Advisors and Board of Studies
- Kiran Shantaram
- B. Lenin
- Mahesh Aney
- Yatin Karyekar
- Vishwajeet Joshi
- Ankushrao Kadam,
- Rekha Shelke, Dean
- Shiv Kadam, HOD of Film Arts
- Prof. Ashish Gadekar – Ex-Officio Member
- Shivdarshan Kadam – Internal Member
- Ashok Rane – External Expert
- Subhrato Roy – External Expert
- Ajit Dalvi – External Expert
- Chandrkant Kulkarni – External Expert
- Ganesh Chandanshive – Industrial Experts
- Mustajeeb Khan – External Expert
- Tanveer Ahemad – Internal Member
- Jayprad Desai -External Expert
Mentors & Faculties
Most successful Director, Editor and Writer from Hindi Feature Film Industry. He has Directed Feature Films Like Tezab, Ankush, Yugandhar among many others. Ankush is known as a Film which has broken the walls between parallel cinema and commercial cinema. He has received several National and International Awards.
Renowned Film Maker & Editor, Received 5 National Awards till date. Edited Films of legendary Film Makers like Mani Ratnam, P. Sheshadri, etc. He is regularly visiting the Institute and is a respected International Film Festival as Jury across the globe. He is known for his fabulous musical séance in editing.
A Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) graduate with specialization in cinematography, Mahesh Aney has shot more than a thousand commercials including some award-winning films for Pepsi, Kellogg’s, Tata Steel, Feviquik and Maggie noodles.
A Marathi theatre and film director, script-writer and actor known for his works of directing the plays Wada Chirebandi, Dhyanimani, Gandhi Virudh Gandhi and most recently the remake of Hamida Baichi Kothi. He has also directed the acclaimed films like Bindhaast and Tukaram.
A veteran Indian actor in the Bollywood film industry. He was also part of long running television serial Shanti. He appeared in the role of Aurangzeb in popular Marathi serial Raja Shivchhatrapati. He has played memorable characters in Films like Munnabhai M.B.B.S., Qayamat se Qayamat tak, Bajirao Mastani etc.
A Marathi and Hindi film Art Director has done GD Arts painting in Pune. Owner of studio name as ‘Sandeep Inamke studio’ and have art property house. He has contributed in 50 feature films as art director like Khwada, Punha Gondhal Punha Mujra, Mi Pan Sachin, 66 Sadashiv, Night School, Cappuccino.
A Marathi film composer duo consisting of Avinash and Vishwajeet Joshi. They have written the scores for films such as Sanngto Aika…!, Popat, Premachi Goshta, Badam Rani Gulam Chor, Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai. Singham Avinash–Vishwajeet is their professional name and appears on the covers of their music CDs and DVDs.
A Post Graduate in Fine Arts, he has done the VFX Supervision of more than 50 Feature Fiilms from several languages of India. He is known for his artistic input in the most critical and technical aspects of VFX and Animation.
Atisha Naik is an Indian film actress has been in the field of acting since she was 8 years old when she made her debut in a Marathi play Good Bye Doctor. She made her film debut with Mahesh Manjrekar’s Hindi film Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye. Recently, she played an important role of a lady Sarpanch in national awardwinning film Deool.
A film graduate from New York, with a master degree in directing fiction: Jayprad has made several commercials and short films. He made his feature debut with his multiple award- winning Marathi Feature NAGRIK. Winner of 5 Maharashtra state awards.
A trained Classical Singer, she has bagged several awards at International Musical competitions. Maithili has given her voice to Songs composed by leading Composers.
Jaee Kadam has done Post Graduate Diploma in Cinematography. She is working in the Direction of Photography Department from last fifteen years as Gaffer, Operative Cameraman. She has Contributed in feature films like Aag and Cappuccino.
Shiv is a Gold Medalist of Dramatics from Dr. BAM University. Shiv is a writer, director and lyricist. He wrote & directed Cappuccino (feature, Marathi), Wings of Fire (feature, Marathi, loosely based on book by Hon. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam) Jawani Zindabad (feature, Marathi). He has just finished his latest feature film in Marathi titled Sargam with Girish Karnad in the lead role. He has contributed in National Award Winner Marathi feature Dhag as lyricist. He was a Jury for 11th Bangluru International Film Festival. He has written columns about Cinema in leading newspapers like Maharashtra Times, Divya Marathi. Shiv is a Creative Director of Aurangabad International Film Festival.