Post Graduate Diploma

Multimedia Technologies

Seek the specialist skills in creating every important digital media output, from graphic designs and Web designs to motion graphics and animations.

Course Overview

Join the Expert Program on Multimedia Technology

The PG Diploma in Multimedia technologies at ICAT is a 1-year, full-time program that provides diverse specialist skills to help you win a challenging career in different facets of the multimedia industry.

This is an all-embracing program that teaches you to design logos, posters, other visually communicative designs, Web applications, user interfaces, animations, and motion graphics. It provides specialist practice in every key technique for you to become an able media professional ready to take up multiple challenging roles in the industry.

Why Multimedia Technologies?

Get, Set for a Rewarding and Challenging Career

The Media and Entertainment industry, housing the Animation, VFX, and Gaming sectors is rapidly growing with a huge increase in young population, rising use of 3G, 4G and portable devices, and various Government policies to augment the growth of this industry. Also, India is the second fastest growing advertising industry; and the upcoming technologies like AR, VR, and MR are explored big time with respect to the media sectors.

All this makes the multimedia industry in India as one of the very high revenue generating industries and the one providing numerous promising jobs for the younger generation. It is the best industry for anyone aspiring to tap the opportunities in the vast digital space in the country.

Eligibility

Wondering if You Can Be a Part of PG Diploma in Multimedia Technologies?

Once you complete your under graduation in any stream, you become eligible to take up this PG Diploma in Multimedia Technologies program.

In addition, if you are passionate about any design media field like graphic designing, web designing or animations, and would love to build challenging skills in producing out-of-the-box works, then this PG Diploma Multimedia Technologies Program is your best choice.

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Student’s Works

Curriculum

The Learning Curve

This extensive hands-on program starts with a foundation module that provides in-depth understanding of design elements, design principles, typefaces, perspective drawings, color theory and more, along with practice on visualization and basic visual designing. The students are then guided through developing their artistic skills and enriching design sense, along with presentation and design thinking skills. They are empowered to communicate ideas and information through symbols, images, illustrations, and typography, as applied to print and digital screens. They are trained in HTML and CSS concepts, and given the practice to develop interactive Web pages, attractive banner advertisements and design rich intros for high attention rate. They are also introduced to fundamental 3D concepts like Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Animation and Rendering, and guided to create animation works. Further, the students are given intense practice in every technique related to pre-production, video production, and post-production digital video / audio editing techniques.

Skills to Build

Skills to Seek as a Multimedia Technologies Professional

  • Suit of Adobe Tools
  • Photography
  • Digital Art / Digital Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Layout Design
  • HTML and CSS
  • Corporate Presentation
  • Clay Modeling
  • Stop Motion
  • Interactive Animation
  • Storyboarding
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Video Editing

Teaching Methodology

Learning beyond the Walls

At ICAT, students get to build their skills in the best possible way through different teaching methodologies that insist on intense practice, research, and building analytical skills. The classroom sessions along with seminars, workshops, outdoor learning sessions, showcasing events and more help the students in their professional practice.

Knowledge Building with Your Peers

Group discussions trigger one’s ideas in the best way and it is also the way of knowledge sharing among students. The students of Multimedia Technologies get to share their ideas and critiques with the peers on a regular basis.

Practice All the Techniques

From sketching and model making to creating digital illustrations, animations, and Websites, the students get to practice all the techniques in a guided and motivating environment.

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.

Get Your Spark of Creativity Outdoors

The historical places of art and design around India are the best places to get ones creativity out. Our students get to visit such places from time-to-time for interesting activities like live sketching.

View the Techniques Live

Frequent visits to design studios, advertising firms, 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.

Learn from the Professionals/Alumni

Seminars, workshops, and interactive sessions from professionals holding a renowned position in the industry and our own alumni who have sought a reputed position brings a whole lot of knowledge and confidence for the students towards taking up a competitive role in the industry.

Get Your Personal Piece of Work Ready

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.

Assessment Technique

Be Assessed on Your Skills

At ICAT, the learning outcome of each module is assessed through periodical Formative Assessments, Assignments, Research Works, and through the originality, innovation and product of the final Project. Also, continuous monitoring of each student is done throughout the year through peer assessments and internal/external reviews.

Student Awards

At ICAT, we encourage students to participate in various national and international competitions, which help them to rise and shine as they pursue their creative skills and build their team spirit. Some of distinguished awards the Multimedia Technology students have received for their outstanding works include:

  • Won First and Third Prize in a national-level poster design competition
  • Student team won 2nd Place in the ‘2D Animation Short Film’ category at Drishya Awards, a national-level short film competition
  • First position in the ‘Junk Art’ category at the NIFT Intercollegiate Cultural
  • First Runner Up in the Graffiti competition conducted by Dreamzone institute
  • Multiple prices under various categories in JAYAM 2017, Government organized competition
  • Won the Overall Trophy at ‘Phantasia 2017’, intercollegiate cultural conducted by Patrician College of Arts & Science

Practical Learning Facilities

Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics

The students of Multimedia Technologies get to explore their unique ideas with respect to different design mediums at the industry-standard facilities in all the ICAT campuses.

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.

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 an all inclusive field and an endowed discipline, the multimedia industry is sure to shower every aspirant with a successful career. Multimedia professionals have a broad pitch to play in, which includes Advertising firms, any Design firm, Film industry, Photography, Gaming companies and more, where they can pitch in as a:

  • Business Presentation Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Web Designer
  • Interface Designer
  • Video Editor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • E-learning Content Developer
  • Flash Programmer

Each student can opt for their field of expertise with confidence, as the curriculum at ICAT guides them to build a solid portfolio in their area of interest/specialization.

Why Choose ICAT to Study the Multimedia Technologies Course?

Only at ICAT

  • This practical program on Multimedia Technologies comes with 100% placement and world-class curriculum.
  • The highly equipped labs, frequent sessions from industry professionals, and showcase events give the best learning experience.
  • 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 create an effective Portfolio of skilled works gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as a Multimedia professional.

After my PG MMT course at ICAT, I got placed in Amazon as a Visual Designer through campus interview. My experience with ICAT was the best. They taught us all the modules really well. My thirst for knowledge in the field of designing has been fulfilled by the wonderful staff at ICAT. We got individual attention and got a chance to learn more each day. I am very grateful. I am now placed in a very reputed organization and in a very good posting. I thank all my staff for their support in making my career a successful one.

Niveditha, PGMMT (2014)

Alumni Success

NAME COMPANY
Raghavan R Torry Harris Business Solutions
Rajagopal S Aachi Products
Surendar M Xurius Photography
Anand G K BONJI
Angshuman Buragohain Deloitte
Arun Prakash C McKinsey & Company
Arun Raj T K 2Adpro Media Solutions
Azhagia Manavalan M S 2Adpro Media Solutions
Kalaikkovan R HCL Technologies
Laksmana Kumar K Infosys
Mahesh Kumar S Ajax - VFX
Manivannan D Pixtone
Manoj Kumar E Graphic Designer
Praveenkumar P Global Foods Trading GmbH
Rahul P Indegene Lifesystems Pvt. Ltd.
Smitha G Cognizant Technology Solution
Sripadh S Team Lead
Ujjual R B Muse
Ganesh G Amazon.com
Girish D Amazon India
Infancia Geraldine Sylvia P Image Infotainment Ltd.
Pradeep Rajan K Video Director/Cinematographer/Editor
Pragadeesh S V Groupon Inc.
Prasanth S Mazenet
Sahana R Ighna Creativz
Santhosh S Amazon.com
Satheesh S TCS
Chandrasekaran M 2Adpro Media Solutions
Jabez John Lee A 2Adpro Media Solutions
Kalai Thamizh Iniyavan S Portrait Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Kalaiselvan R Amazon Development Center
Nandhu R C Rage Communications
Sabarinath G RR Donnelley
Sakthisivaprakash L Infinijith Technologies
Shankar S RR Donnelley
Anniesen IBC Tamil
Ashok Kumar N Let's Goo Social
Jayshree S Amazon, Bangalore
Karthik D Photon Interactive
Kaviarasu K Integreon
Piraisudan S Amnet Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Rajeshkumar R Big Box Studio
Santhosh E Technoarete
Tamilselvan R Venture Media Technologies
Vangapandu Lakshmanarao CESLTD
Deepak Anto V Mtab Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
Fahima Zaib Amazon India
Fredrick Immanual J E LegalDesk.com
Jeba Edel Raj J Nittany Creative Institute
Jeevanantham G 2Adpro Media Solution
Krishanamoorthy P Mayapuri Graphics Workstation
Mohit Turkar 2Adpro Media Solution
Nirmala M Pixetors
Richardson S Calibraint Technologies
Sharath Kumar S GRE Edge
Deepan R RR Donnelley
Irrviin Alex ITACUMENS
Iswarya Lakshmi R 361 Degree Minds
Kamatam Naveen Kiran Kumar Reddy Centrix Media Pvt. Ltd.
Pathak Sanskruti Ketanbhai Siemens
Poonam R WebXeto
Venkatala Leelamohan Mayapuri Graphics Workstation

Knowledge Brigade

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 PG Diploma Multimedia Technologies includes:

NAME Designation COMPANY
Mr. Santhosh Narayanan Graphic Designer Freelance
Mr. Madhavan Palanisamy Photographer Freelance
Mr. Rangaprasad CEO Untitled & Art of Light (Documentary & Street Photographer)
Mr. Ganesh Visual Designer Amazon
Ms. Harshini Visual Designer Freshworks
Mr. Sharath Kumar HE Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Abhinandhan Graphic Designer Pixel Design Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Akash Graphic Designer Amazon

Student Service

Get in Touch for All Your Needs

Each student is allocated a Personal Mentor to guide through the personal development process, and a Supervisor to support in project and dissertation.

A Students Service Desk is managed at each location with a Student Advisor providing advice to students on all any matters in need, personal or college related. The desk organizes club activities and acts as a point of contact for parents/Guardians.

Campus Location

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

The ICAT campuses are located at the Shores of Bay of Bengal (Chennai), Silicon Valley of India (Bangalore), and the City of Pearls (Hyderabad). The strategically located campuses expose the students to eminent landmarks/events of the metropolitan cities, which is very important for the Creators of Tomorrow to understand the trending world.

Chennai

ICAT Design & Media College 153, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

044 - 4293 4293,

+91 - 95001 28555

Bangalore

ICAT Design & Media College 424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.

080 - 4110 7755,

+91 - 96111 73607

Hyderabad

ICAT Design & Media College 11-9-45/2, Vishal Towers, Kothapet Cross Roads, Near Kothapet Fruit Market, Beside OMNI Hospital, Kothapet, Hyderabad - 500 035.

040 - 4221 7755,

+91 - 88862 33334

Admission Open 2019 - 20

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