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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 Producing for Film & Television

About the department

The Department of Producing for Film & Television is one its kind of under Government initiative in the country which provides a Post Graduate Program in Cinema at international standards.

The Producing for Film and Television is a perfect combination of Business and creativity, where entrepreneurial skills and storytelling expertise are a must. The Creative Producers generate and cultivate projects from the initial idea phase to its completion, with an intense focus on the story but also an understanding of commercial viability.

“We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies.” ― Walt Disney

About the course

To Understand how to tell a good story and how to reach an audience are basic skills that every good producer possesses — whether for movies or television. For this the entire curriculum is built around the dual focus of development and strategy.

The Post Graduate in Cinema program is totally project-oriented. Working under realistic conditions, students from the different disciplines i.e. Scriptwriting & Direction, Cinematography, Sound Recording & Design, Editing and Producing profiles collaborate to create and produce a number of short and documentaries on different formats.

The lectures and workshops by industry experts, and particularly in the mentored practical work, they are taught the following subjects: script analysis, pitching, casting, budgeting, financing, production phases, marketing, media law and management. This program provides the aspiring producer with a demanding, yet practical framework to cultivate their business and creative skills in order to become an active and successful member of the film industry.

Course Duration

3 Years Divided into 6 Semesters.

Total No of S​eats

12 (Twelve)

Eligibility Criteria

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 subject to qualifying in Medical test.

Faculty & Academic Support Staff

manish joshi

Manish Joshi

—Professor & Head of the Department

A Master degree holder in Film Production from MCNUJC, Bhopal and secured First rank in merit. Over 18 years of extensive experience with various tri-media companies and institutions i.e. Dainik Bhaskar Television, Enter10 Television, MIT Institute of Design, CPIFT Ahmedabad etc.

He conceived and produced over hundred of broadcast quality television commercials, as well as numerous brand images, direct response television spots, highly responded infomercials, promotional videos for business, industries, organizations and agencies. He has been guide to plan and execute a broadcast television network project from on Paper to on Air. In academics, he has an extensive experi­ence in teaching film and television production to undergraduate and post graduate levels. He has been associated with the university as a paper setter & examiner for Master degree in Film & Television. He also developed and de­signed a Bachelor degree in Filmmaking & Tele­vision Production on credit based system for the public university.


Prasenjit Ghosh

—Associate Professor

Holder of P.G Diploma in Direction from FTll, Pune. Worked on an lndo-ltalian Film ‘In the Twelfth Night’. Worked as Produc­tion Liaison Officer on a German film ‘Shadows of time’. Has been engaged for more than a decade as production head of student films in SRFTI. ‘The Swing’ a short film directed by him participated in the 7th Short Film Fes­ tival, Dhaka.

He was commissioned by India’s National Network (Doordarshan) to direct a docu­mentary on Jnanpith.

nilanjan banerjee

Nilanjan Banerjee

—Assistant Professor

After completing his Direction & Screenplay Writ­ing from SRFTI, Nilanjan directed the feature film ‘Tomar Jonno’ produced by Zee Motion Pictures. Has worked as an associate with the acclaimed film maker late shri Rituporno Ghosh and also was an associate in the film ‘Brick Lane’ directed by Sarah Gavron. The documentary film ‘Mayabazaar’ directed by him was showcased in various film festivals in­ cluding the Mumbai International Film Festival. Later on he went on to launch two Television Pro­duction Houses ‘Eyewash’ and ‘Fish Eye Produc­tions’ and produced shows for broadcasters like Star , Colors, Zee and line produced for produc­tion houses like BBC, Big Synergy, Colosceum.

Has been associated with TV brands such as Kaun Banega Crorepati and Jhalak Dikh La Ja.


Subhasish Das Sharma

—Production Manager

An artist by heart and a graduate of Calcutta University, he worked as a theater professional in ‘Anya Theater’ for 12 years headed by Shri Bibhash Chakraborty. During the span of time
worked as production designer for several group theaters. He also worked as an assistant/anchor with Doordarshan Kolkata and All India Radio. He acted in several Bengali feature films and TV
series as well as performed as a playback singer in more than ten Bengali feature films . He also looked after the production of the Bengali feature film ‘Megher Meye’ directed by Pallab Kirtaniya.

He is looking after the production activities of stu­dents short films and diploma film projects at the institution.


Amitabha Das

—Production Manager

A Post Graduate diploma in Producing for Film & Television from SRFTI and a Masters in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. He worked at JWT, Gurgaon as marketing planner, as
Executive Producer in the Tamil Film ‘Revelation’ which is now available at ‘Netflix’, as production controller as well as production designer in Benga­li feature film ‘Ami 0 Monohar’, which won best feature film award at Kerala film Festival and men­ tioned in MID DAY as top 15 All India and South Asian films to watch out for in 2019. Also worked as producer of India part in the student short film project of Columbia University, USA and as a Line Producer in National Award winning Diploma film "Kamuki". He worked as executive producer in several documentary films, ad films and short films in different parts of India and abroad.


sound mixing lab


  • Dedicated iMAC workstations for students.
  • Final Draft Software on Screenwriting..
  • Production Softwares – EP Movie Magic for scheduling/budgeting.
  • Gorilla for scheduling/budgeting/accounting.
  • Premiere Pro Editing Software.
  • Digital cameras.
  • Class Room Theatres.