The George Telegraph Group, at its Centenary Celebration, unveils George Telegraph Film and Television Institute

Kolkata:The George Telegraph Group, one of the pioneer names in vocational training space, celebrated its completion of 100 years with the launch of its new vertical, George Telegraph Film and Television Institute (GTFTI). This is to provide a new career option to Indian youth in performing arts, as it rolls out the unique stream of studies for thousands of students.

The event was illuminated with the presence of Chief Mentor of GTFTI and National Award Winning DirectorSrijitMukherji, Dean of the instituteand versatile actor BiplabDasgupta,HOD Film Direction,GTFTI and National Award Winning filmmaker,AtanuGhosh, Director of Photography and Head of Department Cinematographyand renowned CinematographerSoumikHalder andArnaMukhopadhyay, a distinguished actor in theatre arena will be responsible for stage acting department respectively. Other eminent personalities like ActorBhaswarChatterjee, Film-Editor ArghyakamalMitra,Model Nick Rampal will also be the part of GIFTI faculty.

The event was initiated with a welcome speech followed by the brief speeches of an array of experts of the film industry including SubrataDutta,Managing Director, The George Telegraph Group. In this captivating session, SrijitMukherji and other dignitaries emphasized the unique course structure and career opportunities that lie ahead after completion of the courses at GTFTI. It is offering courses in Acting, Film Direction, Cinematography, Stage Acting and modelling. It was concluded by a thanks giving speech of TuhinaaPandey, Joint Director, GTFTI.

Speaking on this occasion, SubrataDutta, Managing Director,The George Telegraph Group,added, “We are proud to announce the launch of our new vertical George Telegraph Film and Television Institute on the occasion of completion of 100 years of legacy in providing an unmatchable learning experience to the students in vocational training. We aim to develop the skill set of students who aspire to pursue a career in acting, direction, and cinematography and also to support them to build up their career in the film industry. We are delighted to have all the eminent personalities on board as faculty members, who can help our students to reach the pinnacle of success.”

This institute is going to provide an unparalleled experience with world-class infrastructure and state of art facilities, which are required for performing arts. It is equipped with much more advanced and customized features including customized light and sound system for stage performance, T-shaped wooden track for runway training.

TuhinaaPandey(Joint Director), GTFTI also added, “With my wide experience and dedication, I promise to take this institute to a level of excellence where we will strive to be one of the best institutes that will train thousands of budding actors and technicians to work and contribute to the film, stage and television industry with their professional training and knowledge.”

George Telegraph Film and Television Institute is affiliated to NetajiSubhas Open University and recognized by UGC.

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