Digital in Film Making

Course Overview

The movement of images, the play of lights, the stories attached to experiences, the emotions depicted and every other little detail which goes into film making, constitutes an art. The dynamic processes involved in this art, are encapsulated in the most streamlined course structure for film making.
Bridge Academy, the best film and media school in Chennai, works with professionals who have a vast experience in the field of film making and cinematography. Our diploma course for film direction is divided into five major segments: Film studies, production techniques, direction, photography and digital cinematography. In our six-month diploma course in film making, we aim to deliver a crisp and practical knowledge base enabling our students to create magic with their own productions.


Film Studies:
Film Direction, Cinematography, Non-Linear Editing, Sound Recording, Post-Production, Digital Film Making in Digital Camera.

Film Production Techniques:
Pre-production, Production and Post-Production Stages.

History of Photography, Definition, Characteristics of Light, Camera and Lens, Types of Camera & Features, Chemistry of Photography, Technicality of Photography, Darkroom Techniques, Developing and Printing, Portraiture, Product, Landscape, Photo Feature, Panorama Photography.

Digital Cinematography:
History of Still Camera, Box Camera, TLR, SLR, DSLR, Framing & Composing, Lighting Concept in Digital Film Making, Framing & Composing with Golden Rule. Screenplay writing: Script Writing as a Creative Enterprise, Creative Thinking, Creativity Process, Stages in the Craft of Script Writing, Narrative Structure, Select Narrative Techniques, Stereotyping, Two- versus Three-Dimensional Characters, Guiding Principles for Evolving Effective and Credible Characters, Media and Script Formats, Storyboards.

Introduction to film language and grammar, film language, shots, the 180 degree rule, the 30 degree rule, screen direction, film time, Dramatic elements in the screenplay, spines, character, circumstance, dynamic relationships, wants, expectations, actions, activity and acting beats. Managerial responsibilities of the director; dealing with the producer, assistant directors, crew, cinematographer – implementing the shooting schedule with perfection


Short Films, Photography Portfolio, Story Boarding, Video song.

Course Details


6 months


Regular:Monday to Friday (4Hrs/Day)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday(4Hrs/Day)


+2 or 10thStd. Equivalent


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Why Students Love Us

Bridge Academy College for Media Studies " – A great platform to learn the techniques to get into the media Industry. It was a great experience to do my Cinematography course. It was totally a Practical and master classes.



I can positively say Bridge Academy has helped me to develop a positive attitude towards my studies and discover more about myself. Teachers are very caring and interested in students' well-being. They make sure every class is fun, educational and interactive.


Editor in Sun tv

I like the friendly atmosphere here and the fact the teachers are really close to the students. We are very supported in our studies. Some of the teachers are really kind and their way of teaching is really interesting. They are also very motivational. We are enthused by the classes.

Kannan Rangaswamy

Dhayam Movie Director

The faculties in the institution are impeccable and the variety of services available made me always feel much supported. Bridge academy is a very multi-cultural place, and that's why I chose to study there. Flexible start dates were also a great advantage. I was able to develop my self-confidence and make new friends.


Sound Engineer

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