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T-Series academy in Nagaland to hunt for talent

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By Our Reporter Updated: Jan 30, 2020 11:50 pm
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T-series Stage Works Academy’s Subhadip Raha, second from left, along with officials, and Nagaland and North Manipur state coordinators during a press conference on January 30 at Hotel Saramati in Dimapur. (EM Images)

Our Reporter
Dimapur, Jan. 30 (EMN):
T-Series Stage Works Academy, an institution of artistry in the field of media education, has made a big announcement that from now on students from Nagaland will not have to wander for exposure: The academy is here to provide world-class facilities to promote talents from the state.

This was announced during a press conference by T-series Stage works Academy representatives on January 30 at the Hotel Saramati in Dimapur.

Addressing the press conference, public relations officer of the academy at Guwahati, Piyush Sharma said T-series is India’s largest music label and production house with up to 35 percent share of the Indian music market.

T-series also has one of the most subscribed YouTube channels with over 125 million. It not only features content in Hindi but other languages. The group ventured into training young talents in media and entertainment through its T-series Stage works Academy in association with the Don Bosco College at Maram of Senapati in Manipur, and has recently forayed into the Northeast region by setting up a T-series academy in Guwahati. Its prime focus is to promote vibrant talents from the Northeast, it was informed.

Sharma said it is located at a prominent location in Guwahati with a roster of courses in singing, acting, modelling and dancing. The academy has been seeing a huge demand by north-eastern students specifically in cinematography, filmmaking, VFX, editing, sound, and script-writing.

To satisfy the demand, the academy has been providing world-class training programmes of international standards with the best technologies and experts from the industry.

Sharma said that for Nagaland and the entire Northeast students will get benefits of special fee structures which are only for the region’s students.

It is one academy in India that is providing all related courses related to filmmaking from under one roof and with an experienced faculty from the mainstream industries.

The academy plans to provide different subjects in different regions across the Northeast in regional languages.

The plan is to train students with best technologies and infrastructure and getting them to associate with their in-house projects. For Nagaland, the plan is to make short films in which students will get the opportunity to work.

Speaking at the press conference Nagaland state coordinator for the academy, Clement Imsong, said T-series is an entertainment giant known not only in India but globally; it is a great opportunity for Naga talents to join the academy and be groomed by the best faculties.

Imsong said it is now right here in Nagaland. It is at 333 Walford, adjacent to the Toyota showroom in Dimapur.

The academy’s CEO Subhadip Raha said it provides the best training methods and give proper emphasis on teaching as it is one of their major TRPs. He said Nagaland’s music is ‘at top and has countless talents.’ He added that the Northeast people will dominate the Indian industry if provided with proper grooming and training opportunities.

When queried about the special fee structure for the Northeast, PRO Piyush Sharma explained that compared to any national or international academy which provides courses like T-series the differences is about 75 percent. The course package is said to range till INR 2.4 lakh at maximum.

He added that they also plan to venture into the remotes places where there is no exposure for talent; they are going to organise talent hunts and groom them and provide them with the academy’s benefit plan as scholarships.

Placement assistance for all the courses will be given by the academy, besides giving opportunities to work in in-house projects for the students after completion of their courses.

When asked about age limit, he informed it to be from 15 to 55 years. Also, due to the high demand from children’s parents they have decided to offer two courses in acting and dancing catering to those below the age of 15 years.

In regard to admission to T-series Stage Works Academy, he informed that they admit thrice in a year which is during February-March, May-June and September-October. Seats are limited, which is 15 to 25 maximum so that the students are  trained properly. 

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By Our Reporter Updated: Jan 30, 2020 11:50:11 pm