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Film and VideoDesign

two year course

The 2-year Post Graduate Diploma in Film and Video Design allows students to have an in-depth knowledge and exposure about communication design and visual story telling with video as the primary medium. The course is centred on understanding the design and aesthetics values of creating an effective video/film at the same time making sure that the message reaches the target audience. With a good understanding about the theoretical as well as technical aspects of film-making, the student develops holistic conceptual abilities that are adaptable to changing technologies. The curriculum is designed so as to equip the students to develop creative and innovative design solutions and have a successful career in the field, whether it is as professionals or as independent practitioners.

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  • Film theory
  • Creativity and mind mapping
  • Colour and composition
  • Film language
  • Photography
  • Direction
  • Script writing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Sound design
  • Production design
  • Acting workshop
  • Visual effects in films
  • Product management and budgeting
  • Diploma project

Skills Required For Fashion Design

DOT provides ample opportunities for creative minds that have an affinity for fashion. We offer B.Des in Fashion Design, a four-year undergraduate course that deals with the basics of fashion, colour, design, sketching, material procession, and so much more.

Fashion Design in DOT is a course with limited seats, and we expect our students to exhibit certain skills to learn the course. We look for:

Creativity And Innovation.
Excellent Eye For Detail.
Observation Skills.
Communication Skills.
Business Acumen.
Visual Imagination.
Knowledge Of Traditional And Latest Trends In Fashion.


The digital era has opened up opportunities for film-makers. With digital formats replacing celluloid, the students with PG diploma in Film and Video Design from DOT will have a wide range of opportunities. Other than the standard path of moving on to make feature films for the film industry, the course equips students to take up careers in advertising, television, online content etc. A student can find opportunities in a number of leading production houses that produces ad films for reputed companies, thereby gain expertise to work in the direction or production department. If the student has specific interest towards creative writing, then he/she can find umpteen opportunities to work in the creative team of a number of leading advertising agencies, starting as a copywriter and work towards developing brands, writing scripts, developing campaigns and building brand identity. In television industry, there is a heavy demand for young film and video graduates to work as promo producers. All leading channels in news, entertainment, sports etc. are constantly looking out for talented film and video graduates who can develop promotional films for their content (shows, series, events etc.). Such opportunities are now opened up in digital channels and OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon prime, hot star etc. Students graduating this course will equip themselves with all required skill sets to make a well designed and professional video/film. They will also have a holistic and market focused understanding about the creative aspects of the course that enables them to be independent video/film maker or even an entrepreneur.

DOT School of Design
10/7, 3rd Main road,
Off Chennai Bypass Road,
Ambattur Industrial Estate -
South Phase, Chennai - 600058
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