Start your journey as a film director with one of the reputed colleges in India. MGM CJMC’s Dept. Of Film Arts offers you a one-year Diploma devoted to practical training in all aspects of Film Direction and equips you with the skills, knowledge. You will get a 360 Degree support to excel in your chosen field. Join our supportive network of film professionals and sharpen your craft in a group within the nurturing environment of Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Aurangabad Campus. Our Diploma Course In Film Direction is the only fully comprehensive course of its kind, where you will learn your skills from practising Film industry experts and be fully engrossed in the production of your own films. We expect our student to leave as a multitalented filmosopher with an extensive showreel and a network of professional contacts. MGM has proven its expertise in last 35 years.

At a Glance
One year study includes:
• 20 hr practical + 10 hr theory, 20 skill development tasks at film studios, shooting locations per week
• Learn from award-winning, practising film makers
• Create reputation with a community of industry experts
• While developing your skills make your own extensive showreel with help of "state-of-the-art" film making facilities.
• Avail facility of Scholarships given by MGM Trust
• Showcase your Short Film (student project) at AIFF (Aurangabad International Film Festival)
• MGM will promote best short films made by the students at world-class film festivals
• World class DVD, Blu rey, eBooks library (along with all required reference books)

N. Chandra

Film critic

Dr. N. Chandra is an Indian producer, writer and director, known for gritty realism, in his early dark and loud films such as Ankush, Pratighaat, Tezaab and Narsimha (1991). Chandra also made the successful but critically scorned Style and its sequel Xcuse Me.

B. Lenin

Film Editor/Director

B. Lenin is an He has so far edited over a hundred films in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films, apart from an English film, Eli My Friend. Lenin has won five National Film Awards, including the awards for Best Direction and Best Editing. He was the chairman of the Film Federation of India of India in 2011.

Chandrakant Kulkarni


Chandrakant Kulkarni is an Indian director. He is known for his works of directing the plays Wada Chirebandi, Dhyanimani, Gandhi Virudh Gandhi and Hamidabaichi Kothi. He has also directed the acclaimed films Bindhaast (1999) and Tukaram (2012). At the 61st National Film Awards, his film Aajcha Divas Majha won the award for Best Feature Film in Marathi.

Shiv Kadam


Shiv has done his Post Graduataion in Theatre and he is a Gold Medalist in BAM University. He is having experience of more than 20 years, so far he has Written and Directed Marathi Feature Films like Aag, Cappuccino, Jawani Zindabad, Wings of Fire. Shiv is a Creative Director of Aurangabad International Film Festival, and he was a Jury at 11th Bangaluru International Film Festival

How to apply

• Register yourself by clicking apply no button for the recent selection workshop.
• Selection Workshop is an activity based selection process. it also consists of apptitude test.
• Applicant is supposee to deposit a fees of Rs. 1000/- at MGM College of Journalism and Mass Communication before the said deadline
• First 40 applications only will be considered for the selection Workshop
• Students selected from the selection workshop will be allowed to take admission in the coming batch
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