Mr Gideon, Sound Engineer, Discovery channel, United Arab Emirates, interacted with the students and conducted the Keyboard workshop. Students used the opportunity and gathered knowledge.
Rathinam College of arts and science, Department of visual communication organized an interaction program with our beloved Alumni Ms Vinothini, who completed her Bsc Visual Communication in our campus and started an Arts school " Little hands" in Perur , Coimbatore and also she is working in "Kikani global academy" CBSE. School and doing many guest lectures and workshops in Art & Craft.
As a tribute to her department she visited and interacted with students and staffs and also visited Rathinavani Community Radio & had an interview session with Dr. Mahendiran, Station Head.
Special Note: Mr Siva Surya, President Rathinam Media club, Vice president Rini Bibiyana Rathinam Media club, cordinated the event, special thanks to Mr. T J Raju, for inviting the alumni student for a wonderful interaction.
Mr. T J Raju,Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication, Rathinam college of Arts & Science, for Special felecitation Address of the event on
celebrating Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam's Birthday & Honouring the Achivers of the Day.
Photography workshop -Mr. R Prasanna Venkatesh - Special Guest for World Photography Day-Rathinam college of arts & science.
Department of visual communication and Rathinam Media club conducted 6 days photography workshop on behalf of celebrating world photography day, more than 100 students and professionals participated in the event and benefited out of the workshop. Models from Costume design & Fashion students and students from visual communication students participated and gathered more knowledge.
The special guest Mr. R Prasanna Venkatesh is an award-winning Photographer whose work has been featured in a large number of outlets and publications. We place an equal focus on the overall experience their clients have and on creating the perfect photo.R Prasanna began his photography journey at a young age and decided in the year 2000 to pursue it professionally. With photography that is natural, relaxed, and beautifully lit, R Prasanna Venkatesh has a calm and fun approach to each one of our projects.
R.Prasana is also a Certified Master Trainer and Certified Master Assessor from National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC ), Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC), and Media & Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) and has conducted over 250 photography workshops not only in India but Sri Lanka as well. Godox Photo Lighting and Hollyland Technology have appointed him as their brand ambassador for their products. He is also a Brand Mentor for Vitec Imaging Solutions
Specializing in People and Advertising photography, R Prasana Venkatesh is one of the most sought-after commercial photographers in South India. His clients include Sony India, Phoenix Market City, Svatma, Svah, Svasa, Velammal Hospitals, SSVM School, PriyaGold Sun FlowerOil, Jeyachandran Gold House, Jeyachandran Textiles, Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Aspire Systems, Kalakshetra Foundation, and many more leading brands .
His Regular article contributor to Best Photography Today, Classic Imaging, and Studio News Photography magazines. Official photographer for Hilary Clinton's Visit to Kalakshetra in 2011. Official photographer for the President of India Shri. Pranab Mukherji's visit to Kalakshetra on August 7th, 2013 Did photoshoot for Rolls Royce Motor Cars' new car Wraith on location in Chennai in Sep 2013. From September 2013 to August 2016 his pictures have got published 5 times in the prestigious Daily Dozen section of National Geographic with one of them being editor's favorite. He has completed two books Pidhana and Bhuprana on the flora and fauna of the Kalakshetra Foundation in Chennai.
He was the official mentor for Nikon from April 2014-September 2016 for Tamilnadu and Pondicherry. He was awarded for being one of the best mentors in Tamilnadu on July 30th, 2016 in an event conducted by Image Today, Chennai. On September 10th, 2016 he was awarded for being the Best Product and Advertising Photographer at The International Camera Fair, Chennai. Works have been published in many National and Regional Magazines. Prasanna Venkatesh is also a successful Tamil Youtuber with more than 94,000 Subscriber.
As a feedback he was very happy to be a part of Rathinam college of Arts & Science and thanked Mr V Sathisanandan, HoD, Viscom & Ms. Dhanvi, CDF for inviting them and special thanks to the faculties and students. Ms.G Gayathri Organized the event and Mr.T.J.Raju, coordinated
the event and made the event a Grand success.
©Copyright R PrasanaVenkatesh
Mr T.J Raju,Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication, Rathinam College of Arts & Science, Awarded - "Guest of honour" for his meritorious work - Marapalam Government High school
Department of visual communication & Rathinam Media club students organized, interaction program in Marapalam Government High school, on behalf of celebrating Teacher day.
Marapalam Government High school, HM, Awarded "Guest of honour" to Mr T.J RAJU, for his meritorious work.
Mr TJ Raju, Assistant professor department of visual, communication Addressed the students and motivated the students by sharing Dr APJ Abdul kalam, life stories and also motivated students to develop more skill and knowledge and read books regularly
Special Credits to Mr.Gowthan & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Mr.TJ Raju, Assistant professor, Department of visual communication, Coordinator with BBC Tamil - Mr. Prasanth & hosted the Event
Department of Visual communication students, Krithika III Bsc Viscom, Abinaya IIMJMC, Gowtham II MJMC, Shelter II Bsc Viscom, participated in G20 Awareness Bytes in BBC Tamil, Mr TJ Raju, Assistant professor, department of visual communication, coordinator with BBC Tamil Mr Prasanth and hosted the event.
Department of visual communication, Rathinam College of arts and science conducted a Alumni interaction program with Mr Prasanth, BBC Tamil News Reporter, students took active participation in the event and also gave interview on the topic G20, it was very useful interaction for students.
Mr TJ Raju, coordinated the event along with the Guidance of HoD, Mr V Sathishanandan.
Department of visual communication and Rathinam Media club conducted the Screening of 24hr Short film competition today at 02:00 pm in Screening Room Visual Communication department and the best film were awarded in various categories.
Best Concept : kayam - Damodaran & Team
Best Cinematography : Jithu R vs Vishnu - Sarath
Best Editing : Aswin - Sai Krithick
Best Actor : Venkatesh
Best Director: Aswin - Joseph & Team
Special Credits to Ms. G Gayathri & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Students were motivated to come regular to the club to improve more of theirs talent in various field. Ms Soundarya, coordinator Culture Club, Awarded special ID batches for club students on various designation and delivered the vote of thanks.
Special Credits to Mr.Sivasurya, Kiran, Rini Bibiyana, Alamelu, Keerthana & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Rathinam College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, organized an Intercollege event on 22, February2023 to welcome and encourage new talents of the college students. In school of science the Department of B.Sc. Mathematics took the lead in organizing the event, which was named as CHAKRA- Mega youth fest and featured various onstage and offstage competitions and also sports activities.
The Chennai mobiles, SPP silks, One Ten fashion are the main sponsors for this event .Rathinavani FM 90.8, Kovai kondattam, Black thunder are the co-sponsors. Varieties of food stalls and gaming programs were organized in this event. Mega Youth Fest was organized for the Awareness causes – Say No to Drugs, Traffic Violations and Mobile Addictions. The competitions are splitted into Technical, Cultural and Sports.
Various Competitions were conducted
and winners were awarded with Trophies and Winners of Sports competitions were awarded
with Cash Prizes. Nearly 3685 Students from various colleges participated in the Event. Also
all participants received free T-shirts.
Chakra-mega youth fest was a very successful event, conducted by the Department of Mathematics in the School of Science. Many students showed their talents and actively participated
in every competition.
Special Credits to
& Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
On 20th Feb, Rathinam college of arts and science arranged the guest lecture on photography for students from department of visual communication. The guest lecture was lead by Ashok Ogra. Ashok Ogra is a prominent figure in the field of education, with a wealth of experience in teaching and research. As a guest lecturer at Rathinam College of Arts and Science, he shared his insights and knowledge with the students and faculty, inspiring and motivating them to pursue excellence in their academic pursuits. During his lecture, Mr. Ogra emphasized the importance of critical thinking and innovation in today’s rapidly changing world.
He highlighted the need for students to develop their problem-solving skills and to think outside the box, challenging conventional wisdom and exploring new ideas and perspectives. Mr. Ogra ’s extensive experience in the education sector, including his tenure as a professor at several prestigious institutions, made him an ideal chief guest for the event. His address was well-received by the audience, who appreciated his practical advice and his engaging delivery style. In addition to his work as an educator, Mr. Ogra has also been a leading voice in the field of education policy. He has written extensively on the subject and has advised numerous government bodies and International organizations on education-related issues.
Overall, Mr. Ogra’ s visit to Rathinam College of Arts and Science was a tremendous success,
providing students and faculty with valuable insights and inspiration to further their academic
and personal development. His contributions to the field of education are immeasurable, and
his dedication and commitment to promoting excellence in education are an inspiration to all
who aspire to make a difference in the world.
Special Credits to Mr.Sivasurya & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Rathinam College emerged victorious in the regional level T20 cricket tournament organized by News 7 Tamil Sports in Coimbatore. The college defeated Sukuna Engineering College in a thrilling match, winning by six wickets. This match was held in 29th March 2023. The tournament was part of the NCL 2023 Zonal T20 Cricket Series, which was held all over Tamil Nadu and divided into four zones.
The Coimbatore zone featured several talented teams, including Sri Ramakrishna College, Bannari Amman College, Sri Krishna Educational Group, Karpagam Academy Higher Education, Rathinam College of Arts & Science, Sukuna College of Engineering, JCT College of Engineering, and PA College of Engineering. The group stage of the tournament was intense, with each team for a spot in the semi-finals.
Sri Ramakrishna College emerged as the top team in the Coimbatore zone, winning all three of their matches and finishing with a net run rate of 5.133. Bannari Amman College finished second in the group with four points, while Sri Krishna Educational Group and Karpagam Academy Higher Education finished third and fourth, respectively. In the other group, Rathinam College of Arts & Science emerged as the top team, winning all three of their matches and finishing with a net run rate of 2.902. Sukuna College of Engineering finished second in the group with four points, while JCT College of Engineering and PA College of Engineering finished third and fourth, respectively.
The semi-finals saw Rathinam College of Arts & Science take on Bannari Amman College, while Sukuna College of Engineering faced off against Sri Ramakrishna College. Rathinam College of Arts & Science won their match comfortably, chasing down Bannari Amman College’s total of 135 with eight balls to spare. Sukuna College of Engineering also won their match, defeating Sri Ramakrishna College by six wickets. The final between Rathinam College of Arts & Science and Sukuna College of Engineering was a closely contested match. Sukuna College of Engineering won the toss and elected to bat, but were restricted to a total of 152 for 9 in their 20 overs. Rathinam College of Arts & Science chased down the target with six wickets in hand, thanks to a brilliant innings from their opener who scored 63 runs.
Rathinam College of Arts & Science emerged as the champions of
the Coimbatore zone and will now progress to the next stage
of the tournament.
The NCL 2023 Zonal T20 Cricket Series has been an exciting tournament so far, with talented players showcasing
their skills and competing fiercely for their colleges. News
7 Tamil Sports has done an excellent job of organizing the
tournament, and we look forward to seeing more thrilling
matches in the coming weeks.
Special Credits to Rini Bibiyana S & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
The whole division cooperated to arrange the occasion “CAN YOU”, with the help of staff and under graduates. Gowrishankar, a third-year student, and Joseph, a second-year student, were the event’s primary organizers. The Freshers Day event gave students a chance to show off their talents and creativity while also encouraging teamwork and collaboration. Drawing, dancing, poster designing, storytelling, and a 5-minute short film competition on the subject of drugs were among the competitions. These competitions were planned and held a month before the event and they were open to the Viscom department first-year freshmens.
The occasion got a staggering reaction from the new under graduates, who effectively took part in the different rivalries and drew in with their friends, seniors and staff individuals. In addiction to fostering a sense of community and encouraging students to engage with one another and the college, the event helped new students feel accepted and valued in the community. During the Freshers Day event, the winners of the various competitions were announced and given prizes. Students who participated in the short film competition were presented with trophies in a variety of categories, including Best Film, Best Actor, Best Cinematographer, Best Editor and Best Director. Additionally, certificates were given to the winners of the drawing, dance, poster design, and storytelling competitions. Students received recognition and praise for their work, as well as constructive criticism. Students were able to showcase their creativity and skills on the occasion of the event, which also served to raise awareness of significant issues.
The rivalries were organized to advance cooperation and joint effort among under graduates and they urged under graduates to draw in with one another and the college. Additionally, the Freshers Day event assisted new students in getting to know the campus and its culture. New students were able to make new connections and break the ice at the various competitions, on-stage games and events, such as the final DJ dance performance by students and the balloon burst and dare games, which helped them feel more at ease and confident in their new environment. All in all, the Freshers day occasion and the different rivalries coordinated by the Branch of B.Sc. Visual Communication at Rathinam college were an incredible achievement.
The event promoted teamwork and
collaboration among students and helped new students
feel accepted and valued by the college community. Students were able to demonstrate their creativity and abilities through the various competitions, which also served
to raise awareness of significant issues. The event set
a positive tone for the reminder of the year and was an
excellent way to begin the new academic year.
Special Credits to
Manojkumar P & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Challenge for Viscom Students in Filmmaking Within 24 Hours
Students from the Department of Visual Communication at Rathinam College
of Arts and Science in Coimbatore took part in a 24 Hours Film Making Challenge
to demonstrate their creativity and filmmaking abilities. On September 14, 2022, the
event took place at the Viscom Studio. The students worked hard for this challenge.
The competition required students from II yr Viscom & III yr Viscom to make short films Students from II yr Viscom and III yr Viscom were required to create short films based on a theme selected by the panel for the competition. The students had to finish the project in 24 hours, which presented a significant challenge.
The opposition saw the cooperation of 56 under graduates, who were anxious to grandstand their ability. Only two teams were able to finish their short films, despite the time constraints. Not with standing, every one of the members set forth their best amounts of energy and attempted their level best to complete their tasks.
The judges were impressed by the
students’ high quality of work. The mementos were given to the winners by the head
of the department at the competition’s conclusion. While receiving their awards, some
of the students shared their experiences on stage. The structure of the winning screenplays, which had to fall into one of two categories: The structure of the Rashomon and
the hyperlink screenplays.
Under Mr. Sathishanandan’ s direction, Assistant Professor Mr. T.J. Raju organized the event. To ensure that the event ran smoothly, the team had put in a lot of effort. Students and faculty members paid close attention to the competition, which was a huge success. The competition’s goal was to give the students a chance to show off their filmmaking skills and creativity. They were also able to improve their skills and gain valuable experience in a setting with a lot of competition. The event provided the students with an excellent opportunity to learn from one another and work together on projects.
The Branch of Visual Communication has consistently urged its under graduates to seek after their interests and succeed in their fields.
Generally, the 24Hrs Film Making Challenge was an exceptionally effective occasion that displayed the huge ability of the under graduates at the Branch of Visual
Communication. It was an extraordinary stage for the under graduates to level up
their abilities, team up with their companions, and gain important involvement with
a profoundly cutthroat climate. The occasion was a genuine demonstration of the division’s obligation to giving its under graduates the most ideal chances to prevail in
Special Credits to Mr.Sivasurya & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
On December 30,2023,The Visual Communication department of Rathinam College recently held a big bag collection to help people who live on the road side in the Sundrapuram neighborhood of Coimbatore. Students gave a huge response to the event, donating clothes, food and toiletries to fill hundreds of bags. Under the guidance of Assistant Professor T. J. Raju Sir and Assistant Professor Gayathiri Mam, the division worked resolutely to guarantee the outcome of the action.
Poster of the Big Bag Collection
The donations were carefully sorted and given to those in need, supporting the Coimbatore roadside residents who were in desperate need. The action offered and help to those deprived as well as exhibited the force of aggregate activity and local area soul. The Rathinam College community was thrilled to see their efforts recognized and appreciated by the wider community. The efforts made by the department of visual communication to make this event a success deserve praise. It was greatly appreciated how the students and staff collaborated to make a real difference in the lives of others.
Students providing collected food and other items to Homeless
The big bag collection was an inspiring event that brought attention to the significance of collective action and community spirit. The Rathinam College staff and students are eager to keep making a difference in the world and are looking forward to the next event.
Special Credits to Ms. Kiran & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
AUDITION HELD SUCCESSFULLY WITH THE HELP OF MEDIA ARTS CLUB
On September 17, 2022, the Department of Visual Communication and Media Arts Club held a dance tryout in the auditorium. The purpose of the event, with VENDHAR Tv Channel, was to give students a chance to show off their dancing skills and possibly take part in a channel program. The audition was attended by 74 students, each of them demonstrated their talent for dance and enthusiasm.
The college held the event on
a regular basis and neither the chief guest nor a
resource person was presented. The event was
not covered by the media, but it gave students
a chance to show off their dancing skills and
look into possible jobs with VENDHAR Tv
Channel. Some students were selected, progressed to the next level and were invited to
Chennai to participate more and receive encouragement. The event was successful as a
whole and it gave students a chance to show
off their skills in a supportive and encouraging
Special Credits to
Alamelumangai B & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
On February 13, 2023, Rathinam College of Arts and Science students from Department of Visual Communication had a unique opportunity to meet the college’s new principal, Dr. S. Balasubramaniam. The meeting had a small interview session that allowed students to express their experiences, aspirations, and challenges during their academic journey
During the session, students shared their diverse backgrounds and highlighted their unique talents and interests. They spoke of their personal growth, academic achievements, and extracurricular involvements. Dr. S. Balasubramaniam attentively listened and provided words of encouragement and inspiration, which fostered a sense of belonging and unity among the students. The interaction served as a platform for the students to feel valued and acknowledged by the college administration. The new principal’s dedication to student engagement and genuine interest in their lives left a lasting impression on the attendees.
The session instilled a sense of optimism and enthusiasm among the college community, as they embark on a new chapter under the leadership of Dr. S. Balasubramaniam. In conclusion, the small interview was a remarkable opportunity for the students to connect with their new principal and build a strong foundation of mutual understanding and support. The session showcased the college’s commitment to student engagement and served as a reminder of the vital role that academic institution plays in shaping the lives of their students.
Viscom students Shelterr, Alamelumangai, Keerthana, Cibil, M. S. Vishnu, Kalesh taking interview of the new principal Dr. S. Balasubramaniam
Special Credits to
Shelterr, Alamelumangai, Keerthana, Cibil, & Mr.T.J. Raju [Assist professor] Department of Visual Communication
Script submission and best three scripts will be produced by ‘Aha’ team Clusters Media College, Coimbatore
On 20th Feb 2023, “Aha” a popular Tamil OTT platform, organized a program called the Young Creators Summit at Clusters Media College, Coimbatore. The event was aimed at aspiring filmmakers waiting for an opportunity to work in the film industry, and it provided them with a chance to make a film in OTT. The summit was a significant opportunity for young creators to interact and learn from OTT officials, gain insights into making an OTT pitch and improve their scripting skills. The event also included a presentation on YouTube filming by the Nakkalites team, which added value to the program.
The summit was highly engaging and participants were motivated to come up with their best ideas for a chance to be featured on the Aha platform. The best three scripts from the event will be produced by Aha media, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to showcase their talent. Furthermore, the most impressive Short film scripts from college students will be produced by Clusters Studios, adding value to the program and allowing the students to showcase their skills on a broader platform. The event concluded with the organizers and the college issued participation certificates to all the participants.
Creators Summit was a great opportunity
for aspiring filmmakers to get a hint and
start in their careers. The event provided
them with a platform to interact and learn
from industry experts and to use their
skills among their works. The collaboration between Aha, Clusters Media College, and Clusters Studios is commendable and will help young creators realize
their potential and make their dreams into
the world of reality.
Special Credits to
Manoj Kumar P
S & Mr. T. J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
STUDENTS INTERACTION WITH THE AHA TEAM
Coimbatore, Apr 24:Students of the Department of Visual Communication at Rathinam College of Arts and Science had gone to the film Yaathisai in K.G cinemas for the movie review.
Yaathisai is a historical film and the director of the film is Dharani Rasendran. Producer of the film is K.J Ganesh. The promotional activities were done in the college before the movie release. The students from UG 1st year and PG 2nd year ,we went for the screening of the film. The students reviewed the film after screening. Some students spoke about the positive aspects, and some students critizised the film for its plot and screenplay. Mostly the Students are not satisfied with the out come of the film. They also said that they are thankful to Rathinam College of Arts and Science for giving them the opportunity to watch the film. Those who said the film helped them learn the nuances of a film said, “The film was very good and very useful”.
Special Credits to
Mavi Varshini S
& Mr. T. J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication
Students at the K.G cinemas
The audit was carried by collaboration with Venster School of Excellence India Private Limited, company that provides education and training services. The students from Rathinam College of Arts and Science demonstrated their expertise in commerce and accounting during the audit.
They was Awarded with a certificate of appreciation and a cash prize. The experience gained during the audit will undoubtedly prove beneficial to the students in their future endeavours.
Special Credits to Ms Kiran & Mr. T. J. Raju [Assist professor]. Department of Visual Communication