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Hey politicians, leave those kids alone

A few days ago BJP led government, which may or may not win award for promoting free speech, reviewed through Niti Ayog and rime Minister’s Office, as many as 114 autonomous institutes as part of first phase of the planned review of 679 institutions.

As FTTI strike enters 2nd month, chorus against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment grows louder

With the students of FTTI unrelenting in their demand for revoking the appointment of Chauhan, Congress demanded a clarification from I&B Minister Arun Jaitley on the chairman's credentials to hold the post.


FTII row: After Pallavi Joshi, Jahnu Barua offers his resignation to I&B Ministry

Barua said, “As someone who has studied at FTII and has shared a good association with the institute, I decided to write to the ministry and have shown my reservation in being a member of the FTII Society.”

FTII row: Pallavi Joshi leaves the society in support of students, says future of film industry under threat

Joshi said that her decision came in support of the students who have been on strike for 25 days, in protest of BJP leader Chauhan's appointment.

8 alumni among winners, FTII retains its National Award niche

The National Award, says Narain, has become a “beautiful yearly national ritual”.

FTII to issue diplomas to students who completed courses between 1995 and ’06

When actor Dilip Kumar visited the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) for its convocation ceremony back in 1997 on December 14,it turned out to be the last at the institute as the event was marred by protests from students.


In last 20 years, only 3 full-time woman faculty members at FTII

Not a single full-time woman teacher at present; institute blames it on fewer job applications.

Frame To Frame

Adman-turned-filmmaker Vinil Mathew on his fixation with emotions and his debut feature.

1-year freeze on admissions to six PG diploma courses at FTII

‘Move aimed at bringing academic session of institute in sync with that at other institutions’

Two’s Company

FTII alumnus Pranjal Dua’s diploma film Chidiya Udh is the only Indian entry at the 36th edition of Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival.