FTII opens application for Film Criticism and the Art of Review course; Know details here


PUNE: Breaking yet another new ground, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune has announced a course in Film Criticism and the Art of Review.

The 20-day Course will be held from May 28 to June 19, 2019 in Delhi. This step is taken in the an association with Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi. The Course is open to all, with no age bar. In order to apply for the course, candidates will have to fill and submit the application form. The last date for applying is April 22, 2019. Authorities will make accommodation available on request for selected participants coming from outside Delhi.

Who will conduct it?

The course is being conducted under FTII’s countrywide film education outreach initiative SKIFT (Skilling India in Film and Television). Under this around 135 short-term courses have been held in 37 cities across the country covering over 5800 learners.

The course will be helmed by Bhopal-based filmmaker Rajula Shah who is also an FTII alumnus. She studied film direction at FTII from 1997 to 2000. Her film practice emerges from an intense dialogue with the various arts, schools of thought and philosophies through a close collaboration with people, their work and contexts.

Why to opt for it?

Talking about the course, Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII, said explained that it meets a long-standing demand of cinema critics, film reviewers, film bloggers, research scholars, film academics and just about anyone who has more than ordinary interest in cinema. Moreover, this course will enable one to know how to ‘read’ a film in order to review it.

Further the course has been designed to provide a basic grounding in the discipline of film criticism and to train the participants into becoming a serious viewers of Cinema. As per Rajula Shah, the course includes the study of significant films in the history of cinema through the prism of critical thinking.

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