Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata has announced notification for admission into 6 months Acting Course to be commenced from January 2012. Name of the programme is 'Acting for the screen' and the duration is six months. The course is aimed at training actors towards understanding the film medium and its possibilities and motivating actors to actively participate in the making of a short film. Following are details of the programme, eligibility and application procedure:
Acting for the Screen: 12 seats. Reservations applicable as per the rules of Govt. of India. Eligibility: Candidates should have Graduation in Drama or Acting or Stagecraft from a reputed Institution. Candidates with Graduation and 5 years acting experience on stage or television are also eligible. Age should be below 35 years.
Selection of the candidates will be based on their acting skills to sent with a CD or DVD along with application forms. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an orientation course at SRFTI, Kolkata. 12 candidates will be selected based on their performance at the orientation course. Course fees is Rs. 40,000. More details can be obtained from http://www.srfti.gov.in/notice_acting.pdf . Address: Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, E.M. By-Pass Road, P.O.: Panchasayar, KolKata (India) - 700094. Phone: (033) 2432 -8355 / 8356 / 9300; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
1) Training Session: 16th January – 15th July, 2012
2) Last date of the receipt of completed applications: 27th November, 2011.
3) Orientation Programme: 21st and 22nd December, 2011.
4) Commencement of course: 16th January, 2012.