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Film Appreciation Course

For nearly three decades the NFAI has been conducting an annual Film Appreciation Course of four weeks' duration in collaboration with FTII. Participants from different professions from all over India are exposed to the best of Indian and world cinema. Among the major topics taught are the basics of the film medium, cinema as an art, film history, film theory and the relationship of cinema to other arts. 

The NFAI conducts shorter courses on similar lines at various other centres in the country in collaboration with film societies, educational institutions and various cultural organizations.

The Annual Summer Course in Film Appreciation held at Pune is primarily designed to meet the needs of teachers interested in introducing film study activities in educational institutions but would also be useful for film society organisers, film critics, journalists, film researchers, Govt. officials handling films and others interested in film studies.

The curriculum includes theoretical and practical study of the art and history of film and the development of cinema as a medium of art and communication. Film classics both Indian and International will be used for critical analysis and study.

1. The medium of instruction would be English.
2. The applicant should have completed 21 years of age.
3. The course fee of Rs.6,000/- should be remitted by Demand Draft in favour of Administrative Officer, NFAI, Pune only after the confirmation of selection. Fees once paid will not be refunded.
4. Hostel accommodation (optional) will be provided by FTII to those who desire to avail of the facility.
Hostel Fees .. Rs.2,500/- + Rs.500/- as service charges Total Rs.3,000/- by D.D. only in favour of Accounts Officer, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune - 4.
Deposit..Rs.500/-by D.D. only Accounts Officer, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune-4.
Deposit .. Rs.300/- by D.D. only in favour of Accounts Officer, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune - 4.
Application duly filled in in the prescribed format alongwith fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees two hundred only) to be remitted by Crossed Demand Draft payable to Administrative Officer, NFAI, Pune 

The Director,
National Film Archive of India,
Law College Road,
Pune - 411 004

N.B. - Applications received after the last date and not in the prescribed format are liable to be rejected. Applicants are advised to send the forms by speed post OR by courier service in their own interest.

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