The weekend courses in 'Digital Film Making' and 'Direction for Film & TV' in Chennai Campus concluded on 30th April 2016. Actor & Director Rohini joined the team and gave the certificates to the successful students in an informal function.
Mr. Samar Nakhate conducted Mise-en-scene workshop and shared his insights on scripting, characterization, preparation and filming for the Mise-en-scene with the students of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, Chennai. Samar Nakhate was Ex-Dean of FTII (Film and Television Institute of India, Pune) who has several years of experience in the field of Theatre, Television and Film production.
Alumni and Students of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy started shooting a corporate film at the SGS Ashrama, Mysore. This is a new initiative by the Academy to produce corporate and documentary films using professionals and simultaneously providing excellent opportunities for the students to gain practical experience with live projects as they study.
Students from Valliammai Engineering College (SRM), Chennai visited Prasad Group Facilities to gain an overview of the feature film production services and insight into the services of Prasad Group. The detailed tour took them through a live shooting schedule of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy students, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects. They also interacted with the Academy staff to understand the need for professional education in the field of Cinema.
Mr. John Edathattil, a screen writer and film maker who has written about 30 filmed screenplays, conducted a script writing workshop for the 2nd year Film Direction students between 4th and 6th April 2016.
Critically acclaimed, four times National Award Winner Vetrimaaran, Tamil film director, screenwriter and film producer conducted ‘Idea-to-Screen Workshop’ between 2nd and 4th April 2016 and interacted with the students at L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, Thiruvananthapuram.
An Aerial Photography Workshop was conducted between 30th March and 1st April by Sreekumar Nair. The session was all about helping people to get started in taking awesome aerial photos and videos with the use of Drones. He also conducted a training program on Final Cut Pro X.
A special session on "Writing for Short Fiction Film” was conducted by Ms. Sandra Luckow for the final year students on 24th March 2016 at Chennai Campus. Ms. Luckow is an award-winning documentarian who teaches film production for the Yale University School of Art and Columbia University, Barnard College.
Pattanam Rasheed, National Award Winner for Best Make-up Artist for the Malayalam Film ‘Paradesi’ conducted a workshop on Film Make-up at L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, Thiruvananthapuran on 22nd March 2016.
Internationally acclaimed Filmmaker Kumar Shahani was a special invitee on 17th March 2016 at L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, Thiruvananthapuram. He addressed the gathering of faculty, staff and students on a wide range of subjects on Cinema.