• History of Art
  • Visual Communication
  • Internet & Web Technology
  • Film Technology & Language
  • Script to Screen
  • Graphic Designing
  • 2D Animation
  • 3D Animation
  • Clay Modelling
  • CG Modelling
  • Texture & Lighting, camera
  • Video & Audio Editing
  • Cinematography
  • Art Direction

Programme Education Objective

To prepare the students with knowledge and skills of visual effects with integration of live action footage and Computer Graphics elements to create realistic imagery for superior Industry and Entrepreneurship vocations as Filmmakers, Game designers, Visual Designers, Visual Communicators, Special Effects, etc. catering to Media, Education and Entertainment sectors in particular and in rest all business sectors in general. Besides, they will be able to advance their expertise in areas of graphic design, filmmaking, animation, and game design through higher education, research, continuous learning, and applications with ethics and social responsibility.

Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • 2D/3D Animator
  • 3D Modeler
  • Multimedia Programmer
  • Web Designer
  • Visualizer
  • AV Editor
  • Compositor
  • Content Developer
  • Video Editor
  • Game Tester & Reviewer

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum

Drawing & Graphics Design

Drawing Fundamentals

Drawing Basic Shapes,Introduction to Perspective ,Figure Drawing

Graphics Design

Understanding vector graphics: RGB vs. CMYK, Creating files for the web print, Invitation design, Advertisement design

art History

Survey of the western heritage of Art and Architecture, influence of Primitivism. Primitive style Paintings, and Sculptures

Visual Communication

Ideas to real-world scenarios, explore avenues in the arts, create portfolio-ready work, use of traditional and indigenous forms and materials

film making

Sound Design

manipulating and rearranging audio in visuals, create new sound, editing and post production process, other post-production tasks – titling, correction, sound mixing

Script Writing

Creating the visual story using thumbnails, shot breakdown, shot types, continuity, camera angles, camera movements, creating cinematic storyboard

Video Editing

manipulating and rearranging video shots to create a new work, Editing and post production process, other post-production tasks – titling, color correction, sound mixing.

Film Language

Understanding various technologies, filmmaking, crafts involved in Live Film Making, study of film formats, understanding various formats of Cameras


understanding Visual Effects in live action movies, Introduction to Roto, Chroma Keying, Paint, and Rig Removals
understanding Visual Effects in live action movies, Introduction to Roto, Chroma Keying, Paint, and Rig Removals

Animation & Game Design


Understanding Visual Effects, adding VFX into an animation film, Building a simulation, Directing a Simulation, particles & cloth, VFX in Gaming

Clay Modeling

modelling characters with different types of clay, improve visualization, modeling 3D digital characters, overlaying modelling, feel and understand the anatomy, proportions and depth of the model

CG Animation

using 3d software to build sets and props, 3d modelling tools, develop 3d scenes, modelling interior and exterior sets, texturing characters, create skeleton, character meshes, create animation friendly rigs

Portfolio & Internship

Guided Portfolio projects, Industry internship, Working in live project, portfolio presentation, correction and evaluation, final product submission – University assesment, and various Competition entries, national and international

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years

Eligibility - 10+2 passed with English.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,93,000 INR 1,59,300 INR 86,000
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 86,000
By 31st May, 2022 INR 95,600 INR 51,600
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 51,600
By 31st May, 2023 INR 63,600 INR 34,400
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 34,400
Total Fees: INR 2,93,000 INR 3,18,500 INR 3,44,000

Download And Know More About The NSHM


Dr. Firoz Mohammed

Director, NSHM School of Media & Communication

VFX Film Making is a new and a booming career option for young creative minds who want to chase their passion. Increasing usage of animation, visual effects and VFX in Indian movies is encouraging students to pursue a career in this field. In fact, VFX jobs for many big budget international movies too are outsourced in India just like IT software industry. Indian Bollywood industry is also gearing up to reach up to international VFX standards and for that the demand for the right people with adequate technical skills is definitely on the rise. This programme is designed to bring out the creative best of our students with advanced study and hands-on training.

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