Admission to Certificate Course on Editing

Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata

Offers ~

12 Week long Certificate Program

‘The Practise Of Editing’

Course duration:

12 Weeks (3 days week)

No of Intake:

12 students.
Two seats are reserved for foreign students. In case of non-availability of foreign students, the seats will be filled up by indian nationals.
Reservations as per GOI.

Minimum Qualification

Graduation in any discipline.

No hostel facility available


Shyamal Kumar Karmakar
Head of the Department, Editing, SRFTI
Call 033-24329300 / 8355 /8356

Objective of the Course

Participants after this course will be in a position to understand the basics of film editing and execute simple editing jobs and understand the nuances of filmmaking from the editing perspective. This course mainly aims at students or professionals who cannot afford a 3 year long advanced course in Editing.

Course Break up

Serial No Subjects
01 Basic history and concept of moving image.
02 Short history of cinema and editing
03 Understanding continuity
04 Introduction to video
05 Introduction to digital formats
06 Concept of shot division
07 Concept of editing in different genres
08 Introduction to different editing applications
09 Analyzing the work of an editor
10 Master Class with an established Professional Editor
01 Demonstration of a popular video editing software
02 Working with rushes to understand the basics of editing
03 Handling audio with video
04 Working with non-fiction material
05 Demonstration of basic shoot and post-production at SRFTI
06 Working with advanced editing tools
07 Concept of sound designing and mixing
08 Final practical project (in groups)

Course Fee

Rs. 45,000/- (to be paid in full at the time of admission) plus caution deposit: Rs. 5000/- (Refundable)

Application Fee

Rs. 1000/-
Demand Draft (Non-refundable) of Rs. 1000/-, drawn in favour of “Satyajit ray Film & Television Institute” payable at Kolkata should be deposited during registration.

How to apply

The candidate is required to download the application form from the following hyper-link and fill it in her/his own handwriting.

Download Application form

The hard copy of the filled up application form along with attested & original copies of all pass certificates/mark sheets up to graduation or equivalent, reservation certificate (if applicable) are to be carried in person to SRFTI Campus on 20.11.2017 & 21.11.2017 for registration at 10:30 a.m. followed by an interview. The applicants are also required to carry the demand draft of Rs. 1000/- for the application fee along with two passport size photograph & photo ID.  


Admission will take place between 27.11.2017 and 28.11.2017.Classes will start from the 01/12/2017.