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Visual Communication

A Domain for Aesthetics, Novelty & Ecstasy              

விஷூவல் கம்யூனிகேஷன் துறையில் முன்னணிப் பட்டப்படிப்புகள்

B.Sc.  Visual Communication (Film and Television Production Specialization)

M.Sc. Visual Communication

ABOUT US

The Indian Media and Entertainment industry is a sunrise sector for the economy and is making high growth strides. India’s Media and Entertainment industry revenues are likely to exceed US$ 32.7 billion by 2019 from US$ 17.0 billion in 2014. The largest segment, India’s television industry, continued its strong growth momentum led by subscription revenues, representing a year-on-year growth of about 13.8 per cent and offering wide range of opportunities for passionate young media graduates

Therefore the Department of Visual Communication was established to full fill the demands and needs of the industry. For the first time in India, the Department introduced a three year full time degree program B.Sc. Visual Communication with specialization in Film and Television Production since 2011.The two year post graduate degree program M.Sc. Visual Communication will be commenced from the academic year 2016

The uniqueness of the department is “learning by doing” combined with best industry practices is more valuable than years of theoretical study for visual communication. This educational model allows students to achieve more in less time than at all other media institution in the country.

Each program is structured for students with the intensive training from experienced faculty using professional facilities and equipment. Students are provided with training in Film and TV studios, fully equipped with the HD Audio Video broadcast standard facilities.

Our Students are placed in reputed Television Channels, Media Houses and Film Industry. The College supports Internship training and Placement assistance to the students for the both UG and PG programs. The trained students are qualified to work in Film Industry, Television Channels, Media Production Houses, Advertising Agencies, Radio Stations, Print Media, Graphic studios, Special Effect studios and Government Organizations.

B.Sc. Visual Communication

A leading degree program in Visual Communication Industry

 “B.Sc. Visual Communication”, is a three year full-time undergraduate study program approved by Madurai Kamaraj Univerisity. Students follow an intensive curriculum of visual communication that include Filmmaking, Television Programming, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Broadcast Journalism, Digital Photography, Sound Engineering and Sound Designing, Video Editing, Graphic designing and Compositing.

Our students are getting training in the state- of the- art Film and Television studios, Non- Linear Editing suites and Digital Audio work station.

The program sets the platform for the student’s lucrative career opportunities for those interested in the field. Our Alumni are working as Writer, Director, Producer, Journalist, Cinematographer, Editors, Sound Engineers, Visual effect Artist and Entrepreneur…

M.Sc. Visual Communication

A leading post graduate degree program in Visual Communication Industry

 “M.Sc. Visual Communication*”, is a two year full-time post graduate study program approved by Madurai Kamaraj Univerisity. Students follow an intensive curriculum of visual media that include Media Management, Visual Communication, Print Media, Publication Designing, Broadcast Journalism, Filmmaking, 2D & 3D Animation, Web designing, Visual Effects, and Television Production.

Our students are getting training in the state- of the- art Film and Television studios, Non- Linear Editing suites, Digital Audio work station, Graphic studio and Animation Lab

The program sets the platform for the graduate student’s lucrative career opportunities for those interested in the field.

UNIQUENESS OF THE DEPARTMENT 

We train students to streamline the process of imagining a story, thinking it in audio-visual terms, adapting it to a screenplay and realizing it cinematically through the film-making process.Students are made responsible to lead the team that will collaborate to convert the script to a film. Each student given opportunity in film direction and screenplay writing, Documentary film making and Television programming .This gives ample opportunity to learn from experience before venturing out into a film making career.

Students work directly with essential tools of the craft, shooting with HD digital camera as well as a number of HDSLR’s, outdoor filming kit, Track and trolley and professional Lights making our students best in cinematography industry

 Training in News and Entertainment programs making in broadcast studios and Production Control Room ensures employment in news channels and sports channels as producer and Journalist

 Excellent ambiance for learning aesthetics and techniques in editing through Final Cut Pro and AVID Media Composer that turns them as professional Editors.

Professional audio recording theatre with Protools software will merit the students in music production and other audio programs.

As one of the most ubiquitous forms of visual communication, graphic designers are involved in everything from branding and logo creation, publication layout, billboards, product packaging, and much more. Graduates, training in 2D and 3D Animation labs to move into the professional field of print Publication, web designing, 2D & 3D Animation and Visual effects

ELIGIBILITY

B.Sc. Visual Communication

Pass in +2 any group

 

M.Sc. Visual Communication

Pass in any Under Graduate degree

SYLLABUS

B.Sc. Visual Communication
M.Sc. Visual Communication
SEMESTER – I SEMESTER – I
Language (English I) Visual Communication
Language (Tamil I / Hindi I) Print Media
Broadcast Journalism Publication designing
Photography Professional photography
Mass Media Story Boarding
Value Education  
Physical Education  
SEMESTER – II SEMESTER – II
Tamil –II / Language (Tamil II / Hindi II) Media Management
Language (English II) Broadcast Journalism
Fundamentals of Cinematography Web Designing
Fundamentals of Editing Documentary and News Making
Elements of Sound 2D Animation
Non -fiction Project  
Environmental Studies  
 
SEMESTER – III SEMESTER – III
Script writing and Direction Film Making
Cinematography I Cinematography
Editing Techniques I Editing and Sound Design
Audio Recording I 3D Animation
Graphics Visual effects
Film Making I  
Campus Recruitment Training I  
Basic Tamil I / Radio Production I / Advanced Tamil I  
 
SEMESTER – IV SEMESTER – IV
Digital Cinema Television programming
Cinematography II Internship (or) Project
Editing Techniques II  
Audio Recording II  
Compositing After Effects  
Film Making II  
Campus Recruitment Training II  
Basic Tamil II / Radio Production II / Advanced Tamil II  
 
SEMESTER – V  
Television Production  
Multi camera Production  
Music Production  
Campus Recruitment Training III  
Current Affairs  
   
SEMESTER – VI  
Internship (Or) Client Service  

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The department houses state­-of­-the-­art facilities to give students access to the latest technology in Visual Media.

We impart training in

  • Broadcast Television Studio
  • Professional Multi camera setup with Production control Room
  • Film making kit with track and Trolleys and professional Lights
  • Digital Non- Linear Editing lab with apple computers
  • Digital Audio work Station equipped with Pro tools software
  • Graphic and Animation lab with original software

SOFTWARE

B.Sc. Visual Communication
M.Sc. Visual Communication
Avid Media Composer Avid Media Composer
Final Cut Studio Final Cut Studio
Avid Pro Tools Avid Pro Tools
Davinci resolve Davinci resolve
Computer Graphic 350 Computer Graphic 350
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Adobe after Effects In design
Flash
3D studio Max
Adobe after Effects and more…

CAREER PATH

B.Sc. Visual Communication
M.Sc. Visual Communication
Television Program Producer Media Manager
News producer Media Planner
Director Media Advertising & Marketing executive
Script writer Television Program Producer
Advertising Film maker News producer
Cinematographer Director
Television Cameraman Script writer
Film Editor Advertising Film maker
Video Editor Cinematographer
Sound Engineer Television Cameraman
Sound Designer Film Editor
Television Journalist Video Editor
Print Journalist Sound Engineer
New Anchor Sound Designer
Entertainment Anchor Television Journalist
Graphics Designer Print Journalist
Transmission Executive and more… New Anchor
Entertainment Anchor
Graphics Designer
Animator
Visual Effect Artist and more…

INTERNSHIP & PLACEMENT

We support Internship training and Placement assistance to the students for the both UG and PG programs.Our students are placed in the leading media companies.

    • Vijay TV
    • Sun Tv
    • Cauvery News Channel
    • Tamil Niram – Media House
    • Dinamalar
    • Radaan Media works
    • Kraft works
    • LV Prasad
    • Doordarshan
    • Venus Infotainment
    • Film Industry
    • Dhan Foundation
    • Aaryan CG Screen
    • KVP InfoTech
    • Dreams Screen Studio
    • TKR Studios

PLACEMENT DETAILS ( 2014 – 2017 BATCH)

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FACULTY

Mr.M.RAGHUKALIDASAN - HoD

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Mr.M.Raghukalidasan M.A., D.F.Tech & TVP.,

ID : 1363

Experience : 15 Years

As an alumnus of Chennai Film institute, he has rich experience of 15 years in both academic and media industry. With the knowledge gained as Sound designer, senior Editor and Technical head in various media houses he switched his career to media education to create quality human resources in the field. He is Pursuing PhD in Film studies at Bharathiyar University.

Mr.C.RAJAVARDHAN - INSTRUCTOR

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Mr.C.Rajavardhan B.Sc.,D.F.Tech & TVP.,

ID : 1819

Experience: 17 Years

He served as Trainer in the visual communication department, Loyola, Chennai. He served as Editor in Mathematical Research Institute, Chennai. For the last two years he is associated with the department as Instructor to handling Editing subjects.

Mr.P.THIRUMALAISAMY - INSTRUCTOR

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Mr.P.Thirumalaisamy B.Sc .,D.F.Tech

ID : 1385

Experience : Teaching – 3 Years

Industry : 13 Years

As an alumnus from FTIT (currently known as MGR film institute) – Chennai, he has thirteen years of experience in the direction field.   He has worked as an associated director for the films like “thennavan’, “Chellamey”, “Aanandha thandavam”, “baana kaathadi. He associated more than 60 episodes of “King Queen Jack – Vijay TV”.  He also directed six episodes of “katthu karuppu – Vijay TV”.

Mr.R.ANBUSATHIYAN - INSTRUCTOR

Anbusathiyan R
Mr.R.Anbusathiyan B.A , D.F. Tech & TVP

ID : 1833

Experience : Teaching – 1 Month

Industry – 13 Years

As an alumnus and gold medalist from FTIT Chennai, has thirteen years of experience in Film and TV Productions. He has associated with famous cinematographers and worked in the movies like “Dasavathaaram”.  He has also worked as a Cinematographer for international travel channels and travelled all over india and twelve various countries.  He is also a member of  South India Cinematographer Association (SICA).

Mr.S.ARUN MOZHI VARMAN - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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Mr.S.Arun Mozhi Varman M.Sc., Electronic Media

ID : 1834

Experience : Teaching – 1 Month

Industry – 2 Years

He completed his U.G in Visual communication at SRM Arts and Science College – Chennai and did his P.G in Electronic Media at Pondicherry University. He worked as freelance editor and title artist for many Production houses.

Mr.K.PRADEEP KUMAR - INSTRUCTOR

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Mr.K.Pradeep Kumar B.Tech , D.F.Tech

ID : 1837

Experience : Teaching – 1 Month

Industry – 3 Years

As an alumnus of BOFTA, he excels in Cinematography and photography. He worked in many tamil movies as a assistant cinematographer. He has also worked for“Times of India” video division.

Music Production workshop – Viscom

21st August 2019

    Department of Visual Communication organized a two day Music production Workshop on 24/07/2019 and 25/07/2019 for B.Sc 3rd Year students. The workshop was conducted by Mr.Vaangal Manikandan, a renowned Music composer. He gave lecture on the basics of music production, composing and mixing. The students learned devotedly.  A song…

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Multi cam production workshop – Viscom

21st August 2019

         The department of Visual Communication organized a one day workshop on Multi cam Production on 1st Augest 2019 for III B.Sc VISCOM students. The Executive Producer of Sun TV and alumnus of VISCOM – SLCS MR M. Venkatraman was the Resource person for the Workshop. He gave inputs on…

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student’s Forum “Media’s Cornet” – Viscom

21st August 2019

      On 31 July 2019, The Department of Visual Communication installed its student’s forum for the academic year 2019 – 2020.  Mr R. Shanmugapriyan founder MRKR communications and our alumnus was the chief guest of the event.  Dr B.Ramamoorthy Principal, Dr M. Raghukalidasan HOD Viscom and other staff members from…

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Short Film Making- Viscom

9th March 2019

      On 26.02.2019, II nd year B.Sc. VISCOM Students have shot their short film – Film Making Project. As per their story, they have erected a simple “Emaloga set in the video studio. Our Principal Dr.P.Saravanan and Mr.M.Adhi Gopal, Head Networking Department inaugurated the shoot with Pooja.

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Dance Unplugged – Viscomm

9th March 2019

      The students of Visual Communication department are filming the event “Dance Unplugged” multilingual Concert. This event was organized by the Meenakshi Mission Hospital and research centre Madurai for the treatment of children with cancer on 23 February 2019. As a media partner Visual communication department of subbalakshmi Lakshmipathi…

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Board of Studies – Viscom

1st March 2019

    On 20/2/19 the Department of Visual Communication conducted BoS meetings for the Academic year 2018-19. University nominee Dr.Ilamparithi CFEMS- MKU and subject expert Dr.Shylaja Head-Visual Communication, American College participated in the meeting along with visual communication staff members of SLCS. The examination mode for Environmental studies (IInd Semester)…

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