Welcome to Amrita Mysuru Campus

Department of Visual Communication

The department of Visual Communication, Amrita school of Arts and Science, Mysuru, is one that stands out for more reasons than one. The programmes offer a platform to transform theory into practical experiences in-order to gear the students to meet the needs of the media industry. Theory-cum-practical specialization subjects such as Event Management, Ad photography, Public relations and corporate communication, Advertising- aspects and aesthetics, Online journalism, Documentary Film making, media management, film studies are a part of the curriculum that offers much sought after career to many students.

The department aims to produce, not only responsible media persons, but also desires to sensitize citizens to social concerns thereby creating bigger mind-space for people of the global village.


Two fully equipped Audio and Video Studios for Post Production, Photography, News Reading and Anchoring.

(Spacious Acoustic Cabin, Sound Proof – Audio Recording Cabin, 40 – 50 students seating Capacity, Adjustable lights with Dimmer Control, High End Mac Pro (3.5 GHz, 6 – Core, 24 GB Ram, 6TB RAID), Multicam Online Editing, Broadcast Quality Video Switcher with live streaming facilities.)

Exclusive Visual Media Production and Post Production facilities.

(Which include Powerful and state-of-the-art Multimedia Workstations for VFX, Animation and Post productions works)

Separate Visual Media Lab with high end machines.
classrooms fitted with latest audio / video equipment.
e-Learning facilities and Digital Library.
Facilities for Film screening and Appreciation sessions.
Latest Studio Lighting and Trolley system.
An excellent video library with more than 300 world film classics and learning DVDs.
A dedicated group of teachers, Subject and Industry experts.
IT hubs backed up by 24 hour fail safe power supply.


Our Faculty Details

Dr. Ramya K Prasad

  • Chairperson | Associate Professor |
  • Ph.D., M.Phil (MC&J), MA, NET

Research Interest :Communication Theories, Advertising, Public Relations & corporate communication, Writing for media, print media, Research Methods
Experience : 17 years academic experience, including 9 years in research.

Mr. Sunij S Nair

  • Vice-Chairperson | Asst. Professor |
  • M.Sc. (CS), MA (J & MC), MFA

Research Interest :Advertising, Online Marketing, Graphic/Web Designing, UI/UX Designing, Elearning, PR, Animation, Branding.
Experience : 14 years academic experience in India and abroad, including 3 year in research and 4 years in industry.

Dr. Moulya B

  • Asst. Professor |
  • Ph.D, UGC-NET, M.Phil, M.A

Research Interest :Journalism and Mass Communication, Print Media, Traditional Media, Art, Literature & Culture
Experience : 15 years academic experience.

Mr. Sandeep T K

  • Asst. Professor |
  • Pursuing Ph.D, MA (Journalism)

Research Interest :Mass Communication New Media, Journalism and advertisement
Experience : 12 years academic experience , including 4 years in research and 1 years in industry.

Mr. Darshan B M

  • Asst. Professor |
  • Pursuing Ph.D, MCJ, M.Phil(VM&C)

Research Interest : Social aspects of New Media, Cinema Studies, Print Journalism
Experience : 4 years academic experience, including 3 years in research.

Mr.Suraj R Shankar

  • Asst. Professor |

Research Interest :3D Animation,Audiography -Videography
Experience : 3 years of industrial experience ( Worked on ad films, documentaries, Live productions, shortfilms, Video songs, audio albums, Animation and Visual effects.) 6 years of teaching experience.

Ms. Sreelakshmi E

  • Asst. Professor |
  • M.Sc. (Electronic Media), UGC-NET

Research Interest :Electronic Media, Video production
Experience : 2 years academic experience.

Br. Nirmal E R

  • Asst. Professor |
  • M.Sc. (Visual Communication)

Research Interest :Digital Film Making
Experience : 2 years academic experience.

Mr.Shiju T C

  • Asst. Professor |
  • MJMC, BSc. Software Systems

Research Interest :Graphic Designing, Photography & Videography, Web Designing
Experience : 10 years experience.

Mr. Suraj Krishna R

  • Asst. Professor |
  • MA (Comm. Broadcasting)

Research Interest :Communication and Media studies
Experience : 2.5 years teaching experience.

Ms. Smitha R Athani

  • Faculty Associate |
  • PG Diploma (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Research Interest :Journalism and Mass Communication
Experience : 9 years of industrial experience and 2 years of teaching experience.

Mr. K J Pavan

  • Visiting Faculty |
  • BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts), Advance Diploma in Multimedia

Research Interest :Photography, Fine Art and Visual Art
Experience : 6 years of teaching experience and 16 years of industry experience

Mrs.Chinmayi Arakali

  • Visiting Faculty |
  • PG Diploma in Film and Video Communication, NID

Research Interest :Community Media, Gender Film, Development, Design
Experience : 10 years of teaching experience and 13 years of industry experience.