About Goodness Institute of Film and Television
The Goodness Institute of Film and Television, better known as GiFT Cochin, is an educational institute which offers courses in various fields of media, both of the television and film sectors. Managed by the Marymatha province of Vincentian Congregation, the institute is an approved centre of C-DIT and SIDCO under the Government of Kerala.
Infrastructure and facilities
The studio This is a room designed with special acoustics and lighting systems. A professional video camera set on a tripod is provided, as also lapel-attached microphones. A video monitor provides instant video feedback. There is a stage with an attached room for make-up & dressing up.
The editing roomThis room provides state of the art editing facilities & software, including grading & colour correction, the Apple Pro cylinder, Adobe Premiere, output facilities for broadcasting quality, etc.
The audio room Like the studio, it has special acoustic systems with high quality converters & microphones. All aspects related to dubbing, recording, mixing and mastering are worked upon here, with even availability of live sounds. The dubbing area is equipped with high end microphones and a preview screen.
The theatre The campus has its own mini theatre with a 5.1 channel audio surround system and can seat up to 30 people.
Placement CellThe institute offers placement assistance, internships and projects. The requisite work support is also provided after completing the courses. Naturally, placement may not necessarily be guaranteed as the institute makes it clear that it is the student's own talent & skills which would help towards getting work opportunities after successful completion of the course.
AccommodationHostel facilities are also available, though specifics of this are not available at the official website.
- Sound Design & Audio Engineering
- Digital Film making/Direction
- Makeup for the media
- Film/Video Editing
- News Reading
Application processFor any course, you can obtain the prospectus & application form from the Kochi campus. The cost is Rs.500/- for cash payment and Rs.550/- for payment by Demand Draft (DD). Once the application form is submitted with the requisite documents, you will undergo a personal interview. Selected candidates will receive the selection letter within 2 days of the application, after which the course fee has to be paid.
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