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ELIGIBILITY, ASEESSMENT MODE & OTHER INFORMATION


Medium of Instruction

The main course will be delivered in Sinhala (with some of guest lectures in English with Sinhala translation if necessary). Generally the SLFS will maintain flexibility to communicate in the language/s that are convenient to the students, depending on the audience.


Duration

Three academic years (each academic year consists of two semesters.)


Eligibility to apply


Candidates should possess one of following qualifications to apply to the diploma of Sri Lanka Film School.


  • G.C.E   A/L   3 Passes or equivalent qualification or,
  • G.C.E.  O/L   6 passes with 3 credits and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a relevant field of arts such as literature, theatre, music, photography, television, music videos or,
  • G.C.E.  O/L   5 passes and a minimum 5 years experience in film & television or,
  • Any candidate who has won national or international awards or participated in local and international film festivals, if they don't meet other prerequisites also eligible to apply.
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Structure of the course



The first year offers a common foundation course. During the second and third years students will specialize in their selected major disciplines Film Directing & Scriptwriting, Cinematography & Lighting, Editing & Sound Design.



Academic Year Semester Assessment Mode

1st Year

1st Semester

Written Examination

Short Film Production

2nd semester

Written Examination

Short Film Production

2nd Year

1st Semester

Written Examination

Music Video Production

2nd semester

Written Examination

Short Film Production

3rd Year

1st Semester

Written Examination

Documentary Film Production

2nd semester

Written Examination

Graduation Short Film Production

Report on Graduation Film





Academic Calendar



Semester – 1

Commence - 08th June 2019
End - 10th November 2019
Days - 43
Hours - 344

Semester – 2

Commence - 30th November 2019
End - 24th May 2020
Days - 46
Hours - 368

Semester – 1

Commence - 13th June 2020
End - 15th November 2020
Days - 43
Hours - 344

Semester – 2

Commence - 05th December 2020
End - 16th May 2021
Days - 43
Hours - 344

Semester – 1

Commence - 05th June 2021
End - 31st October 2021
Days - 43
Hours - 344

Semester – 2

Commence - 20th November 2021
End - 08th May 2022
Days - 43
Hours - 344


  View Timetable (1st Year 1st Semester)


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