School of Film, Media and Creative Arts - 18Jan24 - RV University


RV University’s School of Film, Media and Creative Arts is a new-age, multi-disciplinary liberal education oriented preparatory school for emerging careers in film, media, OTT and the creative industries. The mission is to provide the best ‘university-offered undergraduate film and media education’ in preparing students for existing and emerging opportunities in creative entrepreneurship, support pathways and evolving skillsets in entertainment, OTT, new media and related production and research in South Asia and beyond, taught by the best in academia and working professionals.

Graduate Attributes that we seek to nurture in the filmmakers, media professionals and entertainment industry entrepreneurs of tomorrow are,

  • Imagination
  • Creativity
  • Ethics
  • All-Rounded Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Digital Fluency
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Team Working
  • Leadership Potential
  • Entrepreneurship

At the School of Film, Media, and Creative Arts, we are committed to providing a dynamic learning environment that combines theory and practice towards honing students’ creativity with a strong foundation in the best traditions of liberal education. Our faculty members hailing from the disciplines of film, media and humanities, professors-in-practice, filmmakers and visiting industry professionals ensure that students receive hands-on training and mentoring to develop the skills needed to succeed in their chosen field of specialisation or subject major.

The SoFMCA Foundation

Our distinct edge over existing film and media programs is a unique One-Year ‘Liberal and Creative Arts’ Foundation, which is designed to provide students with comprehensive training in essential 21st century skills and holistic introductions to the study of media, entertainment and the visual arts. This will enable them to make an informed choice about specialisation and career pathways in accordance with one’s individual passion and ability at the end of their Foundation Year. Select specialisations will also have the opportunity of availing a semester exchange in relevant electives with partnering universities abroad.

Semester 1 Foundations (24 Credits)

  • Reading, Writing, Thinking and Storytelling
  • Classics of World Cinema
  • Basics of Photography and Filmmaking
  • Media Literacy and Ethics
  • Visual Communication and Aesthetics
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Happiness and Self-Awareness

Semester 2 Introductions to Specialisations (24 Credits)

  • Introduction to Acting
  • Introduction to Film
  • Introduction to Media
  • Introduction to Animation
  • Indian Constitution and Citizenship

A UG Scholar’s Journey at SoFMCA

Year 1

[48 Credits] – Creative Thinking, Critical Learning, Discovering Individual Abilities, and Introductions to Majors

Year 2

Exploration [48 Credits] – Choose your Specialisation and Explore a Minor

Year 3

Specialisation [48 Credits] – Master your Specialisation with Industry Internship

Year 4

Creation [36 Credits] – A portfolio of signature works in films, documentary, animation, graphic narratives or thesis dissertation

Total = 180 Credits

Join us and embark on an exciting journey towards a fulfilling career in the world of film, media, and the creative arts.

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Explore the B.A, M.A and PhD programmes at the School of Film, Media and Creative Arts, which are designed to provide students with comprehensive training and skills necessary to thrive in the ever-evolving fields of film, media, and creative arts.

B.Com (Hons.)

Three year UG programme

Btech-hons AT RVU

Four year UG programmes

M.Tech (Data Science)

One year PG programme

B.C.A. (Hons.)

Two year PG programme


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