T-Series to launch talent hunt programme in Northeast
Imphal, Feb. 4 (EMN): T-Series, India’s largest music label and production house, is making all-out effort to launch a talent hunt programme in the Northeast to hone the talents in performing arts and make world-class feature films.
The talent hunt will be launched on acting, singing and modelling across the region starting from Assam, followed by Nagaland and Manipur.
This was conveyed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Subadeep Shah of the newly opened T-Series film academy and PRO Piyush Sharma of T-Series stage works, Guwahati while announcing various courses on performing arts at their academy during a press conference in Imphal on Tuesday.
“Even if you have good actors or directors you may not get the required results unless you’ve good equipment. So the language will not be a barrier if you are well equipped (for it),” says CEO Subadeep. “We’re investing a lot of things to enhance the required results.”
Informing about the film academy, Subadeep said that the T-Series has further ventured into training the young talents in media and entertainment through its T-Series Academy in association with Don Bosco College Maram in Manipur’s Senapati district.
The courses offered at the T-Series stage works, Guwahati includes sound designing, VFX, graphics and animation,7.1 movie sound mixing etc apart from acting, modelling, singing, he said adding that Manipur and northeast students will get the benefit of special fee structure.
On the other PRO Piyush informed that T-Series which has a 35 per cent share of the Indian music market will also provide scholarship to the winners of the upcoming talent hunt which is scheduled to hold its grand finale this year-end.
Renowned cameraman and former president of film forum Manipur L Surjakanta who took part in the day’s interaction also expressed the need to upgrade the various forms of technologies used in the film making as the generation is passing through a digital era.
Sharing a similar feeling, popular actor Soma Laishram said the opening of the T-Series stage works academy in the region would certainly provide a better platform for the performing arts talents of the state.