The Film and Television sector not only provides the public with a very rich source of entertainment, but it also provides them with opportunities with wide range of career options. The various career options that come with Film and Television domain vary from being a Producer to film and art director and also Camera operator.
There are several colleges across the country which tend to provide the students with fine quality education in this field, however, the top highlights as potential study destinations in the field of film and television are:
1. Film and Television Institute of India, Pune:
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune was established in the year 1960 has been celebrated its Golden Jubilee lately. The ambiance of the place is filled with best aspects of film-making. The notable alumni include people such as Jaya Bhaduri, Mithun Chakraborty, Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Subhash Ghai, Vidhu Vinod Chopra Mani Kaul, Shatrughan Sinha, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Raj Kumar Hirani, Tom Alter, and Oscar winner Resul Pookutty. The highly furnished campus is spread over thirty acres. It has an overall intake of 26 students in the acting course. The main courses that it provides to its students are:
- Sound recording
- Sound design
- Art Direction
- Production Design
- Computer Graphics
- Screenplay writing.
2. Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata:
Satyajit Ray Film And Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata was established in the year 1995. Governed by the ministry of information and broadcasting of the Government of India, SRFTI is an autonomous academic institution. The college offers PG courses in four different domains. The streams in which the courses are offered at SRFTI are
- Direction in screenplay
3. Whistling Woods International, Mumbai
Whistling Woods International, Mumbai was established in the year 2006. The chairperson of the college is the head of Mukta Arts Production, Mr. Subhash Ghai. It gives unparallel training in different aspects of Filmmaking.
The Whistling woods International Offers full-time courses which span over 2 years. The specializations available are:
- Editing, Business of Film & Television
- Sound Recording
- Design and Music Production
- Animation and Screenwriting
4. Asian Academy of Film and Television
Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT), Noida came into existence in the year 1993. The college has been certified with ISO 9001:2000 (International Organization for Standardization).
AAFT offers four types of courses such as:
- Three months course
- One year diploma
- Two years diploma
- Three years course
5. Center for Research in Art of Film and Television, Delhi:
Center for Research in Art of Film and Television (CRAFT), Delhi was established in the year 2009. The institute is a non-governmental organization which is registered as a 'public charitable trust' and aims to impart high-quality education in the field of television and film. The college boasts of a very good student teachers ratio.
The courses offered at FTII are:
- News Reading
- Creative writing
- Radio Jockeying
- Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida: