National Institute of Film and Fine Arts (NIFFA), Kolkata

Type: Government

Affiliated To :

Established In : 1990

Email: info@niffa.in

Website : http://www.niffa.in

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(2 out of 5 based on 33 Ratings)

Address: Location : 35A Townshend Road, Kolkata - 700025 Phone : 9133 2455 6879  

College Facilities :

  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
    Library
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
    Auditorium
  • Hostel
    Hostel
  • Laboratory
    Laboratory
  • Sports
    Sports

Description

National Institute of Film and Fine Arts (NIFFA) was founded in 1990, by Late Dhiresh Ghosh, former Head of the Department of Direction, FTII, Pune. It is a registered non-profit making society devoted to career development programmes in the film industry and allied fields.

At NIFFA, courses are conducted by ex- professors of FTII, Pune and eminent media personalities.

  • B.Sc. Mass Communication, Advertisement and Journalism

    Duration:- 36 Months

    Course Content:-

    Semester 1

        * Principles of Communication
        * Global Comparative Media
        * Information Technology
        * History and Industry of Mass Communication
        * Communication and Soft Skills
        * Practical

    Semester 2

        * Mass Communication - Concepts and Processes
        * Print Media and Photo Journalism
        * Reporting and Editing 1
        * Communication Skills
        * Computer Application for Journalism
        * Practical

    Semester 3

        * Reporting Techniques and Skills
        * Editing - Concepts and Processes
        * Reporting and Editing Lab
        * TV Journalism and Programme Formats
        * TV Production - Idea to Screen
        * Practical

    Semester 4

        * Basics of Camera, Lights and Sound
        * Advertising - Concepts and Principles
        * Advertising through Print, Radio and TV
        * Press Laws and Media Ethics
        * TV Production Lab
        * Operation and Handling of Video Equipments

    Semester 5

        * Event Management - Principles and Methods
        * Organisation and Management
        * Research Methodologies for Media
        * Cyber Journalism
        * Public Relations
        * Practical

    Semester 6

        * World Media Scenario
        * Contemporary Media Technology
        * Radio
        * Government Information System
        * Project Report
        * Practical
     

  • B.Sc. Multimedia Technology

    Duration:- 36 Months

    Course Content:-

    Semester 1

        * Graphics
        * Desktop Publishing
        * Digital Art Photography
        * Communication and Soft Skills
        * Project
        * Practicals

    Semester 2

        * Digital Photography Part 2
        * Transfering Digital Photographs
        * Advertising
        * Project
        * Practicals

    Semester 3

        * Fundamentals of Web Design and Java Script
        * HTML Basics
        * 2D Animation
        * Project
        * Practicals

    Semester 4

        * Flash Website Design
        * 3D Modelling and Animation Part 1
        * 3D Modelling and Animation Part 2
        * Project
        * Practicals

    Semester 5

        * Video - Introduction and Advanced
        * Digital Editing
        * Sound Editing
        * Project
        * Practicals

    Semester 6

        * Script Writing and Story Board Designing
        * Realistic Concepts of Animation and Special Effects
        * Director Basics
        * Project
        * Practicals

     

  • Certificate in Film Editing

    Duration:- 12 Months

    Course Content:-

    First Year First Term

        * Elements of Film Editing
        * History of Film Editing
        * Technical Terms of Editing
        * Editing Practicals

    First Year Second Term

        * Procedure of Editing
        * Principles of Editing
        * Relation between Directors and Editors
        * How to Edit
        * Different Styles of Editing
        * Editing Practicals


     

  • Diploma in Acting

    Duration:- 24 Months

    Course Content:-

    First Year First Term

        * Theory of Acting
        * History of Bengali Drama
        * Stage Acting on Various Short Sequences
        * Preparation of Actors Media
        * Improvisation

    First Year Second Term

        * Acting Practice on various short sequences
        * Advance Improvisations with Music and Light Effects
        * Film Orientation - Film Acting - Acting Analysis - Principal Characteristics - Small Characteristics - Types and Characterisation
        * Acting Practice on various short sequences

    Second Year First Term

        * Acting Practice on various short sequences
        * Dubbing Practice
        * Make up
        * Practice of Play-Back Singing (lip synchronisation)

    Second Year Second Term

        * Acting Practice on various short sequences
        * Improvisation - Creating a role
        * Rehearsal for Diploma Film (combined classes for Direction and Acting Departments under the guidance of our teachers)
        * Acting in Diploma Film Exercises

    Opportunities to work as an Actor/Actress in our short film prject after completion of the course.

  • Diploma in Animation Film Making

    Duration:- 24 Months

    Course Content:-

    First Semester

        * Photoshop
        * Corel Draw
        * Illustrator
        * 2D Drawing
        * Aesthetic of Film Making

    Second Semester

        * Flash
        * Animo
        * Elastic Reality
        * Video and Audio Editing
        * Director
        * Film Language

    Third Semester

        * After Effects
        * 3D Studio Max
        * Techique of Film Making

    Fourth Semester

        * Maya Unlimited
        * Combustion
        * Technique of Film Making (Advanced)

    Classes will be held 5 days a week.



     

  • Diploma in Camera

    Duration:- 18 Months

    Course Content:-

    First 12 months

        * Lenses
        * Exposure
        * Focus and Shutter
        * Different Light Values
        * Lights and their Uses
        * Compositions and Framing
        * Basic Operations
        * Typical E.N.G. Camera Setup
        * Special Facilities of E.N.G. Camera
        * Recording Format for E.N.G. VTR
        * Block Diagram of E.N.G. Camera
        * Balance and Adjustments
        * Exercises in Operation

    Last 6 months

        * General and Special Lighting for Fiction
        * Various Concepts on Lighting Structure
        * Basic and Critical Operations
        * Working as a Cameraman in a Diploma Film Project



     

  • Diploma in Dance

    Duration:- 24 Months

    Course Content:-

    First Year

        * Exercise
        * Aerobics
        * Yoga
        * Rhythm Sense
        * Theory of Dance
        * Dance Steps
        * Expression
        * Dance - Body - Mind
        * Co-ordination
        * Space Management
        * Prop Dance

    Second Year

        * Dance Liftings
        * Formation
        * Make-up
        * Stage
        * Dance and Light
        * Dance and Costume
        * Choreography
        * Mock Shows
        * Camera Sense

    Occassional guest lectures and quarterly workshops will be taken by eminent personalities of the Dance world.



     

  • Diplomin Film Direction

    Duration:- 18 Months

    Course Content:-


    First 6 months (3 days per week)

        * Introduction to Film Making
        * Film Language and Vocabulary
        * Elements of Screenplay Writing
        * Elements of Editing
        * Elements of Photography
        * Film Technique
        * Directorial Practice

    Second Six Months (3 days per week)

        * History of Cinema
        * Screenplay Writing Practice
        * Film Language
        * Film Technique
        * Elements of Acting
        * Shooting Practical

    Third Six Months (2 days per week)

        * Film Analysis
        * Concept/Story for Diploma Film
        * Diploma Film Scripting
        * Non-fiction Film
        * Art Direction
        * Budgeting and Breakdown of Shooting Schedule

    Compulsory Project Work : Short Film Making

  • Diplomin Film Direction

    Duration:- 24 Months

    Course Content:-


    First 6 months (2 days per week)

        * Introduction to Film Making
        * Film Language and Vocabulary
        * Elements of Screenplay Writing
        * Elements of Editing
        * Elements of Photography
        * History of Cinema
        * Directorial Practice

    Second Six Months

        * History of Cinema
        * Screenplay Writing Practice
        * Film Language
        * Film Technique
        * Elements of Acting

    Third Six Months

        * Non-fiction Film
        * Indian Traditional Art Forms
        * Directorial Practice
        * Shooting Practical
        * Art Direction

    Last Six Months

        * Script Writing Practice
        * Shooting Practical
        * Concept/Story for Diploma Film
        * Budgeting and Breakdown of Shooting Schedule

    Compulsory Project Work : Short Film Making

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National Institute of Film and Fine Arts (NIFFA) Reviews / Comments

  • hello sir/ma'm, This is chandan biswas, i have a query that, my brother have a good interest in animation, and he right now just in class 10. So. I want to know is there any course available for him. Or, what you prefer.? Thank you, Regards. Posted by : chandan, on 18-06-2012 Report Abuse
  • may i know the fees for acting? Posted by : Sohini Chakraborty, on 19-12-2011 Report Abuse
  • i have completed my graduation with ba hons.i have decided to join film direction courses.so i like to know about the eligibility,courses fees. Posted by : Parthajit ghosh, on 25-08-2011 Report Abuse
  • Hi, I am Bikaram Biswas. I want to know about acting. I want to do acting & please inform me how much I have to pay for this. Inform me as soon as possible. Posted by : Bikram Biswas, on 12-08-2011 Report Abuse
  • I WANT TO JOIN IN NIFFA VERY SOON.......I M WILLING TO DO THE FILM & VIDEO EDITING COURSE.......I M A WORKING PROFESSINAL.........I WANT TO KNOW THE COURSE TIMING IN EVERY WK IN NIFFA........ PLZ INFORM ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...THANKING YOU...... Posted by : SIDDHARTHA GHOSH, on 02-07-2011 Report Abuse
  • I WANT TO JOIN IN NIFFA VERY SOON.......I M WILLING TO DO THE FILM & VIDEO EDITING COURSE.......I M A WORKING PROFESSINAL.........I WANT TO KNOW THE COURSE TIMING IN EVERY WK IN NIFFA........ PLZ INFORM ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE...THANKING YOU...... Posted by : SIDDHARTHA GHOSH, on 02-07-2011 Report Abuse
  • my dou. pass out today 2011 10+2 .i want know about bsc multimedia and fee structure, recognise univercity, ugc Posted by : naveen kumar, on 09-06-2011 Report Abuse
  • I want 2 know the job prospect from this college for diploma in animation film making and diploma in camera. Please inform me... Posted by : Nilanjana , on 16-04-2011 Report Abuse
  • SIR I AM SOURAV HALDER. I WANT TO DO ACTING. BUT I DONT KNOW WHATS AMOUNT CHARABLE FOR THEWCOURSE OF ACTING? PLEASE TELL ME. Posted by : SOURAV HALDER, on 01-04-2011 Report Abuse
  • hello every1 , my self Pankesh sharma want 2 know abt adm's criteria in bs.c masscomminication advertisment and journaism also curious to know abt diference btwn bjmc course and this course . wht r subjects in both these subjects Posted by : Pankesh , on 31-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • hello every1 , my self Pankesh sharma want 2 know abt adm's criteria in bs.c masscomminication advertisment and journaism also curious to know abt diference btwn bjmc course and this course . wht r subjects in both these subjects Posted by : Pankesh , on 31-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT National Institute of Film & Fine Arts: Kolkata - 35; Complaints against Sudipta Dey, Secretary is a first class cheater & fraudulent of NIFFA and harmful to the students; which is as under:- To The President / General Secretary Federation of film societies of India Kolkata. The Director NFAI, Govt.of India Pune Subject: Cancellation of Society Registration/Affiliation/Membership To All Concern / Students of India Sudipta Dey is a first class cheater & fraudulent, if you ask any student of NIFFA -Bhowanipur, Kolkata-35 Branch, then you can understand easily what type of man he is? What is his nature?? basically he is a DIRT and criminal of our Society. If he has any single document as a proof, why he has not pasted or publish in the net as an evidence as a authenticity for his complaints?? But only bullshit he has written, But, he practically has cheated & looted money from Mr. Aloke Chattaraj and deprived each students of 36 as a matter of facts. Because, there are money receipts - which is self explanatory for his complaints; where are the truth?. We will submit all documents for his malpractice and other affairs with the proper witness in persons or in groups of ex-student of NIFFA: Kolkata to the Hon'ble Court for his loot & Cheat. NIFFA- KOLKATA, during his tenure of Sudipta Dey, is purely proved a worthless Institution & a first class cheater to the Society as well as students circle and their respective fate & future? Practically He plays there. . Every point, and each category, we will proof with proper document & PHOTO/VIDEO picture that what he is in our Society. Any growth of NIFFA during his tenure????? Except Cheating???????..... Regards, BIBHAS DE, A Student of 2007 batch Posted by : Bibhas Dey, on 30-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT National Institute of Film & Fine Arts: Kolkata - 35; Complaints against Sudipta Dey, Secretary is a first class cheater & fraudulent of NIFFA and harmful to the students; which is as under:- To The President / General Secretary Federation of film societies of India Kolkata. The Director NFAI, Govt.of India Pune Subject: Cancellation of Society Registration/Affiliation/Membership To All Concern / Students of India Sudipta Dey is a first class cheater & fraudulent, if you ask any student of NIFFA -Bhowanipur, Kolkata-35 Branch, then you can understand easily what type of man he is? What is his nature?? basically he is a DIRT and criminal of our Society. If he has any single document as a proof, why he has not pasted or publish in the net as an evidence as a authenticity for his complaints?? But only bullshit he has written, But, he practically has cheated & looted money from Mr. Aloke Chattaraj and deprived each students of 36 as a matter of facts. Because, there are money receipts - which is self explanatory for his complaints; where are the truth?. We will submit all documents for his malpractice and other affairs with the proper witness in persons or in groups of ex-student of NIFFA: Kolkata to the Hon'ble Court for his loot & Cheat. NIFFA- KOLKATA, during his tenure of Sudipta Dey, is purely proved a worthless Institution & a first class cheater to the Society as well as students circle and their respective fate & future? Practically He plays there. . Every point, and each category, we will proof with proper document & PHOTO/VIDEO picture that what he is in our Society. Any growth of NIFFA during his tenure????? Except Cheating???????..... Regards, BIBHAS DE, A Student of 2007 batch Posted by : Bibhas Dey, on 30-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • BREACH OF CONTRACT National Institute of Film & Fine Arts: Kolkata - 35; Complaints against Sudipta Dey, Secretary is a first class cheater & fraudulent of NIFFA and harmful to the students; which is as under:- To The President / General Secretary Federation of film societies of India Kolkata. The Director NFAI, Govt.of India Pune Subject: Cancellation of Society Registration/Affiliation/Membership To All Concern / Students of India Sudipta Dey is a first class cheater & fraudulent, if you ask any student of NIFFA -Bhowanipur, Kolkata-35 Branch, then you can understand easily what type of man he is? What is his nature?? basically he is a DIRT and criminal of our Society. If he has any single document as a proof, why he has not pasted or publish in the net as an evidence as a authenticity for his complaints?? But only bullshit he has written, But, he practically has cheated & looted money from Mr. Aloke Chattaraj and deprived each students of 36 as a matter of facts. Because, there are money receipts - which is self explanatory for his complaints; where are the truth?. We will submit all documents for his malpractice and other affairs with the proper witness in persons or in groups of ex-student of NIFFA: Kolkata to the Hon'ble Court for his loot & Cheat. NIFFA- KOLKATA, during his tenure of Sudipta Dey, is purely proved a worthless Institution & a first class cheater to the Society as well as students circle and their respective fate & future? Practically He plays there. . Every point, and each category, we will proof with proper document & PHOTO/VIDEO picture that what he is in our Society. Any growth of NIFFA during his tenure????? Except Cheating???????..... Regards, BIBHAS DE, A Student of 2007 batch Posted by : Bibhas Dey, on 30-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • i have completed my graduation with bcom hons in this year.i have decided to join film direction courses.so i like to know about the eligibility,courses fees. Posted by : sujit mukherjee, on 03-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • i want to join Posted by : manoj mishra, on 23-12-2010 Report Abuse
  • tell me the name of some institute for Film Direction. Posted by : vivek, on 11-11-2010 Report Abuse
  • when admission will starting in NIFFA? what is fees for diploma in film direction? Posted by : vivek, on 11-11-2010 Report Abuse
  • i m 10+2 passed and i want to do film direction so what should i do Posted by : harshvardhan, on 29-09-2010 Report Abuse
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