The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, functioning under the Union government, has invited applications for entrance examinations for admission to its courses in film and television. The courses include three-year postgraduate diploma courses in direction, cinematography, audiography and editing. Each has 12 seats. Those with bachelor’s degrees in any discipline can apply for the courses, except for the one in audiography, which requires the degree as well as study of physics as a subject at the Plus-Two level.
The two-year postgraduate diploma course in acting has 20 seats. Those with bachelor’s degrees in architecture, painting, applied arts, sculpture and interior design or related fields may apply.
A certificate course of a year and a half in animation and computer graphics has 12 seats. Thos who have passed Plus-Two are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants having diplomas from fine arts colleges. The one-year postgraduate certificate course in screen-play writing for feature films has 12 seats. Those with bachelor’s degrees in any discipline may apply.
In television, there are one-year postgraduate certificate courses in direction, electronic cinematography, video editing, audiography and TV engineering. Each has 10 seats. Those with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline may apply, but the audiography and TV engineering courses need the additional requirement of study of physics at the Plus-Two level. The entrance examination for all courses, except the one for the certificate course in animation and computer graphics which will be held at Pune on June 22, is scheduled for May 25.
The application form and prospectus can be downloaded from the website www.ftiindia.com
. The filled-in application forms may be sent to the Controller of Examinations, Film and Television Institute of India, Law College Road, Pune - 411004 (phone: 020 25431817 or 25430017l extn. 223; 25425656 direct line), so as to reach him on or before April 21. Enclosed with the applications should be a demand draft for Rs. 1,610 (Rs. 1,260 for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates) drawn on any nationalised bank in favour of the Accounts Officer, Film and Television Institute of India, payable at Pune. For details, visit www.ftiindia.com
The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi, has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on May 20.
The programmes for which admission are to be made are postgraduate diploma courses in journalism (English at the branches in New Delhi and Dhenkanal in Orissa; Hindi at New Delhi and Oriya at Dhenkanal); radio and television journalism (New Delhi); and advertising and public relations (New Delhi).
The courses start in August and end in April 2009.
Details of admission can be had from the www.iimc.gov.in
. Online application facilities have been provided. The last date for the receipt of completed applications is April 16.
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