Department of Editing for Electronic and Digital Media
Designed to produce post-production professionals for the emerging media landscape, the course in Editing for Electronic and Digital Media trains students to excel in both live as well as in offline productions. Extensive theory classes, backed up by rigorous practical sessions will allow students to absorb the skill and knowledge needed to tell compelling audio-visual stories. Exposure to various state of the art digital nonlinear post-production platforms and cutting edge file transfer protocols will ensure that students are conversant with the latest technologies in their field.
At the same time, extensive practice of working on multi-camera productions like news, sports and music shows will familiarize them with the relevant technologies, like news automation, visual effects, virtual motion reality, as well as teach them to handle the pressures of a live programme.
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
—Consultant, Editing for Electronic & Digital Media
After completing his diploma in still photography from Kolkata, he has joined and graduated from FTII, pune as an editor. He has edited 120 feature films and continues to work as an industry professional.
He has edited more than 2000 episodes for television.He has directed two feature films and many television programs.He has directed nine reality shows and more than 40 telefilms. He has directed many TVCs, corporate films, company audio visuals etc.
—Assistant Professor, Editing for Electronic and Digital Media
Postgraduate Diploma in Cinema specializing in Editing from SRFTI, Kolkata. Shantanu worked as an editor in Doordarshan, Kolkata and as editor in charge for a satellite channel; as a freelance editor he has done many fiction and non-fiction projects for television. Served as a Lecturer in Editing at St. Xavier’s College in the Department of Mass Communication and Videography. He conducted workshops and Lecture sessions for various media institutes and is empanelled as an examiner/paper setter for West Bengal University of Technology, West Bengal State University (Film Studies Department), Roopkala Kendra (an Institute of Film and Social Communication, Government of West Bengal) etc.
Sudipto Shankar Roy
—Graphic Designer, Editing for Electronic and Digital Media
An alumnus of SRFTI Sudipto Shankar Roy is an industry professional since 2009 both as an Editor as well as a Motion Graphic Artist. He has been associated with Advertising Films both in Kolkata as well as in Mumbai in various capacities but most importantly as a Post Production Supervisor. He was the Visual Effects Artist for the film ‘Crossing Bridges’ which won the National Award in 2014. Sudipto also won the Best Editor Award at the 8th Cut.in Festival in 2015, organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for the film ‘Jalasayanam’. Several documentaries and short films edited by him have been selected and awarded in prestigious Film Festivals like Imagine India Film Festival, Kolkata International Film Festival, Signs FiIm FestivaI, Vibgyor FiIm FestivaI etc. For a short period he was also engaged as the Editor and Post Production Coordinator in the Editing Dept. (Film Wing) SRFTI, from 2013 to 2015. Apart from his Industry engagements he has in the past imparted knowledge to students of various institutes like WLCI Kolkata, iLEAD, Aliah University, IIT Kharagpur etc.