Bollywood’s WICA ( western india cinematographers association) has finally put its seal of approval on AAFT’s Camera & Lighting Techniques course and has agreed to open its much sought after membership to AAFT alumni. This decision was recently conveyed by the Association’s Secretary and renowned cinematographer Adeep Tandon. Expressing his happiness over this decision, Prof Sandeep Marwah said that several Indian cinematographer’s work has been acclaimed worldwide and hoped that AAFT trained cameraperson too will do the academy proud by their work. Addressing the students Adeep Tandon said films are an amalgamation of many art forms and filmmaking is indeed one of the most beautiful professions. Every film is a work of art and there are only good films and bad films, he added. Describing cinematography as a synthesis of technical skill and creative sensibility he said that he is of the view that the process of capturing a vision on celluloid should not dominate the film. Pointing out that hard-work and perseverance are keys to success in all walks of life including filmmaking, Adeep Tandon advised the students to try and make their work memorable.