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MGR Government Film and Television Institute

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MGR Government Film and Television Institute is situated at MGR Government Film and Television Institute C.I.T.Campus, Thandalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India- 600113 in Chennai.

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Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production Cinematography
  • 3 Years
  • Diploma
  • Media Films / Mass Communication

MGR Government Film and Television Institute - MGR Film

MGR Government Film and Television Institute (MGR Film) offers Diploma in Film Technology and TV Production Cinematography, Film Processing, Sound Recording and Sound Engineering, Diploma in Direction and Screenplay writing and TV Production courses. The college comes under the Department of Information and Public Relations, Tamil Nadu. With 50 years of excellence MGR Government Film and Television Institute has finest teaching faculty that provides excellent training to the students. The institute awards diplomas are awarded by the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Tamil Nadu. MGR Film Chennai was established in 1945 as a part of the Central Polytechnic, this institute grew into a specialized institute in 1959 namely Institute of Film Technology. This Institute was renamed as Film and Television Institute of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the premier film institute’s in India functioning under the department of information and Public relations. As Salutation to the greatest movie icon of Tamil cinema Thiru. M.G.R., this institute is proud of its present name MGR Government Film and Television Institute. It is an advanced institute for Film techniques and Aesthetics. The Institute main objective is to impart specialized training in various aspects of Film and Television Production and allied subjects. For every course the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mould them into industry ready professionals.

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MGR Government Film and Television Institute Placements

MGR Government Film and Television Institute provides placement assistance to the students. The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.


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MGR Government Film and Television Institute

MGR Government Film and Television Institute offers world class infrastructure to their students with facilities, motion and digital cameras for practical training in cinematography, film processing labs, working studios for sound recording giving student a real time environment, high end equipment used in the commercial industry and a hygienic cafeteria. Hostel availability is only for boys. 

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