PG DIPLOMA IN TELEVISION PRODUCTION (PGDTP)

PROGRAMME DETAILS

DURATION: 11-months, July to May, Full-time (with optional internship)

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Graduate from any stream with or without work experience
  • Final year students awaiting results
  • Excellent writing skills in English / Hindi / regional language
  • Passion for films and television programmes
  • Ability to be an ‘ideas’ person
  • Ability to think visually and creatively
  • Willingness to work hard in a highly competitive and creative industry

PROJECTS:

  • Studio and outdoor still photography and videography
  • Story, screenplay and dialogue (script-writing)
  • 15-minute short fiction film production
  • 5-minute documentary film production
  • Television News Editing and Production
  • Chat Shows / Studio Interviews
  • Music Video Production
  • Radio Documentary Production

The highlight of this programme is the ‘live’ evaluation of students’ work on their YouTube channel. All students have to maintain their own YouTube channels and upload their work for evaluation, and share their links with the college YouTube channel.

ATTENDANCE: Being a practical course 90 % attendance is compulsory to qualify.

ASSESSMENT: Continuous non-exam, project-based evaluation with a final comprehensive viva voce; Credit-based, Total: 150 credits; To Pass: 100 credits; 1 credit = 10 hours of academic effort including physical attendance in class sessions, meeting deadlines and quality of performance in projects and assignments

PLACEMENT: With leading production houses, television channels, stage and artiste management at events, audiovisual production for large events, advertising production, film producers/directors, audiovisual production for online channels

COURSE DELIVERY: Commits follows the globally acclaimed and adopted SPADE technique for optimum learning. SPADE technique involves rigorous Self-learning, Presentation, Analysis, Discussion in classroom and Evaluation. Researchers have proven that the SPADE course delivery method is most suited for Marketing Communication and industry-driven courses that are highly dynamic and practical in nature. This sharply contrasts with regular and boring university/college curriculum and classroom lecture-based course delivery.

COURSE DIRECTORS: Senior news and non-news producers, filmmakers, film critics, television producers, scriptwriters, experienced in-house faculty. The faculty will also mentor students who are keen to explore and expand their horizons beyond prescribed projects, tests, curriculum and coursework.

COURSE STRUCTURE:

Paper code Name of Paper Credits
PGDTP 101 Audio Visual Communication Theory 10
PGDTP 102 Still and Video Camera Techniques 10
PGDTP 103 Audio and Video Editing Techniques 10
PGDTP 104 Radio Production (Practical) 20
PGDTP 105 Introduction to Cinema 10
PGDTP 106 Story, Screenplay and Dialogue (Script) Writing (Practical) 10
PGDTP 107 Analysis of Film Production Techniques 10
PGDTP 108 Documentary Film Production (Practical) 20
PGDTP 109 Television News Production (Practical) 20
PGDTP 110 Project Work 20
PGDTP 111 Viva Voce 20
TOTAL CREDITS 150
TO QUALIFY CREDITS 100