Institute Of Creative Excellence


One-stop platform for all Media & Entertainment industry related courses

With the intense spirit of delivering world-class quality education to Media and Entertainment aspirants, the Institute of Creative Excellence, popularly known as ICE is established in 2010 by Balaji Telefilms Limited, India's number one television production house.

Accredited with ISO 9001:2015 Certification, ICE has steered the aim towards creating an institution that consecutively sets international standards and even goes beyond them. Since its commencement, ICE is proudly serving the global seekers with its quality education for the entire gamut of Media & Entertainment industry related courses, that covers all major specializations like Acting, Modelling, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Production, Scriptwriting, Sound and VFX.

It has 14 centers across India that cover mega-cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Noida, Agra, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Indore, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Bengaluru, etc. symbolizing as one of the largest networks of center in the country.

The Need to Belong

With the years of core experience in the media and entertainment industry, Balaji Telefilms not only understand the skill set requirements for this field but also understand that an actor necessitates more than just a few acting tips, sound engineers need hands-on training, editors require a thorough understanding of screenplay and producers need to comprehend the Director’s perspective. And after noticing how arduous it is to locate all the requisites in one place, Balaji Telefilms was inspired to be a one-stop platform and so have established ICE in 2010.

Driving the transformation

ICE strives to train and hone talent while acting as a bridge for professionals that exists within the industry, by providing world-class quality training and in order to excel in today's competitive scenario, ICE is keeping a 360-degree approach about every aspect of the industry.

Advancing the rich legacy of quality Indian Cinema, Institute of Creative Excellence offers a top-notch experience through their infrastructure and teaching methodology of blended learning which incorporates elements of Instructor-led training (ILT), Computer Based Training (CBT) and Web Based Training (WBT).

Stamping their authority

The ICE has proved to be decidedly superior to all other players in the same segment, not only with their provision of quality education but also with a host of facilities that they are rendering.

Live Environment; ICE is housed in a campus that has an admirable collection of 13 studios of Balaji Telefilms and throughout the duration of the course, students are exposed regularly to live environment.

Preferred Partner; ICE is Preferred Partner of Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures & ALT Balaji for sourcing fresh talents.

Project and Assignments; In some selected programs, students get a perfect learning opportunity to work on the project under the guidance of the respective field experts.

Guest lectures by Industry Experts; ICE is dedicated to diverse learning experiences, eminent film and television personalities are usually invited to guide the students. During this time, students can interact, discuss and learn from the lecturers.

Exhaustive Library; ICE houses a well-stocked library where students can connect to the work of the masters.

Infrastructure; ICE is furnished with state of the art fully equipped classrooms and studios. Students are trained with the latest software and equipment.

Power Packed Courses; The ICE curriculum has been designed by industry experts who are known for their years of experience.

ICE Academic Council; The ICE Academic Council frequently boasts its well-known talented and multifaceted personalities in Indian Cinema. It was established to get stalwarts and industry veterans of various disciplines to help further enhance the course of ICE.

Courseware; ICE provides well-researched courseware to its students on selected programs.

Industry Experts; Over two decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry, The faculty members of ICE are serving the institute with their excellent proficiency.

Key formats of available programs

  • Full time- Acting, Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Production, Script Writing, Sound Recording, VFX
  • Part time- Acting, Modeling, Editing, Digital Sound, Digital Photography, Ad Film Making, Dance, VFX, Personality Development, Makeup
  • Kids programs: Young Stars in Making Dance Junior
  • Special Curated Courses- Celebrity Management & A Short Term Acting Course for Senior Person

Linking the students to their desired career

ICE has a dedicated placements committee who provide placement support to all of its students across every stream and with its broad network in the industry, students are benefited with every update on placement opportunities to secure top-rated jobs.

There are numerous graduates from ICE who have made a name for themselves in the industry as a talented artist. The institution is also proud and glad to serve every wise artist trained under their guidance.

The backbones of ICE

Jeetendra Kapoor, Chairman, ICE Academic Council

A living legend who has ruled the Bollywood with his exceptional acting talent from the 1960’s to the 1990's. He is considered to be one of the greatest actors of Indian Cinematic History. His full-throttle star power and extensive network within the entertainment industry has proven to be extremely propitious for the company and with a high level of dedication and enthusiasm; he is continuously pushing boundaries to open the most advanced frontier.

Jeetendra Kapoor, was, is and always will be one of India's most beloved leading men.

Ekta Kapoor, Member of ICE Academic Council

"The Queen of Indian Television" who is well known for her dynamic personality is a creative force and an insightful content creator. She heralded the satellite television boom in the country, pioneering an entire genre of television content, her television shows continue to be a channel driver and are among the top three shows in India.

She is an absolute master in understanding the minds of the Indian viewer, grasping what they want to see, how to package it and bring the best out of it to them. She is further expanding her unmatched creative vision to feature films and new media and entertainment.

The Directors

Mr Hanumant Sabherwal

Mr. Sabherwal is graduated from Delhi University with an Honour’s Degree in Math, pursued a Masters in Math and accomplished an MBA degree from IMT, Ghaziabad. He has comprehensive experience in the field of education industry and corporate training of over 27 years. He has an enormous amount of knowledge for masterfully mentoring students seeking guidance for any kind of courses in India.

Mr Mohit Nagpal

An MBA degree holder with a long-standing experience in general trade, financial product sales, and business development with organizations of repute like – Franchise India Holdings Ltd., Reliance Life Insurance, HDFC Life Insurance, Coca Cola India and Cadbury’s India Ltd. amongst others.

Mr Nitin Jain

Mr Nitin has gained his Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. He has a high amount of expertise of content and academics management in Education Industry and had handled various verticals like Vendor Management, Product Development, and Content Development, etc.

Enroll yourself to experience the thunder of the glamorous industry; we are ready to direct you to the next level.

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