The Department of Visual Communication conducted a webinar on “Short Film Making with Sony Video Cameras” on Tuesday, September 15 at 11:30 a.m – 1:45 p.m. The resource persons were Mr. Musthafa Basha Sony Specialist & Mr. R. Ahamed Abdullah Compositing Artist, D.I Online Editor, Rotoscopy Artistheld, handled the sessions via Google meet. A total number of 50 students participated in the webinar. Mr. C. Sivarajan, Instructor, Department of Visual Communication delivered welcome address.

The webinar session was initially handled by Mr. Musthafa Basha from 11.40 am to 12.30 pm and he covered the following topics during the live session.

  • Film making trends
  • Current trend & its shift
  • Basic structure of film making
  • Digital film Production
  • Multiple Line-up Knowledge
  • Codecs & Quality
  • Log

Then last session was handled by Mr.R.Ahamed Abdullah from 12.30 p.m to 1.45 p.m and he covered the following topics during the live session.

  • Post Production
  • Compositing
  • I (Color grading)

            The resource person also showed a demo of the color correction process by using the industry professional software like Davinci resolve. A clip from an advertisement was taken and it was demonstrated with the basic of color values.

Then, he also showed a demo of how simple visual effects can be done in short films. For this purpose, a clip was taken from a Telugu movie and it was composited with another clip to match the sequence by using motion tracking technique

The students and faculty members of the department attended the session. Students actively participated in the session by posting their queries and it was clarified by the resource persons. They also shared their professional experience and provided career guidance to the participants. Students were also given tasks during the session and our students responded well. Due to the positive response and interest from the students, the resource person expressed their willingness to handle another session in the forthcoming days.

The session concluded with a vote of thanks by S. Abirami, final year student of Visual Communication. The students gathered lots of information and they requested the department members to conduct many more sessions in future.