School of Film and Media

The School of Film and Media is a dynamic hub for aspiring media, communication, and film professionals. With our dedicated faculty and cutting-edge courses, we foster creativity and competence to prepare students for thriving careers in the ever-evolving media and film industries. In a rapidly changing environment where media and communication are undergoing a paradigm shift, we equip our students to understand, adapt, and lead. Our curriculum integrates theory and practice, addressing the needs of the millennial generation.

Explore our programs and join us in this exciting journey to navigate the evolving world of Media and Communication.

Latest at SFM

This conclave and expo served as a platform for students and enthusiasts to glean insights from industry experts, with representatives from esteemed companies such as Sennheiser, HiTech, and Alphatec.

Sound Conclave

A dynamic advertising workshop facilitated by Mr. Niraj Godbole, an industry veteran associated with The workshop proved to be an enriching experience for students, delving into the intricacies of advertising and the pivotal role of ad films in contemporary marketing.

Godbole’s Advertising Workshop 

Journalism and media production students recently embarked on an enriching visit to Pune Mirror, a prominent newspaper in Pune. The purpose behind this visit was to offer students invaluable insights into the multifaceted operations of a newspaper, spanning gathering and reporting news, fact-checking, design, editing, sales, marketing, circulation, and digital promotion.

Pune Mirror Visit

School of Film & Media Core features

Interactive Media Innovation Hub

A vibrant platform for leading industry experts, researchers, and students to engage in lively discussions, share innovations, and explore emerging media trends.

Transdisciplinary Approach

Encouragement for students to explore connections between media, communication, and film with other fields, promoting a holistic and adaptable skill set.

State-of-the-Art Production Facilities

Access to cutting-edge production facilities, studios, and equipment, providing students with a hands-on experience that mirrors real industry settings.

Experiential Learning

Opportunities for students to work on live projects, intern with renowned media organizations, and gain practical experience that enhances their employability.

Cultural Sensitivity

A focus on cultural diversity, enabling students to appreciate the role of culture in media and to create content that respects and reflects diverse perspectives.

Media Impact Research

Engagement in research that delves into the impact of media on society, exploring the ethical, social, and cultural dimensions of media and communication.


The School of Film and Media is dedicated to facilitating strong career prospects for its students in the dynamic media and film industries. We provide comprehensive placement assistance, connecting students with industry professionals, renowned media organizations, and film production companies. Our strategic partnerships and collaborations ensure that students have access to a broad network of potential employers. Through internships, live projects, and practical experience, our students are well-prepared to hit the ground running in their careers. We also place a strong emphasis on portfolio development and offer career guidance to equip our graduates with the skills and confidence needed to excel in job interviews and assessments.

With a global perspective, a supportive alumni network, and a focus on experiential learning, the School of Film and Media prepares students for both national and international career opportunities, making it a launchpad for success in the world of media and film.

Diverse Career Pathways in Film & Media

  • Film Director: Overseeing the creative and artistic aspects of a film, from script development to production.
  • Cinematographer (Director of Photography): Capturing the visual elements of a film, including camera work and lighting.
  • Film Editor: Responsible for assembling and editing raw footage into a cohesive film or video.
  • Screenwriter: Writing scripts and narratives for films, television shows, or digital content.
  • Producer: Managing all aspects of film and media production, including financing, logistics, and creative decisions.
  • Actor/Actress: Performing on screen, either in films, television shows, or theater productions.
  • Media Journalist: Reporting and presenting news or stories through various media outlets, including print, broadcast, and online.
  • Broadcasting and Radio Presenter: Hosting television or radio programs, conducting interviews, and engaging with audiences.
  • Public Relations Specialist: Managing communication and promotion for individuals, organizations, or media outlets.
  • Advertising Copywriter: Creating compelling and persuasive advertising content for various media platforms.
  • Media Planner/Buyer: Strategizing and buying advertising space for clients or media organizations.
  • Social Media Manager: Overseeing an organization’s social media presence and content strategy.
  • Content Creator/YouTuber: Developing and sharing video content on platforms like YouTube.
  • Digital Marketing Specialist: Promoting products or services through online and digital channels.
  • Media Analyst: Researching and analyzing media trends, audience behavior, and market data.
  • Film Critic/Reviewer: Evaluating and offering insights into films and media content for various publications or platforms.
  • Multimedia Artist/Animator: Creating visual effects, animations, and interactive media.
  • Sound Engineer/Designer: Managing audio aspects of film and media, including sound effects and music composition.
  • Media Educator/Professor: Teaching film and media-related subjects at educational institutions.
  • Film Festival Organizer: Planning and managing film festivals to showcase and celebrate cinematic works.
  • Content Strategist: Developing content strategies for businesses, organizations, and digital platforms.
  • Media Researcher: Investigating and collecting data related to media trends, audience preferences, and market insights.

These career pathways reflect the diverse and dynamic nature of the film and media industry, offering a wide range of opportunities for individuals with creative talents, technical skills, and a passion for storytelling and communication.

What our Alumni Speaks

Shruti Bendale

MBA Fintech 2023

I joined the FinTech MBA program with high expectations, and it surpassed them in every way. The curriculum is thorough and perfectly suited to the fast-changing financial technology landscape. We get to tackle actual FinTech projects, boosting our experience and problem-solving abilities. This program is a career game-changer, equipping me with the knowledge and confidence to excel in the fast-paced FinTech world. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to impact this industry significantly.

What our Alumni Speaks

Pavani Putha

BBA - 2023

Enrolling in the MBA program was a vital step in my career journey. It expanded not only my knowledge of business strategies but also sharpened my analytical and critical thinking skills. I’m drawn to the Fintech discipline as it’s an innovative technology aiming to enhance and automate financial services in today’s times. The experienced faculty gave me valuable insights and mentorship, guiding me to excel in this course. As I graduate with my degree, I also carry confidence and a robust skill set. My growth and knowledge are owed to the enriching experience at this esteemed institution.

What our Alumni Speaks

Rahul Gopa

Computer Batch 2017-21

Studying at the Ajeenkya DY Patil University gives students an opportunity to learn from some of the best minds across industries. Our affiliations give you access to an impressive global network and a host of facilities, for a successful tomorrow.

What our Alumni Speaks

Gokul Menon

I would like to thank the Training and Placement cell of Ajeenkya D Y Patil University for helping me successfully get placed due to your constant efforts in bringing us opportunities from the industry. You have consistently supported us, boosting our morale and offering all the necessary help. I am grateful for being part of ADYPU, which has given me an excellent opportunity to work as a student placement coordinator.