Department of Direction & Producing for Electronic and Digital Media
The Department of Direction & Producing for EDM equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work as producers and directors in the television and emerging media industries. As part of this industry-oriented course, students are taught core storytelling skills through theory classes and extensive practical training. They direct and/or produce fiction and non-fiction programmes as well as several multi-camera shows as part of their training. Hands-on exposure to various kinds of programmes like web-series, documentaries, live sports events, musical shows, news shows etc. ensure that the students are ready for careers in any of the established or emerging fields in the media space.
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, Direction & Producing for Electronic & Digital Media
Post Graduate Diploma in Film Direction & Screenplay Writing from SRFTI, Siladitya Sanyal has worked in the industry for more than fifteen years in TV, Advertisement Films and Feature Films as Producer, Executive Producer, Writer, Director and Creative Director.He has worked as a Director/Creative Director for more than a dozen shows for mainstream entertainment channels like Start Jalsa, Zee Bangla, Zee Bangla Cinema, Sananda TV, Tara Bangla, Colors Bangla, ETV Bangla, Maa TV, Asianet & others. During different phases of his work he has been associated with several national production houses like Big Synergy, BBC Worldwide, Black Magic Motion Pictures, Seyon Productions under Miditech, Colosceuma and others. He has been handling brands like DSP (Durgapur Steel Plant), Ultra Plus Supercomp and Radio Mirchi among others for their advertisement films, corporate film and event based shows. Siladitya’s Film have participated in festivals like MIFF & KIFF and has been awarded at the BFJA (Bengal Film Journalist’s Association) Awards. Siladitya has worked as the Chief Assistant Director for film ‘Nisshabd’, an Indo-French Co-production, that won the Best Film Award at the OSIAN Film Festival. Siladitya has been engaged with major media schools in eastern India as visiting faculty since 2003.He has been engaged with major media schools in eastern India as visiting faculties since 2003.
—Assistant Professor, Direction & Producing for Electronic and Digital Media
Somdev Chatterjee graduated from SRFTI with a P.G Diploma in Screenplay writing and Direction in 2004 and has been working as a writer and filmmaker for over a decade. He has directed several documentaries (prominent among which are The Student Headmaster for Al Jazeera Children’s channel and Drugged to Death for Al Jazeera Network) corporate communication videos, besides working as a writer for Bangla fiction television shows. He has taught in the Television Direction department in FTll in 2006-08, and at a few private media schools since. He has been a member of the faculty at SRFTI since 2012, besides being empanelled as an examiner with St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.
—Production Manager, Direction & Producing for Electronic & Digital Media
An alumna of the producing course at Satyajit Ray Film & Televison Institute, Srijani was part of the Production team of the Excel Entertainment feature film ‘Fukrey Returns’. She has also worked as an Assistant Director in Multiple Ads Films with leading as Production houses.Before embarking on her filmmaking aspirations, Srijani has pursued and completed her masters in Film studies from Jadavpur University.