Department of Sound for Electronic and Digital Media
The course in Sound for Electronic and Digital Media is designed to produce students who can excel in the new and challenging media environment, where both technology and workflow changes every day. With stress on equipment and skills suited for shooting and recording on the go (including on mobile based platforms), and challenging recording environments like live sports shows or musical events, this course will produce students ideally placed to thrive in the new media landscape having both the technical acumen and the artistic knowledge to be trend-setters in their field. Students will work on a variety of productions, shot on both multi camera and single camera setups, live situations and studio based situations, to expose them to the entire gamut of present day and emerging media productions.
2 Years divided into 4 semesters.
Total no of Seats
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
Candidates successful in the Joint Entrance Test (JET) will be called for Orientation and Interview.
Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of written examination(JET), orientation and interview.
Faculty & Academic Support Staff
—Consultant, Sound for Electronic & Digital Media
Sumitava Roy has been associated with media industry since mid-seventies.He is an alumnus of the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He has worked in Doordarshan as Sound Recordist for 12 years covering National & International programmes (including NAM, CHOGM, SAARC etc) and in documentaries, some of which went to national & international film festivals and won awards; done television training at AIBD, Kualalampur. Thereafter done audiography for more than three hundreds serials, hundreds of documentaries, telefilms and other programmes and events.He has produced and/or directed a number of commissioned and sponsored serials,telefilms, documentaries for Doordarshan, Film Division, ETV so on and so forth (Documentaries on ‘Durga Puja’ in Singapore'; ‘Calcutta High Court’ and ‘The Armenians of Kolkata’ have been the recent ones).He has worked in academic areas as a regular faculty at R.I.P.T Jadavpur and been associated with a number of media schools (St. Xaviers College. NSHM, Roop Kala Kendra etc.) as a visiting faculty.
SK. Abdul Rajjak
—Assistant Professor, Sound for Electronic and Digital Media
A Diploma holder in Cinema specializing in Sound Recording and Sound Engineering from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune. He has successfully done Location Sound Recording and Sound Designing for several feature films, tele-films, tele-serials and award winning documentary films. He has also directed and scripted two documentary films, one of which was selected in Indian Panorama, IFFl-2008.
—Sound Recordist, Sound for Electronic and Digital Media
Postgraduate Diploma in Cinema specializing in Audiography from SRFTI, Kolkata. Arijit has worked as a freelance sound recordist in documentaries, fiction, wild-life films and corporate videos.His diploma film ‘TWO NOTEs’ has been awarded in KIFF and SIGN and selected for IFFI and Cannes Short Film Corner. He has worked as a Sync Sound Recordist for the Television Movie ‘TAK JHAL MISTHI’ being part of ZEE originals series. His co-directed and audiographed documentaries have been selected for festivals like IDSFFK. He has conducted Workshops and Lectures sessions for a few media institutes of Kolkata. He is also involved in Acoustic designing and installations.