NATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION SCHOOL OF UK PLAYS HOST TO AAFT DIRECTOR

The British High Commission in India had facilitated the visit of the director Asian Academy of Film & TV (AAFT) to the govt. of UK supported National Film & Television School (NFTS), Beaconsfield in London, in June last. Mr. Roger Crittenden, director NFTS had detailed discussion with Prof. Sandeep Marwah, director Asian Academy of Film & TV on training of the filmmaker of the new millennium. Mr. Crittenden mentioned during the meeting that the students of the film school should have access to the tools which will provide them with the necessary expertise to enter the film and television industries with confidence. He concurred with Prof. Sandeep Marwah that the students gain key skills mainly through making film and they should be given freedom by the school to make their products extraordinary. The two directors agreed to explore the possibility of exchanging their training material, faculty and students form time to time. The NFTS is a life member of the prestigious Noida Film City based International Film & Television Research Centre. During his historic visit to the National Film & Television School, Prof. Sandeep Marwah formally conferred the life membership of the International Film & Television Club to Mr. Reoger Crittenden in recognition of his outstanding contribution to media education.

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