Sharda University, Greater Noida will offer two new undergraduate programs (BSc (Animation & VFX) and BSc (Gaming), integrated with apprenticeship and internship in the disciplines of Animation and Gaming, shall be jointly offered to aspirants in this field from upcoming sesssion. This was said by VC of the university while he School of Media, Film and Entertainment (SMFE) – Sharda University, entered into a collaboration with Media and Entertainment Skill Council (MESC) for establishing a Centre of Excellence & Creative Entrepreneurship for Media and Entertainment Sector at Sharda University’s NCR campus.
An MoU was signed between MESC and Sharda University in presence of Mohit Soni – CEO of MESC, Mr. Rajesh Turakhiafounder of Frameboxx 2.0, VLVSS Subba Rao –Former Senior Economic Advisor Education of MHRD; Salim Arif – Actor, Director and Writer; and Manvendra Shukul – CEO of Lakshya Digital, among top officials from Sharda University. Y K Gupta – Pro Chancellor of Sharda Group said such initiatives are the need of the hour.
Prof. Dr. Ritu Sood – Dean of SMFE, Sharda University added that soon SMFE and MESC will also establish an Incubation and Innovation Lab for New Age Skills under Media and Entertainment. In addition, the collaboration will also strive to generate a repository for international alliances, faculty and student exchange. Mr. Rajeev Gupta who is heading the admissions at Sharda University mentioned that other than these two new programs i.e. BSc (Animation & VFX) and BSc (Gaming), admission queries have already started pouring in for various programs offered by SMFE including BA(Journalism and Mass Communication), BA(Film and TV Production) MA(Journalism and Mass Communication), MA(Advertising, Public Relations & Corporate Communications) and PhD (Mass Communication).