HEC Film and Television Dept at NCA
HEC establishes Film and Television Dept at NCA
Islamabad, June 05, 2008: The project of Higher Education Commission (HEC) to
establish Department of Film and Television at the National College of Arts
(NCA), Lahore, has been completed successfully and the Department has started
providing education and training in the field of Film and Television Production.
The HEC has funded the renovation of the existing buildings and procurement
of equipment for the establishment of the studio. The Department is presently
offering a four-year bachelors degree programme in Film and Television
Production and will soon launch a one year postgraduate Diploma in Script and
Screenplay. It will also offer certificate and diploma courses and a master's
degree programme in future. The need for this Department was felt because of the
rapid expansion of media in the last decade as the international media giants,
globalization of television media and acculturation due to foreign film and
video materials is presenting a threat to our cultural identity in the new
The NCA courses aim at preparing graduates capable of
producing the artistic and professional moving images that are in great demand.
The curriculum and disciplines (film, drama, documentary, news and current
affairs, and such others) would include discourses on cultural effects, cultural
identities and other communication issues in the new global village.
existing NCA environment will help enlarge students' vision by triggering
multiple layers of creative, intuitive and intellectual thought processes and
seed a mastery of form, content and structures as well as solid fundamentals
with the integration of digital media which has globally created its own space.
The NCA, as a college of arts, will also benefit from this programme. The
incorporation of motion picture (film and television) courses will reinforce the
existing teaching of visual arts and audio arts at the College. NNI
Post your comments
City School graduation ceremony
Islamabad: The graduation ceremony of City School, Nursery Section at Sector I-8/2 Campus
was held here Wednesday that was chaired by Chief Commissioner Islamabad Capital
Territory (ICT) Hamid Khan.
Speaking on the occasion, the chief
commissioner said that education is a light that guides a man in the selection
of the right or wrong way.
He further said that education plays a vital
role in the development of a nation and emphasised the need of high standards of
education and investment of all resources in the development of such facilities.
Appreciating the ceremony, he urged the children to put their maximum
energies in learning, so that they could contribute well in the progress and
development of the country in future.
Earlier, Head Mistress of the
school Mahwish Jehanzeb in her address emphasised on the unity of the City
School organisation and thanked the chief guest and parents for encouraging the
children who praised the overall atmosphere and environment. At the end of the
ceremony, the chief guest distributed prizes among the students. The News
Post your comments
|Post your Comments/ Views about the news.|
|Updated: 14 Oct, 2014|