Blue Ocean Film & Television Academy (BOFTA) is a Chennai based reputed film institute, formed to teach and train the students the crafts of acting, screenplay writing and direction, cinematography, film editing and film production management. BOFTA is managed and run by reputed professionals with over 25 years of experience in the Film industry.
Unlike other film institutes, where film industry professionals visit them as guest lecturers once in a while, at BOFTA, well known and reputed Masters from the film industry form an integral part of the faculty. Our students learn the various nuances of filmmaking from the Masters of the industry directly and in person thereby gaining an invaluable learning experience.
BOFTA offers a rare combination of legends and experts from the film industry joining hands to teach under one umbrella. BOFTA's objective is to enable the students to learn, enhance and display their creativity, so that they get the right opportunities in the media and film industry. BOFTA's culture of learning with fun ensures that the best creativity and talent from students emerge in an easy and free atmosphere.
BOFTA is the Only Film Institute in India to offer a real time and live Online course in Screenplay Writing and Direction, thus becoming a pioneer in education.
BOFTA is established with a clear vision to offer career oriented courses using latest technology and knowledge so that the students graduating from the Academy are ready to be employed by the film industry. Most courses are designed and developed with the focus on practical learning from the Masters and are updated, keeping in mind the current technological, social, cultural and economic changes.
|Area of Focus||Other Film Schools in South||BOFTA|
|Faculty / Talent to train||Academicians||Masters From the Film Industry Teaching Students|
|Interaction with film industry & exposure||Once in a while & limited exposure to top talent||Every day with the top talent in all areas|
|Curriculum||Theory based with limited focus on practical||Current with more Focus on Practical + Latest Knowledge|
|Courses||Limited||Entire spectrum of filmmaking including an Online course.|
|Academy Infrastructure||Basic||World Class Infrastructure with High-end Facilities|
|Outcome||Educated Manpower||Ready to be employed|
|Placement to Students||Limited opportunities due to lack of association with top talent & Production houses||Opportunities from leading producers, filmmakers and serves as a big platform to get associated with top talent immediately|
|Course fee||Equivalent / lower than other private film schools.|