MUSIC AND CINEMATOGRAPHY

The 2 year Professional Diploma program in music and Cinematography offered by National Polytechnic Bamenda (NPB)

is the very first  English speaking Professional institute in Motion Picture Production and Music.

Our course plan offers 40 % of theory and 60 %

Practical lessons. The institute issues a Professional

Diploma recognized by the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training and the Ministry of Higher Education.

MAIN OBJECTIVES..

Our main objectives, through these courses are:

  • Improve the talents of our students in the art of

Culture notably in the profession of Motion Picture Production and Music

  • Ameliorate the quality of audio visual productions in Cameroon through the expertise of our tutors and graduates of our institution
  • Enable young Cameroonians to be self employed after specialization, produce standard products for Cameroonian televisions.

COURSES OFFERED

We have 2 main fields of study;

-Music

– Cinematography

DEPARTMENT OF CINEMATOGRAPHY

We offer courses in the following fields;

 

  • Theater Arts
  • Script writing and analysis
  • Production management
  • Film Directing and assistants
  • Cinema make up artists and special effect technicians.
  • Light technicians
  • Camera operators
  • Sound engineering
  • Video editing

 

       DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

  • Art Dance and Drumming
  • Rock band instrumentalist
  • Pianist
  • Guitarist (bassist and soloist)
  • Saxophonist and Flutist
  • Singing
  • Choreograph Street Dance
  • Sound engineering (studio works)

We also offer Academic courses in the following

Subjects;

 

  • Corporate Rights and Laws  of Audio visual Productions in Cameroon
  • Basic Electricity
  • Computer Sciences

MUSIC AND CINEMATOGRAPHY

WHAT MAKES OUR DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC AND

CINEMATOGRAPHY UNIQUE?

Cameroonians have been blessed with rich talents in

Arts and music with a vast and rich culture un-exploited. Bringing in well trained personnel in these fields as tutors to train our students is our priority.

 

Our tutors

We have experienced tutors, graduates from Professional schools of Audio Visual Productions, with

working experiences within Cameroon and Germany,

SCHOOL PRODUCTIONS FOR AWARD OF PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA

Students of the Department of Cinematography produce Short films, Long Films and Documentaries which serve as the graduation master pieces to be projected and critiqued before the Award of Professional Diploma.  Students of the Department of Music Compose, record and produce Musical albums of at least 06 musical tracks with a video release to serve as a pass for Award of Professional Diploma.

Seminars and Internships

Our students are opportune to participate in Seminars and internship programs within Cameroon, Nigeria and   Germany and there after, the student writes and defends a project before graduation.

 

Certification

Our Diploma is issued by the

Following Institutions:

  • The FILM ARCHE Production School in Berlin Germany where we are Affiliated
  • The Ministry of Arts and Culture Cameroon

 

  • The Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training Cameroon,

 

  • The Ministry of Higher Education

We guarantee OPPORTUNITIES for our students… 

 

Our students submit their products and compete

for the following festivals;

  • ECRAN NOIR (Cameroon)
  • FESPACO (Burkina Faso) 
  • TALENT CAMPUS (Germany)
  • FESTIVAL DE CANNES (France)
  • IN-SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Nigeria)
  • La NUIT DU CINEMA (Cameroun)
  • ABOKI NGOMA (Cameroon dance festival)
  • CHOREOGRAPH  STREET DANCE

               (Inter Africa Dance Competitions).

  • La NUIT DU COURT  METRAGE (Cameroun)

Admission REQUIRMENTS

To be admitted for our Diploma program, the applicants must present at least the GCE Ordinary level (GCE O/L Certificate) or its equivalent. The student will come to our campus at Mile 7 NKwen Bamenda-Cameroon with the following requirements:

  • A photocopy of Birth certificate
  • A photocopy of National ID card
  • 02 passport size photographs of uniform background
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A photocopy of highest school certificate.
FEE STRUCTURE 2013/2014 ACADEMIC YEAR
2 YEAR PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAM
SCHOOL OF MUSIC & CINEMATOGRAPHY
 
SN DESIGNATION AMOUNT
A Annual Registration 25.000 FCFA
B Tuition 187.500 FCFA
SUB TOTAL 1 (A+B)

212.500 FCFA

C OTHER CHARGES  
  Admission Pack 10.000 FCFA
  Students Union 5.000 FCFA
  Examination Fee 7.500 FCFA
  Seminars and Excursion Fee 10.000 FCFA
  Practical Fee 25.000 FCFA
SUB TOTAL 2 (C)

57.000 FCFA

GRAND TOTAL (A+B+C)

270.000 FCFA

 

CONTACT INFORMATION SCHOOL OF MUSIC &CINEMATOGRAPHY

PO Box 1136 Mankon Mile 7 NKwen Bamenda, North West Region- Cameroon

Phone:  (The Head of Department +237 75 10 53 95 / 93 08 64 09)

(The Dean of Studies +234 74 97 47 88) 

Email:banehmbb@yahoo.co.uk

 

Mr. MBUH Blaise BANEH-Head of Department
Mr. MBUH Blaise BANEH-Head of Department
Mr. NEBA Constant-Dean of Studies
Mr. NEBA Constant-Dean of Studies