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Film Making/ Production

As per the academic context, the process of making films called film making or production. In general sense, making movies/films proposed for extensive theatrical exhibition.

The process of film making involves various stages such as an initial story, idea, or commission, through screen writing, casting, shooting, sound recording and reproduction, editing.


Career Options

  • - Broadcast engineer - Broadcast presenter - Location manager - Programme researcher broadcasting/film/video - Television camera operator - Television/film/video producer - Television production coordinator

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - A strong sense of authority - Good Communication skills - Creativity - Decisiveness - Must have a tremendous sense of drive and ambition - Grace under Pressure - Open Minded - Problem Solving

Courses to be pursued

  • - Certificate course of one year - Bachelor course in film making - Master course in film making

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Working Conditions

- Chances to travel - Hectic work conditions - Chances to work in film and television studios, theatres and other performance spaces - Long working hours - Fewer weekends and holidays - One needs to travel locally, across the State, interstate or overseas to shoot on location

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker and author who has given so many award winning movies to India. Born 2 May 1921, Ray was widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. He started his career as a commercial artist and got his inspiration from French filmmaker Jean Renoir when he viewed Vittorio De Sica's Italian neorealist film Bicycle Thieves (1948) during a visit to London.

Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam

Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam commonly known as Mani Ratnam is a talented Indian film director. He predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Mani Ratnam has created influential and revolutionary movies for which he has honored with Padma Shri, in 2002. The government has awarded him with Padma shri while acknowledging his contributions to film in 2002.

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