Post Date: 04 Oct, 2019

Weekend Film Appreciation Course in Pune from 02nd Nov. to 01st Dec 2019 
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, under its Skilling India in Film & Television (SKIFT) initiative, announces Weekend Film Appreciation Course on FTII Pune campus.
Following are the details in this regard;
(1) Name of the Course: Weekend Film Appreciation Course
(2) Dates: 02nd Nov. to 01st Dec 2019 (Only on Saturdays & Sundays)
(3) Timings: 
(a) Morning batch: 10.00 am to 1.30 pm (First day i.e on 02nd Nov., there will be joint session from 10 am to 1.30 pm & last day i.e 01st Dec. there will be joint session from 2.30 to 6 pm
(b) Afternoon batch: 2.30 pm to 6.00 pm (First day i.e on 02nd Nov., there will be joint session from 10 am to 1.30 pm & last day i.e 01st Dec. there will be joint session from 2.30 to 6 pm
Note: Joint session means, classes for morning & afternoon batch will be conducted together.
(4) No. of participants: 80 - 100 per batch (Course will be conducted only if minimum strength of 60 participants per batch is reached)
(5) Age: Participants must be 18 years & above in age as on 01st Nov. 2019
(6) Educational Qualifications: HSC (12th pass). In exceptional case, even 10th pass is allowed.
(7) Nationality: Indian 
(8) Venue: FTII, Pune
(9) Fees: Rs 3,600/- per participant (Course Fees is inclusive of GST)
(10) Mode of payment: Demand Draft to be drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, Film & TV Institute of India, Pune”, and must be payable at Pune.
(11) Faculty Members: Mr Pankaj Saxena as Course Director & other FTII faculty members
(12) How to apply: Participant needs to apply either for Morning Batch OR Afternoon Batch. Download the application form from FTII website. Fill – in the details, attach required Demand Draft of Rs 3,600/- and deliver it in person or speed post to;
   Shri Milind Joshi, 
   Advisor, Outreach, 
   Film & Television Institute of India, 
   Law College Road,
   Pune  411 004 
   so as to reach on or before 22nd Oct. 2019 by 5 pm.” 
On envelope of application, at top left, please write “Application for Weekend Film Appreciation Course”. Incomplete applications & applications received after due date & time will be rejected.
(13) Selection Criteria: First – Come – First – Served basis. However, course will be conducted only if the minimum strength of 60 participants per batch is reached. Selected candidates would be communicated by email. Course fees of the selected candidates will be non – refundable and or non – transferable and or non – adjustable under any circumstances. Demand Drafts of non–selected candidates would be returned within 07 days. 
(14) Medium of Instructions: The medium of instruction would be mainly English and partly Hindi. Participants are expected to have adequate knowledge of English and/ or Hindi as regards to reading, writing & speaking.
(15) Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory. 
(16) Accommodation: Outstation participants may please note that, no accommodation would be provided or arranged. Participants need to make their own lodging & boarding arrangements.
(17) Queries: For any queries please contact Shri Milind Joshi, Advisor Outreach, FTII on
Details of Film Appreciation Course
Course Description: The course is an introduction to film appreciation, film history, film analysis and film production – fiction and documentary - from concept to final film. 
Course Abstract: The participants will be exposed to the history of cinema and the development of the cinematic language. They will be encouraged to analyze a few selected films and taken through the process of film making – fiction as well as documentary. There may also be specific sessions on the impact of cinema on society and the process of preserving film and film heritage. Finally, there will be an opportunity for the students to explore the avenues for further learning of the film craft.
Course Objectives: Enhance the participants understanding of cinema in all its dimensions including aesthetic, creative, communicative, industrial and commercial. The course will impart skills in contextualizing an audio visual work, grasping the impact of its diverse elements and understanding its import and impact on the society. 
Learning Outcomes: The course aims to equip the student with an ability to engage with cinema deeply. It teaches the student to contextualize a film in its historical, social, aesthetic and technological perspective and then goes on to explain the language of pictures and sounds and the meaning created by their design, juxtaposition and sequencing. Finally it explores with the students the relationship between cinema and the society. 
Pedagogy: Screening of films, lectures accompanied with presentations, interactive discussions, assignment for completion outside the class. 
Who Should Take the Course?/ Benefits of undertaking said Course: Anyone interested in looking at cinema beyond the entertainment aspect and wanting to appreciate films for its genre, style & content and wishing to take cinema as career.