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Savitribai Phule Pune University was one of the first universities in India to recognize that academic training in Communication means much more than Mass Communication in general and Journalism in particular. Department of Media and Communication Studies was established in July 1990 to serve this need. DMCS offers M.Phil. and Ph.D. Media and Communication Studies and

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International Conference - Archives of Indian Cinema: Methodologies, Creativities and Urgencies

21st - 22nd October, 2022

This conference is a part of the UKRI UK-India funded project Creative Archives: Producing, Preserving and Showcasing Transnational India Film Heritage, which aims to produce a number of public engagement events to scope creative ideas on how to think about archives through co-creative practices.Archives, for a long time, have been conceptual, critical and, certainly, methodological spaces and terrains for historical pathways of research across a range of disciplines in the Humanities and social sciences. Much like in many disciplines, the term archive and archives has been proven to be elastic and flexible in terms of what they form and how they are formed. However, such flexibility inevitably poses the problem of how archives are constituted, what is the responsibility of archivists and what are, in light of the ever-changing panorama of Indian cinema, the policies to make and preserve film history.
Ines Schaber (2019) in Notes on Archives, dedicated to archival practices and methods, draws on a photographic collection from...

DMCS's Film 'Matitali Kusti' wins National Award

won the 'Rajat Kamal' at 64th National Film Awards


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Call for Entries: 9th DMCS National Short Film Festival

The idea of the DMCS NSFF stemmed out of the need to nurture student filmmakers by enabling them ...

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DMCS वैखरी Connect

Vaikhari-Connect is a unique digital journalistic initiative by students of Department of Media a...

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DMCS offers three full time courses to its students - M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies, Ph.D. in Media and Communications Studies and P.G. Diploma in Indian Film Studies

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