Film Making

Film Making

Degrees offered: B.A., B.A.(Hons), B.B.A, B.C.A., B.Des, B.F.A., B.F.L.

What is Film Making

Courses taught in Film Making in select filmmaking institutes across India entail the study of the process that goes into making a film or a motion picture. Students having enrolled into these courses are trained on the different stages of filmmaking that range from initiating a story, idea or commission to screenwriting, casting, shooting, sound recording and reproduction, editing and screening the finished product before an audience. They are extensively made familiar to the different stages of filming which are development, pre-production, production, post-production and distribution. They are trained to create ideas, write screenplays, prepare for shoots, finalize the cast and crew of the film, select locations, build sets, record raw elements for the shooting of the film, choose appropriate images and sound and other visual effects and subsequently distribute the finished film and screen it across cinemas and also release to home video.

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Film Making

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with mandatory minimum marks.

PG: Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Filmmaking in order to become eligible to enrol for a Master’s in the same field.

Scope of Film Making in India and Abroad

  • There are plenty of jobs for aspiring filmmakers with leading production houses in various capacities.

  • They can become freelancers and direct their own documentaries and serials.

  • Some of the positions that are up for the grabs include Production Coordinator Camera Trainee Editing Trainee Visual Effects Producer Cinematographer Storyboard Editor Assistant Director Junior Artiste

Course Fees Film Making

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
60.00 K
B.A. in Film Making at Singhania University, Jhunjhunu
11.65 K
B.Voc. in Film Making at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak
27.00 Lakhs
B.Sc. in Film Making at Whistling Woods International, Mumbai
6.01 Lakhs
B.A. in Film Making at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
60.00 K
M.P.A. in Film Making at SAGE University, Bhopal Campus
14.10 K
M.A. in Film Making at West Bengal State University, Kolkata
7.00 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Film Making at MIT Art Design and Technology University, Pune
1.57 Lakhs
M.A. in Film Making at Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Science, Allahabad
4.00 K
Diploma in Film Making at The Prahlad Kakar School of Branding and Entrepreneurship, Mumbai
21.00 K
Diploma in Film Making at Tamil Nadu Open University, Chennai
1.09 Crores
Diploma in Film Making at Whistling Woods International, Mumbai
89.31 K
Diploma in Film Making at Dr Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute, Guwahati

Questions related to Film Making

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I want to know about the colleges that offer B.Design in film making and editing in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Guljabin Quadri 10th Mar, 2021


Here are the list of colleges that offer B.Design in film making and editing in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana:-

  • Shaft Academy of Media Arts , Hyderabad
  • Lakhotia Institute of Design Banjara, Hyderabad
  • MGR Government Film and Television Institute, Chennai
  • IBAX,   Chennai, etc


I want to know how was the addmission process of bsc filmmaking and which college is best for the carrier of filmmaking

Suchayita Saha 27th Jan, 2021


You choose to become a filmmaker which is very good dear. As a filmmaker you have to do any television course. Like you can do cinematography or you can do visual course. But you have to pass 12th class then join this course. After all of these if you want to do work as a director then you have to work 1st assistant director for know the basic things then you can direct any movie from own. Otherwise if you want to become a producer then 1st you have to become a co-producer. This is the common thing to become a filmmaker. In India so many filmmaking college available, I'll suggest you some name below-

1. Flim and television institute of India, Pune

2. Satyajit Ray flim and television institute of India, Kolkata

3. Whistling Woods International, Mumbai

4. CRAFT, Delhi

All the best.


Can i do masters in film making(post production course) after completing my degree in BA economics?can i change?are they any colleges who accept students who come from a different field for masters?if not what are the requirements and ways to do masters in film making?

darshita 3rd Dec, 2020


M.A. Film Studies is a 2-year duration postgraduate program after a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

Some of the colleges that offer this course are ;

  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • University of Mumbai
  • Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun
  • West Bengal State University

Eligibility criteria includes ;

  • Graduate degree from any recognised college.
  • To get admission in this course you need to attempt entrance examination and there is also direct entry mode available for the admission process.

You can refer to this link for more information

hope this helps!!


I want to join B. Sc. In filmmaking which is the college offers this type of degree in india

Mohit Gupta 6th Aug, 2020

Hello Aspirant

The colleges which offers the filmmaking course are as follows:-

  • Jadavpur University Kolkata
  • Techno India University, kolkata
  • CMR University, Bangalore
  • MIT School of Film and Television, Pune

To know more detailed information about these colleges and other options which offers Bsc in filmmaking then you can visit the following link:-

I hope this information would be helpful for you.

All the best for your bright future ahead.


What are the best colleges in India for photography and filmmaking

Pankhuri Kumari 15th Apr, 2020
Hii Shambhavi!
There are a number of good Colleges across India providing career in film-making and photography. Some of them are-
* Film and television institute of India, Pune
* MIT school of film and television, Pune
* National academy of media nd events, Kolkata
* Amity University, Mumbai
* Osmania university
* NID, ahmedabad etc.,
Hope this helps.
Good luck !
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