Film and Television Institute, Arunachal Pradesh
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute has established its extended campus at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, at a temporary site. ‘A Short Trip of Cinema’, a ten-week duration short course on the Aesthetics of Cinema, is organized in this campus twice annually. The course has been designed with basics such as Film Direction & Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Recording & Design, and Producing for Film. Six short term courses from various specialisations and disciplines were conducted after its commencement from March, 2017.
Formulated for undergraduates, students take admission from different parts of the nation, even though the campus is in the north-eastern part of the country.The aim of the course is:
1.Cinema in India is a very vast field that offers definite career options in its various departments and the same can be pursued after completion of the course.
2.The knowledge imparted for the ‘basic apparatus’ and ‘sensibility’ required in making films.
3.Students after completing the program will be able to chart a path for them to pursue filmmaking as a profession and accordingly choose a graduate and a postgraduate program that will empower them further in reaching the goal.
The Government of Arunachal Pradesh handed over fifty-two acres of land of Jollang-Rakap village to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of Government of India in June, 2016 for construction of Film and Television Institute in Arunachal Pradesh.The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India awarded the construction job to the Central Public Works Department in the month of March, 2019 and now the construction job is under progress.As per Detailed Project Report, total number of buildings will be twenty-one and completion of construction would take tentatively two years from the commencement of the construction.