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How Pune's iconic Prabhat Studios became the prestigious FTII

How a film studio gave way to an iconic campus.

Kept out for four years, FTII students to get involved in organising annual event

Post 2015 protests by students at FTII after Gajendra Chauhan was appointed as its chairman by the Union government, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry had dropped the ‘student films section’ from the itinerary.


Love films? Why not study them: List of UG, PG courses for film enthusiasts

Film industry has an array of career options to offer for creative minds, from engineers to architects. India is home to one of the biggest film industries and has top-notch colleges too, check all courses you can pursue.

Protesting FTII students seek I&B’s intervention, accuse administration of targeting those who speak up

On Monday evening, the FTII students’ body sent a letter to the secretary, I&B, and joint secretary (films), alleging that the institute’s administration was trying to intimidate the protesting students.

FTII, SRFTI JET 2019: Online application process begins, exam on February 24

FTII, SRFTI JET 2019: The candidates can apply online through the official website till January 31 at The Joint Entrance Test (JET) will be held on February 24.

FTII proposes a committee to review its ‘new syllabus’ introduced in 2016

Students, for years, have been demanding that the diploma course be made into a four-year programme by adding a full year to the existing three-year structure.


CID producer BP Singh to succeed Anupam Kher as FTII Chairman

In a statement, the FTII administration said that Singh did a cinematography specialisation course from the institute between 1970-73 and went on to become producer-director of popular TV serial CID.

Sci-fi with a desi touch at India Comix Fest’s Pune debut

Indie Comix Fest was conceptualised by Chaitanya Modak, Bharath Murthy and Aniceto Pereira and first organised in Mumbai in 2017. It later branched out to six more cities — Pune, Delhi, Goa, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Kochi — and has already had two rounds of events this year.

FTII needs clear vision for road map, should be independent of govt: Former director Mohan Agashe

"Films are not just emotional laxatives. They should also make people think."

FTII student says being punished for speaking up against sexual harassment

In a four-page complaint letter sent to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the 2016-batch student has said her harassment started after she testified against a faculty member who was accused of sexual harassment by three women students in September last year.

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When FTII chief Anupam Kher visited the campus unannounced

Unlike his predecessor Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher did not meet with any resistance when he visited the FTII campus. He also had an interaction with students and told them he was 'on their side'.