Direction is a significant part of Cinema that is associated with various factors contributing to the visual representation of the story. Professionals in this domain are responsible for artistic and technical details pertaining to the filmmaking process. They present the script through their creative vision.
Directors take significant decisions and oversee various aspects such as auditions, selecting cast and crew, budget, shooting locations, time schedule, how a scene will be shot, what would be the background and settings, choosing the final scenes from the raw videos, integrating varied pieces to form a final product and more. They work closely with multiple people like cinematographers, designers, actors, editors, sound technicians, lighting and camera crew, etc. to determine the overall look & feel of the movie. Professional undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in film making, cinema or specialized diplomas in direction can help aspirants to acquire the requisite knowledge through which they can thrive in this domain.
Students at AAFT School of Cinema get a platform to develop industry-relevant skills through different practical initiatives and state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities which include a shooting floor, film & TV studio, editing lab, high-end cameras, cranes and more. This facilitates them with a learning environment through which they can gain industry exposure.
Professionals in the field of direction are responsible for representing the script in a way that it delivers the intended message to the audience in an innovative and engaging way. Therefore, it is vital for them to possess in-depth understanding of industry trends and various responsibilities associated with the profile.