FTII Society reconstituted for 3 years

NEW DELHI: Renowned filmmaker Saeed Mirza has been nominated as the President of the Society of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, and Chairman of its Governing Council.

The Government has reconstituted the Society for a period of three years with effect from 4 March until further orders.

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry today announced that it had nominated the following ex-officio members of the FTII Society. They shall remain members of the Society as long as they retain the office or status by virtue of which they became members of the Society:

1) Joint Secretary (Films) Ministry of I & B or his/her nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary
(2) Chief Executive Officer, Prasar Bharati or his/her nominee not below the rank of Deputy Director General
(3) Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of I& B or his/her nominee not below the rank of Deputy Secretary
(4) Chairman, Central Board of Film Certification
(5) Managing Director, National Film Development Corporation
(6) Chief Producer, Films Division, Mumbai
(7) Director, National School of Drama
(8) Director, Indian Institute of Mass Communications
(9) Director, National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune
(10) Director, Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
(11) Director, Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata

In the category of "experts representing the activities of the Central Government”, following persons have been nominated as Members of the FTII Society:

(1) Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture
(2) Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Academy (Leela Samson)
(3) Director General, Doordarshan

In the category of “persons of eminence connected with Films and Television Education, Journalism, Literature, Fine Arts, Dramatics, Performing Arts, Etc.” the following persons have been nominated as members of the FTII Society:

(1) Shiv Kumar Sharma
(2) Ratan Thiyyam
(3) Shazi Zaman
(4) Rajiv Mehrotra
(5) Ms. Rama Vij
(6) Benoy K Behl
(7) Dr. Kiran Seth

In the category of “alumni of FTII”, the following persons have been nominated as members of FTII Society:

(1) Zareena Wahab
(2) Rajkumar Hirani
(3) Raza Murad
(4) Subhash Chandra Sahoo

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