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Faculties & Academic Support Staff – Producing for Film & Television

Manish Joshi (Professor)

Academic Qualification: Master of Science degree in Film Production from MCNUJC, Bhopal. Post Graduate Certificate in Video Film Production Techniques from NITTTR, Chandigarh (MHRD Institution).

Industry experience:
A self motivated media practitioner & educator carrying 16+ years of professional experience in managing all aspects of production from script to screen. He has been with various tri-media organizations from cable access to broadcast television network i.e. DainikBhaskar TV & Enter10 TV Network. He has an extensive creative production experience in broadcast designing, short narrative, documentary, direct response TV spots, infomercials and television commercials.He began his teaching career with the renowned MIT-ID Pune as a Faculty in Film & Video Design then moves as an Associate Professor in Film & Television for leading film school, CPIFT Ahmedabad. He has designed and developed course syllabus for one of its kind of B.A. & M.A. in Film & Television Production. He has been associated with the North Gujarat State University as a paper setter & examiner for M.A. degree programs in film & television discipline.



Prasenjit Ghosh (Associate Professor)

Academic Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma in Direction from FTII, Pune.

Industry experience: Worked on an Indo-Italian Film ‘in the twelfth night’ .Worked as Production Liaison Officer in a German film ‘Shadow of time’. Directed a diploma film ‘The Swing’ which participated in the 7th Short Film Festival, Dhaka. Directed a Doordarshan commissioned documentary on Jnanpath Award wining poet Subhash Mukhopadhyay‘ Tar par JeteJete’.Directed SRFTI produced film ‘Golpokalpana’ which participated in Kolkata Film Festival (Video Section).Worked as EP for a documentary produced by Madhyam, Bhopal. Participated in a student exchange programme on production in HFF, Potsdam as faculty supervisor. Headed the student Production Dept for 14 years.Supervised around 60 Diplomas, 80 short films, innumerable AD, Promos, Playback & Student workshop


Nilanjan Banerjee (Assistant Professor)

Academic Qualification: Post Graduate Diploma in Direction & Screenplay Writing from SRFTI, Kolkata.

Industry experience: Directed the feature film ‘Tomar Jonno’ produced by Zee Motion Pictures. Has worked as an associate with the acclaimed film maker ate shri Rituporno Ghosh and also was an associate in the film ‘Brick Lane’ directed by Sarah Gavron. The documentary film ‘Mayabazaar’ made by him was showcased in 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 India, Colors, Zee Tv and line produced for production houses like BBC, Big Synergy, Colescium. Has been associated with TV brands such as Kaun Banega Crorepati and Jhalak Dikh La Ja


Subhasish Das Sharma (Production Manager)

Academic Qualification:Graduated from Calcutta University.

Industry experience:Worked as a theatre worker in “Anya Theater” for 12 years headed by ShriBibhashChakraborty. Worked in the capacity of production designer for several group theaters. Worked as assistant/anchor for 5 years at Doordarshan, Kolkata and All India Radio. Acted in several Bengali feature film and TV serial. Looks after the production of the Bengali future film “MegherMeye” directed by PallabKirtaniya. Worked as playback singer in more than 10 Bengali feature films. From the inception of SRFTI looking after the production of almost all batches students short film, playback and diploma project.


Amitabha Das (Production Manager)

Academic Qualification:BSc. major in Sericulture, Masters in Business Administration specialization in Marketing. Post Graduate diploma in cinema specialization on Producing for Film & Television from SRFTI.

Industry experience:Worked at JWT, Gurgaon as marketing planner. Worked as Executive Producer in the Tamil Film “Revelation” which now available at “Netflix”. Worked as production controller as well as production designer in Bengali feature film “Ami O Monohar”, which won best feature film award at Kerala film Festival and mentioned in MID DAY and Ekdin news paper as top 15 all-India and South Asian films to watch out for in 2019.Worked as producer of India part in the student short film project of Columbia University, USA.
During student at SRFTI worked in the capacity of Line Producer in the Diploma film “Kamuki” directed by KristoTonny, which won National film award. He worked in SRFTI seniors’ diploma projects before completion of his diploma project. Their won diploma film got best viewer choice film award at “Istanbul international short film festival”,Turkey and also received accolades from various national and international film festival of repute. Worked as executive producer in several documentary films, ad films and short films in different parts of India and abroad.