TV Short Courses

TV Short Courses

TV Program and News Anchoring (Course Code: TV001)

    This course is aimed at those who want to become TV Anchor in Programs, Current Affairs and News.

     Brief Description:

    The course aims to expose its participants to the techniques employed in anchoring for live events and television shows with an added advantage of learning news reading complexities. In today's competitive environment, an individual looking for a break in media industry is required to have an all-round knowledge.

     Course outline:

  • Voice Over: Rhythm of Speech, Breathing, Resonance,
  • Voice Over for TV commercials/ corporate videos/ TV documentaries.
  • Examples of anchors' work and detailed analysis of their styles
  • How to face the camera
  • On-air Essentials
  • A guide on how to write presenter scripts for TV
  • A look at personality, style and general show presentation
  • Talk Show Host
  • TV Interviewing, and presenting techniques, Multi-camera facing
  • News reading and use of teleprompter

TV News and Program Production   (Course Code: TV002)

     Who it is for:

    This course is aimed at those who want to join TV Program Production and News or those already working in production or News teams as Researchers, Content Editors, coordinators and anyone who want to develop Production skills for their professional growth and keen to enhance multi tasking ability should join this course. Experienced Copy Editors, Sr. Copy Editors, Assignment Editors and Reporters can also join this course to enhance their expertise in the department of Production.

     Brief Description:

    During the course participants will learn from presentation of an idea to the execution of the program. Participants will learn how to direct single and multi camera production, how to direct and produce current affairs / talk shows, magazine shows, News Bulletins etc. with a mix of theory and practical exercises the course will provide a solid grounding in the skills one needs.

     Course outline:

  • Types of TV Production
  • Creativity and idea generation for television.
  • Ingredients for the presentation of an idea before the execution of a program.
  • Phases of Production
  • Camera Work
  • Single and Multi Camera Production
  • Use of Graphics in TV Production
  • Basics of Light and Audio
  • Video Editing Overview
  • Shooting a News film
  • News Bulletin Production
  • Electronic Field Production
  • Live Transmissions
  • Infrastructure or organizational set up and Working of a TV channel
  • Functions of various departments of a TV set up
  • Technical Codes, Terminology, and Production Grammar

TV News Writing, Editing and Reporting   (Course Code: TV003)

     Who it is for:

    This largely practical course is aimed at those who want to enter in TV industry as camera person or NLE. Camera assistants/trainees who are already working in industry and want to take the next step towards becoming camera operator can also grab this golden opportunity. Anyone who wants to enter in Video Shooting/Editing should also take this course

     Brief Description:

    This course will develop effective practical skills and an understanding of basic camera techniques, handling of light and basics of sound recording. This course will cover all of the essentials for Video Editing, giving you the skills and hands- on experience to start editing with confidence. Many of the skills learnt on this course can be applied to any production format.

     Course outline:

  • Shot types, Framing and Composition
  • Basic Camera Moves
  • Tripod and handheld operating
  • Studio Lighting and working with natural light
  • Recording sound
  • Shooting Techniques
  • Video Editing and Types
  • Setting up a Non Linear Edit Suite
  • Video Editing Software's
  • Basic principles of editing.
  • Creating a project
  • Importing and managing tapeless media
  • Logging and viewing rushes
  • Preparing to Edit
  • Sequence construction
  • Laying soundtracks
  • Basic video effects and title creation

TV Camera Work and Video Editing   (Course Code: TV004)

     Who it is for:

    Anyone who is new or recently enters in television news or anyone moving from print Media to TV Journalism. People working in TV News room's other departments and Production team members who want to develop theirs News Content Handling skills or want to become a Reporter can also join this course.

     Brief Description:

    This course will provide an all round introduction to how television News is found, prepared and delivered. Learn the language of TV, how to work with a camera crew, what TV graphics are for and how to perform in front of camera. The practical sessions include scripting, news editing, package making and reporting.

     Course outline:

  • What is News?
  • Difference between TV and Print News
  • Formats of TV News
  • Writing of the TV News
  • Editing of the News
  • Supers, Headers and preparation of Bloomberg
  • Sources of TV News
  • Compilation of News Bulletin
  • Functions of a TV Reporter
  • Beats of Reporting
  • How to make a News Report/Package
  • How to perform in front of camera
  • Setting Up A Typical On-Location News Interview
  • Back Ground voice and voice over
  • Organization of a TV news room