Documentary Filmmaking Course - India

Documentary Filmmaking Course - India

The CRHP Documentary Filmmaking course is a unique opportunity for students with an interest in filmmaking and travel to come to rural India and produce a short documentary film with CRHP (Comprehensive Rural Health Project) a world renowned community healthcare NGO. Film In Action provides a curriculum based around producing meaningful narrative based documentary films, taking students through the three stages production with professional tuition throughout.

Students will live residentially on CRHP's main campus in Jamkhed, this offers a safe, secure environment to work from and provides them with an inside perspective on the work which CRHP does in the region, with daily interaction with local staff and full cultural immersion. CRHP has been helping the poorest, most disenfranchised members of rural Indian society for over 40 years and you as filmmakers can give a voice to the inspirational stories of the people they work with. An incredible place to film and make a difference.



The program fee includes;

  • Health Insurance
  • Professional Tuition
  • Accommodation & 3 Meals a Day
  • 1 Weekend Excursion to a Unesco World Heritage Site - Ellora Caves
  • Airport Transfers
  • Welcome Meal & Farewell Meal
  • Use of Film In Action Equipment


How to apply

You can visit our website and make an enquiry or application. This will be followed up by an informal interview via Skype or Google etc.


Organisation Name

Film In Action


About Organisation

Film In Action is a creative, educational company established by filmmakers and educators from the UK and USA to offer innovative, immersive filmmaking courses to students from around the world. Our organisation and our courses are founded on the belief in filmmaking to effect positive change in the world.

The intention is for our courses to benefit both the students and the partner organisation. Students learn a detailed curriculum based around visual storytelling, giving our students the knowledge and skills needed to produce powerful films. The NGOs benefit through the production of a film and additional media for their communications.

We provide the environment, structure and guidance through which our students can make quality documentary films which will have a huge impact on people's lives through raising awareness of the NGO's work.


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