Industrial Visit

Date:25 March 2022
Places/Industry Visited: Jacaranda Tales, a film festival on women and nature organized by Bangalore Film Society in collaboration with the Bengaluru Sustainability Forum, Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Gamana Women’s Collective, Gram Seva Sangh, G Foundation for Art and Culture and Kriti Film Club. The film festival was held at Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium, Kumara Park East, Bengaluru.

The IV semester BA Visual Communication students learned documentary making while visiting the Jacaranda Film Festival. The batch of students watched Surya Ganga, Narmada: A Valley Rises and Agar Who Desh Banati, followed by a panel discussion on Critique of Development by Bhargavi Rao, Madhu Bhushan and Du Saraswati. The three documentaries focused on social and environmental factors of the big energy projects in our country, the non-violent movement against the construction of the Sardar Sarovar dam on river Narmada and the lives of rural Adivasi women as the struggles of development becomes inevitable, respectively.


Date:25 March 2022
Places/Industry Visited: Jacaranda Tales, a film festival on women and nature organised by Bangalore Film Society in collaboration with the Bengaluru Sustainability Forum, Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Gamana Women’s Collective, Gram Seva Sangh, G Foundation for Art and Culture and Kriti Film Club. The film festival was held at Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium, Kumara Park East, Bengaluru.

The II semester BA Visual Communication students learned about documentary making while visiting the Jacaranda Film Festival. The batch of students watched Surya Ganga, Narmada: A Valley Rises and Agar Who Desh Banati, followed by a panel discussion on Critique of Development by Bhargavi Rao, Madhu Bhushan and Du Saraswati. The three documentaries focused on social and environmental factors of the big energy projects in our country, the non-violent movement against the construction of the f Sardar Sarovar dam on river Narmada and the lives of rural Adivasi women as the struggles of development becomes inevitable, respectively.

Date: 05/02/2020
Class & No. of students: I MA JMC, 22 Students
Places Visited: Arena Animation Studio, Kammanahalli, Bengaluru
Name and details of any external agencies/contacts involved: Arena Animation Bangalore is the animation, web designing, VFX & multimedia education brand of Aptech Limited, with over 20 years of experience. The Academy gives practical training in 3D & 2D Animation, Web designing, Visual Effects, Graphic designing, broadcast and Multimedia around the world.

Mr Kumar M, the Director of Arena Animations introduced the students with various animation softwares. The students got to know about softwares like Maya, 3D Max, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Photoshop etc. Mr Kumar also showed the various movie clipping in which animation and VFX were used. Mr Kuamr said that “There is huge career opportunity for animations and visual graphics and students should take up this opportunity.”

The students were asked to enact different moves from famous movies in front of a green screen so that the students could understand the process of VFX and animation in-depth.

The second class was taken by Mr Amar, a faculty of Arena Animations who took an interactive session on graphic designing. He taught some graphic designing techniques that can be done in Adobe Photoshop. The class was very interesting and ended with a question answer session.

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