Center for Media Studies

Center for Media Studies is a body of artists, academics, researchers, students and scholars actively involved in the production of visual content, performance, teaching/learning media, film, media studies, television and in general, all forms of visual media,arts and culture. This organisation focuses on academic interactions, debates, workshops, festivals, conferences and innovations in media and cultural studies. The flagship programme, National Documentary Short film festival celebrates its fifth year in 2018. A production house for audio and visual media will be launched soon with a special focus on education and empowerment.

Department of Visual Communication

The Department of Visual Communication was established in 2012, four years after the inception of the modular form of the department with a unique and widely appreciated post-graduate diploma in Visual Media. The undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes offered by the department consist of the theory and philosophy of visual arts, culture and communication, mass media, spectatorship and practices of seeing, new media, interactive media, film and television with practical training in digital film technology, sound and video editing, cinematography, light design, script-writing, graphics and animation.

Academic Programmes
Academic Programmes

The Department offers a plethora of academic programmes ranging from undergraduate diploma, degrees and post graduate degrees in Visual Communication, Multimedia and Film Studies and Production which would shape up generations of talented media professionals.

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NDSF
National Film Festival

National Documentary Short Film Festival, a prestigious competition based, national level, documentary short film fiesta celebrates its fifth edition this year. All major film schools and media institutes in India take part in the festival which offers cash prizes more than one lakh for various categories.

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Events
Events

Media Events for both students and public such as International Folk Film Festival of Thrissur, Picturesque (in connection with the World Photography Day), Rendezvous with Cinema (interactive sessions with film makers), Cinema-Thursday (thursday film screenings) and monthly curated Film Festivals are the most spectacular programmes of the department.

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Live
Radio Production

Center for Media Studies Radio brings together education and entertainment. Download the radio app and play in your smartphone or computer anywhere in the world. Education, art, theater and dance, cinema and visual culture, technology, science and history, literature and music are some of the key features of this project.

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