Online Entrance Examination for PG Diploma Courses in Film Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Design & Music Production and For Diploma Course Digital Film making.

All applicants will be required to undergo the online examination which will be followed by a personal interview on campus. The dates for the online examination and interview will be communicated in advance to all candidates. Screen Acting students will undergo only Interview and on selection he/she will pay the course fee

Graduates in any discipline may apply (including those awaiting their final year results) for the PG Diploma in Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Design & Music Production. For Diploma in Screen Acting and Digital Filmmaking, students who have completed Higher Secondary/Senior Secondary/Junior College may apply. International students may apply complying with the relevant/ equivalent requirements mentioned above. Where applicable, candidates must complete all arrears before joining LVPA.

Once selected, the student has to pay 1st Semester course fee within 10 days of receiving the admission letter to confirm his/her admission. 1st Semester Fee will be communicated to the student in the admission letter. No Refund for any course registered at LVPA.

Payment has to be done through a demand draft drawn in favour of ‘L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy’, payable at Chennai or through Bank Transfer. Cash payment will not be accepted.


LVPA is designed for a new generation of passionate filmmakers who desire to tell powerful stories through image and sound, and to contribute to the cinematic culture of India and the world. Our programs balance the art and craft of filmmaking to prepare students to become compelling filmmakers as well as skilled technicians. This is achieved through a rigorous curriculum that blends theory, aesthetics and history with structured practical exercises in an immersive and interactive environment. Remaining responsive to new cultural and technological trends in the industry, the Academy continually reviews and updates the curriculum, technologies and facilities when needed.

As a student at LVPA, you will proactively explore challenges in filmmaking with autonomy and collaboration. Your learning will be supported and facilitated with care by our outstanding faculty and complemented by leading industry professionals. We aim for our graduates to develop both their artistic and technical skills with sensitivity, to be united in their ambition for excellence in cinematic storytelling, to create significant cinema.

Santanu Chatterjee
Director of Academics
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