Master Class Lecture on « Women in the Cinema Today »

EICAR’s International Department Director recently visited Manipal University’s Dubai campus to kick-off the new Dual Bachelor ‘s Program in which Manipal Dubai students complete an additional 4th year advance Filmmaking Program at EICAR.

Mr. Swaim presented EICAR’s International Bachelor & Master of Fine Art programs to undergraduate students of Manipal University Dubai before he screened some of the award-winning EICAR student films.

The highlight of his visit was his Master Class Lecture on « Women in the Cinema Today » where he gave a brief history of the importance of women in the creation and development of cinema as well as the many opportunities for women today in the evolving digital audio-visual industries.

« Over 70% of the students in the Communication Department are women », commented the Head of Manipal Communication Program Department, Dr. R. N. Shukul« and it was important for them to know that there are growing opportunities for them in today’s industry. »