Department of Cinematography for Electronic and Digital Media
The course in Cinematography for EDM teaches students to be trend setting image acquisition professionals for the emerging media. A thorough grounding in the science and technology of digital image acquisition is complemented by teaching students the art of seeing the world differently and presenting it in a compelling manner, that maximizes the impact of the story or programme. Introduction to visual aesthetics, art appreciation, composition and shooting techniques, lighting theory etc. is complemented by the technical knowhow of the media involved. Extensive practical classes and working on a wide variety of programmes both inside studios as well as on location ensures that students absorb the hands-on skills needed to excel in the industry.
2 Years divided into 4 semesters.
Total no of Seats
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
Candidates successful in the Joint Entrance Test (JET) will be called for Orientation and Interview.
Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of written examination(JET), orientation and interview.
Faculty & Academic Support Staff
—Professor & Head of the Department
An alumnus of FTll Pune, Chandan Goswami has got nearly 20 years of work experience in the film & television industry. He started his career as chief assistant cameraman in feature films like Zubeida, NETAJI – THE FORGOTTEN HERO both directed by Mr. Shyam Benegal. Later he independently shot many feature films which includes Hindi [Hera-Hoda aka Blind Camel, Trisha, Morning Walk, Monica, Das Capital etc.] and Bengali [Half Serious, Bari tar Bangla, Bonku Babu, Daker Saaj etc.] as Director of Photography. Apart from these, he has shot several documentaries [Sahitya Academi: directed by Gulzar], Television shows [IC 814 Hijack for National Geographic, Tehreer Munshi Premchand Ki by Gulzar, Mano Ya Na Mano for Star One, Gutur Gu for SAB TV, Chatrapati Shivaji for Doordarshan] etc.
—Assistant Professor, Cinematography for Electronic and Digital Media
Abheri De graduated from Film & Television Institute of India ( FTll), Pune in 2014. She started her career as a 2nd Assistant Cinematographer, assisting ace Director of Photography Mr. Binod Pradhan in feature fiIms like BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG ,YOU OF MANY DAYS & 2 STATES. Within a year she got the opportunity to work as a Chief Asst. Cinematographer & Operative Camera Person in corporate videos & feature films with Director of Photography Savita Singh & Director of Photography Reshmi Sarkar, both her seniors from FTII. She got her first break as a DOP for a Bengali feature film BITNOON produced by Jalan International Films in her hometown Kolkata. ONYO BASA NTO, her second feature film, a Television Movie in the Zee Originals Series done by Nideas Creations & Zee Bangla Cinema gave her much critical acclaim. CALCUTTA SONATA , a documentary film shot by her was screened at the KIFF 2017.