Short Courses in Mumbai

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in association with Somaiya Vidyavihar, Mumbai announces following 20 days Short Courses (non – residential)

(a) Foundation Course in Acting – Maximum 24 participants

(b) Foundation Course in Screenplay Writing – Maximum 24 participants

(c) Film Appreciation - Maximum 50 participants

Dates: 03rd May to 30th May 2017 (05 days per week with Sat & Sun off)

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Medium of instructions: English/ Hindi

Fees: Rs 16,000/- per course (on through Demand Draft)

Venue: Somaiya Campus, Vidyavihar, Mumbai

Teachers & teaching methodology: Experienced & working professionals and alumni of FTII would be teaching the course. A combination of interactive lectures, writing/ practical exercises, viewing and analyzing films in conjunction with group as well as individual feedbacks on student's work will be used throughout the course. Films, clips & videos will be screened to illustrate the point at hand, and reference materials may be provided.

How to apply: Application form is attached with this email. You need to take a print-out of same, fill all the details, attach a valid Demand Draft of Rs 16,000/- drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer, Film & TV Institute of India, Pune”, payble at Pune and speed post or deliver it in person to “The Principal, S K Somaiya Vinaymandir Junior College, Somaiya Campus, Vidyavihar (E), Mumbai – 400 077 so as to reach the same on or before 02nd May 2017 by 4.30 pm.

On the envelope of application at the top left, please write “Application for FTII Short Courses”. Incomplete applications and applications received after due date & time will be summarily rejected.

Selection criteria: First – Come – First – Served basis. However, being host institute, preference may be given to the students & staff members of Somaiya Group of Institutes.

All the shortlisted candidates would be communicated by email. Once admission is offered, the same cannot be cancelled. Course fees of all shortlisted candidates would be non – refundable whatever the circumstances. Demand Drafts of all non – shortlisted candidates would be returned within 10 days.

Accommodation: Outstation candidates may please note that as the course is non – residential no accommodation would be provided or arranged.

Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory.

NOTE: Candidates may apply for more than 01 course, after giving the order of preference. In such cases, a candidate will be accommodated in one of the 03 courses offered. However, since the courses are conducted concurrently, admission would be confirmed only to any one course at a time as per preference subject to the availability of seats.

For any queries, please email to

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