ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Visual Communication was started in the year 2007 under the self-finance stream with 16 students.  The department offers a three year undergraduate programme of B.Sc. Visual Communication.  Art, Graphic Design, 3D, Photography, Television and Radio Production are the main focus areas of the syllabi.  We have well-equipped Drawing and Multimedia labs with internet facility. Department is furnished with advanced infrastructure namelyseparate Preview Theatre, Shooting Floor, Video Editing and Dubbing Studio.

Admission open for 2021-2022

Course Offered:

  • UG – B.Sc. Visual Communication

Certificate Courses:

The department offers three skill based certificate courses for non-viscom students of the college.

  • Basic Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Drawing and Painting
  • Basics of Pencil Drawing

Job Opportunities

Drawing – Commercial Artist, Storyboard artist, Caricature Artist, Art Directors, Drawing Teacher

Advertising – Graphic Designers, Copy Writers, Client Servicing, Marketing – Space sellers, Production Executive, AD Filmmakers, Research Executive, Media Planner, Public Relational Officer, Typographer

Photography – Photographers, Stylist, Photo Editor, Newspaper or Magazine Designer

Film – Director, Script Writer, Cinimatographer, Lighting Directors, editor, film critics

Web Designing – WEB DESIGNERS , UIUX designer

Television – Director, Script Writer, Video Editor, Sound Technician, Colour Correction Artists

Radio – Sound Technician, Radio Jockey, Script Writers

Animation – Visualizers, Layout Artist , Animator, 3 D designer, SFX and VFX Technicians, Title Designer

On Screen Talents – Journalists, Reporters, News Presenter, Anchor, Video Jockey

STAFF DETAILS

  • Mrs. J.Padmapreethi, M.A. Broadcast Communication, UGC-NET , Assistant Professor & Head of the Department
    Teaching Experience  –  12 years
    Industry Experience  –  1 Year (Production Executive at Doordarshan – Podhigai)
  • Mrs. Suganya Varma.R, M.A. Communication, Assistant Professor
    Teaching Experience –  2 years
    Industry Experience – 4 years (as Photographer at Evackson Photography and Freelance Graphic Designer)
    An active Design Member of a Non-Profit Design Organization “Madrasters”
  • Mrs. K.R.Lalitha, MBA in Media Management, UGC-NET, TN-SET, Assistant Professor
    Teaching Experience –  1 year and 10 months
    Industry Experience  –  1 Year (Media Researcher at Ramoji Film City)
  • Mrs. A. Sandhya, M.F.A Painting, Assistant Professor
    Teaching Experience – 1 year and 2 months
    Industry Experience – 6 Months (Art Exhibition at Kochi Biennale 2018)
  • Ms. Mounitha. N, M.Sc.Electronic Media, Assistant Professor
    Teaching Experience – 2 years
    Industry Experience – 1 year (Roto Artist – BotVfx)

Dr. L. Chinnappan, Head of the Departments of Visual Communication, Media Arts and Multimedia at Loyola College addressed the students on ‘Career Counselling and Scope in the Media Industry’ on 18/10/2019.

STAFF ACHIEVEMENT

Mrs J. Padma Preethi, Head of the Deparatment, Department of Visual Communication has contributed a chapter in the book titled ‘COVID-19 and it’s Impact‘ which was selected for “Asia Book of Records” and “India Book of Records

Visual Communication Infrastructure

Department of Visual Communicaton proudly organises, 12 hour painting workshop.

Department of Visual Communication conducted a creative 24 hour long painting workshop in a two day split basis on 27th and 28th of March 2021. The students of the Department worked with the guidance of a renowned artist Mr. Vinoth Kumar A.K.A. Artist Six. 
Mr. Vinoth Kumar is a Core Member at Madrasters and a Senior Visual Designer at Zoho Corporation. 

A 68×35 inches measured canvas was painted with the guidance of Mr. Vinoth Kumar sir.The Canvas is going to be placed in the Principal’s office in the college.

Aishwarya J (final year), 

Keerthana B(second year),

M.Gayathri Devi,

R.Chaitanya and

C.R.S.Yuvashree from first year painted the canvas. 

Bhuvaneshwari R, Mythili N, Vaishali R from second year volunteered and helped the team.

The workshop was effective and the students learned various new techniques like Brush handling, Proper cleaning of a brush, how to fill colors, stroke techniques, color contrast, how to view a painting and understand it from the renowned artist in the two day workshop. This gave the students a new perspective on painting.

MEDIJI 2021 – The National Level Virtual Culturals

The Department of Visual Communication organized “MEDIJI 2021”, a National Level Virtual Culturals held on 18th February 2021

The logo, theme and events were launched on Instagram Live by the young and talented actor, Mr. Vetri of ‘8 Thottakal’ fame which is held on 22nd  January, 2021. The theme for Mediji 2021 was LOL, The Fun Begins.

On 18th February 2021, The Department of Visual Communication conducted an exclusive webinar on ‘Writing and Performing Comedy’ by the resource person, Mr. R. Jayachandran, a renowned comedian & Star Vijay TV’s Kalakka Poovadhu Yaaru Season 9 Title Winner held at 10:00 A.M. It was a grand success that nearly 900 participants from various colleges in all over India were attended the session on Zoom as well as YouTube streaming. A live webinar with the resource person was very interesting, knowledgeable and informative for the participants.

It was a splendid national level virtual culturals held from 25th January 2021 to 14th February 2021. There were 8 online events such as Palm Painting and 60 seconds Fame for school level and Meme Creation, Palm Painting, Photography, 60 seconds Fame, Short Film & Stand up Comedy for college level. Overall, 189 students from various schools and colleges in all over India had participated for the virtual events.

The result announcement for Mediji 2021 was declared by the legendary comedian of Tamil Cinema, Kalaimamani Mr. Delhi Ganesh held at 3 P.M. 23 participants from various schools and colleges won the 8 virtual events.

Mediji 2021 was supported by Ha Ha Arts & Gifts, Olive Beauty Products and SV Herbs & Beauty Care. ‘Voice on Tamil’ was our digital media partner and Team Kollywood’, our social media partner.

It was followed by a vote of thanks and the virtual culturals concluded.

PRAKRITI 2021

The Department of Visual Communication at SDNB Vaishnav College for women, Chromepet conducted an Annual Association meet named PRAKRITI 2021. The Association was conducted exclusively for school students.

On March 12, 2021, the results announcing the prize winners of PRAKRITI 2021 were conducted through an Instagram live by Master Fame Actor, Mr. Lallu Prasath. He announced the names of the winners of PRAKRITI 2021.

Photography Trip

On 5th August 2019, a photography trip to Mahabalipuram and Dakshin Chitra was visited by the students of Visual Communication. The students got an opportunity to capture the tradition and culture in various frames. It was a huge treat to all aspiring travel photographers.

The department of Visual communication conducted a live webinar on the topic “Contemporary Art and its Trends” on 16.10.2020, Friday from 3 pm to 4 pm on Google meets platform for the department students with Artist Ms. Alamu Kumaresan.

Contemporary Art trends are an evolving topic in the century. The importance of this art was discussed in this session.

The speaker of the session Ms. Alamu Kumaresan gave a small introduction to contemporary art. She discussed the basic topics and gave clear importance to the topics by sharing her works which were inspirational. She projected her ideas and views of artworks by giving some tips on how to handle them. It was a lively interactive session where she shared works that were fascinating. She shared her experience in the field of art and how she improved herself every time she created something. She also discussed the usage of materials and motivated us to do art in our own imagination. At the end of the session, there was an interaction between students and the speaker as she answered and cleared all their doubts.

LIVE WEBINAR ON DESIGN PORTFOLIO:

The Department of Visual Communication conducted a Live Webinar on Design Portfolio which was opened for all the college students. The speaker was Industrial Expert, Mr. Prabhakaran, UX Researcher, PayPal. The webinar was conducted on Zoom Platform on May 28, 2020, at 4:00 pm. 85 Participants attended the session. After the session, students and faculty from other colleges were given an opportunity to interact with the Speaker. The Webinar gave a wide idea on How to prepare and carry your Design Portfolio when we apply in an organization.  E- Certificates were sent after the session to all the participants.

LIVE WEBINAR ON UI DESIGN:

The Department of Visual Communication conducted a Live Webinar on UI Design which was opened for all the college students. The speaker was Industrial Expert, Mr. Jack Anto, Founder of Madrasters and Design Head, M2P Solutions. The webinar was conducted on Zoom Platform on May 14, 2020, at 4:00 pm. 100 Participants attended the session. After the session, students and faculty from other colleges were given an opportunity to interact with the Speaker.

The World of OTT:

An innovative webinar by Mr. Suriya Narayanan on the topic ‘The World of OTT’ was organized by the department on 30 June 2021 at 4:00 pm via Zoom.Mr. Suriya Narayanan is the Vice President-content and acquisitions in aha.

The Webinar was innovative and gave the audience a clear knowledge on the digital world and the way OTT works.

It was great learning for the listeners and students who aspire to work in the field.We thank the speaker for sharing his knowledge to the audience and the webinar was a success.

FACULTY DETAILS

Ms. Sandheya

Ms. Sandheya

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Experience: 1 Year

Ms. SANDHYA.A

Ms. SANDHYA.A

M.F.A Painting, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Specialization: fine Arts Painting

Experience: 1 year and 2 months

J. Padmapreethi

J. Padmapreethi

M.A. Broadcast Communication

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Specialization: Broadcast Communication

Experience: 12 years

N.MOUNITHA

N.MOUNITHA

M.Sc Electronic Media

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Animation

Experience: 2 years

LALITHA K R

LALITHA K R

MBA in Media Management(UGC-NET, TN-SET)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Specialization: Media Management

Experience: 1 year and 10 months

SUGANYA VARMA

SUGANYA VARMA

M.A. Communication

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Specialization: Communication

Experience: 2 years