Infrastructure plays a very important role in the learning process. It not only makes the learning environment more appealing, but also aids in the understanding process of the student. Studios, screening rooms, post-production suites etc. at SIMC, Pune help students practice & gain experiential learning.
These are provided with overhead LCD projectors and public-address systems.
These are acoustically sealed, split air-conditioned mini-auditoriums with wall-to-wall carpeting and provided with overhead LCD projection systems and Dolby / DTS 7.1 surround sound system.
A shooting floor along with a Production Control Room. The same is equipped with multiple digital cameras (five Panasonic DVX102 & four MD Panasonic 10000 cameras) and multi-channel digital mixers. Lighting equipment includes overhead moveable lighting grid, cool floods, spotlights & shadow caster.
Five air-conditioned cubicles, as well as a post production laboratory, are equipped with non-linear edit systems to meet the students’ editing needs. The same has the following facilities : four Mac Pro with FCP and 10 iMac with Adobe Premier CS5. Additional software include Nundeo 5.0, Sound Forge 7.0 & FCE.
The air-conditioned photography studio combines both manual and digital facilities. It has a darkroom with enlarger for manual D&P, as well as computers with contemporary software for digital imagery. The studio is equipped with professional lights, SLR cameras and other essential equipment.
The air-conditioned computer laboratory has 39 terminals equipped with Pentium IV processor driven CPUs connected to LCD screens / overhead LCD projector. The laboratory is fully networked and provides high-speed broadband connectivity, with power back-up. A variety of Publishing, Post Production and Design Technology software are available. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled.
The library has a well-stocked collection acquired since its inception, and covering a broad span of technical and non-technical subjects pertaining to mass media and communication management. A computerised cataloguing system provides instant access facility for any book, by title, author, publisher, or ISBN number. The library also subscribes to a wide assortment of national and international newspapers, magazines and journals, besides some other publications.
The audio-visual library has a comprehensive collection of films, documentaries, radio & television programmes in English, Hindi and other Foreign / Regional languages. Workstations are available to access these films at any time during working hours.