FTII introduces two new short courses in Smartphone Journalism and Screen Acting

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 27, 2020 18:08 IST

Interested in pursuing a short course in screen acting or on how to make short films professionally from your smartphone? FTII has rolled out two new short courses. Take a look.

FTII Short Courses

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has introduced two new short courses which will be conducted in Aurangabad. FTII has introduced a short course in Smartphone Journalism and Screen Acting. The two courses will be conducted on the MGM University campus in Aurangabad.

Screen Acting Course

FTII, under it Skilling India in Film & Television (SKIFT) initiative and in association with Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) University, Aurangabad has announced a short course in Scree Acting which will be conducted from April 10, 2020 to May 2, 2020. The duration of the course in screen acting is 20 days. Students who are interested in the short course in screen acting will have to apply by downloading the application form from the official website of FTII.

Course Highlights

Name of Course

Screen Acting Course

Duration of Course

20 days

Dates

10-Apr-2020 to 2-May-2020

Timings

10 AM to 6 PM

No. of Seats offered

24

Nationality

Indian

Education Qualification

Class XII pass

Venue

MGM Film Art Dept, MGM University, Aurangabad

Course Fees

Rs 37,170

Last Date to Apply

6-Mar-2020

About the Course

The Screen Acting course will be based on ‘Method Acting’ as per Stanislavski’s system. The course covers the basics of acting such as:

Action Problem

Improvisation

Movement

Sense Memory Exercise

Diction

Monologue

Playback Singing

Scene Work

Classes commence with Yoga exercises for concentration, which will be followed by professional actors and directors conducting workshops. Students will be exposed to how acting is done in various genres, how theatre works. Students who are interested can apply online.

Smartphone Journalism

FTII has announced a short course in Smartphone Journalism and the duration of the course is 7 days. The smartphone journalism course will be conducted on MGM University campus in Aurangabad. Interested candidates can apply online on or download the application form from the official website of FTII.

Course Highlights

Name of the Course

Smartphone Journalism

Duration

7 days

Dates

3-Apr-2020 to 9-Apr-2020

No. of Seats

50

Nationality

Indian

Education Qualification

Class XII pass

Venue

MGM Film Art Dept. MGM University, Aurangabad

Course Fees

Rs 10,050

Last date to apply

6-Mar-2020

About the Course

Selection will be done on the basis of first come first serve. However, the course will only be conducted if the minimum strength of 40 participants is reached. The short course will focus on the following aspects:

Knowing what is smartphone journalism

Exploring the potential of the smartphone

Different modes of shooting with a smartphone

Tools available for shooting more dynamic shots

Software for recording and editing

Editing and adding sound

Text and various template for making creative videos

Dubbing

Chroma key editing

Making a complete short film on a smartphone

Classes will commence from April 3, 2020 onwards. Candidates will have to apply and pay the fees in order to take the short course by FTII. The medium of instructions will be in English and Hindi.

FTII JET

The FTII JET 2020 has been successfully conducted for all courses offered at the Institute of February 15 and 16, 2020. Candidates await their results which will be released in the month of May, 2020. Students can go through the following link on the FTII Entrance Exam.

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