Mastering in film Pre-Production

From: 20,000.00

Embark on an intensive journey into film pre-production mastery with our immersive workshop. Led by seasoned industry experts, this comprehensive program covers every aspect of the filmmaking process. Perfect for indie filmmakers and enthusiasts seeking to refine their craft. Secure your spot now and elevate your filmmaking skills!



Workshop Overview:

Embark on a transformative 10-day journey led by the esteemed Art Director, Roshan Kumar, tailored exclusively for emerging filmmakers and VFX artists seeking to refine their pre-production prowess. Through a dynamic blend of theoretical insights and hands-on exercises, participants will delve deep into the nuances of pre-production processes, meticulously crafted to meet the demands of both the film industry and independent creators.

Workshop Schedule:

Day 1-2: Unveiling the Depths of Pre-Production

  • Introduction to the pivotal role of design in pre-production.
  • Exploration of diverse cinematic styles and techniques.
  • Delving into the psychology of imagery, color, texture, and light.

Day 3: Mastering Concept Art and Storyboarding

  • Crafting compelling shots and sequences.
  • Fundamental principles of design.
  • Crafting immersive storyboards and concept art.

Day 4-5: Strategic Planning and Pre-Visualisation

  • Formulating comprehensive shot lists and breakdowns.
  • Introduction to advanced pre-visualization techniques.
  • Effective collaboration with directors and cinematographers.

Day 6-8: Crafting Cinematic Spaces

  • Transforming real-world spaces into cinematic landscapes.
  • Designing sets with seamless integration into the screenplay.
  • Evaluating practical versus digital set requirements.

Day 8-10: Architecting Effective VFX Production Strategies

  • Constructing meticulous VFX production schedules and workflows.
  • Resource and personnel management for VFX projects.
  • Deconstructing successful VFX pre-production strategies through illuminating case studies.

Workshop Benefits:

  • Immerse yourself in the wealth of knowledge imparted by an industry luminary boasting over a decade of experience in Indian cinema’s art direction.
  • Gain invaluable hands-on experience with film pre-production techniques and cutting-edge software.
  • Forge meaningful connections and potential collaborations with fellow VFX artists.
  • Receive a prestigious Certificate of Completion personally endorsed by Roshan Kumar.

Who Should Attend:

  • Emerging filmmakers and VFX artists hungry for skill enhancement.
  • Animation professionals seeking to elevate their craft.
  • Film students with a keen interest in the world of VFX.
  • Seasoned industry professionals aiming to sharpen their skillset.

Don’t let this golden opportunity slip through your fingers! Enroll today for the Mastering Pre-Production for VFX Artists workshop helmed by Roshan Kumar. Act swiftly, as seats are limited—secure your spot now!

Workshop Details:

  • Course Price: INR 20,000 per person.
  • For Online Workshop : You’ll receive the webinar link via WhatsApp upon completing your online registration.
  • Limited Seats Available.
  • First Batch Commences: April 25th, 2024.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a course completion certificate from Indie Birds.
  • The workshop timings will be discussed for both online and offline registrations, and the finalized schedule will be shared via WhatsApp. The workshop will commence at 10:00 in the morning and conclude at 13:00 in the evening, featuring a comprehensive itinerary with breaks for lunch, tea, and snacks. This well-structured timing format ensures participants can fully immerse themselves in the workshop sessions while also providing adequate intervals to rejuvenate and replenish their energy levels during the day.

About the Instructor: 

Roshan Kumar stands as a multifaceted luminary within the Indian film industry, boasting remarkable credentials as a filmmaker, production designer, and artist. A distinguished alumnus of the esteemed Film and Television Institute Pune, Roshan’s illustrious career spans a tapestry of cinematic endeavour’s.

A connoisseur of visual storytelling, Roshan’s journey is embellished with accolades and milestones. Graduating from the Film and Television Institute Pune, he etched his mark on the industry landscape, emerging as an architect of cinematic narratives. His academic opus “Monday” (2016) stands tall, adorned with a prestigious national award, while “Amateurs” (2015) graced the screens of the Rotterdam Film Festival, captivating audiences with its ingenuity.

Roshan’s creative oeuvre extends beyond borders, as evidenced by his lauded works such as “Remembering Diana” and “An Open Letter to Abbas Kiarostomi” (2017). Proficient in both Hindi and Telugu cinema, he navigates the cinematic realm with finesse, leaving an indelible imprint on every project he touches.

With a penchant for nurturing emerging talent, Roshan has traversed the independent production space, collaborating with a myriad of promising filmmakers. His craftsmanship shines in diverse ventures, including his stint as the production designer for the Telugu mystery thriller “Boothadham Bhaskarnarayana” (2023) and the AHA original series “Balu Gaani Talkies” (2023).


  • Postgraduate in Production Design/Art Direction from the esteemed Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
  • Certificate in Design Principles from the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography/Applied from the illustrious S.V. College of Fine Arts, OU, Hyderabad.
  • Diploma in Architecture from the esteemed Government Polytechnic College, Vizag.

Roshan Kumar’s journey epitomises a seamless fusion of artistry and expertise, enriching the cinematic landscape with his visionary contributions.

Who is Roshan Kumar, and what experience does he bring to the workshop?

  • Roshan Kumar is an esteemed Art Director with over a decade of experience in Indian cinema. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the workshop, offering insights gleaned from his extensive career in the industry.

What distinguishes this workshop from others focusing on pre-production?

  • This workshop is specifically tailored for emerging filmmakers and VFX artists, providing a unique blend of theoretical insights and hands-on exercises tailored to meet the demands of both the film industry and independent creators.

How will this workshop benefit participants in terms of skill enhancement?

  • Participants will gain invaluable hands-on experience with film pre-production techniques and cutting-edge software, guided by industry luminary Roshan Kumar. They will also have the opportunity to forge meaningful connections and potential collaborations with fellow VFX artists.

Is this workshop suitable for beginners, or is prior experience required?

  • This workshop caters to a wide range of participants, from emerging filmmakers and VFX artists to seasoned industry professionals. While prior experience is beneficial, beginners with a passion for filmmaking and VFX are welcome to join and enhance their skills.

What is included in the course price of INR 20,000 per person?

  •  The course price covers access to all workshop sessions, materials, and resources provided by Roshan Kumar. Additionally, upon successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a prestigious Certificate of Completion endorsed by both Roshan Kumar and Indie Birds, acknowledging their proficiency in mastering pre-production for VFX artists.

How many participants are allowed per batch, and why is the number limited?

  • Each batch is limited to only 5 members to ensure personalized attention and effective learning outcomes for participants. This smaller group size allows for more interactive sessions and individualized guidance from the instructor.

When does the first batch of the workshop commence, and how long is each session?

  • The first batch commences on March 1st, 2024. Each session runs from 10:00 A.M to  01:00 P.M  in the evening, with comprehensive breaks for lunch, tea, and snacks. This timing structure ensures participants have ample time to engage in the workshop sessions while also allowing for necessary breaks to recharge and refuel throughout the day.

What software or tools will be covered during the workshop?

  • The workshop will cover a range of software and tools relevant to pre-production and VFX, providing participants with practical skills and knowledge applicable to real-world projects. Specific software and tools will be announced closer to the workshop start date.

Can participants expect to receive individualized feedback on their work during the workshop?

  • Yes, participants will have the opportunity to receive individualized feedback and guidance from Roshan Kumar during the workshop sessions. This personalized approach ensures that participants can address specific questions and challenges related to their projects.

How can I enroll in the workshop, and what is the deadline for registration?

  • To enroll in the workshop, interested individuals can secure their spot by registering online through the provided platform. As seats are limited, it is recommended to act swiftly to secure a spot in the workshop. The deadline for registration will be communicated closer to the workshop start date.

Is there a refund policy for this course?

No, refunds are not available for this course. Once purchased, the course fee is non-refundable.

I still have a few questions for the course before payment, how do I connect?

We understand that you may have questions before making your decision. To address your queries, you can connect with us by following these steps:

  1. Book Your Slot: As we have limited seats available, we encourage you to secure your slot by paying the advance fee. This ensures that you reserve your place in the course.
  2. Call Us: Once you’ve booked your slot by paying the advance fee, you can call our dedicated support line at +91 7989798194. Our team will be available to assist you with any course-related inquiries you may have.
  3. Paid Phone Support: Please note that our phone support service is exclusively available for individuals who have completed the registration process and possess a valid registration ID. This ensures that we can prioritize assistance for those who have committed to joining the course.

By following these steps, you can get in touch with our team to clarify any questions you may have about the course before making your payment. We’re here to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision and embark on this learning journey with confidence.


Thoughts Unlimited and Indie Birds are not responsible for the course content, delivery, or any issues related to the course. The instructor, Roshan Kumar, is solely responsible for the course, including refunds. Please note that no refunds will be provided once the course fee is paid.

Mastering Pre-Production: Your Pathway to Filmmaking Excellence.

Join us now to unlock the secrets of successful pre-production! Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey to elevate your filmmaking skills. Don’t miss out – secure your place in our pre-production workshop now!


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