Pune, June 30, 2020: Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune and National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) today jointly rolled out an online short course in Film Appreciation.
The 10-day ( June 30 – July 10) Course was inaugurated jointly by Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII and T C A Kalyani, Managing Director, NFDC in the presence of Munish Bhardwaj,Course Director; Prof. Sandeep Shahare,National Co-ordinator, SKIFT and Sonal Mathur, Consultant (Special Projects) NFDC and 60 Course participants of whom 25 are women. All the participants have been provided a one-month subscription of NFDC’s VOD platform Cinemas of India.
The participants, of age range 18-63, are from 14 states, UT Chandigarh and overseas—Sweden,Canada and United States.
Their geographic spread, profession and education is as follows :
1) Maharashtra (Pune,Mumbai,Nanded)
2) Karnataka (Bengaluru)
3) Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Pudukkottai)
4) Andhra Pradesh (Guntur, Tirupati)
5) Telangana (Hyderabad)
6) Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal, Burhanpur, Indore)
7) Gujarat (Vadodara)
8) Haryana (Gurugram, Faridabad, Panchkula)
9) Punjab (Kharar)
10) Uttar Pradesh (Prayagraj, Ghaziabad, Noida, Lucknow, Mathura)
11) Bihar (Ara)
12) Odisha (Bhubaneswar)
13) West Bengal (Howrah)
15) New Delhi
18) Menlo Park, California,United States
B) Profession: Actor, Assistant Director, Chartered Accountant, Cinematographer, Communication Designer, Director, Engineer, Fashion designer, Film maker, Production Designer, Freelance Editor, IT Manager, Journalist, Lawyer, Marketing Manager, Physics teacher, Rural Development professional, Screenwriter, Software Engineer, Student, Teacher, Videographer and photographer.
C) Educational qualification: SSC to Ph D.