National Institute of Film and Fine Arts
National Institute of Film and Fine Arts (NIFFA), was founded in 1990, by Late Dhiresh Ghosh, former Head of the Department of Direction, FTII, Pune At that time with him there were several eminent personalities from our film industry, like Late Jnanesh Mukherjee, Late Asit Sen, Late Satya Banerjee, Late Jochan Dostida, Late Tarun Kumar, etc. NIFFA is a registered non-profit-making society devoted to career development programs in the film industry and allied fields. Currently, the reigns of NIFFA are in the able hands of a few resourceful and respected personalities from the film and allied industries. They include Bijon Sensarma (President), Samiran Dutta (Principal), Raja Sen (Vice Principal) and, Sudipta Dey (General Secretary).
NIFFA is an affiliated society of the Federation of Film Societies of India and a member of the National Film Archives of India, Pune and hence enjoys all the facilities for the screening of world classics from time to time. These films, in fact, are used as text films and are analyzed in detail by veteran teachers. At present, the Society runs Workshop/courses in a wide range of subjects like acting, direction, Cinematography, non-linear Film editing, Music Direction, etc. The Training programs at NIFFA reserved for its member-only and all senior & experienced member of the Society take part to conduct workshops, seminars, and various classes for the junior member of the Film society. Some times those workshops or classes are conducted by veteran film-makers and artists as well as by former members of academic staff and Diploma holders of FTII, Pune. Special classes, workshops, and seminars are occasionally conducted by eminent celebrities from the Film and Video world. Before getting this facility one should be a member of the society first, after that he/she will get those facilities.