• B.A. Acting

    TAKE CENTER STAGE.
    EXCEL.

  • B.A. Film & TV Production

    PERFORM.
    LIGHT UP THE STAGE.

  • M.A. Film & TV Production

    BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT.
    ALWAYS.

  • PG Diploma in Acting

    SHINE ON A
    GLOBAL STAGE.

  • Certificate Course in Acting

    FIND THE
    ACTOR WITHIN.

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About ASFD

The Amity School of Film and Drama (ASFD) offers training in Acting, Screenwriting, Film Producing, Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Design and VFX. The emphasis is on training aspirants to become proficient in all areas of Filmmaking and Acting for all kinds of screens – from Movie Theaters, to Television to the emerging Digital Screens.

The Programs offered are calibrated to create Professionals who can step on to a Film Set straight out of their classroom.

The Curricula and Syllabi are globally benchmarked against the best the World offers. All over the World, best practices are being accepted in the processes and expertise that go in to creating motion pictures since International Collaborations are the need of present times. ASFD, thus, equips students in such global best practices.

All faculty of ASFD are working professionals with years of experience in the field of filmmaking and acting. Such a variety allows students to interact with multiple faculty with diverse expertise and strengths that help students learn from real life experiences as also via diverse industry-aligned Courses under the tutelage of faculty and distinguished Industry Experts.

ASFD is an initiative by Amity Universe, India’s leading education group, with the aim to nurture creative professionals for the media and performing arts industries.

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Amity Education Group

Amity is India’s leading Education group, established over two decades ago.

Today, the Group has grown to 9 campuses spread across 1000 acres and includes nine world-class universities, 25 schools and pre-schools, and 11 international campuses across London, Singapore, Dubai, New York, Mauritius, China, Abu Dhabi, South Africa and Romania. Amity is home to 150,000 students, pursuing over 300 programmes in 60+ diverse disciplines, across pre-schools to Ph.D.

150000

Students

27

Faculty

9

Universities

11

International Campuses

300

Programmes

60

Disciplines

25

Schools & Pre-schools

1200

ACRES OF CAMPUSES

Life at Amity

With its outstanding reputation in other fields of education, Amity University takes pride in its School of Film and Drama, and is committed towards achieving the very highest standards of excellence in all aspects of this liberal art. At ASFD, you will have dedicated tutor-led practical sessions and master classes from industry experts. You can choose from drama, films, martial arts, yoga and sript writing among other fields, and get to learn from the best in the trade. At AFSD, through these programmes, we aim to sharply focus and channel your drive for this art form, and hone and chisel your skills, while pointing you in the right direction for achieving success in the industry.

ASFD takes pride in the high level of personalisation across all programmes that provide training programmes tailored to the specific needs of every student. The ASFD library contains a vast collection of relevant titles and show-reels curated from across the world. These ensure a seamless learning experience that is always within reach. You can actually access the Amity Knowledge Resource Centre from your classrooms, or hostel, or cafeteria, or even your home!

Distinguished Faculty

The Faculty at the Amity School of Film and Drama are trained at the best Film Institutes of India and from around the World. All are working professionals and, between them, have decades of experience in the Film and Television Industry in India and have also worked in International productions. Their premiere education and global experience sets them apart.

Faculty are committed to enhance the ability of each student to be storytellers and chroniclers of their times. Using art, technology and innovation, faculty indoctrinate good work ethics and professionalism in students. Exceptional pedagogy, strong industry connections and participation make the learning experience at ASFD unique.

Faculty at ASFD are all working professionals who keep in touch with Industry to make sure that best practices are passed on to students. Students benefit from multiple faculty members with diverse interests and broad areas of expertise and experience. Thus, student learning at ASFD is primarily experiential.

INFRASTRUCTURE

Film Production Studio

Film Production Studio

Spread over 4,300 sq.ft. with double height for roof mounted light grid specially designed for Film and TV production.

Chroma screen set-up

Chroma screen
set-up

360 degree Chroma screen to teach Chroma key compositing to our students.

Special performance rooms

Special performance rooms

Two mini halls (size 50’x40’) having wooden floor for classes pertaining to dance, acting, action training etc.

A mini Auditorium

A  mini  Auditorium

with a seating capacity of 400 for organising stage shows / practicals.

Two make-up rooms

Two make-up rooms

With full size mirrors, proper seating arrangements and LED bulbs on mirrors.

Green Rooms (Changing Rooms)

Green Rooms
(Changing Rooms)

For male and female performers with built-in wardrobes.

Theatre, Dance and Music Room

Theatre, Dance and
Music Room

Acoustically treated music and dance room for training of students in vocal/instrumental music, Indian classical/ folk/ western dance and theatre.

Industry interaction

Leading Filmmakers and Film and Theater Actors regularly visit ASFD to interact with students, who not only learn from experiences shared by such role models, but also understand the hard work that goes into being successful in their field. Such interactions and recounting of success stories invigorate students, instilling in them the vigor and verve to go out in the real world and prove themselves

Train with Us

B.A. Acting
Duration: 6 semesters (3 years)
This 3-year Program is practice based and aims to create Acting professionals ready for Stage and Screen. While the Curriculum is primarily practical, inputs in various theoretical areas are also given to bolster the learning in studios. The students, thus, understand the context to their performances. Regular interactions with working professionals of Stage and Screen round out the Program. The idea behind this unique Program is for students to discover their calling via individual mentoring.
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 (Any Stream)
Fee Structure: Rs. 85,000/- per semester (Non Sponsored)
Rs. 1,00,000/- per semester (Sponsored)
(Excluding refundable security deposit).
B.A. Film and TV Production
Duration: 3 years
This Program aims to create all round Professionals for the Indian Media and Entertainment Industry – an Industry that is exploding, growing at 3.5 times India’s GDP. All students are trained in various areas of Filmmaking such as Producing, Direction, Cinematography, VFX, Editing and Sound Design. There is a strong focus on Scriptwriting and individual mentoring ensuring each student discovers their own unique voice. The Program is primarily hands-on and aims to train students in the latest technology and filmmaking paradigms, it also imbues in students the Context to their Practice with inputs in Cinema and Theater History, Culture Studies, Indian Arts and related theoretical Courses. The Program is rounded out by Live Projects where students work with Professionals and get ready for the real world.
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2
Fee Structure: 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee 1,06,000
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee 1,59,000
(Excluding refundable security deposit)
M.A. Film and TV Production
Duration:Four Semester (2 years )
This Program is aimed at more mature students who already have a Bachelors Degree and are committed to joining the Media and Entertainment industry. With that in mind, this Program prepares Professionals who can lead teams in the Filmmaking process. The First Semester is a Foundation Course which introduces each student (irrespective of their area of learning in their Bachelors Program) in all areas of Filmmaking. At the end of this Foundation, students are advised to pursue one of the following areas of Specialization:
  • Producing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing and VFX
  • Sound Design
For the rest of the Program – the last three Semesters – students hone skills in these areas to Specialize. On graduation, students will be equipped to lead teams in their area of Specialization.
Eligibility Criteria: Graduate in any discipline
Fee Structure: 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee 1,15,000
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee 1,72,500
(Excluding refundable security deposit)
PG Diploma in Acting
Duration: 2 semesters (1 year)
This Program has been designed for students who have completed their Bachelors Degree and want to investigate a career in Acting. This intense year-long Program will have inputs in Acting methodologies, Voice and Speech and Action and Movement. The immersive Program will prepare participants for work in the areas of Acting, Voicing and also get them ready for further studies in the Performing Arts area if they so choose.
Eligibility Criteria: Graduate in any discipline
Fee Structure: Rs. 85,000/- per semester (Non Sponsored)
Rs. 1,00,000/- per semester (Sponsored)
(Excluding refundable security deposit)

Events

Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra visited Amity for their latest film’s promotion. They also met our Film making and Drama students to answer their questions regarding their work.
Renowned theatre and film actor, Mr. Bhupesh Pandya presented a guest lecture to the ASFD students. He talked about Aesthetics in Indian cinema and theatre.

Contact Us

Address
Amity University, Sector-125,
Noida - 201313 (U.P.)
Tel
0120-2445252, 4713600