Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Mar, 16 2017

​FTII joins hands with Canon to promote skill-oriented courses

Canon as 'Technology Partner' of SKIFT would provide high-end cameras and accessories free of cost for the courses.

To promote film education in India, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune has signed an MoU with Canon India Pvt Ltd. FTII would start new short-term courses across several towns and states in the country.

Several skill-oriented courses have been proposed in collaboration with State Governments, Universities and Educational institutions under FTII’s Skilling India in Film and Television (SKIFT).

Canon as 'Technology Partner' of SKIFT would provide high-end cameras and accessories free of cost for the courses.

The courses are proposed to be held in non-metros such as Guwahati, Jaipur, Vishakhapatnam, Raipur, Chandigarh, Raipur, Bhopal, Leh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands to begin with. Initially SKIFT would conduct courses such as Digital Cinematography, Documentary Film Making, Screenplay Writing, Acting, Film Criticism & Journalism and Film Appreciation.

Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India were also present on the occasion of signing of the MoU between FTII, Pune and Canon India Private Limited.

Rathore said, "This initiative would ensure the perfect blend of technology and young talent through the platform of FTII."

FTII is also in the process of aligning some of the short courses with Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) under National Skill Development Council.

Comment
image
Related opportunities
  • Fine Dine Restaurants
    About Us: India’s first conveyor belt restaurant        &..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2018
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 1 Cr. - 2 Cr
    Space required 2500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater pune Maharashtra
  • Pizzeria
    Own the American Dream In India with U.S.Pizza! About Us: Since its..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 1998
    Franchising Launch Date 2002
    Investment size Rs. 20lac - 30lac
    Space required 250
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Bangalore Urban District Karnataka
  • Express Food Joints / Drive Through
    About Us: Classic dishes are a staple, but sometimes you need..
    Locations looking for expansion Rajasthan
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 200
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Jaipur Rajasthan
  • Express Food Joints / Drive Through
    About Us: Situated along the NH 58 near Khatauli, Uttar Pradesh,..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 1950
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 2 Cr. - 5 Cr
    Space required 8000
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
Insta-Subscribe to
Entrepreneur
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities