11 months
4342 USD/year
4342 USD/year
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The Digital Filmmaking program of Pearl Academy is designed to train learners in two key dimensions of film-making – storytelling & production. The course gives an overview of film studies, basics of film budgeting and audio visual productions, including social media videos and web entertainment.


Post training, each learner will get placed for two months in a film production, television production house, sound design house, ad films production house, or a web entertainment company. Students visit either a production house, a television channel, or an actual set of a film shoot as part of their course. Adjunct professors drawn from industry teach specialized parts of the modules and offer learners to be associated with them on live projects. Bollywood actors, directors, producers, critics including Mayank Shekhar, Rajeev Masand, Viveck Vaswani, Jay Mehta, Ananth Mahadevan regularly conduct workshops, masterclasses and regular sessions with students on various aspects of film making, production, scriptwriting, editing etc.

The Digital Filmmaking program of Pearl Academy is one of the best and the only hands-on and practical filmmaking course in the country that trains students for the OTT platforms.

Job Profile

Script-writers. Assistant Director. Production Assistant, Production Managers. Film Assistant Directors and Assistant Production Managers. Assistant Video Editor. Assistant Cameraman. Sound Assistant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Studies: An Introduction
  • Pre-production of Films (Idea, Script, Screenplay, Costume, Location, Workshops)
  • Production of a Film (Direction, Cinematography, Acting, Lights)
  • Post-Production of a Film (Sound, Editing, Packaging)
  • Direction & Production Manager (Roles in Details)
  • Various genres of films, with varying lengths. Also involves detailing out the specifics of each format and the various mediums of entertainment.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • For 11 Months Professional Certificate Program: 10+2 or equivalent
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Portfolio Evaluation
  • Personal Interview
  • Copy of valid passport
  • 2 recent passport-size photographs
  • All relevant certificates/degrees/mark sheets of the qualifying examination in support of the eligibility conditions as prescribed for Admission
  • In case the certificates/degrees/mark sheets of the qualifying examination are in a language other than English, the same should be got translated into English language and produce at the time of registration.
  • Proof of residential address
  • Medical fitness certificate issued by a registered medical practitioner
  • Duly signed Undertaking on Academy’s policy / norms.
  • Travel and medical insurance cover
  • Copy of India Visa (before joining the course)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2171 USD per semester during 11 months.
  • National

    4342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2171 USD per semester during 11 months.
  • 159,000 INR per semester


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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