School and Facilitates
Actor Prepares offers all necessary facilities to students. The Film Industry Welfare Trust and host of members of the film industry support the film school. These members include:
- Yash Chopra
- Mahesh Bhatt
- Dolly Thakore
- Naseeruddin Shah
- David Dhawan
- Waheeda Rehman
- Farah Khan
- Satish Kaushik
- Amal Allana
- Govind Nihalani
- Akshaye Khanna
- Irfan Khan
- Boman Irani
- Deepak Nayyar
- Gurinder Chadha
Actor Prepares is situated in the suburbs of Juhu in the Film Industry Welfare Trust building. The institute building has two floors. Banking, laundry, public transport, recreation and other facilities are in near proximity to the film school.
The film school has two studios. These studios are fully equipped with all necessary things. Students execute their practical exercises there.
The film school has a good library. The library comprises of an array of books and journals. It also has good materials required for study and reference for filmmaking. The library department keeps the collection of books updated by means of purchasing new books, magazines, journals, etc. The library has ample collection of books including videos, films, DVDs and recorded music which are very useful in practical exercises.
The film school has good pantry, which equips students and staff with lunch and refreshments. The expert nutritionists carefully designed menu, which fulfill the nutritional standard.
Yashraj Jadhav (Dean - Mumbai)
He completed graduation from the National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi in 1995. He specialized in acting. Yashraj Jadhav has been associated with teaching and training in theatre for years. Previously, he conducted theatre workshops, directing plays, designing plays. Yashraj Jadhav's area of specialization is modern, post-modern and traditional aspects of acting.
Mita completed graduation from the National School of Drama (NSD) Delhi and post-graduation in Literature from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She has been associated with teaching for many years. Mita Vashisht is a visiting faculty of various renowned theatre, design and film institutes in India.
Mita Vashisht conducted theatre workshops in the UK (Leicester, London Birmingham). She also conducted workshops in Damascus. She teaches and guides students on various aspects of filmmaking including film direction, fashion design, acting, etc.
Suraj Vyas (Acting)
Suraj Vyas completed graduation in English Literature. He has been associated with English and Gujarati Theatre for more than ten years. As a professional actor, Suraj has traveled extensively to perform in metro cities across the world. Apart from serials, he acted in over 30 English and Gujarati plays. Besides being an actor, he is a voice over artist and has voiced various documentaries, films, ad films, etc.
Pooja Bhatt (Personality Development)
Pooja Bhatt is a well-known actor, director, producer, columnist and production designer. She acted in a number of films and performed various kinds of role. She achieved success for projecting unconventional themes on silver screen. Pooja Bhatt is the youngest female producer of Tamanna in 1997. The film story was based on a true incident. She also produced, Zakhm. This film won national award.