DPIFS has the industry-ready infrastructure that gives you a real experience of how filmmaking happens.
Real education lies outside the classroom and hence we focus more on practical workshops.
Enabling creative expression and readiness for the film industry with a tech-equipped campus.
Fostering a united student community that enhances academic excellence and the university's unique character.
Adishakti Laboratory for Theatre Art Research, located close to Pondicherry, India, is a cutting-edge theatre research and repertory company. DPIFS in collaboration with Adishakti aims to offer upgraded workshops and events for artists to explore the deep ocean of films on another level.
30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944
He was a pioneering Indian Filmmaker, hailed as the “Father of Indian cinema”. His debut film, Raja Harishchandra, released in 1913, was India’s first full-length feature film. Over 19 years, he directed 95 feature films and 27 short films. The most prestigious Award; Dadasaheb Phalke Award says everything about his contribution.
Following his vision, MIT-WPU’s DPIFS offers practical & hands-on experience in every sector of films; acting, directing, music, cinematography, etc. Our dream is to train young India to build promising careers in the highest-grossing industries- Cinema, OTT, Digital Media, etc. Everybody is an Artist; Spot Boy to Lead Actor and we let you explore the world of Cinema!
Year 1910 - 1912
Films; a Strong Education Stream Filmmaking, Acting, Dancing, Directing, and even Producing can be successful careers if trained well. Breaking the stereotypes, we have designed this exclusive Undergraduate Degree Course in Filmmaking where real learning happens that makes ‘You’ industry-ready. 'Out Of The Classroom Study' is what we are known for.
Learn In-Demand Skills! Get ready for the real & international filmmaking industry standards! DPIFS stands firm due to the main pillars that have earned great recognition in the industry enabling you to explore Actual Work through umpteen practical experiences. Level up with actual work and practical know-how!
Got Inherent Artistic Talent? Join us! We're all about celebrating the Magic of Art at DPIFS! Language is never a barrier here, as we're all about quality education that fuels your creative fire. Whether you're into acting, directing, music, or any other artistic pursuit, we'll dive deep into the ocean of skills to help you level up and thrive as an artist! Join us on this epic journey of self-enrichment!
Founder of MAEER's MIT
Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, the visionary founder of MAEER's MIT, established the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT-WPU) in 1983, promoting 'Value-based Universal Education' for students' holistic growth. He was awarded the UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Democracy, Peace, and Tolerance in 1998.
A graduate in engineering, a postgraduate in management from Cardiff U.K, and an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, USA. Shri. Rahul Karad is committed to empowering the nation through empowering its youth to reach their true potential via holistic and value-based education.
Dr. R. M. Chitnis is associated with the noble field of education for more than 3 decades and has contributed significantly to every organisation’s growth that he worked for. He has been a pioneer of various important activities at MIT WPU like International Summer Schools, the Business Simulation Programme for management students, intercollegiate festivals such as Enthusia and Sports Fiesta, and Short-term Certificate Courses like Business English to name a few.
Mr. Ganesh. B. Pokale has a comprehensive understanding of the nuances of higher education and is skilled in academic administration. His interest areas are outcome-based education, process design & development, process excellence, academic credit, learning technology, and assessments to address high-order learning skills. He has also been instrumental in designing and implementing university ERP and learning management systems for academic quality assurance. He is an alumnus of COEP (College of Engineering Pune) and has a versatile experience in both academia and industry. His exposure to the international environment has further reformed his understanding of global best practices, trends, and technologies. Currently, he serves as the Registrar at MIT-World Peace University. He has a strong focus on service orientation while being a technology drive administrator.
Mentor & Creative Director
Advisor Director, Screenwriter and Documentary filmmaker
Chief Advisor Theatre veteran & former Director, National School of Drama
Advisor Music Director of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘LSD’. ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’
Celebrity Voice Therapist Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist. (Top Speech Pathologists of India)
Dr. Prakash holds a PhD degree in the area of Film Studies from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He also earned his BA (Hons.) & MA in Mass Communication from BHU, specializing in Television, Radio & Films
With a PhD in Cultural Studies from the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, she has extensive experience in the media industry. Indian Cinema, Film Studies, Gender and Cinema, Regional Cinema are her research areas
MIT-WPU has been closely associated with Indian cinema. MIT-WPU has not only witnessed but also accredited some amazing work that inspires other artists. The age-old connection has motivated us to do something concrete for the artists & actual filmmakers. Hence, our dream is to create artists who do not follow but stand next to the ‘stars’.