Master Degree inMultimedia ( Chennai )

Live your dreams of a media career with specialist knowledge and skills to handle any challenging role in your area of passion.

Course Overview

Enrol to the Job-Assured Program in Multimedia Technologies

The M.Sc. Multimedia program at ICAT is a 2 -year, full-time program that enables you to gain expertise knowledge in various facets of the Multimedia industry, including Graphic Designing, Web Designing, Animations, Visual Effect, UI Designing, and Game Designing.

The program is a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skill building in various techniques, such as digital photography, 2D graphics, 2D / 3D animation, advanced art, compositing, modelling, texturing, rigging, developing TV commercials / print ads, game designing, cinematography, and so on. The program also guides you to specialize in your specific area of interest to soon gain a challenging role.

Why Multimedia?

Get, Set to Grab Numerous Careers of Passion

“Digital India” is the word that we keep hearing everywhere around us. From digital money to DTH services, every key thing in India is moving the digital way. The Government of India is taking every step in improving the digital sectors in India. Also, affordable Internet connectivity, smart phone penetration, the power of data, better economics for digital media companies, and the increased number of youth population brings in huge number of users relying on digital products.

All these make the Multimedia industry, housing print design, Web design, animations, advertising, TV content, movies, and games, a rapidly growing industry — faster than the global average rate. This fast growing industry opens up numerous opportunities for skilled minds trained in a specialist way. It’s now your right time to build your specialist skills and get a career in your passionate media industry.

Curriculum

The Learning Curve

Semester - I
  • The Introduction to Communication is a module that exposes students to a range of media, their mass impact on the society, psychology and sociology of the audience, and the cultural developments within media.

  • The students are provided with strong visual communication skills in this module by developing their artistic skills and enriching their design sense

  • This module further enriches the visual communication skills by empowering students to communicate ideas and information through symbols, images, illustrations and typography, as applied to print and screen

  • Every animation or film requires a significant contribution in ideation of the story, scripting and storyboarding, which are discussed in detail in this module

  • Image Editing Techniques is a practical module that makes the students develop a strong understanding of the purpose of editing an image before using it in a graphic design. Students will learn to work with basic

Semester - II
  • Students here are introduced to the fundamentals of drawing that would be the first step in designing different character styles like cartoon, semi-realistic and realistic

  • This module introduces students to 3D designing techniques by using related software, and the methods and ideas to create a 3D polygonal model of varying complexity.

  • This module teaches students the basics of keyframe animation. Learning how to use important elements of animation like shapes, text, colours and layers helps students to understand and work on motion graphic content by using industry-standard motion graphics software application

  • This module provides an understanding of the use of lights, cameras and grip equipment; the rules of composition and shot continuity; and the principles of storytelling, editing techniques and film language

Semester - III
  • The Modelling and Texturing module will help students to understand character modeling and texturing. It trains the students on creating advanced 3D models for a variety of applications

  • This module introduces students to basic principles of video editing, how to capture a video, import files, organize media elements and interface workflow, perform basic edits in the Timeline, and how to add a simple graphics in the timeline.

  • This module provides students the technical skills to effectively set up and alter rig for model to create animations. They understand the importance of rigging in animation and will learn to prepare a model for animation by creating an internal skeletal structure and applying that to a 3D mesh.

  • This module helps students to understand the interface and workflow of a node-based application. It teaches students to perform basic compositing and understand camera tracking techniques.

Semester - IV
  • This module helps students to understand the research process in conducting multimedia specialization projects

  • This module helps students to understand the advance compositing techniques. It teaches the techniques of match moving, 3D solving, keying and background removing.

  • This practical module helps students to develop an understanding towards 3D lights and their properties. They will learn the types of 3D lighting used for different scenes.

  • Dynamic simulation is a practical module that helps students to learn the basic concepts of creating dynamics. It provides an understanding of particles, particles’ attributes and rendering particles.

  • The Project work module helps students in developing a final project based on their specialization. The students here take up a major project from scratch to the final design and presentation. They execute the major project by analyzing the concept chosen, performing research and implementing their design thinking skills.

  • This module helps students understand live projects and production techniques by attending internship in an organization. The students gain knowledge on the production process and project pipeline.

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Skills to Build

Skills to Seek as a Multimedia Professional

  • Suit of Adobe Tools
  • Photography
  • Digital Art
  • Graphic Design
  • UI / UX Design
  • HTML and CSS
  • Clay Modeling
  • Stop Motion
  • Storyboarding
  • 2D Animation
  • Advanced 3D Design Techniques
  • Advanced VFX Techniques
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Video Editing
Teaching Methodology

Learning Beyond the Walls

Nurture the Research and Analytical Skills

The practice of learning a concept through first-hand/second-hand research methodologies is the key of every module. This practice builds the habit of asking questions and compels the students to understand the requirements in detail before getting on to work, which is very important to build a relevant, unique work.

Learn the Techniques from Professionals

Professionals from reputed organizations associated with ICAT share their knowledge, skills, and industrial processes with our students through seminars, workshops, and interactive sessions.

Learn through Club Activities

Weekly activities of sketching, photography, and shooting moving imagery augment the learning experience of the students of Multimedia. Such limitless club activities help students in developing appreciative works for their portfolio. They also help in enhancing the academic growth.

Knowledge Building with Your Peers

Class assignments and spot projects are given as group works to make the students discuss and go through a peer learning experience. Taking inputs, sharing thoughts, being a critic, and also being diverse are what this new experience gives to the students.

Inspire from What’s Around

Students constantly experience fresh inputs that trigger their creativity. They are taken outdoors for field research and artistic inspiration.

View the Techniques Live

Frequent visits to design studios, game studios, animation/Vfx production units, printing units, and more helps students watch the techniques live in real time. This gives them a clear knowledge on how things work in the industry.

Probe the Techniques through Project Works

Individual projects help students decide on, discuss, and implement their ideas. This enables them to identify and take forward their specialist area of interest, and to organise their efforts in achieving the set goal.

Get the Professional Touch from Reputed Companiese

The curriculum at ICAT insists students to take up an internship in any related organization to get a clear and early insight of the industry, and build confidence to take up a career.

Student Awards

Rise and Shine

ICAT Student Won First Prize

GAFX CONFERENCE

ICAT Alumni Wins a Million

Pocket Gamer Connects

ICAT Student Won 2nd prize - ‘Black Hole’

Gamehack

ICAT Students Won Runner-up Award

La Fete Cultural Fest

ICAT Student Won Runner-up

IPGAF Competition

Learning Facilities

Practical Learning

Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics

Experiment your endless ideas in the world of digital media design by making the best use of the world-class facilities at all ICAT campuses.

Bring Out the Artist

The Live Sketching room at the campus and the skilled artists as faculties set the best atmosphere for students to explore their drawing skills.

Get Access to Industry Standard Photography Studio

The Photography studio at ICAT comes with industry-standard Cameras, range of Lenses, Elinchrom Strobe Light Heads, Light Shaping Accessories, Light Tent, Light Meters, Speedlite, Manfrotto Tripods, Filters, Gray and Focus Cards, and a Changing Facility for students to practice their photography skills

Explore the Digital Techniques at IT Labs

The system labs and student laptops loaded with all the necessary industry-standard software help the Multimedia Technology students to practice graphic designing, Web designing, animation creation, and more.

Record/Manipulate Audio/Video

The sound proof Audio Booth for audio recording and systems with editing suites give the students the perfect setup to experiment the post production techniques and more.

The Knowledge Repository

Right from history of art and design to techniques with latest technology, the students have access to all media related information through 100s of books and magazines. This helps them research beyond the class lectures and gain immense knowledge of the industry and current trends.

Common to All Departments

In addition to the specific facilities for each department, the campuses of ICAT College are loaded with spacious classrooms, common library with essential readings, locker facilities for students, air-conditioned halls, personal tutoring space, common working zone, students’ lounge, and so on.

Student Testimonial

Our Students Say

ICAT helped me to develop my creative skills and learn more about all latest techniques and tools in designing. Designing is my passion and dream.

Laksmanakumar K,M.Sc Multimedia

ICAT has been a wonderful opportunity to learn, unlearn and relearn professional skills and techniques in a systematic way.

Kalai Thamizh Iniyavan,M.Sc Multimedia

ICAT has been provides good knowledge that is required to perform well in the future career and to reach our goals.

Sandhya Athmakuri,M.Sc Multimedia

ICAT helped me to develop my creative skills and learn more about all latest techniques and tools in designing. Designing is my passion and dream.

Laksmanakumar K,M.Sc Multimedia

ICAT has been a wonderful opportunity to learn, unlearn and relearn professional skills and techniques in a systematic way.

Kalai Thamizh Iniyavan,M.Sc Multimedia

ICAT has been provides good knowledge that is required to perform well in the future career and to reach our goals.

Sandhya Athmakuri,M.Sc Multimedia
Alumni Success

Shining Stars

  • Rajakanna
  • Somasundaram
  • Santosh Arya
  • Shukla Jayant Triveni
  • Devrishi
Student's Works

Outstanding works of ICATians

Career Opportunities

Get Placed as a...

With an exclusive Placement Cell that holds a record of 100% placement, till date, we assure best jobs for every student who have gathered their skills and are ready to take up challenges of the industry.

As M.Sc. Multimedia post graduates, the students can seek opportunities in Advertising firms, any Design firm, Film industry, Photography, Gaming companies and more. The students can take up a role as:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Concept Designer
  • Online Content Manager
  • Web Designer
  • VFX Artist
  • Colorist
  • Concept Artist
  • Animator
  • Professional Photographer
  • Video/Audio Editor
  • Game Designer
  • Art Director
  • UI / UX Designer
  • Visualizer
  • Business Presentation Specialist
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Imaging Associate
Why Choose ICAT

Only at ICAT

The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.

Above these, the opportunity to work on Dissertations, create Portfolio, and take up Internship with renowned companies gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as an animation professional.

  • 100% placement
  • world-class curriculum
  • Degree certified by eminent university
  • Highly equipped labs
  • frequent sessions from industry professionals
  • showcase events give the best learning experience
Top Placements

Meet Our Shining Stars

Aravindd C
UI DesignerCTC: 7Lp.a.
Faustino Viji V
UI DesignerCTC: 7Lp.a.
M.R.S Ram Shankar
3D ArtistCTC: 7Lp.a.
Aishwarya M
Sys. EngCTC: 6.3Lp.a.
Manuel Jerish E
Unity Game dev.CTC: 6.3Lp.a.
Ashmin Anushiya J
Fashion Cont.CTC: 4Lp.a.
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Application Process

Become an ICATian

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Step 1 : Fill the application form

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Step 2 : Interview Process

Go through a direct communication with the Admission Team

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Step 3 : Join ICAT

An offer letter will be send. Secure your seat by paying the admission fee.

International Professionals

Learn from the Veterans’ Perspective

The curriculum and teaching strategies at ICAT is never an instant thought. They are all an outcome of research and brainstorming of ideas from renowned professionals in the field. The knowledge brigade that guides us through the curriculum delivery of M.Sc. Multimedia includes:

NAME Designation COMPANY
Mr. Dhinakaran Animator & Film Maker Film Industry
Mr. Rangaprasad CEO Untitled & Art of Light (Documentary & Street Photographer)
Mr. Sri Ganesh Film Maker Film Industry
Mr. Dinesh K Babu Cinematographer Film Industry
Mr. Santhosh Narayanan Graphic Designer Freelance
Mr. Sharath Kumar HE Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Abhinandhan Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Akash Graphic Designer Amazon
Mr. Srikanth 2D VFX Supervisor BOT VFX
Mr. Biswajit Roy Fine Artist 29th National Exhibition Contemporary Art Award Winning Artist
Mr. Madhavan Palanisamy Photgrapher Freelance
Mr. Ram Pradeep Script Writer & Doctoring Specialist Film Industry
Mr. Muralidharan Founder Chennai Weekend Artist
Mr. Ganesh Visual Designer Amazon
Ms. Harshini Visual Designer Freshworks
Campus Location

Study at Any of Our 3 State-of-the-Art Campuses

  • Chennai

    53, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

    044 - 4293 4293, +91 - 95001 28555

  • Bangalore

    424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.

    080 - 4110 7755, +91 - 96111 73607

  • Hyderabad

    H.NO.3-1-30, S.Y.No:34/2 and 35, Bahadurguda, Saroornagar, L.B.Nagar, R.R.District, Hyderabad - 500 074

    040 - 2447 7755, +91 - 88862 33334

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