History of Filmmaking

The first public Kinetoscope demonstration took place in 1893. By 1894 the Kinetoscope was a commercial success. The first to present projected moving pictures to a paying audience were the Lumiere brothers in December 1895 in Paris, France.The world's first full-length feature film was The Story of the Kelly Gang, made in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 1906.

In 1896, the Lumiere brothers demonstrated the art of cinema when they screened Cinematography consisting of six short films to an enthusiastic audience in Bombay.

When it comes to Indian Cinema, the first motion picture in late 1910s and was introduced by late Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, also popularly known as Dada Saheb Phalke, through the film “Raja Harishchandra”. He is also considered to be the “Father of Indian cinema”.

Durga Bai Kamat was a first female actor in Indian cinema. She is known for being India's first heroine by working in the second film of Dada saheb Phalke, Mohini Bhasmasur.

Certification in Film Making

BAAFTA is a one-stop-shop to understand the filmmaking process in its entirety, it gives an in-depth knowledge of all the aspects in creating a film from scratch; a comprehensive guide to pre-production, production and post-production processes, right from the basics of scriptwriting, direction, cinematography, acting, dubbing & editing.

BAAFTA film making course is tailor-made for those who are seeking to make a career in the film industry. The course gives a complete picture of the entire film making process, right from the basics to the most intricate in a fun and engaging format that makes the entire journey of learning an interesting experience.

Filmmaking course offers/caters:

Script Writing
Importance of Music

Script writing - Script writing, is the art of penning down scripts for mass media consumption, such as feature films, short films, television, documentaries and advertisements.

Direction - A film director’s most basic yet crucial role is to visualize the screenplay and bring it to life by putting together all technical and creative aspects.

Cinematography - Cinematography is the craft of translating the script into visuals in a motion picture.

Editing - Editing is a part of the post-production process that includes a combination of both technical and creative aspects.

Acting - Acting is an activity in which a story is told by means of its enactment by an actor who adapts a character

Importance of Music - Music is the integral aspect in film making without which the director will not be able to convey and reach out to the audience holistically

Pre-production - The process of filmmaking can be divided into three sections – creative, technical and financial.

Outcome from Filmmaking course

The course is interactive, involving various group and individual exercises / activities that make it a wonderful experience of learning. The student gets a view of every aspect of film-making at all stages of the process; from concept to the film release. The student can choose to continue a more detailed deep dive into the area of their interest after pursuing this course.

The course provides hands-on experience with assistance in scripting, directing and shooting of a short movie and documentary film as the final project. Includes studio and shoot visits to inculcate a strong team culture that goes a long way in making the artist appreciate others in the industry.


BAAFTA is one of the premier and best acting schools in Bangalore which offers courses on anchoring as well, in addition to Film Making, Acting and Theatre.

At BAAFTA, we believe there is an inherent talent in everyone, and we are simply helping them to rediscover themselves.

Our core team has over 2 decades of experience
BAAFTA offers filmmaking classes in both English and Kannada language.
Individual attention is provided to all students
Practical classes for editing and cinematography will be arranged by BAAFTA
Internship will be provided from BAAFTA

Eligibility and Course Fees

The student must go thru an interview for the institute to analyse the student’s capabilities before enrolling for filmmaking courses at BAAFTA. At the end of course you will be nurtured to master the art of filmmaking, along witha certificate from BAAFTA. Our acting school course fees are reasonable compared to otherschools.

Learn the required skills, the attitude that will put you in limelight to steal the show. Master your skills in script writing, direction, cinematography, editing and acting techniques that keep your audiences glued to watch your movie and you have their attention.