Advanced Diploma in Film Making

film making courses

The Film Making course at Drona is specially designed to cater an aspiring film director’s dreams by equipping them with highly advanced training modules. We give students specialized training not only in direction but additionally also train them in Cinematography, Sound, Editing, Acting, Production Design & Production.

The aim is to help create a very unique kind of Film Director- one who has received an all round holistic training in all the technical aspects of film making - so that s/he can rightfully claim to be not just Film Directors but COMPLETE FILMMAKERS.


image With this hands on, practical training in the technical departments of Film making, a prospective director becomes much more than a generalist, S/he becomes a specialist with an inside knowledge of each and every technical process of film making. Such knowledge is critical to the survival & success of new directors, since film making itself is becoming much more technical nowadays & workflows are becoming more & more complicated.

Syllabus Overview :

Semester One
Duration: 3 Months

  • Introduction to Cinema
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Language of Cinema
  • Writing for Cinema & New Media
  • Art of Scripting

Semester Two
Duration: 3 Months

  • Introduction to New Media
  • Advertising
  • Aesthetics of Cinema
  • Film Criticism
  • Introduction to cinematography

Semester Three
Duration: 3 Months

  • Introduction to Designing
  • Software Skills
  • Social media marketing

Semester Four
Duration: 3 Months

  • Handling of Actors
  • Diploma Film Production