And We Are Back !
We take great pleasure in announcing the next
Tuning Fork Film workshop
24th April to 29th April 2012
In the breathtaking Kangra valley
Deer Park Institute , Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India


?Tuning Fork Film Workshops? are about:
Learning how to make films with minimum resources
How to get creative in film making
How to evaluate the relevance of what one wants to convey through this captivating medium

It is a process that involves creativity, teamwork and self-reflection


Module I: Film appreciation
? Medium of film – its impact and outreach
? Different kinds of cinema such as, documentary, independent and mainstream
? Relationship between media and society. Who determines the content,
treatment? Are films reflective of a society or the other way around?
? Social and creative engagement and experiments in independent and
documentary cinema today


Module II: Film making, Video Documentation and Technology
? Medium of film ? how an idea is transformed into a visual story
? Process of film making ? scripting, story boarding, shooting, editing
? Using a Video Camera ? basics of video and photography & Visual Aesthetics
? Basics of Video Editing & Video Technology (digital & analog media)
? Relevance of sound and music in a film
? Practicalities of Finances & Budgets on making films
? Making a film ? from start to finish

When: 24th April 2012 (Tuesday 10 am) to 29th April (Sunday 4 pm) 2012

Where: Deer Park Gathering, Bir village, Kangra, H.P.

For Whom: This workshop is for anyone with an interest in films and/or filmmaking.
Individuals, students, professionals, NGOs and whosoever is keen on exploring making films with just a camera and a PC, and is looking to understand some fundamentals on how to go about it. Aspiring filmmakers might find this workshop particularly useful.

Workshop Cost: Rs 8800 per participant (includes boarding and lodging)

Registration Fee: Please fill in the form attached and send it with the advance
remittance of Rs 500 (which will be deducted from the total workshop fee of Rs 8800).

Please send the form and registration fee latest by 12th April 2012.

Maximum Participants: 20

Ankit Pogula is an independent filmmaker and trainer, based out of Delhi. An
alumnus of Mass Communication and Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, Ankit has been using film as a medium to engage with urban and rural youth over the last 8 years on issues of Identity, Relationships, Development and Environment. He has also been facilitating filmmaking and value & peace education workshops across India for different organisations, students, teachers and professionals.

Sachi Maniar is a filmmaker based out of Mumbai. She has been making
documentaries, music videos, commercials and short films. She was selected as a Metta Mentors Fellow 2009 at Berkley, U.S., where she made a feature length documentary on non-violence. Sachi is passionate about service, travelling, trekking and photography.

Workshop queries: Ankit +91-9810146679,

                                     Sachi +91-992087743,


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* Tuning Fork Film Workshops were earlier conducted under the name of ?Sight & Sound Film Workshops?.

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