea is to first understand where food and product photography stand against various other types of photography and gradually learn and practice this for different outputs, under different conditions.

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PANORAMA

Panorama is a technique wherein multiple shots are taken for a scene and they are stitched later on using a photo processing software. This technique allows the photographer to be able to capture more and beyond what the camera can offer in a single click. One can be highly creative with these kinds of photographs.

This isn’t where it stops. there are multiple ways to capture such kinds of photographs and there is more to it than just a wide field of view, one can create an extremely shallow depth of field and still have a really wide frame too and so much more.

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SMOKE PHOTOGRAPHY

The whole idea of shooting pictures of smoke is to understand in what lighting conditions the smoke is shot. Silhouettes are a wonderful way to convey drama, mystery, emotion, and mood to the viewers of your photos and often stand out in an album because of the combination of their simplicity but also the story that they convey. Smoke photography is used in a variety of genres of photography. 

For example; Food, Automotive, Product, Industry, etc.

There are a few things to keep in mind while shooting photographs that include smoke as an element of contrast or as the key subject.

The lighting is dicey and the overall formation varies in different kinds of photography.

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FASHION
PHOTOGRAPHY

Fashion photography — in the form of magazines, books, advertisement campaigns, billboards, and online — has a great influence. In this course, you will learn the technical aspects of fashion photography, whilst exploring images from haute couture to street style, from advertising campaigns to designer look-books, from art gallery to shop window and from fanzine to glossy magazine, and develop an analytical and critical view of global style and the cultural landscape of the fashion industry. You will experience location and studio shooting, using the excellent photography studios within the College, and you will explore digital image production and manipulation.

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TYPES OF FASHION
PHOTOGRAPHY

Fashion styles are a commonly misunderstood idea, which is less complicated than it often seems. In reality, understanding different types of fashion styles can simplify your shopping and apparel. All apparel is grouped according to similarities in the pattern, fabric, style line, and colour. These types of fashion styles can create looks that convey common themes. Fashion style generally refers to the groups of personality traits, which also match specific fashion themes. Fashion style is like a character sketch that describes a personality out of a fashion theme. With our Fashion Photography course, students will learn types of fashion styles which is a must for someone planning to pursue a fashion photographer’s career.

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STUDIO
INDOOR
SHOOT

When one shoots inside a studio there are multiple factors to be taken into account. It starts right from preparations, setting up the lights, differentiation between multiple lights, choosing the key and fill, synchronising these lights, using the right modifiers, etc.

 

Apart from using multiple lights, one has to learn how these lights work, how to diffuse the light if too much and how to cut the light to get more control over any specific region, etc.

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STUDIO
OUTDOOR
SHOOT

The students are taken on regular outdoor shoots and on-location to give them hands-on experience on how a commissioned outdoor shoot is executed.

 

They are told about various lights and modifiers that are used on such shoots and a constructed brief is given to them to achieve world-class imagery.

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LIVE MODEL SHOOT

Shooting a model is considered a staple for most photographers. Models are photographed for portraits, advertising, etc. The fashion Photography course is a great way to gain experience and practice live model photo-shoot.

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UNDERSTANDING
MAKE-UP

We often hear how much makeup can impact the final result of a photo shoot. It can either make or break a picture depending on its quality. A great makeup artist can save you tons of time in post-processing while a bad one will add many hours to your job. However, working with a great makeup artist doesn’t necessarily mean you will get what you need. If you cannot communicate properly, his work might not suit you, and neither will the resulting pictures. Educating yourself on some of the makeup basics can save you from this kind of situation.

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HDR

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. In these kinds of photo shooting, different kinds of exposure are a common practice. This is done to retain information from the shadows and highlight it in different situations

 

In HDR three different exposures are taken for any composition, an overexposed, one properly exposed and one underexposed photo is taken for different information in different places. These photos are later merged to create a photo that looks very sharp and of very high quality.

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INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
PHOTOGRAPHY

Architectural photography is taking photographs of buildings and similar structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate representations of the overall space. It could be a monument, real estate, hotel, cafe or any resort.

 

Interior photography, on the other hand, is an integral element of architecture photography to depict exactly how any place looks from the inside.

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UNDERSTANDING GREY CARD

A grey card is a flat object of a neutral grey color that derives from a flat reflectance spectrum.

A grey card is designed to help photographers to adjust their exposure and white balance settings consistently by providing a reference point.

This reference point will set a white balance, or color balance, point for a particular image set and all images captured thereafter.

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DIGITAL LIGHT METER

A light meter is a device used to measure the amount of light. Typically a light meter will include either a digital or analogue electronic circuit, which allows the photographer to determine which shutter speed and f-number should be selected for optimum exposure, given a certain lighting situation and film speed.

 

A digital light meter enables a professional photographer to control the following:

-The low-light capability of a camera; is better than the built-in light meter.

-Flash readings for managing multiple lights and better synchronization between keys and fills.

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SHOOTING BEVERAGE

Beverages come in different packaging. The usage of these beverages depends from industry to industry.

 

For example, there are alcoholic beverages that require stylized shooting, similarly, there are juice bottles, milk or any type of consumable liquid.

 

The shooting techniques required for a beverage are very difficult since the shape of the bottles varies and so do the highlights and shadows in the edges and curves of various products.

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PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

Product photography is a type of photography, which accurately and creatively shows a product attractive in advertising. Commercial photography refers to advertising and marketing as it is intended to promote and sell a service or product.

Whether you are shooting a product for being used on billboards or you are shooting a product to be used as a catalogue for any E-commerce website, product photography requires a lot of practice and knowledge of various light setups to be used under different situations as per requirement.

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SHOOTING METAL & GLASS

Different products have different packaging, they are usually made up of different elements, and are usually shot using different lighting setups and different techniques.

 

The metallic product reflects a lot of light whereas glass products are highly reflective therefore it is required to place the lighting right and use the right techniques.

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Diploma In
FILMMAKING

The Delhi film Academy (DFA) Photography grams provide a passionate focus on not only the practicălelements of photography but also the technical and theoretical practices of the craft.

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Your Career Starts Here
&
We Make Projects For You

The visual system defines the unique and proprietary assets that bring the brand platform to life.
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MAKE YOUR WEB SERIES

We are proud to say that "We are the first film school to produce a web series for film students." 

We'll train students to make a web series in the last two months of the semester. So by the time they will graduate from DFA, they can go anywhere & show their work from OTT platforms, this means students don't have to struggle after their 1 Year Diploma. 

 

In 12 months you will graduate with:

A diploma in Film Making & Photography

A compilation of your work for your demo reel

A web series made by you.

Attain industry connections that will help guide your career.


 

Students explore the possibilities of storytelling, giving you both the narrative craft and visual techniques necessary to bring a story to life on the screen.

Expand your range of filmmaking techniques while you learn to work on larger sets and co-create with outside writers.

 

Combine cutting edge techniques, like visual effects, with ingenuity to solve production challenges.

 

Dedicate your time and energy to final projects and high-quality web series films that will form the basis of your professional reel.

Complete the filming of all final projects, and focus on employment preparation and advanced electives.

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DIRECTION

A film director controls a film's artistic and dramatic aspects and visualizes the screenplay (or script) while guiding the film crew and actors. The director has a key role in choosing the cast members, production design and all the creative aspects of filmmaking. A film director's task is to envisage a way to translate a screenplay into a fully formed film, and then to realize this vision. To do this, they oversee the artistic and technical elements of film production. This entails organizing the film crew in such a way to achieve their vision of the film and communicating with the actors. This requires skills of group leadership, as well as the ability to maintain a singular focus even in the stressful, fast-paced environment of a film set. Moreover, it is necessary to have an artistic eye to frame shots and to give precise feedback to the cast and crew, thus, excellent communication skills are a must.

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SCRIPT WRITING

Whether you are shooting a film, television show, or web series, the script is the backbone of any production. Without a shooting script, actors, directors, and producers are unable to set up the necessary elements to bring a production to life. 

 

However, to complete a screenplay, one must understand the structure, character, plot elements, and the proper format—facets of screenwriting that are learned, not intuited.

 

As such, the Delhi Film Academy prepares students to master the fundamentals of writing scripts while gaining an intimate knowledge of the elements that help a script go from page to screen.

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ART DIRECTION

Sets, props, and graphics all work to create the visual identity of a film and help immerse audiences into the world presented before them. The Art Director design sets, oversee artists and construction workers and help determine the overall look of film production. During pre-production, the art director acts as a liaison between the production designer and the construction crew. When principal photography begins, they report to the set and keep the production designer informed of how the look is coming to life.

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DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

Documentary filmmaking is any non-fiction video or film that informs the viewers about a real-life topic, person, event, or issue. Some documentary films provide us with educational information about things that aren’t well known. Others tell detailed stories about important people and/or events. Whatever subject you choose, filming a documentary can be a serious understanding.

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PRODUCT
VIDEOS

Lighting techniques. With lighting tools and reflectors, you can create a high-quality montage for product videos. Learn how to use studio lights and where to place them. Next, you’ll learn how to create more depth using lights, cutters, & reflectors.

The combination of studio lights, set-up, & products provides students with the creative and technical knowledge to create a product video. Moreover, the Delhi Film Academy provides a studio for One Year Diploma students to make their product videos for their portfolios.

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GAFFER

Gaffer works closely with the Director of Photography to bring to life the overall look of a film by creating and controlling light. Gaffer requires an in-depth understanding of circuits, power supplies, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning, and more.

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CINEMATOGRAPHY

Cinematography is the craft of visual storytelling on film or television. It consists of everything that you see on the screen – framing, movement, lighting, composition, camera angles, lens, color, depth, and more. It is important in setting the tone, look and feel of a video, essentially, supporting the written narrative of the film with visual elements. Also known as the Director of Photography, a Cinematographer is the master of movement and light, responsible for how every single frame in the film turns out.

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EQUIPMENT HANDLING
&
STUDIO
EQUIPMENT

Equipped with motors and sensors, a gimbal is a device that allows your digital camera to rotate smoothly along an axis. These days, 3-axis gimbals are the most common type. 

They stabilise your camera while you tilt, pan, and roll and help you to film fluid, smooth footage while you’re on the move.

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FASHION
CINEMATOGRAPHY

Fashion Cinematography is one the most difficult cinematography because there you'll not get a second chance, the whole audience, designer, backstage models, and show sponsors are dependent on you. 

A fashion show is an event put on by a fashion designer to showcase their upcoming line of clothing and/or accessories during Fashion Week. We provide our students to shoot Fashion shows with every equipment they require.

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EVENT
CINEMATOGRAPHY

Event Cinematography is an essential part of the six-month diploma program. It is important for a cinematographer to be able to show
diverse skills in various genres of photography. To give our students
hands-on experience in event Cinematography we have partnered
with production houses & fashion week shows in Delhi.
The students get the chance to cover events like fashion shows,
college fest, international sports events, IIFD & many more. Event
The cinematography makes the students learn the art of being able to
capture the moments of any happening and tell a story from it.

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YOUR VISION YOUR WAY

This course covers procedures and techniques for picture and audio editing using non-linear editing software. Students create their own projects and begin an exploration of editing theory and aesthetics. Using footage from the short story project, students apply editing concepts in a valuable hands-on introduction to the art of constructing a dramatic scene. Students learn the basics of visual effects editing, colour correction and titling, and examine the concepts and possibilities related to sound design for drama. 

Whether you’re editing a video for social media or a blockbuster film, Premiere Pro can help you craft your story with tools that just make sense. Import and edit, add effects and export footage to any destination. It’s got everything you need for anything you want to create.

 

The elements consist of picture editing, visual effects, titles and credits, post-sound editing and mix, music composition and/or needle drops and colour correction. Students are expected to hit the deliverables and deadlines set out by the Final Projects(Web-Series) Post-Production schedule.

 

Students develop a deeper knowledge of the specific work done in post-production houses while also refining the creative perspective of the editing process. Students learn about the role of the Editor, cutting trailers, prepping for a colour timing session, and how genre influences the editing process. The major assignment for this course is the complete editing of a Bollywood web series made by them. 

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ADOBE PREMIRE PRO

Learn more about color grading footage directly on your editing timeline using professional-quality color grading tools in Premiere Pro.

 

Premiere Pro provides professional quality Color Correction tools that let you edit footage directly on your timeline. 

 

You can find the color and luminance adjusting effects in the Color Correction bin inside the Video Effects bin.

 

Color correction adjustments are used for several reasons:

Modify footage so that clips appear to be shot under the same conditions.

Adjust colors in a clip so it appears to have been shot at night instead of the day.

Adjust the exposure of an image to recover details from the over-exposed highlights.

Enhance a color in a clip to add graphic elements.

Restrict colors in a clip to a particular range, such as the broadcast-safe range.

You can learn to adjust color, contrast, and light in your sequences in new and innovative ways. With editing and color grading working hand in hand, you can freely move between editing and grading tasks without the need to export or launch a separate grading application.

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PLAY-WELL WITH OTHERS

Create compositions in After Effects and use Dynamic Link to eliminate intermediate rendering in AdobePremiere Pro. Import from Photoshop, Illustrator, and more. Collaborate with others using Frame.io and integrate with solutions from 300+ hardware and software partners.

THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN'T CREATE WITH AFTER EFFECTS

Create cinematic movie titles, intros, and transitions. Remove an object from a clip. Start a fire or make it rain. Animate a logo character. Even navigate and design in a 3D space. With After Effects, the industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects software, you can take any idea and make it move. Set anything in motion with keyframes or expressions.

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VFX

VFX

The Chroma key technique is the process by which a specific colour is removed from an image, allowing that portion of the image to be replaced. This colour can be any solid colour, most commonly blue or green.
You'll learn chroma key effect in this course & all students will get 6-8 assignments to enhance their skills. It will help you create a scene which is not present in reality however, with the help of your faculty you can learn to create perfect mise-en-scene.
The technique has been used in many fields to remove a background from the subject of the video, particularly in the newscasting, motion picture, and video game industries.
The chroma keying technique is commonly used in video production and post-production. The biggest challenge when setting up a blue screen or green screen is even lighting and the avoidance of shadow because it is best to have as narrow a colour range as possible
being replaced.

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Students explore the FIVE key disciplines of filmmaking during the year.

Directing
Cinematography
Producing
Production Design
Post-Production

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