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DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION

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    • COURSE DETAILS: 
    1. Courses offered- Undergraduate – B.Sc. Visual Communication 
    2. Syllabus – To retrieve from COE
    3. Sanctioned Strength: 50

     

    S.No

    Year

    No. of students Admitted

    1

    2016-2019

    48

    2

    2017-2020

    50

    3

    2018-2021

    50

    4

    2019-2022

    43

    5

    2020-2023

    50

    6

    2021-2024

    49

    1. Facilities :
    • Multi Media high end workstations lab with seating capacity – 50
    • Drawing lab 
    • Photography Studio
    • Edit suit

STUDENT ACHEIVEMENTS

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS State Level

S.No

Student Name

Year

Institution Name

Event Name

Prize/Award/Title

1

Nagma Nasser

II

NIT Trichy Cultural Fest

Festember

Miss Festember

2

II

NIT Trichy Cultural Fest

Festember

Face of Saarang Award

3

Shanmathi V

III

Loyola Art Beat’17

Produce my scriptRunner

4

Monoacting Runner

5

Adaptune Runner

SPORTS ACHIEVEMENTS

S.NO

NAME

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BATCH

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EVENT

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PLACE

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NATIOANAL/INTERNATIONAL/ STATE LEVEL

1

Ankita

I B.Sc. Viscom 2011-2014

THROW BALL

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Singapore

Represented our country in throw ball held at Singapore and won the First place 2012 2013.

2

A.Prakruthee

Ist B.SC VISCOM 2016-2017

CHESS

CHENNAI

Winners at the B-ZONE CHESS Tournament.

B-ZONE (TEAM)-2nd PLACE B-ZONE (INDIVIDUAL)-2nd PLACE

INTERZONE (MIXED TEAM)-2nd PLACE

3

ISHWARYA THENMOZHI

2nd B.SC VISCOM

CRICKET

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B Zone winners

Department Activities:

Chennai International Film Festival 2021

  • The students of the department of visual communication attended the Chennai International Film Festival held its 18th annual event from February 18th to 25th, 2021. It was a movie screening event that screened various movies from around the world. It also included the first ever Chennai’s master class about films. They held 8 sessions of the master class that was conducted by eminent personalities and experts from the film industry and literature. The film fest organizers appreciated the students for their participation in film fest.

 

  • Medios: 

 

To lift up the dull mood of the pandemic, the Department of Visual Communication held its association called “MEDIOS’21”, on April 19th and 20th, 2021.Even if the usual physical activities and events couldn’t be held, many other interesting online events took place with the help of the staff and students. This year’s Medios was very informative and delivered a lot of knowledge to the students through guest speakers who were experts in various fields. The inaugural speech was given by the Head of the Department, Mrs. V.Shridevi , as she welcomed the inaugural chief guest and the first speaker, Mr. Mohan Raja, Director of blockbuster films “Thani Oruvan” and “Velaikaran”.

 

  • The first session was an informative talk session with the inaugural chief guest, Mr. Mohan Raja, who spoke about the concept “Critical analysis of Political texts in Tamil films”. He shared his wide knowledge regarding political messages in films and the film industry, continued by an informative question and answer session with the students.

 

  • The second session featured guest speaker , Ms. Jeeva Subramanian, an actor and media personality. She delivered a speech about “Gender representation in Media vs Reality”. Her speech gave an insight into how different genders are treated in media and the entertainment industry.

 

  • The third session began with the guest speaker, Ms. Aysha Rau, a theatre artist. She talked about “Women in Media”, and her experience working in the theatre arts industry, how being a woman makes things different and sometimes difficult. An interactive question and answer was followed by the end of Day 1. 

 

  • Day 2 began with the first session featuring the guest speaker, Mr. Srinivas Visvamatham, a User Experience Designer. He talked about “Discover your Zenith of Success” and how having a specific mindset can lead us to have a positive life. The first event ended with an interactive question and answer session with the students.

 

  • The second session featured the guest speaker and the keynote speaker, Mr.  R.Vijayasankar, the chief editor of FRONTLINE Magazine. He spoke about “Constraints of Real news and Rise of Fake news” and his experience as an editor coming across fake news, how they should be handled and taken care of. He gave insights about how working in press would be like.

 

  • The third session started with the guest speaker, Ms. Veni Krishnamoorthy, an Instructional Designer, working for The Royal School of Military Engineering, London. She spoke about “Scope of e-Learning” and convenience online learning can offer students from around the world. She also spoke about the importance of encouraging e-Learning.

 

  • The last session of the event featured the valedictory chief guest, Mr. D.R.K Kiran, an art director and actor, who is currently working on Thalapathy 65. He talked about his experience as an actor who wanted to pursue art direction and how that led him to working as a successful art director. He also spoke about the “Scope in Film Production for Career Positioning” and what students who pursue this field could expect in their future. The event ended successfully after this and everyone was pleased with their experience.

 

 

Documentary :  ETHIRAJ COLLEGE DOCUMENTARY

The students of Department of Visual Communication came together to create an informative and creative documentary for Ethiraj College , showcasing the college grounds, the different facilities that the college offers, the beautiful greenery, the grand auditorium, the library filled with thousands of interesting books and many more. Students filmed these areas with the help of gadgets such as video cameras, tripods and even drones. Drones where used to capture high shots of the college area to highlight key areas of the college grounds. The students have also worked on editing the video clips to make it into an informative documentary. The documentary ceases to help people understand the college’s goals and achievements

 

                  

 

              

           

Photography field trip to Gingee fort

                     

Workshop on Water colour painting for the I BSc VisCom students by Artist Amudha on 18 Sep 2019

 

Session by Mr. Saravanan on Audiography on 26 Sep 2019

Industry visit to E-Magic Animation Company, Dr. Ezhil Vendhan lead session on Animation followed by Screening of the 3D movie Hanuman vs Mahiravan on 28 Sep 2019

 

Industry Visit to Jaya TV on 21 Sep 2019

 

Workshop on ‘Lighting; the technique and art in video production’ done by Mr. Feroz Khan 13 Sep 2019

 

Photography exhibition on World Photography Day 19 Aug 2019

 

Workshop on street photography by Mr. Naveen Kumar on 14 Aug 2019

 

FACULTY PROFILE

V.Shridevi

Qualification: M.A., M.Phil. SET, NET

Designation :Associate Professor & Head

Years Of Experience : UG : 14 Years PG : 3 Years

Previous Experience : UG: 1 Years

Area Of Specialization : Visual Analysis Technique, Media Culture And Society, Media Research, Journalism.

Email ID: [email protected]

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Dr. P.V.Sangeetha

Qualification: PhD, MPhil, MJC, UGC NET, SET

Designation : Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 2.5 Years

Previous Experience: UG: 4 PG: 1

Area Of Specialization : Media Research, Critical media stu

Email ID: –  [email protected]

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Maureen Joanna Finny

Qualification: M.A

Designation: Associate Professor

Years Of Experience: UG: 7 Years PG:2 Years

Other Institutional Experience: 2 Years

Area Of Specialization: Advertising, Communication Basics, Media, Culture And Society, Journalism, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Organization

Email ID: [email protected]

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T.Mahalakshmi

Qualification: M.A., Diploma in Animation & VFX 

Designation: Assistant Professor 

Years of Experience: UG: 2 Years PG: Nil 

Previous Experience: UG: 6 Months PG: Nil 

Area of Specialization: 2D&3D Animation, Photography 

Email-ID: [email protected]

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V. Nandhini

Qualification: M.A. 

Designation: Assistant Professor 

Years of Experience: UG: 7 Month PG: Nil 

Previous Experience: UG: – PG: Nil 

Area of Specialization: Designing and Radio Production 

Email-ID: [email protected]

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RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Number of papers presented by the Faculty at the National level / International level

 

National level -15

International level-12

 

Year

Name

Topic

Seminar/Con ference

Institution

Internation al/National

2014

Dr.S. Kothai

3 papers

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Conference

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International

1 paper

Seminar

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

2015

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Dr.S. Kothai

1 paper

Conference

C.T.T.E college for Women

National

1 paper

Conference

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Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

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1 paper

Conference

Sri Venkateshwara University

National

2 paper

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Seminar

MR Govt. Arts College

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National

1 paper

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Conference

Presidency College

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International

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1 paper

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Conference

Vels university

National

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

1 paper

Conference

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Sathyabama University, Chennai

International

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2016

S.Kothai

1 paper

Seminar

Meenakshi College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

2017

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Dr. S. Kothai

4 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

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National

2 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

International

1

Conference

Ethiraj College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

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1

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Seminar

Madras University

International

Dr. L. Leelavathy

2 papers

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Conference

Madras University

National

2018

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

2 papers

Symposium & Conference

International

Dr.S.kothai

1 paper

Conference

Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

1 paper

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Symposium

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D., (2014-2019):

 

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D. , (2014-2019):

M.Phil-4
Ph.D-6

Major or Minor or Government funded

Name of the person: Dr.S.Kothai
Title of the Project: Synthesis & characterization of certain chalcone based
photocrosslinkablecopolyesters.

Duration: August 2016- March 2017

Amount: 10,000

Funding agency: Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology(TNSCST)
Ongoing or completed: completed.

Name of the person: Dr.S.Sudha parimala
Title of the Project: “Functionalization of graphene with hetero atoms of O,S,N by green method for pollution management and industrial applications

Duration: 2 years

Amount: 3,40,000/-

Funding agency: TNSCST-S&T (TamilNadu State council for science and technology)

Ongoing or completed:Ongoing (current academic year)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

UG Students ,PG students, Ph.D Scholars,M.Phil Scholars

PAPER PRESENTATION

 

Sl.No

Name

Title

International /national

Conference/Seminar

Institution

1.

M.Vaishnavi

Emerging Trends in nanoscience Research

National

2.

Mrs. Perundevi and Mrs. Lakshmi Devi

Advanced Polymers-A gateway to research and insustries

Meenakshi college for Women

3.

S. Prashanna Suvaitha

Green synthesis and Phyotocatalytic degradative property ofdoped and undoped nanoscale zinc stannate ceramic

National

Meenakshi college for Women

4.

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari

Green Chemistry for a Greener planet

International

Anna Adharsh college for women

5

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

Study on Effective reduction of Graphene oxide- a green approach

National

Royal Society of Chemistry, CSIR- CLRI and IIT Madras, Chennai

6

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

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International

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Department of Chemistry, Anna Adarsh College for Women.

7

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari. R

Design, development and characterisation of copper nanoparticles loaded microsponges

National Seminar

Anna adarsh college for women

8

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Aswini.R and S. Kothai

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Conductance Behaviour of Novel polymer Nanocomposites

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VIT Vellore.

9

Aswini.R and S. Kothai

Conducting behavior of Iron and Iron oxide Nanoparticle a comparison

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

10

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

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Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National Conference

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Madras Christian College.

11

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

12

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National

Madras Christian College.

13

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

14

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and Wound Healing Potential of Honey Loaded Microsponges

National Conference

Madras Christian College.

Best Paper Award

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari received the Best Paper award for her Oral presentation in the International Conference on Green Chemistry for a Greener planet.

ABOUT US

  • The Department of Visual Communication was started in the year 2006 to cater to the growing needs of the media industry. This course enables the students to gain expertise to seek employment in any media of their choice. The core subjects include Visual arts, Photography, Online media Communication, Television Production, Film studies, Advertising, Animation, Computer Graphics, Media research, Media Organization, Introduction to UX and UI etc.Internship in a media house in the area of their interest is compulsory as per the curricula. The students can undertake their final project based on this. Students are groomed to be a part of the media industry through various workshops, seminars and guest lecturers given by eminent media professionals. 

    Our students have got placed as Visual Designers, UX/UI Designer, Interaction Designers, Technical Writers, Presentation Designers, Assistant Directors, Assistant Producers, Special effects Artist, Creative Heads, Actors, Executive Producers, Photographers, Digital marketers, Television presenters, Content creators, Film editors, Copy editors, Instructional designers, Academician, Product designers, Entrepreneurs, etc. The Department has spacious Multi Media labs with latest high end workstation with licensed software which includes, Adobe suite, Maya, Monkey Jam etc, Drawing Studio, Video Production Suit, Computer lab, Photography studio, Audio Suit, etc. Video Editing Suite is equipped with Apple work stations and Final Cut Pro Software.


    1. Vision &Mission:

      Vision: To create socially conscious and successful media professionals

      Mission: To train students in a wide range of creative and technical aspects of media and help them in becoming effective communicators 

      Mail Id: [email protected]

     

    SEMINAR AND WORKSHOPS

    SEMINAR/WORKSHOP/SYMPOSIUM

    •   2015- GUEST LECTURE FOR “STUDY OVERSEAS GLOBAL”

    •   FEB 2016 -INTERNATIONAL CAREER IN FILM MAKING AND ANIMATION

    •   2018 AUDIOGRAPHY WORKSHOP – 2ND YR

    ETHIRAJ COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

    ADDRESS
    70, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore,Chennai 600008, Tamilnadu, India

    PHONE
    +(91)-44-28279189

    EMAIL
    [email protected]