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Basic Course in Screen acting for Deaf and Hard of hearing people - Day 3 (05/11/2022)

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Day 3 (05/11/2022)


Faculty : Mr. Ganesh Gaikwad is a Faculty of Film Direction & Screenplay at Film and Television Institute of India(FTII) since three years.


Morning Class - 10am to 12 noon


Learnings from 5th Session :


Topics Covered -


Grammar & Terminology of film language


Definition of Shot


Understanding of different types of shots in detail using slide show & video.

Types of shots or Shot Sizes (Extreme Long Shot-ELS, Long Shot-LS, Mid Long Shot-MLS, Mid Shot-MS, Mid Close Up-MCU, Close Up- CU)


Concepts of Scenes, Sequence, Narrative Films


Understanding of different camera angles using slide show.

Camera Angles (Eye Level, High Angle, Low Angle, Dutch Angle(Deutsch, Birds Eye / Aerial View)


Understanding of Two shots using slide show.

Two Shots (Over the shoulder-OTS, Point of View-POV)


Usefulness : Since Terminology in film language can make it easier for actors to work in co-ordination with director & other people related to film making. Knowledge of Terminology is essential for Basic Screen Acting.


Afternoon Class - 3pm to 5pm


Learnings from 6th Session :


Topics Covered -


Understanding of Using Different types lenses in detail using slide show.

Types of Lenses (Pinhole Camera Lens, Normal Lens, Zoom Lens, Telephoto Lens, Fisheye Lens, Wide Angle Lens, Block lens)



Understanding of different types of lighting in detail using slide show.


Types of Lighting (High Key Lighting, Low Key Lighting, Back Light, Frontal Lighting, Under or Below Lighting, Top Light, Hard Light, Soft Light)


Usefulness : Since the Knowledge of Lenses & Lighting makes it clear to an actor the functions of these, so an actor therefore can do his acting accordingly. This Knowledge Base again is useful for co-ordination between director, the team of the film and the actor.







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