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Film making course at RBU catches students’ fancy

August 11, 2017 02:43 PM

Punjab News Express
MOHALI: The three-year graduate degree in film making started at the Rayat Bahra University has caught the fancy of the students. The RBU has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siddhivinayak Cine Arts, Mumbai.
In this three-year degree course all aspects of film making will be covered along with one year of specialized field whichever a student wants to opt. There are five field, viz. film direction, editing, cinematography, sound designing, acting and dance. This course will be on 60/40 basis with 60 per cent practical, 20 per cent theory and 20 per cent field work.
Dr Raj Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Rayat Bahra University, said during this course the talent of the students would be polished and bring out the best out in every student and show their talent to the world. And above all Punjab is already known for their talent in various fields of entertainment. Renowned artistes and technicians from Bollywood and Punjab film industry will share their experience and techniques of their respective fields. KC Bokadia, of Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam, Aaj ka Arjun fame, will be sharing his experience in film direction. Santokh Singh (“Chana we ghar aaja ve” fame) will fine tune about sound designing. Awdesh Mishra (who has acted in many Hindi films) will give tips about acting.
He said the passing out students will make their names in respective fields in the film industry. They have many placement partners including Optimystix, a power packed production house in Mumbai who have many serials and programmes under their belt, Worldwide Records, a recording and Production Company of Mumbai, and Aadishakti Entertainment, a production house who have produced and financed many Hindi and Bhojpuri films, Dr Singh added.
Dr Raj Singh said the programme is the first of its kind in northern India and there is huge demand for the programmes in this area. The programme is also unique in its contents and methodology which will be delivered by practitioners from the film industry. Laboratories are being established in the premises of the Rayat Bahra University as per the industry standards in consultation with the industry partner.
The students of this programme will also be working on two internships in Mumbai where they will be exposed to actual film making and will get to work with the industry stalwarts. The programme is being offered by the Rayat Bahra University School of Communication. This is an opportunity for the students who have passion and want to show their creativity to the world.

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