Hey i'm waiting for my 12 results. i want to go to media line as in art director stuff but i cant decide which course to take and which college to choose!

I thought of taking vis comm but i can't choose the college and another thing i only gave my physics exam this year as i flunked in it last year. i really don't know what to do? i also want a creative thing to do but also like a back up plan to support my family.

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RE: Hey i'm waiting for my 12 results. i want to go to media line as in art director stuff but i cant decide which course to take and which college to choose!

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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Art direction is one of the most promising career options today, considering the size of the entertainment industry in India. The job profile consists selecting the right location, conceiving visuals in 3D, working in close co-ordination with the film director, cinematographer and costume designer to develop the feel and look of each frame to supervise the decoration and sticking to the budget.

There are courses like P.G Diploma and Certificates Courses in art direction. The minimum qualification for P.G Diploma courses is a graduation in any discipline.At graduation level you can opt for Bachelors in visual communication, Multimedia Technology , Mass communication, Interiors , graphics etc

Colleges for art direction are:

Some of the popular film and TV colleges, which offer courses in art direction in India, are: Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune; National School of Drama, New Delhi; Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata; Asian Academy of Film and Television, Noida and Film & Television Institute Of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.

Colleges for visual communication are Srishti School of Design, Bangalore, Creative-i College of Creative Arts, Pune, Department of Visual Communication, Loyola College, Chennai, D J Academy of Design, Coimbatore,Raffles Design International, Mumbai etc

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