Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Established in the year 1960 on the erstwhile Prabhat studio premises at Pune and thereby inheriting a rich legacy in quality Cinema , the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has truly lived up to its avowed objective in the field o f imparting training in film making and television programme production. Today the FTII is considered as a Center of Excellence not only in India but also in Asia and Europe . Films made by the students of the Institute are entered in festivals both in India and abroad. Many of them have own National and International awards.
The alumni of the FTII have penetrated all corners of the Indian film and television industry and have excelled in all its fields. So for example, both Subhash Ghai, one of Bollywood’s biggest guns and Mani Kaul, one of India’s leading art film makers are both alumni of this Institute.
The FTII is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India. Its policies are determined by a governing council. The latter appoints the director of the institute. The current director of the institute is Mr. Tripurari Sharan, IAS
The FTII is a member of CILECT an international association of film schools.
Campus and the City of Pune
Situated in Pune on a gently inclined shoulder of one of the many hillocks that mark the frontier between the Western Ghats and the beginning of the vast plateau of the Deccan, the FTII campus is a melange of old and new buildings tucked away in a green expanse of 21 acres.
Pune is a historic city situated at an altitude of 570 meters in Western Maharashtra - about 150 km from the metropolis of Mumbai. It has a population above 30 lakhs (3 million). The climate of Pune is moderate - not too hot, not to cold. It is known through out the country as a seat of education and culture. In recent years, the city has also witnessed a remarkable growth of Industry.
The local language of Pune is Marathi, - however, Hindi and English are also followed fairly well by its people.
Pune is well connected by Road, Rail and Air with the rest of the country.
Law College Road,
Pune - 411004
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