At 11 AM on August 9, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Teerapat Wannaruemol, dean of the Faculty of Mass Communication, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Worawit Janchai, dean of the College of Arts, Media, and Technology (CAMT), signed an MOU on the management of the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film (bilingual programme) with the vice deans of both faculties – Assoc. Prof. Narin Namcharoen from Mass Communication and Asst. Prof. Dr. Prompong Sugunnasil from CAMT – joining as witnesses. The signing ceremony took place at Mass Comm CMU Learning Space.
Representatives from both parties alsot attended the event: Asst. Prof. Dr. Kwanfa Sriprapandh, Dr. Vithaya Panichlocharoen, and Mr. Thiti Ketudat from Mass Comm, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Jirawit Yanchinda, head of the School, and Dr. Arus Kunkhet, director of the Animation and Visual Effects programme, from CAMT.
Such collaboration integrates specialties from both parties – media use, content creation, and storytelling from Mass Communication, and computer graphics from CAMT. This will open up a new dimension for learners to learn, practice, and produce real films.
The Digital Film programme is divided into three majors – Film Studies, Film Administration, and Computer-Generated Imagery for Film. In the last semester of their studies, students will choose to either produce their own films or join an internship at a production house (cooperative education) in order to master their crafts and become valuable assets for the digital film industry in Thailand and overseas.