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Udaan's digital filmmaking course is for those wishing to become professionals in the field. The course covers all aspects of filmmaking ranging from creative storytelling to technical mastery of shooting and editing to the technologies of the future.  Professional filmmakers, cinematographers, sound designers , editors and others will guide and empower the students to create high-quality, broadcast standard films across different genres.

The six-months course will be conducted at Udaan's Mumbai premise that has several large studios, including access to a large, open daylight shooting area in the premise itself. Combined with the large premise, a faculty of film & video specialists and an easy to access location in the heart of Mumbai makes the course a tremendous opportunity to enter the world of professional filmmaking, be it producing TVCs, music videos, corporate videos, fiction and non-fiction (documentary) films.  

Apart from training in conventional filmmaking and editing tools, the program shall also include advanced VFX, like Time Slice, 360 VR etc. 

At the fees charged, its too good to be true !  Can come only from a team passionate about filmmaking ! If you are as passionate about it yourself, we invite you to be part of the journey. And if you enrol before 30th November, you can avail of the amazing inaugural offer. 

The course begins from 9th January 2018


01) History of Film and Film Genres

02) Understanding Fiction-based Filmmaking and Documentary Filmmaking

03) Pre-Production
a) Script Writing
b) Storyboarding
c) Casting, Location Scouting, Scheduling etc

04) Production
a) Direction.
b) Working with Actors
c) Understanding cinematography
d) Working with a DoP
e) Production Design.
f) Using DSLR, Camcorders, RED, Blackmagic & other cameras
g) Working with sliders and stabilizers
h) Aerial videography
i) Lights & lighting 
j) Sound Recording (on location and in studio)

05) Post Production
a) Editing
b) Titling & sub titling
c) Colour correction & Colour grading
d) Sound recording (in studio & on location)
e) Sound Design
f) Music 
g) 360 VR
h) Special & Visual Effects (VFX)

The program shall include high end VFX like, Chroma Keying, Cloning, 3D motion tracking, Time remapping (slow & fast motion), Time Slice (see video below) and many more...

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06) Working in different Commercial Genres
a) TV Commercials 
b) Fashion videos
c) Corporate films 
d) Music videos
e) Short films 
f) Documentary films

07) Screening , Packaging & Distribution for different markets and Film Festivals

The entire course is very practical oriented with each student getting ample hands-on experience. The students will get to make and complete their own films in various genres during the course. We encourage our students to enter their films in competitions and festivals. Even our weekend (hobby) filmmaking students have won state awards. 

You are welcome to visit our premise and have a look around. For booking a counselling session with one any one of our faculty member, please click here


While classes will be held two to three days a week, as necessitated by the concerned faculty, the student will have access to the studios for at least five days a week for practise and for working on their projects.
The institute doesn't provide accommodation, but assists students in finding one.



Course Fee    : Rs 65,000, excluding taxes
Plus a refundable security deposit of Rs 10,000

(Avail an Inaugural offer of Rs 50,000 till 30th November 2017) 
Next batch commences on 9th January 2018
Call +91 9619315130 / + 91 22 65566655 or send mail to [email protected] for enquiry



1. The student must be above the age of 16 years

2. All students are required to bring their own DSLR camera with at least a wide angle lens (prime or zoom). Preferably, the student should also own a laptop and a  telephoto
lens (prime or zoom) and a tripod, but its not mandatory.

3. The student needs to download the PDF file of application form from the link given below (One can get it via email too, from the admission office), take a print out and fill it with as much detail as possible. The completed form, along with the course fee (Cheque/DD/receipt of cash payment/Bank transfer etc), photostat copies of the required name/age/address proof documents and two passport photo needs to be sent to Udaan office. They should be sent to the following address

Admission in-charge
Udaan School of Photography
Ajay Business Centre, 
T.H. Kataria Marg, 
Matunga (west)
Mumbai 400016

On receiving the above, the institute shall send the student a receipt for the course fee for the Six-months Digital Filmmaking Course course at Udaan School of Photography.
and the enrollment process will be complete. However, admission is at the  sole discretion of the institute.

One may also enroll by sending scanned copies of the necessary documents, including the application form through email to [email protected] , provided the necessary fee payment has been made through online bank transfer and the transaction number mentioned in the email. On completion of the above, the institute shall send a receipt for the course fee received through bank transfer

For any clarifications regarding the enrollment process, you can call the admission in-charge on +91 9836968988 or +91 9619315130 or send a mail to [email protected].

4. The course fee is non-refundable, except if a student has been refused a visa for entry to India or for any serious medical reason, that occurred to the student after the completion of the enrollment process. On submission of proper (verifiable) medical documents or refusal of visa documents  to the school, a refund of the course fee may be made to the student (with 30 or more days prior to the date of  commencement of the course), on the sole discretion of the school management.  In this case, a processing fee of Rs 2500 ($ 50) shall be deducted.

No refund of the course fee shall be made whatsoever, with less than 30 days remaining for the commencement of the course, except for the security deposit.

6 If a course is cancelled by the institute than the entire fee will be refunded.

7 While the institute takes all necessary safety measures regarding the health and safety of
students, teachers and all equipments, M/s Udaan Visual Arts Educare Pvt Ltd shall not be legally or financially responsible for the same and in the event of any mishap or damage to health or equipment, legal proceedings shall not be initiated against the school or M/s Udaan Visual Arts Educare Pvt Ltd.

8 M/s Udaan Visual Arts Educare Pvt Ltd shall not be responsible for any accident or mishap that occurs while students are shooting outdoors on their own or with school staff, and in the event of any such occurrence M/s Udaan Visual Arts Educare Pvt Ltd shall not be legally or financially responsible for the same and legal proceedings shall not be initiated against the school or M/s Udaan Visual Arts Educare Pvt Ltd.

9 Students are responsible for any damage they cause to school equipment, furniture or
property and will have to reimburse the cost of the damage.

10 The institute may video record the classes/teaching sessions for its own promotion and for enhancement of its courses in the future. The school may use all photographs/graphics created by students during the course, for its own promotion and for enhancement of its courses in the future

11 The institute can cancel the admission of any student for unruly behaviour if he or she violates the school rules and the terms and conditions. No refund shall be made in
such cancellations of admission


For enrollment, download the Application form by clicking here
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The experienced faculty of Udaan brings to table, a melting pot of ideas and creativity that will enrich the students pursuit of photography.
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"Udaan" as the name suggests was an important tool in shaping the creative minds of all those who has the passion and zest for photography...Nisreen

"I finally found Udaan where I felt I can place my best bets with...Annoda

"Udaan: Great institute for Photography enthusiast, the place and it's course get even better...Hetal Prajodh

"I enjoyed the course immensely for a number of reasons...Rohan
The answer is simple. It’s one of the biggest in India and perhaps the biggest
in Mumbai with a premise of over 10,000 square feet area, solely dedicated to photography. The regular faculty is vast
and comprises award winning photographers, including India’s only Pulitzer Prize nominee in Photography.   Added to it there have been many a
legend who have been visiting faculty
and guest speakers at Udaan. And most importantly the list of Udaan’s notable alumni is long and impressive.
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