Course on Digital Cinematography concludes

More projects in pipeline to motivate youth pursue career in film making: IP Secy
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ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
3 Aug 2017

The foundation course in Digital Cinematography, by the Directorate of Information Publicity and Tourism in associated with Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, concluded on Thursday at Waves Resturant, Corbyn’s Cove, port blair, Andaman from 12th July to 03rd of August 2017. The Secretary, Information and Publicity, Smt Nikita Pawar was the chief guest of the function while Mr B P Singh was the guest of honor. Mr T.N Meena PO (IP), Mr Bhupendra Kainthola, Director FTII, Pune, Mr A S Kanal, Course Mentor, Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography were also present on occasion. Mr Wasim Barry was the Course Director for the Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography, Mr Devendranath Shankar Narayanan, Course Director for Basic Acting Workshop for children and Mr Rithesh Taksande, Course Director for Film Orientation.
In her address, Smt Pawar congratulated the participants on successfully completing the course. “We are proud that Port Blair has been selected for the course among all other cities in the country. But this is just the beginning; many other initiatives relating to promotion of films have been planned by the administration. Professionals from mainland will be invited for such events as the administration is committed to promote youth of these islands to pursue careers in acting, dance, script writing, film orientation, film appreciation etc,” she said.
Mr Wasim Barry, Course Director of the Foundation Course in Digital Cinematography termed the initiative as a good start. I appreciate the hard work exhibited by the participants. For a remote place like Andaman, pursuing a career in cinematography is in itself a big achievement for aspirants. This is a new beginning, said Mr Barry.