Nature of Light: White light, colour temperature, mixed units, Aspect of light, surface brightness polarization, colored surface & colored lights, trichromatic color mixture.
The eye & the camera: Colour harmony. Colour associations.
Basic Principles of Lighting: Hard & soft light, light direction. Side or edge light, Functions of lighting, Shadow of size, Shadow control, the fundamental lighting process.
Tools of Lighting: Tungsten lamps, over lamps, Light sources- reflector design, Projection, Spot lights. Beam-shape control. Light restriction, Controlling light intensity.
Portraiture: Static- Anchor lighting and three quarter frontal face interview.
Group Portraiture: The two group, the three groups, the panel group, large groups. Methods o lighting for movement.
Lighting style: silhouette, Motion, Chiaroscuro.
Cameraman: Functions & qualities, Technical knowledge, practical camera work, creative responsibility.
Colour Principles: Hue, Saturation, Brightness, Additive colour mixing.
Descriptive shots: Follow shot, Low-shot, High-shot, reverse shot, Cut-in-shot, cut-away shot, reaction shot, W.A., Tele & zoom shot, Two-shot, Three-shot and Group shot.
Camera Height: Angle-plus-Angle, “Dutch” angle, viewpoint, objective, subjective and P.O.V. camera angles.
Continuity: Cinematic time & space, present, past & future time continuity, space continuity.
Screen Direction: Matching action, the triangle principle.
Composition: Tone, Line, Colour and frame, Unity, Vitality, Infinity, Repose.
How photography works
Framing and composition of still shot
Television and Movie Cameras
The television camera
Television camera controls and adjustments
The television camera mounts
The Zoom Lens
Focusing the shot
Framing the shot
Composing the shot
Perspective and depth of field
Camera movements shooting for editing
Camera care routines
The digital television camera
The movie camera
Lighting of Film & Television
Nature of light
The human vision
Type of luminaries and their mounts
Controlling intensity of light
Colour and colour temperature of light
Technical and artistic requirement of lighting
The three point lighting
The three point lighting
Practical and production exercises
Extensive practical exercises for operating the camera in the studio and outdoors and the lighting of sets.
TV Anchoring and News Reading course will focus on the psychological determinants of effective communication, basic pronunciation and diction, voice modulation, camera friendliness and script writing.
An overview of film & television production techniques and practices.
The techniques of non-verbal communication.
Good and pleasing voice.
Clear and attractive speech.
Feelings for the words.
Skills in the use of language.
Lessons in music.
The techniques of verbal communication.
Expressive use of movement- sense of pace, timing and style.
Expressive use of body postures & facial expressions.
Exercise for relaxation and concentration.
Nurturing the acting talent, imagination, improvisation, empathy, emotion and emotional memory, retentive memory, sensory memory.
Practical in choreography.
Exercise in anchoring, interviewing, news reading and pantomime.
Exercises in acting for the Camera.
Instructions on make-up and dressing- up for the show.
Participation in the production of a number of non-fictional and fictional television programmes.