Manipuri Cinema Golden Jubilee: MSFDS to hold 3-day workshop on Film Preservation and Archiving

By FrontierManipur | Published On 27th Mar, 2021, 11:14 GMT+0530

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Interested candidates can join by filling up the application form available for the workshop on www.msfds.org.

TFM Desk

As part of the yearlong Golden Jubilee Celebration of Manipuri Cinema, Manipuri State Film Development Society (MSFDS) is organising a three-day training workshop on Film Preservation and Archiving, to be held from April 10-12, 2021. The purpose of the workshop is towards building a pool of resources for the preservation and restoration of the cinematic heritage of Manipur. 

The first ever training workshop on film archiving and restoration is to be conducted as an initiative of the partnership MSFDS has developed with Film Heritage Foundation, Mumbai, said a release by MSFDS secretary Sunzu Bachaspatimayum.

Shivendra Singh Dungarpur, founder-director of Film Heritage Foundation, Mumbai and his team of experts will conduct the specialised training covering all vital aspects of film preservation – from celluloids to non-film materials like photographic and paper. Dungarpur is an award-winning filmmaker, producer and film archivist. He is also an Executive Committee member of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the release added. 

As the training programme is mostly hands-on training modules, only limited seats are available. Interested candidates can join by filling up the application form available for the workshop on www.msfds.org along with passport photo, resume and a statement of purpose for participation. The last date of online submission is April 3, 2021.

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