National Film and Television Institute

by Israel Boafo Bansah

The training programme at NAFTI is designed to develop in the students scholarly, creative and professional approach to film making and television production.

National Film and Television Institute Department

  • Film Artistic Department
  • Film Techniques Department
  • Broadcast Journalism Department
  • Multimedia Production Department
  • Production Department

National Film and Television Institute Bachelor Programme Entry Requirements

The general requirements for entry to Level 100 of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree programmes are as follows:

 1.  West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Examinations Category and its equivalents:

  1. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Grade D or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) elective subjects.
  2. West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Grade C6 or better in three (3) core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies) and three (3) elective subjects.
  3. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level

Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject (for non-science students) and an Arts subject for Science students.

National Film and Television Institute Entry Requirements for the Certificate Programmes

A minimum of BECESSSCE WASSCE holders

Programmes Segments

 SEGMENTS ACTIVITY NO OF WEEKS/DURATION CREDIT HOURS
 First Segment Lectures on Generic Specialization 6 Weeks 15
 Second Segment Rotational Exercise 4 Weeks 10
 Third Segment Lectures on Core Specialization 8 Weeks 15
 Fourth Segment Production 1 Week (Pre-Production)  20
 6 Weeks
 Fifth Segment Assessment 1 Week –
 TOTAL 26 WEEKS  60

National Film and Television Institute Entry Requirements for Diploma Programmes

SSSCE Holders:

Five (5) passes (A-D) in three core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) electives.

WASSCE Holders:

Five (5) passes (A1-D7) in three core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) electives.

Applicants with a pass in the NAFTI Certificate programme will be admitted into the second module of the Diploma programme

Programmes’ Segments

 FIRST MODULE
 SEGMENTS ACTIVITY NO OF WEEKS/ DURATION CREDIT HOURS
 First Segment Lectures on Generic  Specialisation 6 Weeks 15
 Second Segment Rotational Exercise 4 Weeks 10
 Third Segment Lectures on Core Specialisation 8 Weeks 15
 Fourth Segment Production/Postproduction 1 Week (Pre-Production) 20
 7 Weeks
 Fifth Segment Assessment 1 Week –
 A TWO –  WEEK BREAK PERIOD
SECOND MODULE
 Sixth Segment Lectures on Theory and Practice 9 Weeks 20
 Seventh Segment Production/Postproduction 1 Week (Pre-production) 30
 5 Weeks
 Eighth Segment Assessment 1 Week –
 Ninth Segment Internship 10 Weeks 30
 TOTAL 52 WEEKS 140

National Film and Television Institute Contact Us

All Correspondence to the Institute must be addressed to:

The Registrar

National Film and Television Institute

Private Mail Bag, General Post Office

Cantonments – Accra

Ghana.

Contact No.:

+233 30 397 4442

+233 30 277 7610

E-Mail: info@nafti.edu.gh

Academic Matters including Admissions, Examinations and Student Affairs:

The Dean of Studies (Academic & Student Affairs)

Contact No.:

+233 20 661 2314

+233 54 490 9045

+233 30 397 5269

+233 30 277 7159

E-Mail: admissions@nafti.edu.gh

Commercial Production and Studio Rentals:

Email: productions@nafti.edu.gh

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