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सत्यजित रे फिल्म एवं टेलीविज़न संस्थान
Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute
An Academic Institute under Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Govt.of India
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Post Graduate Progaramme in Cinema

Department of Sound Recording & Design

About the department

Satyajit Ray Film & Televisi on Institute is one of the few existing film schools which have been producing seasoned professionals in Sound Recording and Design. Students are trained in on location recording, studio recording, film dubbing and sound mixing on state-of-the-art consoles.Students develop a keen ear for their aural environment and learn to appropriate the same for images through location sound recording, audio post-production , and sound design.

The course in Sound Recording a nd Design includes intense exposure to the Indian film and music industry in the form of nu­merous workshops conducted by eminent professionals.

Course Duration

3 Years Divided into 6 Semesters.

Total No of S​eats

12 (Twelve)

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.Physics is required in 10+2 level.
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 subject to qualifying in Medical test.

Faculty & Academic Support Staff

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Pankaj Seal

—Professor & Head of the Department

Before joining SRFTI, he worked as a freelance recording engineer in Mumbai and Kolkata. Shri Seal was also attached to a sound studio in Mumbai for a few years. Some of his important films are 'Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda ' by Shri Shyam Benegal (as music recordist); 'Sanshodhan ' by Shri Govind Nihalani (as location recordist); ' Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee ' by Shri Mahesh Bhatt (as mixing engineer ). Being a former student of FTll, Pune, he pursued his post graduation in Journalism and Mass Com­ munication and took teaching as a profession in 1997. He was associated with films, television programmes, commercials and received the na­tional award ( Rajat Kamal) in 1998.

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Sujoy Das

—Assistant professor

Pursued Post Graduate Diploma in Cinema with specialization in Audiography from SRFTI. Worked as a sound recordist / designer for 7 years in every form of Audio Visual format ranging from feature length to television commercials. He has done ‘Sound of Joy’ (Sound Designer), ‘Sachin – A Billion Dreams'; (Location sound recordist) ‘Guddi ki gun’, ‘Bollywood Diaries’ to name a few.

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Siba Sankar Das

—Sound Recordist

Three years diploma holder in Sound and TV Engg from Biju Pattanaik Film & Television Institute of Orissa. Worked as Sound recordist for Tara Bangla Pvt. Ltd. in 2004. Worked as Sound recordist for Zee News Chattisgarh in 2007. Worked as a Demonstrator in FTll Pune in 2011.


final year student Nairit Dey in the console

The department of Sound Recording and Sound Designing is equipped with state of the art equipment to prepare the students for meaningful contribution to the film industry.

The students enjoy the following facilities:

Studios for mixing, music recording, dubbing using Protools workstations, multichannel mixing consoles with high-end microphones and speakers.

Digital audio workstations for track laying/sound designing using Protools workstations.

Multi-track portable mixing consoles and recorders including shotgun, and wireless microphones for location recording.

Classroom with surround sound previewing facility.