The world of film making stands poised on the threshold of change. As digital and new age technologies are changing the very way films are made, it is indeed a very exciting time for enthusiastic youngsters to take up film making as a career.

SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film and Television Institute provides its students with an opportunity unlike any found in present day film institutes. A full fledged degree program that trains students in-depth, exposes them to the industry and stresses on practical application. The program opens up diverse, thrilling, and lucrative career opportunities for any one interested in the field.

Expert Faculty

Students are guided by a team of professionals hand picked from the film industry. The experience and qualifications of the faculty ensure that students retain the best of the course and keep up-to-date with the latest in the industry.

Professional Equipment

State of the art cameras (film and digital)
Editing suite


Sound studio
Production design studio
Costume and make-up studio
Graphics and animation lab
Shooting floors
Viewing Theatre

Bachelor of Film Technology (BFT)

This 3 year comprehensive degree program is the first of its kind. Introduced by SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film and Television Institute, the course equips aspiring film makers with the latest knowledge and techniques in Film Technology.

Minimum qualification: Pass in Higher Secondary (any group)


The first year develops the fundamentals of Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound, Graphics & Animation, Art Direction and Film Producing & Marketing. The second year builds on the first year and students can specialize in any one of the above mentioned fields.

The institute also offers

1 year full time Diploma in Film Acting (DFA)

Minimum qualification: Pass in Higher Secondary (any group)

This course imparts training in multidimensional aspects of Film and Television acting. It helps students to acquire the required skills, confidence and poise - so necessary for an acting career. Those who have the aptitude and a flair for acting can join this course.