FTII's Screen Acting Course

Screen Acting Course (20 days) at G H Raisoni Group of Institutes, Nagpur

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune under its Skilling India in Film & Television (SKIFT), in association with G H Raisoni University, Chhindwara (near Nagpur), announces 20 days Foundation Course in Screen Acting at G H Raisoni Group of Institutes, Shradha Park, B37/ 39, MIDC Hingna Road (Hariganga campus), Nagpur.

Following are the details in this regard:

  • Dates & Duration: 04th to 26th Nov 2019 (20 days – excluding Sundays)
  • Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
  • No. of participants: 24 (Course will be conducted only if minimum strength of 20 is reached)
  • Age: Participants must be 18 years or above in age as on 01st Nov. 2019
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Venue: G H Raisoni group of Institutes, Shradha Park, B37/ 39, MIDC Hingna Road, (Hariganga campus), Nagpur
  • Fees: Rs 30,000/- per participant inclusive of GST
  • Mode of Payment: Online (NEFT) OR through Demand Draft.
  • Last date & time to apply: 24th Oct 2019 by 4 pm
  • Name of Faculty Member (Course Director): Shri Phonsok Ladakhi

    Actor Shri Phonsok Ladakhi 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.

  • 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.

  • How to apply: Participants can either apply ONLINE or OFFLINE.

    (a) Online: Transfer course fees of Rs 30,000/- through NEFT to G H Raisoni University, A/c No. 624205013500, IFSC: ICIC0006242, Bank: ICICI Bank, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur. 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 & email it to at the earliest. 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 30,000/- 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. Sophia Ansari,
    G H Raisoni University,
    Corporate office: Shradha House,
    345, Kingsway,
    Nagpur – 440 013

    so as to reach on or before 07th Oct 2019.

    On envelope of application at top left, write “Application for Screen Acting Course”. Incomplete applications, applications without required Demand Draft/ online course fee, applications received after due date & time etc will be rejected.

  • 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.
  • 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 will be non – refundable. Course fees of all non – selected candidates would be returned within 07 days.
  • Certificates: All participants would be given participation certificate on successful completion of the course. Minimum 90% attendance is mandatory.
  • Accommodation & other arrangements for outstation participants: Limited accommodation (on first come first served basis) on G H Raisoni Group of Institutes campus, MIDC Hingna Road, (Hariganga campus), Nagpur, on double/ triple sharing basis is available for outstation participants on additional lumpsum payment of Rs 12,500/- per participant for the entire course duration which will be inclusive of basic meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) in the mess. Hostel accommodation will be available from 03rd Nov 2019 (4 pm) to 27th Nov 2019 (11 am).

    Interested participants need to intimate the hostel requirement 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.

  • Queries: For any queries email to or call 09923242654 (Prof. Sandeep Shahare, FTII Pune) preferably on weekdays between 10 am to 6 pm. Participants may also send message/ Whatsapp on the same number. As regards to hostel facilities, status of application form etc, please call Dr. Sophia Ansari from G H Raisoni University, on 09657724055 preferably on weekdays between 10 am to 6 pm.