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Government Film And Television Polytechnic Institute, Bangalore

Government Film And Television Polytechnic Institute, Bangalore (previously known as S J Polytechnic) known as the first government film institute in India started film related technical courses. The organization is located in Hesaraghatta which is about 35 km from the city. The campus sprawled around 25 acres approximately. Admissions to the various courses are inviting usually in the week of April or 1st week of May every year.
Some notable Alumni(s) of the Government Film Institute(GFTI), Bangalore are V K Murthy, Jomon T John & Krishna(cinematographer).

Government Film and Television Institute, Bangalore is currently being offered in the following departments.

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Diploma in Cinematography



Diploma in Sound Recording & Engineering


Government Film And Television Institute, Bangalore

The institute has a full fledged library with a qualified librarian and books from the oldest to the latest developments in the film field . The library has a spacious well aired, illuminated reading room.

The hostel in the premises has ten rooms each to accommodate four students. The rooms are bright and airy with all facilities and round the clock security.

Government Film and Television Institute
Hesaraghatta Post, Bangalore Urban
Contact no.: 080-28446672
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