Visual Communication

HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER) has started the Department of Visual communication in 2015. Visual Communication is a multi dimentional field encompassing a wide range of disciplines from graphic designing to film production.

Vision

The visual communication programme aims at encouraging students to realize their creative potential and sharpen their skills in the field of media.The department aims at producing culture-conscious, development oriented, socially responsible and committed media professionals.

Mission

To obtain effective communication skills, Leadership quality, Team spirit and Creative skills to succeed in their professional careers.

To Work responsibly, creatively and ethically as an individual or as a member or a leader of a team in all media related multidisciplinary environments.

Scope of the course

A degree in Visual Communications opens various avenues. Students connected with the industry throughout the course in order to meet the needs of the industry.Our graduates can become media professionals in various fields.

  • Cinematographer
  • Photographer
  • Film Director
  • Ad/Documentary Film Maker
  • Programme producer
  • Animator
  • Audio & Video Editor
  • Art Director
  • Radio Jockey
  • Video Jockey
  • Script Writer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web/App Designer

HOD's Desk

Visual Communication is offered with on objective to train and prepare highly skilled and professional man power to the media industry and also provide opportunity for self-employment. Our Lecturers trains and enables every student to learn the potential skills needed in the media field which greatly helps them to face all the challenges. Throughout the curriculum students will receive the complete knowledge of Visual communication by undergoing regular assignments, practical, live projects, workshops and internships. The department provides wonderful ambience for learning and state-of-the-art facilities like Drawing Studio, Multimedia lab, Green Matte Studio, Sound Recording Theater, Edit suite. The course transforms students into one of the best media professional, film makers, videographers, photographers, sound engineers, video editors, web designers, animators and graphic designers etc..

My best wishes and greetings to all the students.

Dr. T. Nirmala

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Visual Communication

Infrastructure

The goals set by the Department of Visual Communication are facilitated by high quality state of- the-art infrastructure provided to every student.

Television Production Studio

Visual Communication

Photography Studio

Visual Communication

Sound Studio

Visual Communication

Edit Suite

Visual Communication

Screening Room

Visual Communication

Multimedia Lab

Visual Communication

Voice Booth

Visual Communication

Clubs

  • Photography Club
  • Art Club
  • Magazine Club

Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS OF FACULTY MEMBERS
Name & Desgination Achievements
Dr. T. Nirmala / Associate Professor & Head Received best paper award in the International Conference on Media & Communication in Sustainable Development held on October 24-25, 2016, organized by Society for Education and Research Development, Greater Noida
Anna Centenary Fellowship for pursuing full-time Ph. D. research
Received best student award,FTIT, 2002
Membership in IAMCR and Eurasia Research bodies
Nagarajan.P / Assistant Professor Resource Person for Sound Recording & Reproduction Webinar (2020) organized by Sathyabama Institue of Science and Technology, Chennai.
Received Award of Appreciation for securing 100 percent result in Hindustan College of Arts and Science.
Member in board of studies in Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College, Puducherry.
Niraimathi A / Assistant Professor IOD( Institute of Design) got 1st Prize for Best Costume Designer
Naveen V / Assistant Professor Secured Third Place in International Photography competition (2015) organised by Shoot Madras, Chennai
Secured First Place in Logo Design (2019) organised by MCC College, Chennai
Secured First Place in Short Film (2019) organised by MCC College, Chennai
Student Editor, Lapwing Magazine, Central University of Tamil Nadu
Logo Designed for Kalam Magazine, Central University of Tamil Nadu
Designing and Editor, Kalam Magazine (volume 1 & 2), Central University of Tamil Nadu
Resource Person Two days Photography workshop (2019) organized by Ktalenti Media House, Chennai.
Arun Mozhi Varman S / Assistant Professor Received Best teacher award 2019 in Subbulakshmi Lakshmipathy college of science, Madurai.

Faculty Details

Faculty Details
S.No Name of the Staff Designation
1 Dr. T. Nirmala Associate Professor & Head
2 Mr.P.Nagarajan Assistant Professor
3 Mr. A. Niraimathi Assistant Professor
4 Mr.V. Naveen Assistant Professor
5 Mr.S. Arun Mozhi Varman Assistant Professor

Placement Details

Board of Studies

SL.NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

BOS

1

DR.P.Sumathi

Professor and Head Department of Mathematics(Faculty of Arts and Science), Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

Chairman

2

DR.K.Manimekalai

Professor,Department of Mathematics,Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

Member

3

DR.N.Ramya

Associate Professor,Department of Mathematics,Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

Member

4

MR.T.Pari

Assistant Professor,Department of Mathematics,Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

Member

5

MR.V.Nandakumar

Assistant Professor,Department of Mathematics(Faculty of Arts and Science), Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

Member

6

DR.R.Ezhilarasi

Assistant Professor,Department of Mathematics, SIVET, Gowrivakkam, Chennai-73

Expert Member

7

DR.S.Bala

Assistant Professor,Department of Mathematics, SIVET, Gowrivakkam, Chennai-73

Expert Member

EVENTS
Events 2020
DATE EVENTS DETAILS
24th Dec 2020 Webinar on Fashion photography
4th Dec 2020 Webinar on Cinematography techniques in film making
20th Nov 2020 Webinar on Cinematography techniques in Film making
29th Oct 2020 Webinar on Screenplay and Direction
5th Feb 2020 Workshop on Advanced Technologies in Photoshop
12th Feb 2020 Workshop on Visual effects and pipeline types
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Date Name of the Conference Name of the Resource Person
8th - 9th Aug 2019 EMERGING TRENDS IN DIGITAL PROMOTIONS DR. DEBASIS SAMANTA, SENIOR SCIENTIST(AMHERST,USA)
22nd - 23rd Oct 2018 INVEGTIGATIVE JOURNALISM MR.VELANDHI.E, ASSISTANT CONSULTANT, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, LONDON.
20th - 21st Mar 2017 MEDIA ETHICS DR,DEBASIS SAMANTA, SENIOR SCIENTIST(AMHERST,USA)
10th - 11th Mar 2016 ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA DR.AHMAD FAISAL BIN ISMAIL INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, MALAYSIA.
10th - 11th Mar 2016 IMPORTANCE OF AD CAMPAIGNING MR.VELANDHI.E, ASSISTANT CONSULTANT, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, LONDON.
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Date Name of the Conference Name of the Resource Person
12th Aug 2019 THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM IN INDIA DR.M.RAVICHANDRAN CEO, AMTEX TECHNOLOGIES,PUNE
11th Mar 2019 THE CENSORSHIP IN SOCIAL MEDIA DR.N.GANESH, PROJECT MANAGER, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, PUNE.
8th May 2018 IMPORTANCE OF LANGUAGE IN JOURNALISM MR.HARIHARAN, THANTHI CHANNEL
7th May 2018 BEST PRACTICES IN TRAUMA REPORTING MR.HARIHARAN, THANTHI CHANNEL
5th Sep 2017 PRESS LAWS MR.S.PERUMAL,PROJECT LEADER,HEXAWARE TECHNOLOGIES,BANGALORE
8th Mar 2017 CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS OF AKIRO KURASOVA’S MOVIES MR.HARIHARAN, THANTHI CHANNEL.
22nd Sep 2016 COMMUNICATION AND PERCEPTION MR.N.NARAYANAN,SENIOR TECHNICAL ANALYST,ACCENTURE,BANGALORE
5th Apr 2016 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN MEDIA DR.S.SURESH BABU,SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER,WIPRO TECHNOLOGIES,MUMBAI
12th Oct 2015 THE ROLE OF CONVENTIONAL JOURNALISM MR.N.CHOCKALINGAM\TEAM LEADER,VERIZON TECHNOLOGIES
23rd Mar 2015 BASELESS SPECULATION IN DIGITAL MEDIA MR.S.KARTHIKEYAN,TEAM LEADER,ANZ TECHNOLOGIES,HYDERABAD
Symposia Organized
Date Name of the Symposium
28th Jan 2019 DREAM FREAKZ – 2K’19
9th May 2018 DREAM FREAKZ - 2K’18
12th Apr 2017 DREAM FREAKZ- 2K’17
25th Aug 2016 DREAM FREAKZ – 2K’16
8th Jul 2015 DREAM FREAKZ – 2K’15
Seminars Organized
Date Topic Name of the Resource Person
5th Nov 2019 Visualization Mr.Chokalingam
14th Oct 2019 Line Drawing Mr.Achutta Chary
18th Sep 2019 Product Photography Mr.Daniel
8th Aug 2019 Anatomy Mr.Chellappa
25th Jul 2019 3D Animation Mrs.Devi
31st Jan 2019 Short film making Director.Donbosco
24th Aug 2018 Digital photography Mr.Ramesh
15th Aug 2018 Light and shades Mr.Achuta Chary
12th Jul 2018 Digital Film making Mr.Raguram
10th May 2018 Fashion Photography Mr.Murugadass
7th Apr 2018 Script writing Mr.Thiruvasagam
9th Feb 2018 Landscape Drawing Mr.SaravanaRagavan
8th Aug 2017 Perspectives in design Mr.Yuvan
12th Oct 2017 Interpersonal communication Ms.GeethaRaghavan
9th Feb 2017 Print ad designing Mr.Muralidharan
15th Mar 2017 Fashion Photography Mr.Ramesh
2nd Aug 2017 Ethical Hacking Mr.Purushothaman
18th Sep 2017 Candid Photography Mr.Ashok
8th Mar 2016 Gaming Mr.Avinash
19th Feb 2016 Developing Communication skills Ms.Aruna
12th Feb 2016 Promotions through social media Mr.Hariharan
8th Apr 2016 Print Journalism Ms.Priya
23rd Dec 2016 Advanced technologies in Digital Photography Mr.Ramesh
22nd Dec 2016 Advanced technologies in Digital Photography Mr.Ramesh
05th Jan 2015 Human resource management Mr.Balaji
5th Feb 20165 Using Light and Shade in Illustration Mr.SaravanaRaghavan
18th Jun 2016 Media ethics Mr.Murugadass
5th Aug 2015 Photography techniques Mr.Gopi
15th Oct 2015 Literary review Mr.Seenivasan
18th Nov 2015 Short film making Mr.Kathir
Workshop Organized
Date Topic Name of the Resource Person
5th Aug 2019 Group communication Ms.Arthi
2nd Sep 2019 Communication Psychology Mr.Nazar
25th Oct 2019 Documentary Production Mr.R.Srinivasan
18th Feb 2019 Copy writing Mr.Jayakumar
11th Mar 2019 Maya Mr.Prathap
8th Apr 2019 Video editing techniques Mr.Boopathy
6th Jul 2018 Panorama Photography Mr.Dinesh
8th Aug 2018 Content developing Mr.Murali
17th Sep 2018 Global warming Mr.Parthiban
12th Feb 2018 Web developing Mr.Suryaprakash
7th Mar 2018 Out sourcing Mr.Ruban
11th Apr 2018 Modeling Photography Mr.Jaykumar
5th Jul 2017 Fashion Photography Mr.Anand
7th Aug 2017 Ethical Hacking Mr.Kumaradeepan
18th Sep 2017 Importance of music in films Ms.Thulasi
7th Feb 2017 Virtual illusion Mr.Baskar
17th Mar 2017 Television Reporting Mr.Navneeth
5th Apr 2017 Editing in Print media Mr.Gafar
25th Jul 2016 Semiotics Mr.Karthikeyan
8th Aug 2016 Design Applications Mr.Sathish
12th Sep 2016 Usage of vocabulary in Indian journalism Mr.Ilaiyaperumal
8th Feb 2016 Creative writing Mr.RajPrathap
14th Mar 2016 Entrepreneurship Development Mr.Vasanth
18th Apr 2016 Corporate communication Mr.UdhayPrakash
8th Jul 2015 Interviewing Techniques Mr.Balakumar
7th Aug 2015 Importance of Surveys Mr.Prathap
23rd Sep 2015 Media Research Methods Mr.Badri
18th Feb 2015 Advanced Texturing Mr.Vijay
9th Mar 2015 Illustration & Lay out styles Mr.VeeraRaghavan
27th Apr 2015 Cinematography Techniques Mr.UdhayChandran
Guest Lecture Organized
Date Topic Name of the Resource Person
29th Jul 2019 Film Analysis Mr.UdhayChandran
7th Aug 2019 Social cognition Mr.Maheshwaran
11th Sep 2019 Cognitive and Humanistic. Mr.Arun Kumar
23th Jan 2019 Media determinants Mr.Antony
18th Feb 2019 Power of Media in Development Mr.Karthikeyan
12th Mar 2019 Investigative journalism Mr.Shyam
16th Jul 2018 Mise-en-scene Mr.Chandru
17th Aug 2018 Dimensions of film sound Mr.Navaneeth
10th Sep 2018 Photo feature Mr.Vinothkumar
12th Feb 2018 Special effects Mr.Rohit
20th Mar 2018 Market Factors Mr.Senthilkumar
16th Apr 2018 Behavior in media Organization Mr.Kumara Guru
18th Jul 2017 Media Organization and Design Mr.Praveen
15th Aug 2017 Conducting news conferences Mr.Rahul
18th Sep 2017 Project Management in Media Mr.Yuvansingh
9th Feb 2017 Campaign development Mr.Thirunavukarasu
7th Mar 2017 Audience research Ms.Sugitha
12th Apr 2017 Logo design Mr.Yogith
25th Jul 2016 Creative Strategy Mr.Chokalingam
22nd Aug 2016 Geometrical Shapes and Overlapping Mr.Selvakumar
13th Sep 2016 Brand personality Mr.Karunakaran
8th Feb 2016 Copy Editing Mr.Vinoth
16th Mar 2016 Various forms of Editorials Mr.Nelson
18th Apr 2016 Corporate and Promotional Advertising Mr.KarthickPriyan
25th Jun 2015 Structuring the News Mr.IsaiPrakash
30th Jun 2015 Editorial structuring Mr.Daniel
27th Aug 2015 Importance of translation in Print medium Mr.Vivek
29th Jan 2015 Importance of Story board Mr.Velayutham
26th Feb 2015 Nose for News Mr. Sathyaseelan
25th Mar 2015 Overlapping Objects Mr.Balaji
Programm Offered
B.Sc. - Visual Communication

Students Strength

Students Strength
B.Sc. Visual Communication
Batch Number Of Students Enrolled
2015 – 2018 29
2016 – 2019 36
2017 – 2020 32
2018 – 2021 33
2019 – 2022 19
2020 - 2023 21