FROM THE FOUNDER'S DESK
Innovative Film Academy is the vision of Mr. Saravana Prasad, Promoter of Bangalore based Innovative Group which is primarily engaged in Film, Leisure & Entertainment business. Being a fore thinker & daring by nature, he has always tried to identify future needs of the entertainment industry and ventured into virgin grounds.
➢ His flagship project "Innovative Multiplex", being the first Multiplex in South India, exposed the huge demand for Multiplexes in the year 2003.
➢ Apart from film exhibition business, Innovative takes the pride of establishing first of its kind tourism destination in India "Innovative Film City" at Bangalore, operational since past 9 years with close to a million visitors per annum. Harbingers of "Touch& Feel" entertainment, the Group established "Live entertainment" experiences such as a "Kabali Walk thru", "Super Minute Gaming","Bigg Boss" Stay & Play etc. giving an opportunity to every Indian to experience and enjoy world-class entertainment at affordable prices.
➢ Not ignoring the rampantly growing regional film industry & its demand for sophisticated, state-of-art Studios & production infrastructure, Innovative Film City houses and offers superior world-class Studio infrastructure for film & content production which includes -
- Four Air-conditioned Studio floors
- Contemporary post production facilities
- Digital Mt processes
- Special effects Studio
- Sound re-recording, mixing & Dubbing Studio
- Editing Suite & Color Correction Bay
- Indoor Amphitheater
- In-house Set Designing
- Fabrication & Carpentry Workshop
- Props Warehouse & Costume Design Studio
- Preview Theaters
- Hotel Accommodation
- Celebrity Villas
- Dormitory Stay
- Food Canteen & Restaurants
- Plug-in Production Offices
- State of art Production equipment
- On Location Technical Crew
- Outdoor shooting locations /sets at Innovative Film City.
➢ His desire & accomplishments do not end here. Currently, the Group has set its path in the field of Academics by commencing the first Filmmaking Institute in India, which gives endless exposure & hands-on experience with Live production for itsstudents.
➢ Innovative Film Academy believes in Doing is Learning.
➢ IFA is affiliated to Bangalore University hence all the courses are recognized and certified by Bangalore University.
➢ Two decades of experience and presence in the film industry by way of exhibition, distribution, production and entertainment, Innovative Group has countless associations with leading Production & Media houses such as Endemol India, Viacom 18, Zee Entertainment, Star Suvarna, Pixel Pictures, Golden Amber, Rockline Productions, V-Creations, etc. In the past one decade, more than 500 films have been shot at Innovative film City and famous Reality Shows such as Bigg Boss, Dancing Star, Super Minute, Suvarna Awards, Anubandha Awards,Colors Super Channel Launch, Saregama Zee, Star Super Singer, Star Parivaar Awards, Fiction Shows, etc. have been produced & hosted inthe Innovative Campus. Boasting of these countless associations, IFA is all equipped to provide in-house internships, On-campus training in Live Production projects and guaranteed placement opportunities to its students.
➢ IFA features matchless equipment & technology to train its students to adapt to ever-changing demands & innovative technologies of film and content production industry.
➢ Most distinguishing feature of IFA is its networking platform — Innovative International Film Festival, annual event which invites International, national & regional filmmakers from worldwide for three days of extensive interactions, trade show, movie screenings, panel discussions, award ceremonies, etc. Hence, amateur filmmakers at IFA, get endless opportunities to present their talent and interact with the industry veterans.
➢ Mr. Saravana Prasad, the Main Promoter & Chairman of the Innovative Group of companies, a visionary leader & a powerhouse of tremendous ideas & concepts, is assisted by a team of dynamic professionals, which is headed by its enterprising Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Upasana Mittal. The Group currently provides direct & indirect employment to more than 1000 people. Loaded with necessary resources & immense experience in the field of film & Entertainment, they are looking forward to create a niche' for the organization in the field of film-education