Foundation Course in Screen Acting,Chhindwara


Foundation Course in Screen Acting (20 days) at G H Raisoni University, Near Raymond Factory, Saikehda, Dist. Chhindwara (01 hour from Nagpur) from 26 th Dec 2018 to 17 th Jan 2019

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune under its Skilling India in Film & Television (SKIFT), in association with G H Raisoni University, Chhindwara announces Foundation Course in Screen Acting at G H Raisoni University campus, Near Raymond Factory, Saikehda, Tehsil Saunsar, Dist. Chhindwara (01 hour from Nagpur).

Following are the details in this regard;

(1) Dates & Duration: 26 th Dec 2018 to 17 th Jan 2019 (20 days – excluding Sundays)

(2) Timings: 10 am to 5 pm

(3) No. of participants: 24 (Course will be conducted only if minimum strength of 20 is reached)

(4) Age: Participants must be 18 years or above in age as on 01 st Dec 2018

(5) Nationality: Indian

(6) Venue: G H Raisoni University Campus, Near Raymond Factory, Saikehda, Tehsil Saunsar, Dist. Chhindwara (01 hour from Nagpur).

(7) Fees: Rs 25,000/- per participant

(8) Mode of Payment: Online (NEFT) OR through Demand Draft.

(9) Name of Faculty Member (Course Director): Shri Phonsok Ladakhi Actor Shri Phonsok Ladakhi who is FTII Alumni of 1975 batch. He has acted in movies like Khel khiladi ka, Ramu tu Diwana, Khache Hire, Unchi Udan, Pehredar, Subhash Chandra Bose by Shyam Benegal. Kim by London Films etc. He has also acted in TV serials like Intazar by Sayed Mirza, Gulgushan Gulfam by Ved Rahi and Parmveer Chakra by Chentan Anand. He has produced/ Directed number of documentaries and he is a B+ High singer for AIR Leh Ladakh. He had been performing acting/ singing in many foreign countries like Japan, Singapore, Switzerland & USA and had delivered a lecture on Himalyan Folk Music to the students of MANAHTTHAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC New York, USA.

(10) Course Contents: The Screen Acting course will be based on ‘METHOD ACTING’ as per Stanislavski's system. It is a systematic approach to train actors that the Russian theatre practitioner Konstantin Stanislavski developed in the first half of the 20th century. Stanislavski
was the first in the West to propose that actor training should involve something more than merely physical and vocal training. The course would have basics of Acting covering introductory module exercises around (1) Action Problem, (2) Improvisation, (3) Movement, (4) Sense Memory exercise, (5) Diction, (6) Monologue, (7) Playback Singing, (8) Scene Work etc. Classes will start with 15 minutes Yoga exercise for concentration. One master workshop may be conducted with a professional Actor/ practicing Director. As a part of course, you may also be taught 'How to face camera/ mobile' wherein after 17 - 18 days of teaching you may be asked to perform in front of camera/ mobile and you may then take your performance on your hard disk/ pen drive. It may please be noted that these topics are indicative in nature and may be changed/ omitted etc.

(11) Last date & time to apply: 24th Dec 2018 by 5 pm

(12) How to apply: Participants can either apply ONLINE or OFFLINE.

(a) Online: Transfer course fees of Rs 25,000/- through NEFT to G H Raisoni University, A/c No. 624205013500, IFSC: ICIC0006242, Bank: ICICI Bank. Please note the NEFT Transaction id. Take a print-out of application form from FTII website ( or G H Raisoni University website (, fill-in all the details including NEFT Transaction id, NEFT Transaction Bank etc & sign the application form. Scan this application form and email it to Please note that no application form will be accepted without NEFT Transaction id, name of NEFT Transaction bank and signature as stated above.

(b) Offline: Draw a Demand Draft of Rs 25,000/- in favour of “G H Raisoni University”. Take a print-out of application form from the FTII website ( or from G H Raisoni University website ( Fill in all the details, attach said Demand Draft and
Speed Post/ Courier OR deliver it in person to;

Dr. Sohia Ansari,,
G H Raisoni University,

Corporate office: Shradha House,
345, Kingsway,
Nagpur – 440 013

so as to reach on or before 24th Dec 2018. On envelope of application at top left, write “Application for Foundation Course in Screen Acting”. Incomplete applications, applications without required Demand Draft/ online course fee, applications received after due date & time etc will be rejected.

(13) Medium of Instructions: The medium of instruction would be English and Hindi. Participants are expected to have adequate knowledge of English and/ or Hindi as regards to reading, writing & speaking.

(14) Selection Criteria: First – Come – First – Served basis. However, course will be conducted only if the minimum strength of 20 participants is reached. All the selected candidates would be communicated by email. Once admission is offered, the same cannot be cancelled. Course fee of selected candidates is non – refundable. Course fees of all non – selected candidates would be returned within 07 days.

(15) Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory.

(16) Accommodation & other arrangements for outstation participants: Limited accommodation (on first come first served basis) in G H Raisoni University campus hostel, Near Raymond Factory, Saikehda, Tehsil Saunsar, Dist. Chhindwara (01 hour from Nagpur), on triple sharing basis is available for outstation participants on additional lumpsum payment of Rs 9,000/- per participant for the entire course duration which will be inclusive of breakfast, lunch & dinner in the mess. In the same cost, University will also provide laundry facility. Further, the University will also provide a rent free pickup in a mini bus from Nagpur (Sharddha House, near Nagpur Railway Station) on 25 th Dec 2018 at 2 pm to the University campus and will also drop at the same place (Nagpur) on 18 th Jan 2019 at around 1 pm. Outstation participants may please make their travel arrangements accordingly. For participants coming from Nagpur or nearby, daily pickup – drop (Nagpur – G H Raisoni University – Nagpur) by bus will be arranged on additional lumpsum payment of Rs 1,500/-. Interested participants need to intimate the same (hostel requirement & daily pickup – drop) in the application form and also need to make additional payment in advance in cash at the Registration Desk at Venue at-least a day before commencement of the course. (17) Queries: For any queries email to or call 09923242654 (Prof. Sandeep Shahare, FTII Pune) preferably on weekdays between 10 am to 6 pm. As regards to hostel facilities, status of application form etc, please call 09657724055 (Dr. Sophia Ansari, Registrar, G H Raisoni University).

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