Welcome to the
VINSAN ACADEMY OF FILM & MEDIA
Our objective is to cultivate in budding film makers the technical skills to guide them through the ever-changing industry as well as develop a sense of appreciation for cinema.
The Vinsan Academy of Film & Media, an initiative of Vinsan World has been established in response to the growing need for fresh film making talent, qualified to operate across a variety of markets, as well as contribute to the artistic development of film making. In the wake of Goa’s growing popularity as a picturesque destination for film shoots and the recent spurt in Goan films that have received world-wide acclaim, the Academy will serve as platform presenting a focused outlook on film making.
ABOUT VINSAN WORLD
Vinsan World, a two decade old organization with a strong background in the creative and media space, particularly, advertising, events and film production, has driven the initiative of the Vinsan Academy of Film & Media with the objective to cultivate in budding film makers the technical skills to guide them through the ever-changing industry. Vinsan World has executed several film related projects that have received critical reviews and accolades from all over the world.
The Vinsan Academy of Film & Media is established to encourage students to pursue their dream of cinema by presenting them with the opportunity to belong to the film fraternity.
Chairman, Vinsan Academy
The academy will host professional experts from across the country as a part of the visiting faculty.
Ranjan Das – For Screenplay & Script Writing
Ranjan Das is an FTII Alumnus, having specialized in film-editing. He has more than 200 documentaries to his credit. He teaches regularly at private film schools, including Digital Film Academy, Andheri & Whistling Woods International where he is a visiting faculty.
Anant Mahadevan – For Screenwriting
Actor and Director of Hindi and Marathi Films and Indian Television serials. He has also received the National Award for Best Screenplay & Dialogues for the Marathi movie ‘Mee Sindhutai Sapkal’.
Ravi Jadhav – For Film Direction
He is one of the most creative Directors in the Marathi film industry. His debut film ‘Natarang’ as director won the 2009 National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Marathi. His other movies include Timepass, Balak Palak, Banjo & Mitraa.
Gajendra Ahire – For Film Direction
An Internationally critically acclaimed & multi-award Indian Film maker & Screenwriter, with more than 42 movies to his credit to which he has contributed as a Director, story, screenplay, dialogues & lyrics.
Manish Pingle – For Location Sound Recording
A highly qualified Sound Engineer from the prestigious film school of India, FTII, Pune, Manish Pingle has won many accolades performing solos, duets & fusion concerts.
Niraj Voralia – For Editing
An FTII graduate in film editing, Niraj has been working as an editor since 1996. Some of his well known films are Shwaas, Valoo, Vihir and Aurangzeb. He is also a visiting faculty member at FTII, NID and Whistling Woods.
Charudutt Acharya – For Screenplay & Creative Writing
A graduate of FTII, Pune in film direction, he also holds MA in screenwriting from Royal Holloway London, which he took as a Charles Wallace scholar of British Council. He has won the Indian Television Academy award & the Indian Telly award for his work in fiction television.
Girish Wankhede – For Marketing & Funding of Films
Promoter & Distributor of International, National & Regional Films. National Marketing Head of PVR Pictures Ltd & Proprietor of Entity One.
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