Weekend Courses

BOFTA offers week-end courses on Cinematography and Screenplay Writing and Direction to meet the demand of working professionals, businessmen and students who are keen to learn from the Masters from the film industry, without affecting their profession/business/studies during week days.

The week-end course commences in August of every year and will be for 52 week- ends. Special batches commence in Jan/February of every year.

The course will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30 a.m to 6 p.m every week-end.

The Masters for the Week-end Screenplay Writing and Direction course are:

  • Director Mahendran
  • Director B. Lenin
  • Director K. Bhagyaraj
  • Director Manobala
  • Director Sasi
  • Director John Mahendran
  • Director Sathya Suriya
  • Producer G. Dhananjayan
  • Professor 'Aranthai' Manian

The course curriculum will be the same as that of the regular courses, which will be compressed to focus more on practical training during week-ends. For more information on the course curriculum, you can visit the COURSES page in the main page of the website.

The course fee for the Week-end Screenplay Writing & Direction course with payment schedule shall be (taxes additional):

Total Course fee: Rs.3,00,000/-

+ Service Tax as applicable

  • On registering for the course: Rs.1,00,000/- + Taxes
  • 1st installment on completion of 3 months: Rs.1,00,000/- + Taxes
  • Final installment on completion of 6 months: Rs.1,00,000/- + Taxes
  • Once paid, the course fees are non-refundable under any circumstances.

The week-end courses will have limited seats. There will be personalized attention from the Masters to train the students in the course curriculum.

The Students will be given all the facilities of the regular course students like access to Knowledge Centre (library) on all days, various workshops, attending Master Classes, visit to shootings and other facilities at the Academy.

Interested students can rush their application by downloading the application form or call our admission counselors at +91 90030 78000 / 90030 79000 / 82200 78000 / 82201 78000 or write to us at contact@bofta.in or boftaindia@gmail.com .

The students passing out of the course shall be given a Diploma Certificate from the Academy.

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