Regular Courses

Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy (BOFTA) offers Diploma courses in Film Technology (DFT) in four specializations viz. Screenplay Writing and Direction, Cinematography, Acting and Editing. Each course is a 12 months study with two terms of six months each.

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WEEK-END COURSES

BOFTA currently offers Week-end Courses (conducted on Saturday and Sunday, full time) on Cinematography and Screenplay Writing and Direction to meet the demand of working professionals, businessmen and students. These courses are offered once in a year.

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ONLINE, REAL TIME COURSE

BOFTA offers India's First and Only Real Time and Live Online course in Screenplay Writing and Direction. The first batch commenced in April 2016 is progressing very well and the students were highly satisfied with our teaching via online. The next Online batch is scheduled to begin in April 2017.

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Short Term course

BOFTA offers a short term week-end Digital Film Making course, which will be for 12 weekends, commencing April 2017. Hands on Training will be provided on Story, Screenplay writing, Introduction to Cameras, Lensing & Lighting, Practical on Editing (Dubbing, Sound Effects & Mixing) and Filmmaking.

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What’s New
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National Award winner for Best Critic says he didn’t expect the a ...

07-April-2017

Dhananjayan Govind has bagged the National Award for Best Critic at the 64th National Awards.

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Interaction with Team Maanagaram

24-March-2017

Director Lokesh Kanagaraj and Producer S.R. Prabhu of the latest sleeper hit movie 'Maanagaram'

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Master Class with Director Arivazhagan

10-March-2017

Master class with Director Arivazhagan of recent hit film Kuttram 23.

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New batch commences

27-January-2017

New batch of screenplay writing & direction (week-end) commences in february 2017.

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Admissions open

26-January-2017

Admissions for regular batches commencing in july 2017 for all the courses has commenced.

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BOFTA students Short Films at Chennai International Film Festival

10-January-2017

The short films of BOFTA students were screened at Chennai International Film Festival on 10th Jan..

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The successful completion of one year!

14-September-2016

Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy (BOFTA), the popular film institute in Chennai suburbs, has

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BOFTA Film Institute celebrates its First Year Convocation on Teach ...

07-September-2016

September 7, 2016: BOFTA (Blue Ocean Film & Television Academy), based at Chennai has emerged as

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BOFTA is officially launched today (4th March 2015) by the Legends ...

04-March-2016

BOFTA is officially launched today (4th March 2015) by the Legends of Tamil Cinema Blue Ocean Film

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Become a filmmaker! Learn from the masters, staying at home!

03-February-2016

Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy (BOFTA), in association with behindwoods.com has come up with

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BOFTACOURSES
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6 months Course

Film Production Management

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Mr.G. Dhananjayan

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12 months Course

Acting for Films

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Mr.Nasser

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12 months Course

Screenplay Writting & Direction

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Mr.J.Mahendran / K. Bhagyaraj

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12 months Course

Digital Film Editing

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Mr.B. Lenin

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12 months Course

Digital Cinematography

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Mr.B.Kannan

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To learn directly from the Masters of Film Industry is the biggest advantage at BOFTA.
Access to World Cinema, Best Films and Best literature on Cinema.
Hands-on
live experiences.
MASTER CLASSES
FACULTY / MASTERS

BOFTA brings the renowned professionals from the film industry to teach you directly.

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Students Short Films

Presenting the masterpiece short films done by BOFTA students.

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Students Testimonials

Great academy to learn the art of film making. One of its kind. I am fortunate to be a par...

M. Manikanda Prabhu

Cinematography Student (2015 Batch)

Whatever you would learn working as an Assistant for 10 years, you get to learn through th...

B. Aravind

Direction Student (2015 Batch)

Learn skills from the best at BOFTA …...

M. Maheendar

Acting

BOFTA – where dreams come true…...

JayCharan

Acting

Learn the craft of filmmaking, from the Masters who spellbound you with their finesse in c...

Vijay Venkatesh

Weekend Direction Student (2015 Batch)

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