‘Jagran Wizcraft MIME School of Entertainment & Events’ will offer experience-based Programs, with exposure to flagship properties such as IIFA, GiMA, Guild Awards.
Jagran Lakecity University (JLU), central India’s number one university and Wizcraft MIME, India’s leading communication and entertainment company, inked an MoU today to launch Central India’s first entertainment and events school viz ‘Jagran Wizcraft MIME School of Entertainment and Events’. The school will operate under the umbrella of university’s flagship Faculty of Journalism and Creative studies and shall offer a distinct model of hands-on learning with strong focus on industry and global engagement in the entertainment & events space. With a commitment of preparing the next generation of creative thinkers and practitioners, the key UG & PG programs under this School, are industry-focused, practice-based and taught by a specialist community of leading practitioners.
Speaking on the occasion, the Keynote Speaker for the event, renowned filmmaker and legend Mr. Subhas Ghai congratulated Jagran Lakecity University & Wizcraft for coming together to set up much needed university led degree programmes and a dedicated School for Entertainment & Event. While Mr. Ghai joined the session Live from Mumbai, Mr. Sabbas Joseph Co-Founder, and Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment, Ms.Sushma Gaikwad, Co-Founder Wizcraft MIME, and Mr.Gitikka Ganju Dhar, awarded Anchor, Actor and celebrity graced the occasion with their presence at the University campus.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sabbas Joseph, Co-Founder and Director, Wizcraft International Entertainment, and leader of the Rs. 10,000 crore Event Management industry, said “Wizcraft is now focused on developing the next generation of event industry specialists helping educate the next-gen, and develop skills that the earlier generation only learnt through on-the-job project work. We hope to take this vision that is driven by Wizcraft MIME, to a new level and I am excited to partner with Jagran Lakecity University, which has already carved a niche for itself in India, with an excellent track record of academic innovation and practice-based pedagogy. It would be a unique educational and practice School, which will bring the best of the world of entertainment& events to India.”
Jagran Wizcraft MIME School of Entertainment& Events will offer BA (Hons) – Entertainment and Events and MA – Entertainment&Events, that will involve a global network of creative media professionals, regular communication and events initiatives, professional development opportunities and platforms to connect with the industry.
Dean, Faculty of Journalism and Creative Studies, Prof. Diwaker Shukla said, “We are extremely pleased to collaborate with Wizcraft, a pioneer in the events and entertainment industry, well known for executing some of the most complex and exclusive properties. This school shall leverage a curriculum powered by JLU and Wizcraft, designed to give students real-world experiences that today’s creative industries are demanding. Our state-of-the-art facilities will provide an extraordinary place to be a student and our association with Wizcraft MIME will become a driving force of innovation in the entertainment and events space in India. “
About the Faculty of Journalism and Creative Studies, Jagran Lakecity University
Faculty of Journalism and Creative Studies at Jagran Lakecity University prioritizes the pursuit of a bold vision of influencing and impacting how the world connects today and tomorrow. It is an unique ecosystem for the study of journalism, advertising & PR, Entertainment, Events, photography, films, animation, and design.
Faculty of Journalism and Creative Studies is a uniquely interdisciplinary graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral studies hub within Jagran Lakecity University, that blends a variety of fields with experiential learning, innovation, and technology. Combining state-of-the-art Shri GurudevGupta Media Production & Design studios with creative inspiration, it pushes the boundaries of creative exploration. The goal is to empower the students to become the creative leaders of tomorrow. The three major schools under this Faculty are Jagran School of Journalism and communication; Jagran School of visual arts & Design and the newly launched Jagran Wizcraft MIME School of Entertainment and Events, and all three are well-respected institutions for creative disciplines and study. The Faculty supports diverse student-led clubs and student media outlets as part of its interdisciplinary creative studies, practice, and research.
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