At Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism, we strongly believe in and promote cultural diversity. The media, entertainment and communication industry is one that thrives on variety in terms of the people it comprises of. We bring the same flavour to our education efforts, embracing individuals from different cultures, nationalities and ethnicities to make our student cluster wider, varied and vibrant.
From million-dollar projects to immensely successful brands, our alumni have worked with the best names in the Media, Entertainment & Communication industry. Our current batch of graduate and diploma students, too, have been associated with acclaimed media houses and thriving studios to experience real-world scenarios and work on challenging assignments.
Who would’ve thought there would be a time when Media & Entertainment would become one of the most sought-after fields for building a career that is not only rewarding in monetary terms, but also hugely satisfying in terms of creativity, stability and professional growth?
Seamedu is a full-fledged media school based in Pune, founded in 2008 to produce world-class talent in Media & Entertainment (M & E) fields of Digital Filmmaking, Animation, Game Design, Visual Effects, Sound Design, Broadcast Media, and Broadcast Journalism.
Seamedu focus is to bridge the gap between the industry and academia by offering industry relevant courses in all major specializations. All programs are meticulously planned with strategic involvement from industry personalities, Artists & Technicians at every stage of the program, and are delivered by professionals with vast experience in the respective fields.
I am doing Filmmaking here, it's a Excellent place to learn filmmaking stuffs faculty is very friendly and guide in every aspects. The infrastructure is good and nice environment to learn.
I m a student here for degree in Sound Engineering and by the way they are developing now I can surely say they will become one of the best institutes soon. Anyone who is interested in the field of sound, photography, vfx& animation, game or film can surely go for this:) . Proud to say that Sound Dept. is the best here!
Best place to start off with your career in Audio. Equipped with latest technology and gears it's a wonderful package. I was a student of Seamedu, Pune now I work here as Associate Faculty in Audio Engineering.
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.
Very good institute. Practical knowledge and faculty from the industry. Experienced staff makes it interesting to learn here. Every aspect of media is covered.
It's an awesome place. Apple authorised center and cannon too. Good for studying sound engineering, film making, photography, gaming design etc
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Know Your Faculty
With a BE in Electronics and Master’s Degree in Mass Communication along with a Diploma in Animation and
Dharmendra Chavan Sr. Director, Department of Brodacast Media
With a BE in Electronics and Master’s Degree in Mass Communication along with a Diploma in Animation and Special Effects, Dharmendra possesses rich experience that dates back over 23 years in the media industry. Dharmendra Chavan’s vast experience includes forays in film direction, editing, special effects and animation for films. Apart from being a creative force, he also offers advisory services as a technical consultant to help establish studios and non-linear setups. His vast body of work as a director and editor include a staggering 300+ films spanning across various streams such as advertising, education, entertainment and documentary films. He clearly has all the credentials required to occupy a senior position in the institute’s hierarchy. His deep insights in various media verticals and friendly demeanour are two of his strongest assets as an educator.
The brainchild behind the development of Seamedu’s bespoke sound engineering courses, Dilip Achtani
Dilip Achtani Associate Director - Department of Sound Engineering
The brainchild behind the development of Seamedu’s bespoke sound engineering courses, Dilip Achtani has a longstanding history as a professional sound engineer of great renown in the Indian film industry under his belt. Dilip’s impressive bouquet of projects includes popular features such as Dev D, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye, Uladhal and many more. He has also been involved in projects dealing with live sound, and worked as an integral part of a post-production company in a whirlwind career of over 10 years. His unparalleled insights into the inner workings of the sound Industry help bring a strong vision and unwavering determination to provide the best education for sound in India to Seamedu.
One of the senior most members of the AV faculty, Bhooshan started out his career as an electronics
Bhooshan Tithe Sr. Faculty Department of Sound Engineering
One of the senior most members of the AV faculty, Bhooshan started out his career as an electronics engineer. Having caught the music bug, he furthered his education with an M.Sc. in Acoustics and Music Technology from the University of Edinburgh, UK. As part of his immensely rewarding career, Bhooshan has worked as a music composer and sound designer for the projects in India and the UK. Now a dedicated educator, Bhooshan covers the basics of sounds, physics, electronic music production, Logic Pro, psycho acoustics and arrangement of workshops for our students at Seamedu.
Ritabrata completed his Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, specializing
Ritabrata Mitra HOA- Film Making
Ritabrata completed his Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, specializing with Electronic Journalism, from University of Mumbai. He has an illustrious portfolio and vast experience in the media and entertainment industry. Ritabrata’s time as a working journalist is spread across nine years and more, and on the flip side, he has also worked as an associate director for various ad films. Ritabrata has also put in some time as an academic, having spent time as a teacher in multiple colleges. He has a portfolio of documentaries and short films to his credit, of which one (‘Just a Piece of Land’) was officially screened in the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images; (MAMI) film festival. Ritabrata has also worked as a coordinator for Gethin Chamberlain (then India correspondent for Guardian newspaper, London) and assisted in the procuring of interviews with the child actors who appeared in the Hollywood hit ‘Slumdog Millionaire.
Sagar Gokhale brings a wealth of knowhow from India's print and television news industry and various strata
Sagar Gokhale Associate HOA - Department of Game & Animation
Sagar Gokhale brings a wealth of knowhow from India's print and television news industry and various strata of communication studies including Broadcast Journalism, Development Communication and Media Criticism. Sagar’s career as a journalism professional is spread across 15 years in various forms of media including print, radio and TV. In this multitude of media, he has also amassed experience in various roles, including that of a sub-editor, news reader, news anchor and senior producer. In his time as a journalist, Sagar represented the who’s who of the Indian journalism industry including the ETV network, Sakaal, Saam TV and NDTV IndiaCan. Sagar is a UGC-NET qualified educator with a well-versed grasp of journalism and guides Seamedu students to fulfil their aspirations.
Abid Shaikh is a stalwart in the animation industry with a career spanning over 12 years. In this time,
Abid Shaikh Associate HOA - Department of Game & Animation
Abid Shaikh is a stalwart in the animation industry with a career spanning over 12 years. In this time, he has donned many caps including that of an animation artist, rigging artist, and even a role where he helped educate production staff. Abid’s ambit of work capabilities includes Maya, Motion Builder, Vicon, and Production Manager. Abid has two 3D movies (Chandarani …A Dream to Reality and Sonam …Aur Saath Ajube) under his belt as a technical lead and project manager. Over time, he also amassed a prowess for game programming and development, and applies his history with 3D in these facets of video game creation. His diversity and longevity in the industry make him the perfect man to assume the mantle of HOA – Department of Game & Animation.
He has done MCA (Masters in computer Application) and has over 7 years of experience in Developing 2D
Rameshkumar K. Associate Head of Academics – Department of Game & Animation
He has done MCA (Masters in computer Application) and has over 7 years of experience in Developing 2D & 3D Games, Leading the Game Developers and Training. His passion towards programming, designing and developing App’s and Games help students to enhance their skills and train them in the challenging career of game and application studies.
After completing M.Com & Diploma in Photography from Pune, Manasi then completed her Master-craftsman
Manasi Raut HOA – Photography
After completing M.Com & Diploma in Photography from Pune, Manasi then completed her Master-craftsman Diploma in Photography from Shari Academy, Mumbai. Her expertise is in Still Life, Product, Food, Jewelry, Portrait, Conceptual, Sports, Wedding, Children, and Interior & Architecture Photography. She has earlier worked as freelancer and was also associated with Symbiosis & Seamedu.
Akshay has completed his BMM from Mumbai University, Diploma in Photography & Advance Diploma
Akshay Bapat Sr. Faculty – Film
Akshay has completed his BMM from Mumbai University, Diploma in Photography & Advance Diploma in Digital Cinematography from AIFT. He has extensive work experience into Film Making & Photography. He is a freelance film maker & photographer and has earlier worked with companies like Neeti Solutions & Wiseguy Entertainment.
Hozaifa brings in-depth technical insights and immense passion to the Department of Sound Engineering, with a keen focus
Hozaifa Sayed Faculty Department of Sound Engineering
Hozaifa brings in-depth technical insights and immense passion to the Department of Sound Engineering, with a keen focus on Pro Tools level 100 training and certification. Hozaifa specialises in Ableton Live 9 and how it can be applied to electronic music production and sound design. He also dedicates his resources to help hone our students’ auditory skills and help them become familiar with industry-standard studio equipment. Before he became a part of the faculty at Seamedu, Hozaifa put in his time at sound firms such as Soundeffects.com, Audio & Aux. and Freelance Mastering Engineer in a 5+ year-long career.
Bachelors and Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication, Diploma in Television news Production and is UGC-SET
Hemant Rawate HOA - Department of Journalism
Hemant brings some serious credentials to the table when it comes to our Department of Journalism. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Diploma in Television News Production and is UGC-SET qualified. Hemant offers a sturdy command in the field of broadcast journalism, bringing all his experience and expertise to enable Seamedu’s students to thrive in the industry. He cut his teeth for 10 years out in the newsrooms and has been a part of the team of scribes at stellar media houses like Zee Network and has also been associated with various educational institutions.
Kunal Lanjekar has been associated with 3D development since 2005, starting his career as a graphic designer. Over time,
Kunal Lanjekar Sr. Faculty Department of Game & Animation
Kunal Lanjekar has been associated with 3D development since 2005, starting his career as a graphic designer. Over time, not only has he acquired a graduate but also a PG Degree in Art from CDAC (Pune University). Kunal has played multiple roles in the field of advertising and has represented top names in the business such as Orchid Advertising Agency and In Designtech Systems Pvt. Ltd. in processes such as conceptualizing and designing CBT training packages for R&D in the defence industry. He is highly adept at using Flash, Photoshop and CorelDraw, and also holds an Advanced Diploma in 3D Animation. His career as an educator began as a 3D faculty with Growel, and he was also a part of the faculty at Vishwakarma Creative-I College as a lecturer on 3D using Maya. He is an authority on multiple subjects including 3D modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering and 2D visual design. Kunal has also collaborated with foreign companies which includes a 3D project with an Australian firm, a 3D short film for an Australian TV channel, and has received recognition for his talent with a Best 3D Modelling award from NVIDIA. Kunal has also contributed to a few projects for Toolbox Studio (our sister concern) as a freelance 3D artist. His profile and knowledge base ticks all the right boxes to help our Game & Animation students develop into well-rounded professionals.
Shikhar is easily one of the finest exponents of photography in India. His talents from behind the lens have taken him
Shikhar Shukla SR. FACULTY – PHOTOGRAPHY
Shikhar is easily one of the finest exponents of photography in India. His talents from behind the lens have taken him far and wide across the globe, and made him a recognised member of the global photography fraternity. Shikhar has been a student of the art all his life, with a graduation and post-graduation in mass communication and professional photography (specialisation in fashion and fine arts). His accomplishments in the field of photography include having his work exhibited in the Musée du Louvre in Paris, which is of course the world’s largest art museum, and one of the most coveted places in the world for artists. Apart from international acclaim, Shikhar has worked with established brands and organisations like Schneider, People by Aditya Birla Fashion and Lifestyle, Health and Glow, Woman’s Era and more. IndieFolio, one of the leading platforms for designers in India, has also featured him as one of the leading fashion photographers in the country.