The Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute received approval from the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, to conduct a series of educational programs on aesthetics and technologies related to film, electronic and digital media.
The institute conducted the four weeks long course from January 20, 2020 to February 16, 2020. The subject matter of the course was “News and Current Affairs using State of the Art Tools”. Supported by the Ministry of External Affairs, a total of fifteen participants from Malaysia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Guyana, Sudan, Cuba, South Sudan, Maldives, Ethiopia and Egypt have successfully completed the course.
The second edition of this programme, another four weeks long course on News and Current Affairs, was conducted from February 22, 2020 to March 20, 2020. Fourteen participants from Afghanistan, Colombia, Tanzania, Namibia, Kenya, Cuba, Maldives, Grenada and Vietnam have successfully completed the course. 3rd edition, another four week long program exclusively on “Electronic & Amp”. Digital Media Management” was held from February 24, 2020 to March 22, 2020. The participants of the course were sixteen journalists from Bangladesh.
SRFTI in association with Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, organized the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program where 10 candidates from Thailand, Russia, Sri Lanka, Malawi, Ethiopia and Syria attended the course titled ‘Introduction to Aesthetics and Techniques of Cinema’ during 21 January-16 March 2019. The closing ceremony was attended by Mr. AR Ghanashyam, former Ambassador and High Commissioner to Nigeria and; Cameron, was present as the chief guest and delivered the keynote address, while certificates were presented to all the candidates.