Post Date: 02 Apr, 2019


6thMay, 2019to 1stJune, 2019

A four-week full-time course in FILM APPRECIATION will be held at Pune from 6th May to 1stJune, 2019 under the joint auspices of National Film Archive of India and Film & Television Institute of India. This is an intensive course designed to promote comprehensive understanding and insights into the nature of cinema and other related forms and practices. These include recent developments like independent films, digital art and diverse practices that come under the broad umbrella of New Media. The course is primarily designed to meet the needs of teachers/scholars interested in introducing film study activities in educational institutions, media practitioners, film society organisers, researchers, Govt. officials handling films and serious cinéphiles.
The curriculum includes theoretical study of the art and history of film and the development of cinema as a medium of art and communication. Conceptual areas of cinema like time, space, mise-en-scene, genres and movement are integral components of the four week long programme. The participants will be introduced to the changing nature of film production and its evolving relationship with digital arts. Film classics, short films and non-fiction films, both Indian and International will be used for critical analysis and study.
*Applicants are hereby alerted that this is not a film production or a scriptwriting course. The emphasis is completely on understanding and appreciation, and there are no practice-based inputs included in the syllabus.*
*Divyang / Physically Handicappedapplicants are encouraged to apply.*

1.    The medium of instruction would be mainly English.

2.    The applicant should have completed 18 years of age as on 01.04.2019

3.    The course fee of Rs.24,000/- (inclusive of GST) should be transferred online on FTII Accountthrough SBI Payment Portal at // only after the confirmation of selection. Fees once paid will not be refunded.

4.    Selected candidates will have to arrange their own accommodation.

Advance copy of the duly filled in application in the prescribed format can be submitted through e-mail to Administrative fee of Rs.800/- (Rupees Eight hundred only) should be transferred online on FTII Account through SBI Payment Portal at (Payment Procedure) Hard copy of the application along withreceipt of payment should reach the following address on or before 12.04.2019 :

National Film Archives of India,
Law College Road, Pune - 411 004
Contact No. :020-25658253 / 25659516

N.B.– 1.    The prescribed format of the application is available on the website: /

2. The application will be considered only on receipt of Administrative fee.