Mr. Brijendra Pal Singh will be the new President of the FTII Society and Chairman of FTII Governing Council. Shri B.P. Singh’s tenure will be for the remaining period of block of 3 years starting from 04.03.2017 as per the provisions of Rule 6(1) of the Rules of FTII, Pune.
BP Singh has earned repute as Producer- Director of popular TV serial CID which recently completed a record 21 years unbroken run on SONY TV.
In 2004 he made it to the Limca Book of Records for taking a single continuous shot of 111 minutes to mark the completion of six years of CID.
As former Chairperson of FTII Academic Council (2014-2017) and current Vice Chairman of FTII Governing Council Shri Singh is fully conversant with all issues of the Institute.
It is his vision that launched FTII's countrywide film education outreach initiative SKIFT (Skilling India in Film and Television) in May 2017 which saw nearly 120 short courses conducted in over 24 cities and towns across India touching nearly 5000 learners so far.