Established in the year 1960 on the erstwhile Prabhat Studio premises at Pune and thereby inheriting a rich legacy in quality Cinema , the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has truly lived up to its avowed objective in the field of imparting training in film making and television programme production. Today the FTII is considered as a Center of Excellence not only in India but also in Asia and Europe. Films made by the students of the Institute are entered in festivals both in India and abroad. Many of them have won National and International awards.
The alumni of the FTII have penetrated all corners of the Indian Film and Television industry and have excelled in all its fields. For example Subhash Ghai, Mani Kaul, Nasiruddin Shah, Jaya Bhaduri, Raza Murad, Shatrughan Sinha, Mithun Chakraborty, Tom Alter, Kanwarjit Paintal, Adoor Gopal Krishnan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Raj Kumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Resul Pookutty are alumni of this Institute.
The FTII is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India. Its policies are determined by a Governing Council. The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) of Govt.of India appoints the Director of the Institute.
The FTII is a member of CILECT an international association of film schools.
(Thu, Oct 6, 2011 05:32:10 PM)
Thanks shreya but, Who is a former of this institute?
Anindya Mohanty said:
(Tue, Jan 17, 2012 10:17:01 PM)
Ashok Meena said:
(Mon, May 6, 2013 12:14:18 AM)
Prabhat Film Company popularly known as Prabhat Films was an Indian film production company and film studios, formed in Kolhapur and in 1929, towards the end of silent films' era, by the noted film director V. Shantaram, along with V.G. Damle, K.R. Dhaiber, S. Fatelal and S.B. Kulkarni The company moved to Pune in 1933. Today, the Film and Television Institute of India Pune, at Law College road, is situated in its former premises.