Biju Patnaik Film & Television Institute of Orissa
Government of Odisha has established an autonomous Institute in the name and style
of Biju Pattnaik Film & Television Institute of Orissa (BPFTIO) under World Bank
assisted scheme to meet the emerging demand of well trained technical manpower in
the field of television network and film production activities. Situated on the
bank of river Mahanadi, BPFTIO occupies an independent space in the sprawling campus
of Bhubanananda Orissa School of Engineering (BOSE), Cuttack the oldest Engineering
School of the State. Funded by Government of Odisha, Department of Employment and
Technical Education & Training, the institute offers diploma courses in 3 disciplines
such as Cinematography, Sound & Tv. Engineering and Film & Video Editing.
BPFTIO has some of the most advanced and sophisticated equipments in the Eastern
Region and all the three disciplines are managed by experienced faculties. Fourteen
batches of students in Cinematography, Eleven batches both in Sound & TV. Engineering
and Film & Video Editing have successfully completed their course till date. Almost
all the diploma holders of the institute have found gainful employment in Government
and Private sector,Media channels,Television & Film industry .