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How to choose career options in Films and Media after 12th

Making a career in Film industry was once a distant dream. There was a general assumption that film industry is all about a hero and heroine dancing and singing on the hills. But as soon as the need for rich entertainment increases it eventually results in more versatile and out of routine jobs. The Film and Media industry is offering some very attractive career options that anyone can opt, once he/she is done with their intermediate. So here is the list of course options for students who want to make their career in Film and Media Industry.

  1. Film Production Direction and Management :



This is the major course that covers the total idea of Film and T.V. industry. This course allows you to learn all aspects of film production from the perspective of a film producer and also the film director. The program covers both technical and theory aspects related to the film. The learning module of this course comprises of following:

  • Direction
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Production

This course is offered by different institutes and the course completion span varies from 18 months to 3 years. At the end of course completion the ward holds a Diploma/Bachelor degree. The key skills learned after completing this course will help you in making your career in following fields :

  • Director
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
  • Event Management
  • Marketing & Distribution of Films and T.V
  1. Diploma in Drama and Acting :

If all the time of your life you have enjoyed playing different roles, observed cinema emotionally, theatre and acting give you goosebumps then finding a career in acting is your salvation. This is one field where you can chase your dreams and meet the most creative people in the industry. The course completion span of this degree is 6 months to 3 years.

  1. Certification in Screenwriting :

The backbone of any film is its story. How mesmerising the locations are, how good the direction is, how practical and real acting has been done but if your skills of telling a saga is not up to the mark then your all efforts are in vain. Not just having a good story telling but also to convert it into a great script is the need of the hour. In order to understand the technical aspects of screen writing there are some certification and diploma programs available having course completion span of 4 to 12 months. After completing this course you can search for jobs as a screen/script writer.

  1. Media and Mass Communication :

The Indian Media and Entertainment sector is enjoying a bright summer since the past of couple years. Getting a job in this hotshot domain not just improves your financial conditions but also enhance your social status. There are so many media colleges that are mushrooming in the country and offering Bachelor degree program in Journalism and mass communication. The course span is 3 years.

  1. Animation Film Designing :

Aspiring from Hollywood industry, Bollywood is ready to build some really cool animated films. In past years the presence of animated content in Bollywood industry has been increased exponentially. This increase has shot up the necessity of great animators and designers. In coming future having a skill set of creating great animation will really help in getting good career growth and opportunities. There are many courses available for students to opt after class 12th, if they want to make their career in animation industry.

Those days have been ended when getting featured on T.V and Films is out of reach for general people. The film industry is not just limited to two three job roles. In fact it is the most versatile job opportunity industry. Finding a career in this industry is nonetheless dreams come true kinda feeling.

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