Dr.MGR Educational & research Institute – University stepped into the Media Training in a bigger way in year 2014 by starting B.Sc Animation & Visual Communication with a strength of 95 students split in 2 sections and we have a total strength of 250 students. Started M.Sc in Animation & Visual Communication this year 2017. The department is housed with Advanced Animation Laboratory,Green Matte Studio- where shoots for our TV channel happens here and students are allowed to be a part of the back end crew. Clay modeling studio, Stop Motion Animation and Dubbing Studio.


The department vision is to produce industry knowledged media and animation professionals who’ll bring fame and name to the media industry by their culture conscious skills.


Students are given regular class room training along with Projector presentations and apart from this our students are exposed to regular “Tech Talks’ conducted by Film, TV and Media industry professionals – averaging 10 sessions in a semester and regular workshops on latest technologies.

Specialty about our Department

Our department students are given 1 year free internship in our TV channel “vanavil Television” wherein students are allowed to get hands on experience on script writing, cinematography, Direction, program production and Television production.


  • 10 tech talks in a semester
  • Outdoor visits and outdoor sketching
  • 1 year free internship in Television channel
  • Green Matte Studio
  • Dubbing Studio
  • Clay modeling Studio
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Regular Tv shoots happens in our Studio where students are allowed to be a part of the crew.


Ammara is the annual Viscom department function , where our department students exhibit their talents on Photography, dance , music , short films etc.

Rain Fest

Rain fest is our college annual celebration which is conducted with pomp and show and Viscom students bag the prizes for dance, fashion shows and mime every year (compete among 15 departments) and add glory to our department.