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Visual Communication

A Domain for Aesthetics, Novelty & Ecstasy              

விஷூவல் கம்யூனிகேஷன் துறையில் முன்னணிப் பட்டப்படிப்புகள்

B.Sc.  Visual Communication

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  

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

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. C. MANIKANDAN - HOD

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Mr. C. Manikandan M.A., D.F.Tech & TVP.,

Experience : 17 Years

In the media, he worked as Cinematographer for film and television. In London, he worked as manager of operations in the private television media. He has also served as senior lecturer in a reputed media institution, Delhi. He Received Government and the recipient of many awards for his short- films. In the past five years, he serves in the College as Asst. professor & Head of the Department In -charge

Mr.M.RAGHUKALIDASAN - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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

Experience : 14 Years

As an alumnus of Chennai Film institute, he has rich experience of 13 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. R. SHANKARSESHAN - COORDINATOR

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Mr.R.Shankar Seshan B.Sc.,D.F.Tech.,

Experience : 38 Years

He served as cinematographer on Odessa and Bengali feature films. Worked in Film Division of India, Mumbai as Cameraman for more than thirty years. Produced many documentary and corporate films. He serves as coordinator in the department for the last three years and handling Cinematography techniques.

Mr.C.RAJAVARDHAN - INSTRUCTOR

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

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)

Experience : Industry : 12 Years

Mr.M.RAMESH - INSTRUCTOR

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Mr.M.Ramesh B.Sc.,D.F.Tech.,

Experience : Industry : 1o Years ;Teaching : 8 Years

A Gold Medalist in dept of Direction & Screenplay writing from Tamilnadu Film and Television Institute, Chennai.

Worked in Tamil Film Industry biggest production houses such as ‘S’ Pictures, Aascar Films, Sathya Jyothi Films.. etc as a Co Director.

Worked for five years as Technical Instructor in the dept of Direction at SRM University, Sivaji Ganesan Film Institute, Chennai. And Worked as a Professor in the dept of Direction at Blue Ocean Film and Television Academy ( BOFTA) for one year.

Directed more than 10 short films. Was presented with an award by the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu for the Short Film ‘Velicham’. The other short films also got many awards and received good reviews from media and press.

Mrs.N.SELVI - HOD(TAMIL)

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Mrs.N.Selvi M.A.,M.Phil.,

Experience – 9 Years

Mr.S.KUMAR -ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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Mr.S.Kumar B.Lit.,M.A.,M.Phil.,TPT (NET & SET)

NSS & RRC Program Officer

Experience : 12 Years

Mrs.R.SUGANTHIHEPZIBHA - HOD (ENGLISH)

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Mrs.R.SuganthiHepzibha M.A., (English Literature).,M.Phil.,

Experience – 8 Years

Mr.S.SIVAKUMAR - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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Mr.S.Sivakumar M.A.,M.Phil.,

Experience :  18 Years

Mrs.S.NEELA - HOD (HINDI)

Mrs.S.Neela B.Com.,M.A (Hindi).,

Experience – 4 Years

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Students Achievements – Viscomm

9th November 2017

     Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre, Madurai had conducted a Charity Film Festival and Short film Competition on 3 , 4 and 5th  November 2017 at Madurai Medical College Auditorium with over 700 students in attendance. Nearly 150 short films from various colleges in the State had nominated for…

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Vaa 2017

7th September 2017

        Alaq Rehabilitation Trust had organized an event titled “Vaa 2017” a one day motivation event for differently abled people. The event was organized on Sep 03,2017 at TVS School, Madurai. To service to the society the students of Visual Communication department voluntarily participated in the event for media support….

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“Thaagam” – Best Short film award

7th September 2017

       Student R.Hariharan and his team members M.Arunkumar, B.Karthick, S.Karthick and S.Ganesh Babu from 1st year B.Sc.VisCom had won the Best Short film award for their short film “Thaagam” in the Rally for River Competition Organized by ISHA , Madurai. The short film dealt with the water scarcity…

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MEDIUS CORONET

31st July 2017

        The inaugural function of “MEDIUS CORONET” A Students’ Association,Department of Visual Communication was held on Tuesday, July 25,2017.  Prof.T.Thivakar, Film & Television Institute of India was the Chief Guest of the program. The Chief Guest, Principal Dr.P.Saravanan, Vice Principal Mr.K.Archunan and Head of the Department Mr. C.Manikandan inaugurated the…

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MASS DEVELOPMENT OF NEW MEDIA

4th July 2017

          The department of Visual Communication has conducted a Guest lecture on “The development of New Media”. The program was held on June 28, 2017. Mr.G.K. Anandh Varshan, Program Producer, Radaan Media was the chief guest of the Program. He discussed about structuring a  program, producing …

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Guest Lecture- Adhiroopan

Latest scenario of film making – Guest Lecture

8th May 2017

     The Department of Visual Communication has organized a Guest Lecture on Latest scenario of film making on May 06, 2017. Mr.Adhiroopan, Director of Mupparimanam Tamil movie was the resource person of the program. He has trained our students in ideation to screen, Promotion, Marketing and Distribution methods of current…

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