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Bachelor of Arts (Film & Television Production)

Bachelor of Arts (Film & Television Production)

School of Media, Film and Entertainment (SMFE)

  • Programme Code

    SDM0113

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

B.A. Film & Television Production is a three-year undergraduate programme emphasising on the value of learning by practical exposure, informed by critical understanding. The programme offers the students an opportunity to acquire first-hand experience of creating various elements of film and television production from conceptualising, producing, writing, shooting to editing.
The programme trains students in the production of both fiction and documentary films. It provides students with an understanding of history and major movements of Indian and world cinema. This conducive programme also lays focus on developing student's skill set that is demanded of planning, managing, shooting and editing films of various genres, for different audiences.
Upon completion, the students become experts in all the aspects of film and television production processes including preproduction (conceptualising, developing and writing scripts), production (recording and shooting) and post-production (editing).

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: Demonstrate professional, social and entrepreneurial skills related to the media, film and entertainment industry.
  • PEO2: Support the media, filmandentertainment industry as the competent, trained and qualified workforce.
  • PEO3:  Prove themselves as competent, trained, qualified technicians and filmmakers in the field of media higher studies, academia, communication research, innovative solutions in the broadcast anddigital media industry.
  • PEO4: Make a difference in the advertising, corporate communication, film, television, OTT platforms, multimedia and audiovisual communication-related industries as competent, trained, qualified technicians and film-makers

Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1:  Domain Knowledge in the field of Film Making, Television and OTT platforms: Apply the knowledge to fiction and non-fiction filmmaking, advertising and other disciplines of cinema, digital release andtelecast
  • PO2:  Communication Skills: Exhibit high levels of verbal and non-verbal forms of contemporary communication skills.
  • PO3:  Modern Tool Usage: Demonstrate skilled usage of modern tools and techniques to effectively communicate with the target audience.
  • PO4:  Problem Solving Skills: Identify, formulate, research, and analyze the problems and reach logical conclusions and solutions to solve real-life problems and challenges.
  • PO5:  Values, Ethics and Contribution to Society: Understand the importance of Values and Ethics in the field of Film making and Television Production and the morals of serving the society and community for sustainable development.
  • PO6:  Leadership, Management and Entrepreneurial Traits: Display Team spirit and Inculcate Leadership Traits to contribute individually as well as in a team or group of media professionals.
  • PO7: Innovation and Research Related Skills: Identify, formulate, research, and analyze the literature and problems and reach logical and innovative solutions and conclusions.
  • PO8: Lifelong Learning: Develop intolifelong learner and consistently updating with current knowledge, skills and technologies.
  • PSO1: Expertise in the field of Media, Film and Entertainment industry
  • PSO2: Applied proficiency in the different disciplines of Mass Communication < -- [endif]---->

This course is for individuals who...

are creative and wish to explore various aspects of aesthetic expression. It is for students who possess imagination and perseverance. 

Students who are looking for...

to develop a successful career in Cinema and Television culture and production are an ideal fit for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 168920 2nd Year 173988 3rd Year 179207
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1650 3200
Programme Structure

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

Pre-Requisite/

Co-Requisite

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

1

37034

BJN101

Understanding Media

4

0

0

4

Core

CC

2

37035

BJN102

Indian Culture & Art Forms

4

0

0

4

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

3

16254

ARP101

Communicative English-I

1

0

2

2

Co-requisite

AECC

4

37036

BJN103

Soft-Skill & Personality Development

0

2

2

3

Core

AECC

5

37037

BJN104

Computer & IT Skills

0

2

2

3

Core

AECC

6

TBG

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

7

37038

BJN105

Script Writing -Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-requisite

SEC

8

37039

COC101

Food, Nutrition and Hygiene - Co-curricular

2

0

0

2

Co-requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

14+9

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective

Pre-Requisite/

Co-Requisite

 

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

1

BMC153

Media Laws & Ethics

3

0

0

3

Core

CC

2

BMC155

Entrepreneurship

3

0

0

3

Core

CC

3

BMC156

Communication: Concepts & Principles

3

0

0

3

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

 

4

ARP102

Communicative English-II

  1

0

2

2

Co-requisite

AECC

 

5

BJN107

Sound & Image

0

2

2

3

Core

AECC

 

6

BJN108

Writing for Media

0

1

2

2

Core

CC

 

7

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

 

8

BJN109

Material Animation - Vocational (Minor)

0

2

2

3

Co-requisite

SEC

 

9

COC201

First Aid and Health - Co-Curricular

2

0

0

2

Co-requisite

AECC

 

TOTAL CREDITS

14+9

 

 

 

S. No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course:

  1. CC
  2.   AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

BFN 201

Introduction to Film and Television

2

0

0

2

Core

CC

2

BFN 202

History of Cinema and Film Theory

2

0

0

2

Core

CC

3

BFN 203

Writing for Visual Media

2

1

0

3

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

 

4

BFN204

Introduction to Audiography

1

1

2

3

Core

CC

5

BFN205

Digital Photography and Basic Lighting Techniques

1

1

2

3

Core

AECC

6

BFN206

Digital Video Editing I

1

1

2

3

Core

AECC

7

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

8

BJN207

Radio Jockeying & Program Production - Vocational Minor

0

2

2

3

Co-requisite

SEC

9

COC301

Human Values and Environment Studies -Co-Curricular

2

0

0

2

Co-requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

16+7

 

 

 

S. No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

1

BFN 207

Direction and Production Methodology

3

0

0

3

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

 

2

BFN 208

Motion Picture Photography and Lighting

1

1

2

3

Core

AECC

3

BFN 209

Sound Design and Audiography

1

1

2

3

Core

AECC

4

BFN 210

Digital Video Editing II

0

2

2

3

Core

AECC

5

BFN 211

Continuity Actuality Dialogue Exercise: (Any One)

0

1

2

2

Core

 

AECC

6

MCC301

Community Connect

0

2

0

2

Co Requisite

AECC

7

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

8

BJN 214

Smartphone Film Making - Vocational Minor

0

2

2

3

Co Requisite

SEC

9

COC401

Physical Education & Yoga - Co-Curricular

2

0

0

2

Co Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

14+9

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

1

BFN 301

Film Appreciation and Analysis

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

2

BFN 302

Networking, Promotion and Digital Marketing

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

 

3

BFN303

Advanced Studio and Location Lighting

1

2

2

4

Core

AECC

4

BFN304

Playback/ Studio Sound Recording and Mixing

1

2

2

4

Core

AECC

5

BFN305

Visual Design, Graphics, Animation & Compositing

1

2

2

4

Core

AECC

6

BFN306

Project: Mise-en-scene

0

1

4

3

Core

DSE

7

COC501

Analytic Ability and Digital Awareness - Co-curricular

2

0

0

2

Co Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

20+3+2

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

1 (a)

BFN 307

(Any One)

Applied Research in Film Making (Non-fiction)

4

0

0

4

Core

CC

1 (b)

BFN 308

Idea to Screenplay (Fiction)

JURY SUBJECTS

 

2

BFN 309

Multi Camera Set-up & Shoot

1

3

0

4

Core

CC

Based on a chosen specialization of Script Writing & Direction Motion Picture Photography Sound Design & Audiography Editing & Post Production

 

3

BFN 310

Non-fiction Exercise

1

3

4

6

Core

AECC

4

BFN 311

Fiction Exercise

1

4

2

6

Core

AECC

5

BFN 312

Project- Fiction Non-fiction- Degree film:

(Any One)

0

1

4

3

Core

DSE

6

COC601

Communication Skills & Personality Development - Co-Curricular

2

0

0

2

Co Requisite

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

20+3+2

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

1

BJN 401

Media Research Methods & Tools

3

2

0

5

Core

CC

2

BJN 402

Elementary Statistics for Research

3

2

0

5

Core

CC

3

BJN 403

Qualitative Research - I

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

4

BJN 404

Quantitative Research - I

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

 

5

BJN 405

Project portfolio on constructing tools for Media & Communication

0

4

4

6

Core

DSE

6

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

18+6+2

 

 

 

S.

No.

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/ Co-Requisite

Type of Course[1]:

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC
  4. DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

1

BJN 406

Ethics in Media & Communication Research

3

2

0

5

Core

CC

2

BJN 407

Academic Writing Techniques

3

2

0

5

Core

AECC

3

BJN 408

Qualitative Research - II

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

4

BJN 409

Quantitative Research - II

3

1

0

4

Core

CC

JURY SUBJECTS

5

BJN 410

Dissertation

0

4

4

6

Core

DSE

6

TBG

Open Elective (To be Chosen by Student)

0

2

0

2

Elective

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

18+6+2

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Editing Trainee
  • Production Coordinator
  • Camera Trainee
  • Visual Effects Producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Production Coordinator
  • Freelance Storyboard Editor
  • Production Coordinator
     
  • Balaji Motion Pictures
  • Excel Entertainment
  • Reliance Big Entertainment
  • Viacom 18 Motion
  • AGS Entertainment Pvt. Ltd
  • Madras Talkies
  • Red Chillies Entertainment
  • Phantom Films

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