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P.G. Diploma in Film Appreciation and Curation

Posted on December 15, 2023 by chandu

P.G. Diploma in Film
Appreciation and Curation

[1 Year]

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P.G. Diploma in Film Appreciation and Curation

School of Film, Media and Creative Arts

Course Overview

This is a ground-breaking PG Diploma Program conceived in partnership with leading film festival curators. It is delivered by filmmakers, festival directors and professionals in the business of film exhibition, distribution and restoration. Learn how to build a successful career in film exhibition, criticism, film festival curation and programming, or archival work guided by academics and critics, and curate your own film festival of global standards.

Career Destinations

Film Festival Director, Content Curator, Critic, Film Historian, Archivist, Film Researcher

  • Sem 1 – 6 Courses [24 Credits]
  • Sem 2 – 4 Courses [16 Credits]
  • Film Festival Visit/Internship and Project Film Festival [10 Credits]
Eligibility Criteria: Minimum 55% in UG (any discipline)

Core Courses & Electives

  • Film Movements and National Cinemas
  • Film Curation: History and Practice
  • Film Appreciation and Review Writing
  • Event Design and Program Aesthetics
  • The Art of Brochures, Reels, Posters, and Adverts
  • Auteurs of World Cinema
  • Culture and Communication
  • Archives, Conservation, and Memory Studies
  • Beyond Fiction – Documentaries, Shorts, Experimental, and Essay Films

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M.A. in Film, Media and Cultural Studies

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MA in Film, Media and Cultural Studies (FMCS)

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MA in Film, Media and Cultural Studies (FMCS)

School of Film, Media and Creative Arts

Course Overview

A Groundbreaking Program with an International Scope!

Forge your path as a globally-minded professional by unlocking a multitude of possibilities within this innovative MA in Film, Media and Cultural Studies (FMCS) Program offered exclusively by RV University. This customizable degree program will hone your critical and creative thinking, cross-cultural awareness, and cutting-edge, career-specific knowledge. The FMCS Program is a diverse academic community ideal for recent graduates or mid-career professionals who seek to strengthen their intellectual curiosity, creative vision, and professional expertise.

A Pioneering Program with Global Vision: The MA in Film, Media and Cultural Studies is a groundbreaking postgraduate program with an international scope, offering a multifaceted exploration of media, film, and entertainment journalism, with four distinct pathways: Film Studies, Documentary Film, Heritage Studies, and Screenwriting. Ideal for researchers, aspiring journalists, culture and heritage curators, and professionals seeking to refine their cross-cultural understanding, this program opens doors to a world of possibilities.

Eligibility and Skills: Upon completing this program, you’ll be eligible for diverse research opportunities, including domestic and global doctoral projects relevant to the four pathways. You’ll develop critical and practical skills in analyzing, interpreting, writing, and reviewing influential cultural icons, film movements, and media trends.

Unique Approach: This interdisciplinary program blends classroom learning with practical projects, immersing you in the vibrant world of creative industries. We nurture critical thinking and analytical minds, preparing you to navigate the world of film, entertainment, and media with confidence.

The MA in FMCS Program is a Holistic, Interdisciplinary and Global Program Tailored for Your Ambitions in Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This innovative program welcomes fresh graduates as well as early- and mid-career professionals seeking to reinvigorate their journeys. We understand that your goals are unique, shaped by years of experience and specific aspirations. Here’s how we support your personal and professional evolution:

  • Customized Pathways: Within the program’s four pathways, Film Studies, Documentary Film, Heritage Studies, and Screenwriting, we actively collaborate with you to design a holistic, interdisciplinary program of study that aligns with your individual ambitions, be it pursuing academic careers in film, new media, cultural organizations, culture studies, area-specific focuses, NGOs, or embarking on exciting industry journeys. A few examples include the following:
    • A global citizen with refined cross-cultural acumen: Bridge cultural divides and nurture understanding through insightful analysis of film, media, and diverse narratives.
    • A groundbreaking researcher: Delve into the intricate complexities of film, media, and cultural studies, shaping the future of academic discourse through rigorous analysis and nuanced investigation.
    • A thought-provoking media practitioner: Hone your analytical skills and hone your voice to craft impactful content that challenges perspectives and sparks conversation in the vibrant media landscape.
    • A dedicated cultural custodian: Safeguard the treasures of natural and cultural heritage, employing critical lenses to understand and preserve traditions while fostering meaningful cross-cultural dialogue.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Dedicated faculty advisors will provide ongoing support and guidance, ensuring you navigate the program with clarity and purpose. This includes guidance with grant writing, international opportunities, interdisciplinary customizations, and collaborations within and beyond RV University.

RV University’s MA in FMCS Program welcomes a diversity of intellectual pursuits and helps you embark on a transformative journey, whether you envision yourself as:

  • A global citizen with refined cross-cultural acumen: Bridge cultural divides and nurture understanding through insightful analysis of film, media, and diverse narratives.
  • A groundbreaking researcher: Delve into the intricate complexities of film, media, and cultural studies, shaping the future of academic discourse through rigorous analysis and nuanced investigation.
  • A thought-provoking media practitioner: Hone your analytical skills and hone your voice to craft impactful content that challenges perspectives and sparks conversation in the vibrant media landscape.
  • A dedicated cultural custodian: Safeguard the treasures of heritage, employing critical lenses to understand and preserve traditions while fostering meaningful cross-cultural dialogue.

Beyond these specific paths, this program empowers you to forge your own unique direction. Immerse yourself in a dynamic intellectual community, engage with renowned cinema scholars and media analysts, and cultivate the critical tools you need to navigate the multifaceted world of film, media, and cultural and heritage studies.

Who Should Apply

If your goals are to become a critically-informed, sought-after professional in any of the following, this program awaits you:

  • Creative Visionary: Forge your path as a filmmaker, documentarian, scriptwriter, or artist, exploring the interplay of visual arts, philosophy, and cultural narratives.
  • Cultural and Heritage Professional: Master heritage and culture administration or interpretation, safeguarding traditions and fostering cross-cultural understanding.
  • Academic or Professional in India or Abroad: Embark on doctoral research in film, aesthetics, or digital media studies, shaping the future of scholarship.
  • Media Specialist: Elevate your critical voice as a cultural critic, honing your skills for impactful commentary in the evolving media landscape.
Eligibility: A minimum of 55% in your undergraduate degree (any discipline) is required.

Join us, and embark on a transformative journey in Film, Media, and Cultural Studies.

Contact us today and talk with international faculty about achieving your dreams on a global stage.

Reimagine Your Career in Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Beyond Credentials, Cultivate Expertise: This MA in Film, Media, and Cultural Studies isn’t merely a program; it’s a transformative space for seasoned professionals like you to reimagine your trajectory within the dynamic landscapes of media, film, and cultural studies.

Unleash Your Potential:
  • Tailored Learning: Move beyond one-size-fits-all approaches. Craft a curriculum in tandem with our esteemed faculty, weaving together your professional aspirations with the program’s robust offerings in film, new media, and cultural critique.
  • Nurture Critical Thinking: Engage in stimulating discourse with internationally renowned faculty, renowned for their expertise in writing, research, and diverse areas of the arts and humanities. Hone your analytical skills and refine your voice as a cultural commentator.
  • Expand Your Network: Forge meaningful connections with a diverse cohort of fellow career changers and established professionals. Share insights, exchange perspectives, and build a dynamic community that fuels your intellectual growth.
Invest in Your Future:
  • Stay Current, Stay Competitive: Navigate the ever-evolving media landscape with confidence. Acquire new skills, delve into emerging trends, and ensure your expertise remains relevant and sought-after.
  • Ignite New Passions: Rekindle your intellectual curiosity and rediscover the joy of learning. Explore uncharted territories within film, media, and cultural studies, and reignite your creative spark.
  • Embrace Lifelong Learning: This program is an investment in your intellectual vitality. Cultivate a growth mindset and embark on a lifelong journey of exploration and refinement within the dynamic realms of media and culture.

Curate Your Ideal Internship

This MA program isn’t just about theory; it’s about putting your knowledge into action. To bridge the gap between academics and the professional world, we offer a robust internship program tailored to your individual goals and aspirations.

No cookie-cutter placements here! We work closely with you to understand your interests, career trajectory, and current employment situation. Whether you’re a recent graduate seeking your first industry experience, a seasoned professional looking to pivot careers, or an international student navigating a new job market, we’ll craft an internship that amplifies your learning and opens doors to new possibilities.

Here’s how it works:

  • Explore Diverse Options: We partner with a wide range of organizations across the media, film, and cultural studies landscape, including:
    • Film production companies and studios
    • Media outlets and publishing houses
    • Cultural institutions and museums
    • Government agencies and NGOs
    • Research institutions and academic centers
  • Co-create Your Path: Discuss your aspirations with our dedicated internship coordinator. Together, you’ll identify potential placements that align with your academic focus, desired skill development, and long-term career goals.
  • Flexibility Matters: We understand that everyone’s circumstances are unique. Whether you’re seeking a full-time, part-time, or remote internship, we’ll work with you to find a placement that fits your schedule and needs.
The benefits of your personalized internship:
  • Gain Practical Skills: Apply your theoretical knowledge to real-world projects and gain valuable hands-on experience in your chosen field.
  • Build Your Network: Forge connections with industry professionals, potential employers, and fellow interns, expanding your professional network and opening doors to future opportunities.
  • Enhance Your Resume: Add a prestigious internship to your CV, showcasing your initiative, skills, and commitment to your chosen field.
  • Boost Your Confidence: Translate your academic understanding into practical application, building confidence and validating your career aspirations.

International Applicants are Encouraged to Apply!

Seeking a graduate program that transcends borders and fuels your global ambitions? Look no further than the MA in FMCS Program offered exclusively by RV University, India’s vibrant hub for interdisciplinary learning and cultural exchange. Here’s why RV University is your ideal springboard to success:

  • World-Class Credentials: Earn a globally-recognized degree, opening doors to exciting career paths and further academic pursuits. Invest in your future with credentials respected worldwide.
  • Master Your Craft: Hone your critical skills and expertise in film, media, and cultural studies alongside renowned faculty and diverse peers. Tailor your learning through a customizable program aligned with your unique aspirations.
  • Distinguish Your Profile With International Experience: Graduate with not just a degree, but a profound understanding of our world’s interconnectedness, setting you apart in the job market. Personal growth and cultural insight are your guaranteed takeaways
  • Global Immersions:
    • Embrace a Global Classroom: Immerse yourself in our inclusive community, connecting with fellow students from across the globe and fostering cross-cultural understanding.
    • Experience India Firsthand: Delve into a new culture, living, learning, and exploring its cultural offerings, vibrant traditions, artistic expressions, and dynamic landscapes. Broaden your horizons and build lifelong friendships along the way.
    • Take part in RV University’s diverse international educational opportunities through faculty-led programs, semester-long exchanges, internships, and research collaborations.

Returning to your home country, you’ll carry not just a prestigious degree, but also a profound cross-cultural awareness, global perspective, and proven ability to work and travel internationally. The MA in FMCS Program will allow you to embrace your inner explorer and cultivate your professional edge. Equipped with a transnational mindset and boundless potential, you’ll graduate ready to make your mark as a critically-informed and adaptable professional on the world stage.

Contact us today and talk with international faculty about achieving your dreams on a global stage.

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