Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Film and Television Institute of India


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May 28, 2012, 9:28:47 AM (10 years ago)
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  • Film and Television Institute of India

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     2== Film and Television Institute 
     3of India == 
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     6India’s premier training institute for filmmaking, 
     7cinematography, editing and soundrecording. 
     8Founded in 1960, a decade after the 
     9S.K. Patil Film Enquiry Committee’s 
     10recommendations, as the Film Institute of 
     11India. It was established in Pune using the 
     12premises of the former Prabhat Film. Became 
     13an autonomous organisation funded by the 
     14Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in 1974, 
     15simultaneously expanding to include a TV 
     16section in the context of Doordarshan’s 
     17development plans. The FTII’s history is most 
     18closely associated with Ritwik Ghatak who 
     19joined as Professor of Film and Vice-Principal 
     20(1966-7) and formed several of the New Indian 
     21Cinema pioneers, such as Kumar Shahani, 
     22Mani Kaul, Adoor Gopalakrishnan et al., as 
     23well as numerous key technicians, e.g. 
     24cinematographer K.K. Mahajan. The FTII 
     25produced two feature films, Raakhi Raakhi 
     26(Mahesh Kaul, 1969) and Jai Jawan Jai 
     27Makan (Vishram Bedekar, 1971). 
     28Film Finance Corporation see National Film 
     29Development Corporation