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Mumbai Film Academy

Mumbai, India

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Bungalow 191, SVP Nagar
Versova Telephone Exchange
Lokhandwala, Andheri West
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053

Tel. +91 9867726767
Email. via the contact form

Are foreign students accepted?

Courses Offered
Diploma (1 Year), Diploma (1 Year), Diploma (2 Years), Under Graduate Degree (Bachelors), Short Beginner Courses, Short Beginner Courses, Short Professional Courses, Short Professional Courses, Other, Other,

Directing (Fiction), Directing (Documentary), Cinematography, Editing, Producing (Film), Producing (Television), Production Design, Production Management, Screenwriting, Script Development, Sound Design, Sound Recording, Visual Effects,

Camera Formats Used
Pro DV (DVCAM/DVCPRO), Pro DV (DVCAM/DVCPRO), HDV, HDV, Pro HD (HDCAM/XDCAM), Pro HD (HDCAM/XDCAM), Arri Alexa, Blackmagic, Film (16mm), Film (16mm), Film (35mm), Film (35mm), Analogue (VHS/SVHS/Hi8), Analogue (VHS/SVHS/Hi8), Other, Other,

Post-Production Systems Used
Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid, Avid, ProTools, ProTools,

Average Age of Equipment
Less than 2 years

Reviews of Mumbai Film Academy

Amal Tripathi Current Student, 19-May-2021
Hi This is Amal Tripathi Student of Mumbai Film Academy, I am Very Much Proud to be the Film Making & Direction Student of Mumbai Film Academy for One Year Diploma Courses, one of The Best Faculties Graduates from FTII & NSD, All Faculties are Highly Experienced from Indian Film Industry, Thanks Mumbai Film Academy, Anil Chorasiya Sir, Ajay Tandon Sir, Khan Sir, Mahesh Patil Sir and Sudhanshu Dubey Sir.
A. R. Das Faculty Member, 11-Nov-2013
I am a FTTI Graduate teaching Film Making & Direction in Mumbai Film Academy.This institute in India has the Best Faculty members from FTII & NSD. The Head of the Academy is himself an experienced Sound Designer having complete knowledge of Film & TV Industry. I am proud to be associated with this Film School.All the Best.
Hesam Kardan Current Student, 05-Nov-2013
This Hesam Kardan from Iran i am student of Mumbai Film Academy learning Film Making & Direction course i would like to say that Mumbai Film Academy is one of the Best Ranking Film School in India.
Priyanka Masurkar Current Student, 27-Jul-2012
I am here for acting course at Mumbai Film Academy where i am getting acting, action, diction ,camera facing, voicing, diction, pilatus, yoga, martial arts, aerobics and many more. thanks to Mumbai Film Academy
Khushwant Current Student, 13-Feb-2012
I thank the faculty & staff for such a wonderful experience as a student of Electronic Music Production. I enjoyed the classes and the vast knowledge of the qualified faculty.
Vikas Current Student, 29-Jul-2011
I have joined Sound Designing Diploma course at Mumbai Film Academy for the current year it is a nice experience in the classes. The entire staff and the faculty members are wonderful, kind and caring as they have provided hostel facility near the academy. Everything here is comfortable and good. I feel this is the most economical film training institute in India.
anuj sharma Current Student, 12-May-2011
i m currently learning editing at mumbai film academy and i m greatfull to the highly qualified faculty who r graduates from FTII and the infrastructure is ultra modern at this institute . i recommends this film school to all the students who are keen to make a future in films and television industry .
Maya Current Student, 04-Mar-2011
I am learnig Acting at Mumbai film Academy and i am happy to say that they have the best faculty who are keen to train students right from the basics to professional level.
Amrita Faculty Member, 20-Nov-2010
I am basically a choreographer having learnt Katthak from Childhood,I am proud to be associated with Mumbai Film Academy as a Staff member because the Academy is very serious in its approach towards Media Education & the Faculty is highly experienced.I recommend this institute to all amateurs & professionals currently working in Film & TV Media.
Madan Current Student, 27-Jul-2010
I have recently joined Mumbai Film Academy in Film Making & Direction and undergoing Foundation Course from NSD & FTII Gradute Facultys.I am very happy to be a student of this institution as i believe this is the most genuine training school in India. I recommend this to genuine media aspirants.
Ashwin Kumar Non-Academic Staff Member, 14-Jun-2010
I am a Television Producer having my own Production House, I am happy to see the consistent growth of Mumbai Film Academy as I know the Director very well and have seen him working Day & Night for the benifit of Students. I wish to Congratulate Mr. Pandey for making MFA No#1 film school in India & 2nd Best in the world as per feedback from students.I am regularly following MFA on Facebook & Tweeter and get regular updates on forthcoming events. KEEP IT UP!
Vaishali Non-Academic Staff Member, 10-Jun-2010
Mumbai Film Academy is having the best Faculty Members from the Film & Television Industry.They are highly qualified & experienced in their domains as they have graduated from premier institutions like FTII, SRFTII & NSD.Those who wish to make a fulltime career in Media & Entertainment should go in for Diploma Courses. Latest updates on Facebook are a boon to students who are almost in touch with the Faculty members 24 X 7. I am happy to be associated with this institution for their sincerety & integrity towards film education.
Devendra Former Student, 03-Jun-2010
I am pleased to join Mumbai Film Academy on Facebook after a gap of 6 years as I had been out of India and lost touch with everybody.The best thing about this institute is the personal family feeling with Management and bonding with Faculty Members.The Sincerety & Integrity of Mumbai Film Academy is still seen in their endeavours. Everytime I login on Facebook I feel I am attending the classes as I get all updates of Shooting & Music Projects. MFA is Indeed #1 in INDIA & 2nd Best in the World.
Sushil Gupta Faculty Member, 10-May-2010
Congrats! Best Film school in India. I have been working with Mumbai Film Academy since 2004 and I am happy to know that currently in 2010 this film school is No.1 in the the List of Top Rated Film Schools from India and stands IInd in the world as per feedback from students. I saw it myself on it up
Neelam Former Student, 05-May-2010
The best film making institute in India today is Mumbai Film Academy.Some of my best training in media was at this academy.Its good that now it is second best film school in the world.Congrats to all the faculty from Film & TV industry.
Kedar Former Student, 26-Apr-2010
Acting in Drama is my passion & i am basically a solo performer. I learnt the tricks of the trade from the expeerienced faculty of Mumbai Film Academy who are basically NSD passouts working in Films & Television in Mumbai.For learning Theatre & Dramatics along with speech, Diction & Voice Modulation,this is the best school.I am proud of its faculty.
Harish Former Student, 25-Apr-2010
Mumbai Film Academy is one of the best institutes for Acting & Dance.I am indebted to this film school for all they have done for me,right from accomodation to complete training & performance.Best wishes always in all ways.
Shobhna Vipul Faculty Member, 05-Apr-2010
Congrats Pandey ji, Sir I am happy to note that Mumabi Film Academy has secured 4th Position in TOP RATED FILM SCHOOLS OF THE WORLD & is the only one in India which has Secured First Position in India, as per students feedback at believe its your Sincerety & Vision that has helped this Film Institute in providing best training in Acting, Dance, Music & Filmcraft...max contribution is from the dedicated FTII & NSD trained Faculty members.Best Wishes for 2010-2011.
Rajeev Sahay Faculty Member, 05-Apr-2010
Congrats Mumbai Film Academy for attaining the status of BEST FILM SCHOOL IN INDIA. I am proud to be associated with it and thank all the Past & present students who have brought glory to this institute.
INDU AHUJA Former Student, 24-Mar-2010
I have completed Voicing & Anchoring Course from this institute and currently Anchoring One Hour Live Show on News 24 on a Regular basis at 9:00 AM.Even after completion of the course, I feel like Re joining & continuing the course as long as ever.Actually I am missing my Faculty members Prashant ji & Brajesh ji very much. I am planning to join Oner Year Diploma Course which covers Electronic nes Gathering alongwith Dubbing, Voicing & Anchoring.All the Best Mumbai Film Academy!!!
Disha Patel Former Student, 11-Mar-2010
I am indebted to the Mumbai Film Academy Faculty. I feel this is is unique and the best Film School in India.I am basically a Director having learnt the Film Making tricks from Sudarshan ji, Khan Saheb & Mahesh V. Patil. Today I am an independent producer of short films & documentaries and making films for International audience.Keep it Up.
Smita Former Student, 25-Feb-2010
My best regards to the best film institute on the planet & that is indeed MUMBAI FILM ACADEMY without any doubt.I have been trained by Mr. F. R Khan in Cinematography & I am a confident Film Maker making Ad Films Corporate Films & Social Awareness Films. I have seen the sincere efforts of the Managing Director for each & every student. Wish you all the Best!!!
Ishita Current Student, 17-Jan-2010
I have joined Voicing & Anchoring Course at Mumbai Film Academy and I m proud to say that I have made the right decision. The faculty is from Film & TV Media and the Course Syllabus is Vast covering each & every aspect of Anchoring Techniques. The best part about this institute is that one of the students of previous batch is currently Anchoring One Hour Live Show on News Television 5 days a week independently....They have the Means ...I mean it.
Shiva Former Student, 21-Dec-2009
Thanks to Rajesh ji for the complete training and guidance in all the aspects of Acting right from Theater to Films. I have practically rehearsed and interacted with my co actors and feel confident enough to perform any time anywhere.Its one of the best institutions for learning Acting ,Dance Music & Voice Modulation.I love this place in the Royal Challenge Campus. Mumbai Film Academy Rocks!
Vijay Faculty Member, 03-Nov-2009
I wish to thank the Directors for providing such a beautiful platform both for aspirants & professionals to learn the Techniques of Film Making alongwith creative faculties in Acting, Dance, Voicing & Music.The best sessions are the actual Studio Sessions for the students where they learn practically each and every aspect in great detail.I recommend this course for all media professionals to brush up their skills.
INDU Current Student, 03-Nov-2009
I am a professional Anchor on Television currently doing Live On Air Shows. I joined this institute recently and was pleasently surprised to see that the faculty training me is a highly renowned and experienced professional anchor doing regular shows on TV having. The Voicing & Anchoring Techniques and tips given by the faculty are instant hits as my show has started gaining popularity and TRPs are soaring high. I have become highly confident and recommend this course to all media professionals who wish to excel in their performance.Thanks Mumbai Film Academy. Keep it up!
chandan Former Student, 21-Oct-2009
the best film institute in mumbai for those who wish make a career in Media & Entertainment.the school is well networked with the professional studio setups & topclass technicians.
Uday Kamat Faculty Member, 14-Oct-2009
I have been associated with Mumbai Film Academy as a Vocal & Instrumental Music Faculty trainining students from Basics to Advance Professional level.I am thankful to the Directors for providing such a beautiful learning ambience to the students for learning Hindustani Classical Music & Film Playback. The Studio Session gives a lot of practical experience to upcoming singers.I am proud to be associated with the Best institution for learning.All the Best.
aaditya Former Student, 27-Aug-2009
I am thankful to Mumbai Film Academy especially Sanjay sir for the best Practical & Theoretical training in Non Linear Editing. Now I can confidently edit both on FCP & Avid as a creative Editor rather than just an operator. I liked the studio ambiance and will surely recommend aspirant editors to learn at this institute as i have enjoyed the editing classes...Aaditya.
Dinesh Former Student, 18-Aug-2009
I was looking for an academy for part time film making course as i dont have a lot of time for learning, I found Mumbai Film Academy the most ideal institute having a flexible course duration & timings as per my convenience and without any compromise in theory or practical training. It is their commitment to train an individual so as to make him perfect in all disciplines of Film Making.I can just say JAI HO... MUMBAI FILM ACADEMY!!!
Preetam Former Student, 04-Aug-2009
Mumbai Film Academy is the Best place to learn Media & Entertainment. Faculty is highly knowledgeble & the training is in actual studios.I learnt Non Linear Editing & presently working in a reputed studio.Thanks. Keep it Up!
sandeep Former Student, 01-Aug-2009
the best part is the counselling session where you are advised not to join Film Media if u r looking at a 9 to 5 job and a regular paypack...i had to prove myself that i am looking beyond the mediocricy of life.
David Current Student, 01-Aug-2009
i have just completed an intensive course in Voicing & Anchoring Techniques from this academy & I am extremely happy at the was much much more than what i had anticipated...i am highly confident after the training and recommend this film school for people looking for professional training.Go Ahead...Just Do It.
Dolly Current Student, 12-Jul-2009
Mumbai Film Academy is one of the best training schools teaching Script & Editing in the professional Studio Setup.Its gr8.
Dushyant Current Student, 21-May-2009
The music classes run by Mumbai Film Academy where training is provided for Hindustani Classical Music,Playback Singing & Instrmental Music is Excellent.The course is designed to guide the students in all the aspects of film Playback music thouroughly thru Practical Classes in Studios.Faculty is really good & knowledgeable...keep it up.
Rajesh Jain Faculty Member, 12-Apr-2009
I am a business associate of Mumbai Film Academy running a franchise in Gujrat.I am happy to be associated with this concern as it is one of the best training centres for those with middle class background having a medium budget and maximum passion for Film making.I am happy that Mumbai Film Academy is extending its Franchise business all over India...If U have Dreams, Mumbai film Academy has the Means.
Vikas Tiwari Former Student, 18-Mar-2009
I have learnt music at this institute & am proud to say that I am confident enough to enter the domain of Playback Singing. I am indebted to the Faculty Members to have groomed me in Basic Classical Music.The promoters of this Academy are thorough professionals having very good contacts in Film Music & Television Media. I found the school to be very economical and good for middle class people like me.
Amit Singh Current Student, 17-Mar-2009
I have just joined Mumbai Music Academy and I am happy to say its worth every paisa.The content provided by the faculty is really unique.Its a wholesome class covering all the aspects of learning in a practical way...I didnt expect it to be so good..Thanks to the counsellor.
wahid sayyad Current Student, 12-Mar-2009
I am currently learning the Techniques of acting at Mumbai film Academy and I am highly confident regarding my future as an actor.I recommend this academy for the sincere and hard working aspirants of film & TV media.Keep it Up!
Avinav Former Student, 03-Mar-2009
I have compared a lot of Film schools running in the city and as per their benifits available to the students & I have found Mumbai Film Academy to be the best. Its genuine, economical and most comfortable place to learn.I recommend this only to genuine students looking for a career in Film & TV media.
Sonu Current Student, 06-Feb-2009
I love Mumbai Film Academy just for sake of its passionate approach towards teaching and the professional atmosphere in the classes.We love the faculty members who are true to their profession and are fully dedicated in training the students so that they reach their desired goals.
Samrat Former Student, 16-Jan-2009
The acting classes are the best at Mumbai Film Academy with an array of Faculty members from all walks of Film Industry guiding the students for a long & steady future in the business of Acting...I am indebted indeed for the introduction to people in the industry where i am confidently moving ahead step by step.
Dilshad Non-Academic Staff Member, 02-Dec-2008
I have been associated with this institute on & off regarding the outdoor shooting & practicals.Mumbai Film Academy Practicals are basically full fledge shoots with all the departments involved in the production.Its a family atmosphere with complete discipline.Small small details are worked out beforehand & there is complete involvement....I mean...they have the Means.
Devyani Former Student, 01-Dec-2008
I rate this institute as excellent due to the highly cooperative nature of the head of the institute.Being in Film & TV media he has a very good network with the professionals in the media.The events organised by the Academy prove the goodwill & presence of top Producers & Directors at the Functions are a great boon to students.Mumbai Film Academy is the best Academy for Film Training in Mumbai.
Deepika Former Student, 10-Nov-2008
The customized courses at Mumbai Film Academy is the best thing to happen as I am a professional & had little time to persue my long cherished desire of learning Sound Recording,Dubbing, Mixing,Editing etc on Digital Audio Workstation.I wanted to learn Nuendo & Pro Tools & work at my own pace & place but I cud not match regular classes as per their schedule.I am happy to write a comment over here as I have completed the Certificate Course within 4 months at my own convenience.I got 100% practical training and feel confident enough.Even though my course is complete I am still in regular touch with the Faculty members...dreams are indeed meant to be realized.
Bansari Former Student, 02-Nov-2008
I have learnt acting and dance from mumbai film academy & i find myself very comfortable facing the daily auditions, screentests and the various peoplefrom media....I think this trainig school equips the student to face the Film & TV World armed with all the Skills & Techniques required to be a successful actor.Thanks for providing me my first break as a brakes in life thereafter.
VANISHRI Former Student, 30-Oct-2008
Dear Friends I invested a lot of money making TV Serials & Short Films and at the end of it felt cheated by the people in Media..i lost lot of money & valuable time alongwith my was all my fault.I hadnt learnt the tricks of the trade.Luckily I found Mumbai Film Academy on the net.I contacted them & asked for guidance.They advised me to go for Film Making & Direction Course.I joined the course just by paying 1percent of the amount which i had lost in learning thru the hardknocks.I completed the course successfully & today I am proud to say I have my own Production House & my serials are running successfully On Air.If We have Dreams...they Really have the Means...Thanks to all the Faculty members of Mumbai Film Academy.
Avinav Former Student, 06-Oct-2008
I have learnt Film & TV Direction from this institute & feel confident enough to take on any subject for a movie.Right now I am planning my own film...thanks to Mumbai film Academy.
Jigar Former Student, 05-Aug-2008
The best thing about this institute is the flexibility & customization of classes.when I got admission after a personal interview at the Mumbai Film Academy, I started attending classes regularly...then suddenly I got a call for admission to my BMM classes.I spoke to the management & narrated my problem, they advised me to give first priority to my Bachelors degree & customized my classes in such a flexible way that I could complete my Certificate Course....I heard now customized classes have become vey popular........Thanx.
Shraddha Former Student, 09-Jun-2008
Mumbai Film Academy is an institution run by the professionals from the Film & Television Industry who are currently involved in production of Film & TV Serials.The classes are flexible as per the convenience of Students & faculty members. I am associated with this institute since last six months as staff member.
Mahesh V Patil Faculty Member, 18-Feb-2008
Its a different Academy.After getting training from this academy passed out students are working directly in professional media.In a short span of time students are exposed to the real professional world of media.I recommend very strongly for those who are interested in making their career should undergo this training. Mahesh Patil (NSD Passed out Director 1991)
Purushottam Current Student, 15-Feb-2008
I have just registred for Performance Oriented Theatre Acting Course & I am offered the assignment of Backstage Management for which I am getting trained.The performance is at Kalaghoda & I will play the lead role after three months of further training. I liked the fees structure & payment facilities given to students.This academy also teaches Music & Dance to students enrolled for One Year Diploma Course in Acting. Best Wishes.
Harender Singh Current Student, 14-Feb-2008
I am working for a reputed TV channel and started singing as a hobby.Later on the behest of some friends I joined this academy for learning Music.In the last six months while learning I realised that I have really started singing better as per the appreciation by professional singers.Today I am serious about Hindustani Classical Music and have started understanding the various Ragas.I am highly indebted to the Faculty & the management for providing me a platform for Performance. I have performed at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hall, ISKCON Auditorium & preparing for a solo performance at Bhaidas Hall. I have also recorded some songs in the Practical Session in actual recording studio. I find this music school as the best place for learning Techniques of Playback Singing....I have miles to go to reach the pinnacle of success.
Rajesh Tiwari Faculty Member, 13-Feb-2008
Mumbai Film Academy is the only Acting School which provides complete education to students for practical performance, be it Stage, Television or Films.Students are also trained in Voice Modulation, Dialogue Delivery, Singing, Western & Filmy Dances.I am a Graduate from National School of Drama & have trained a number of students at Shriram Centre who are currently working in Film & TV Industry. I am proud to be associated with highly experienced & qualified Faculty from FTII.The people running the show are professionals from media having a strong foothold in this domain since last 20 years. I also believe that this is one of the best & most economical institutes in Mumbai.
Barun Former Student, 04-Feb-2008
I am thankful to the Academy for providing me with excellent training in Voicing & Anchoring Techniques. Initially I could not speak out my thoughts in any language. I was very nervous with people around me but today I am a highly confident person making programs for Radio & lending my own Voice like a Professional Radio Jockey.I reccomend Mumbai Film Academy for those who are serious about their career in Media not as a Hobby but as Professional Performers.They have a strong network in the Radio, Film & Television Industry.
F.R. Khan Faculty Member, 01-Feb-2008
My name is F.R. Khan & I am associated with this Academy since its inception in the Year 2003. I am happy to state that Mumbai Film Academy is indeed the right place to learn Film Making & Direction because the people running the show are really from the Film & Television fraternity having more than 20 years of experience & most of them are my alumini from FTII. The Academy also has an entire array of Qualified professionals from NSD.They are well connected to the stalwarts of the Film Industry. Indeed If U have the Dreams....they have the Means. F. R. Khan ....Faculty Member.
Dr. Roheni Former Student, 04-Jan-2008
Dear Friends This academy has the real professionals from FTII, NSD & Mumbai Film Industry.They are well connected with TV Channels & production Houses....Indeed if We have Dreams, They have The Means. Regards Roheni
Shobhna Current Student, 13-Dec-2007
I am basically a Creative Film Maker having my own production house.I have good network in media so I started my own production house.I made a lot of TV Serials & Pilots for Various channels without learning the necessary skills required to make serials & movies.I lost lot of money learning things the hardway.After this I joined Film Making & Direction Course at Mumbai Film Academy. I found it to be the best institute as per the qualified faculty members & real professionals.I liked the practical approach regarding the fees & instalment facility provided.Its like a family atmosphere.
shashwat Current Student, 21-Apr-2007
I am taking a course in Film Making & Direction at this film school called Mumbai Film Academy.They have got professional faculty who are indeed Full time Cinematographers making movies or Directing serials & Films.They are well versed with the practical aspects of Film Making.I am highly impressed by their concept called SCRATCH TO SCREEN where in even a fresher like me got a first hand experience of all the aspects of Film Making including Set Design, Costumes, Location alongwith Concept, Story board & Sceenplay Dialogues. I hope they continue this with the same economical fees structure they have. Shashwat
raj Former Student, 06-Apr-2007
I have found that Mumbai Academy has the best faculty from FTII & NSD. They are highly qualified & experienced in the Film Media & train the students as per the current scenario. Raj
SATISH Former Student, 23-Aug-2006
I personally believethat Mumbai Academy is the most genuine and economical film teaching schools in Mumbai.All the faculty is professional and they know their job. Swasti Former Student

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