Thrissur: Renowned filmmaker Shaji N Karun will inaugurate the online film school Orange Film Academy and Research Centre-first-of-its-kind in the state–on November 1.
The online film school, a venture of International Film Festival Thrissur (IFFT) offers one-year diploma, 6-month long certificate Course and 6-8 week-long short-term courses. Currently Digital Film Production is offered as a Diploma course.
Sound Design, Cinematography, Visual Editing, Acting-Anchoring-Presenting, Folklore-filmic documentation, Script and Direction, Film Appreciation are provided as certificate courses.
Short term courses include Introduction to Cinema, Asian Cinema, Elements of Direction Cinema and Theatre, Cinema and Folklore and Curating Film Festival.
While St. Thomas College, Thrissur will be the knowledge partner, the ICT Academy, Thiruvananthapuram will be the technology partner of this initiative.
Three time National Award Winning Sound Designer T. Krishnanunni, National Award Winner Jayadevan Chakkadath, Ajit George are among the trainers.
IFFT-Orange’s new venture, an OTT/Virtual screen platform will be launched in December.
As most of the theatres remain shut amid the ongoing Covid19 pandemic, this new OTT/virtual screen platform will enable the smooth release of class films.