Make a Film
Auroville Film Institute in association with Himalayan Institute of Alternatives announces a documentary filmmaking workshop in Phyang, Leh-Ladakh - from 1st June to 4th July 2021 ! It is a production oriented workshop - where the participants in groups will be mentored to make their own short film. The workshop is anchored in the principles of deep ecology. It will include (i) academic conference to understand the socio-economics and the geo-politics of Ladakh; (ii) landscape tour to visit the cultural / ecological hot spots and heritage sites; (iii) observational exercises to visualize the daily life patterns, people and the light of the land; (iv) filmmaking exercises for conceptual and technical clarity (v) pitching sessions (vi) and mentoring of an entire production workflow including research, reconnaissance, shoot, edit and sound mix - to finalize the film. The 34 days workshop includes an invitation to come 3 days before to acclimatize and stay 3 days after as a buffer, making it a complete 40 days experiential programme.