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FTII signs MoU with Canon to promote short courses in film, TV

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

imaging firm Canon today said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Film and Television Institute of (FTII) to promote film education through short-term courses across several towns and cities in the country.

Canon as 'Technology Partner' of Skilling in Film and Television (SKIFT) would be providing high-end cameras and accessories free of cost for the courses, it said in a statement.

Under FTII's initiative SKIFT several short courses, mostly of skill-oriented nature have been proposed to be held in collaboration with state governments, universities and educational institutions.

The courses are proposed to be held in non-metros such as Guwahati, Jaipur, Vishakhapatnam, Raipur, Chandigarh, Raipur, Bhopal, Leh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands initially and SKIFT would conduct courses such as cinematography, documentary film making, screenplay writing, acting, film criticism and journalism and film appreciation, it added.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 19:30 IST