Faculties

Babu Joseph

Director

Babu Joseph

Short Brief

A visionary leader who walked ahead of times and currents in Media, Babu Joseph has always set his own trends. Be it his forte, print journalism, or his later love, Television, this creative multi-medium specialist has been engaged in proactive dialogue with the media throughout the past 30 years. His interests are as wide as initiating and running a TV channel or promoting AIDS awareness or teaching journalism. SH School of Communication is extremely proud to have him as the director.

Area of Expertise
  • Media House management
  • Specialist in IEC(Information, Education & Communication)
  • Corporate communications
  • Senior care management
Contact

EMAIL: babu.joseph@shcollege.ac.in

Fr. Antony P. T.

Deputy Director

Fr. Antony P. T.

Short Brief

Fr.Antony Pallathiparambil is a Cinema and Television Faculty of SH School of Communication .He has completed his Post-Graduation in Multimedia from MG University. He is the pioneer of the Hindi Television Channel, called “ISHAVANI” in Madhaypredesh, Ujjain. He has More than 5 years of experience in teaching. His field of Specialization is in Film Editing. He teaches editing Software such as FCP, Adobe Premiere. He is a Director of SH VISION YouTube Channel.

Area of Expertise
  • Film Editing
  • FCP
  • Adobe Premiere
Contact

EMAIL:

Dr. Asha Achy Joseph

Dean

Dr. Asha Achy Joseph

Short Brief

Asha Achy Joseph worked as programme producer in satellite TV channels Asianet and Indiavision for 7 years after her doctoral studies in Television audience research at University of Pune in 1998. She has been a researcher at various national institutions including UGC, wrote articles, worked on scripting, translation and subtitles for films, translated and edited books related to Cinema along with making fiction as well as non fiction film and TV content. Anyar, her first Malayalam documentary was selected to Indian Panorama of IFFI 1998. Changatikkoottam produced by her was judged the best TV programme for children in 1999 by Kerala state government. She was awarded Chevening scholarship by British government in Broadcast Journalism in 2002. She has worked as a member of the direction team of well known film makers Lal Jose and late Mohan Raghavan. From 2012 till 2018 she headed SH School of Communication at Sacred Heart Autonomous college in Thevara, Kochi. She has bean chair of boards of studies at various autonomous colleges, member of board of examiners at universities. She has also worked as festival director and been part of national and international jury of film festivals including IDSFFK, SIGNS and VIBGYOR throughout the last decade. Her short fiction Ore Udal (One Body) has been selected to Indian Panorama at IFFI 2015 apart from being selected to 15 international film festivals. She currently serves as the Dean of SH School of Communication, Sacred Heart College, Thevara.

Area of Expertise
  • Gender and Media (specialisation in Cinema & Television)
  • Film Making: Concept development, Planning & Implementation
  • Scripting (fiction and non fiction film)
  • Visual language & Art history
Contact

EMAIL: ashaa.joseph@shcollege.ac.in

Kishore Kumar

HOD - Animation

Kishore Kumar

Short Brief

Kishore Kumar is a senior faculty and mentor at SH School of Communication and the HOD for Animation. He has more than 20 years of experience in various fields such as 2D Traditional Animation, 2D Digital Animation, Cartoon Animation Film Making, Financial Management and Administration.

He holds a degree of Professional Program in Traditional 2D Animation from Toonz Animation India Pvt. Ltd, Technopark - Trivandrum, Diploma in Computer Studies, Diploma in Computer Hardware and Multimedia Course from Arena Multimedia.

Before entering academics, he worked as a 2D Animation Trainer at Toonz Animation Pvt Ltd, Technical 2D Executive at Ants Animation, Bangalore and was in the production field at Tirunelveli based 2D animation production unit.

Area of Expertise
  • Specialisation in 2D Animation
  • Animation: Concept Development and Script
  • Storyboarding & Layout
  • Character Design and illustration
  • Creative, innovative and learned skills
Contact

EMAIL: kishorekumar@shcollege.ac.in

Anu Cherian

HOD - Graphic Design

Anu Cherian

Short Brief

Ms. Cherian is the HOD of the Design, department at SH School of Communication. With a decade plus experience in Design Education, Ms. Cherian spearheads flagship design events at the college like Calligra and Skillora. A practising calligrapher venturing into Western types of Calligraphic forms, she has done her MSc. in Visual Communication from Loyola College, Chennai. She is also making her way into the film industry as an Assistant Director for the malayalam film 'Sumesh & Ramesh'.

Area of Expertise
  • Visual Communication
  • Design Thinking
  • Typography (Calligraphy)
  • Package Design
  • Information Design
  • History of Art & Design
  • Film Making (Feature, Corporate & Documentary)
  • Creative Crafts
  • Illustration & Cartooning
Contact

EMAIL: anu.cherian@shcollege.ac.in

Sujith Narayan

HOD - Journalism

Sujith Narayan

Short Brief

Sujith Narayanan is the current Head of the Department of Journalism at SH School of Communication. A man of varied talents, he has been involved in the field of academics for nearly a decade, teaching at various levels. He has been associated with many reputed print and online media for a long time. His areas of interest are PR & Advertising, Political Reporting and Development Communication. He is also the State Coordinator of PRCI-YCC, Kerala.

Area of Expertise
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Political Reporting
  • Development Communication
Contact

MOB: 9061049558

EMAIL: sujithnarayanan@shcollege.ac.in

Jeeva K J

HOD - Cinema & Television

Jeeva K J

Short Brief

Ms. Jeeva K.J, mentor for M.A.Cinema and Television is a postgraduate in Broadcast Journalism and Video Production from Amrita Viswavidhyapeetam. She has more than 5 years of experience in teaching. She is a Filmmaker in the Malayalam film industry, her first film Richter Scale 7.6 was screened at many international film festivals, and it won a debut award at the Noida International film festival. She was nominated for the best debutante director for SIIMA 2022.

Area of Expertise
  • Film Making
  • Programme Production
  • Editing
  • Photography
Contact

EMAIL: jeevakj@shcollege.ac.in

Shanthi Mathai

Faculty

Shanthi Mathai

Short Brief

Shanthi Mathai is an enterprising personality who carries with her a work experience of more than twenty years across the fields of academics, journalism (reporting & editing), research, social marketing, social work and also programme coordination with national and international NGOs. As an academician, she has been a faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication for the last nine years and has presented sixteen papers at many national and international conferences as well as published research papers and articles. She possesses immense experience in organizing conferences, training programs and workshops, and has produced numerous communication materials. Her association with the NGO, Ecumenical Women at the United Nations in New York undertaking the responsibilities as a Researcher and Coordinator of Orientation programs to international delegates to the UN program of Commission on Status of Women helped her accumulate rich exposure and professionalism.

Area of Expertise
  • Communication Theories
  • Communication Research
  • News & Feature Reporting
  • Culture & Communication
  • Gender Studies
Contact

EMAIL: shanthimathai@shcollege.ac.in

Abhishek R.

Faculty

Abhishek R.

Short Brief

Mr. Abhishek R, is a Graphic Design faculty of SH School of Communication. He is experienced and organized professional with a proven track record. His unique hybrid skills of brand, publication design, UI and UX – have seen him exceed heights. He has also provided his design leadership and experience to startups. In his works, words like powerful, stimulating, and daring come to mind—also beauty and magic. He is a post-graduate from SRM University Chennai and has worked designs for ABAD, De-Fab, and Marriot. Apart from all this, he is a caring and motivated teacher of SHSC with Strong multitasking ability, recognized for excellent communication skills and ability to manage and enthusiastically engage the classes.

Area of Expertise
  • Publication Design
  • UI/UX Design
  • Brand Design
Contact

EMAIL: abhishek.r@shcollege.ac.in

Roshina Jasmine Faber

Faculty

Roshina Jasmine Faber

Short Brief

Ms. Roshina Jasmine Faber is a faculty of Graphic Design at SH School of Communication. After her post-graduation in Computer and Information Science from Cochin University of Science and Technology, she has garnered more than 6 years of experience in teaching. Her field of specialisation is in Web designing and Development.

Area of Expertise
  • Web Programming (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP)
  • Flash & AS3 Programming
  • Computer Graphics
  • Database & Programming Languages
  • Computer Networking
Contact

EMAIL: roshina.jasmine@shcollege.ac.in

Belbin P Baby

Faculty

Belbin P Baby

Short Brief

Mr. Belbin Baby is a Journalism Faculty in the SH School of Communication. He has completed his post-graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism from Calicut University. His industry experience has been with a reputed newspaper, Publication house including book editing magazine production and video production for 3 years. Still he works as freelance journalist for various magazines and online portals. He has more than 3years of experience in journalism teaching. His areas of interest are History and development of media, Political Reporting, business journalism, visual media production and online journalism.

Area of Expertise
  • Digital Journalism
  • Content writting & Techinical writing
  • Political Reporting
  • Business Journalism
Contact

EMAIL: belbinpbaby@shcollege.ac.in

Varsha H Narayan

Faculty

Varsha H Narayan

Short Brief

Ms. Varsha H Narayan, is a faculty of Animation at SH School of Communication. She has more than 7.5 years of experience in teaching. She has completed her post-graduation in Visual Communication from Bharathiar University.

Area of Expertise
  • Art History
  • Animation History
  • 3D Rigging
Contact

EMAIL: varshanarayan@shcollege.ac.in

Abin Jose

Faculty

Abin Jose

Short Brief

Mr. Abin Jose, is an adaptive integrated 3D concept artist, talented illustrator and a creative problem solver. He had graduated from ICAT Film School Chennai ( B A (Hon.) Animation Film making, under University of Wales, UK and works across Animation, game art and digital platforms bringing ideas to life visually. He is able to articulate thoughts and present creative ideas in a clear and concise manner. A former production team member and a professional freelance 3D artist, he has more than 13 years of experience in Animation, VFX and in art field. He has worked in many animation educational zones including Reliance Aims (Art/3D Department, Chennai), Dreamzone (animator, interior designer, art department/Fashion illustration), Arena Animation (Academic Head), Kites softwares (3D Animator), ASAP (Additional Skill Acquisition Program, under Media and Education Council of India) as an examiner and at DDUGKY (Central Government program).

Area of Expertise
  • 3D Film making (Specilized in Conceptual Art works)
  • 2D Film making (Cell Animation , 2D Digital)
  • Visual effects (Motion Graphics ,Digital Matte Painting, Compositing)
  • Raster Graphics( Digital Concept arts, Characters/BG )
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Stopmotion Film Making
  • Miniature set Designing
  • Film - (Concept, Story Development , script, storyboard)
Contact

EMAIL: abinjose@shcollege.ac.in

Praveen Abraham

Faculty

Praveen Abraham

Short Brief

A PhD scholar in Media Studies and a Post Graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism, Praveen Abraham, has an experience in academia for over 10 years. He has qualified UGCNET & SLET in Journalism and has worked as an Assistant Professor in prestigious colleges and universities including Kristu Jayanti College and REVA University, Bengaluru. He also holds a Diploma in Mass Communication and Video Production and has produced many short films and documentaries. Being an avid learner and a literary enthusiast, he is pursuing a masters degree in Women and Gender Studies.

With his interest in Media Research, he has presented and published many research papers in National and International conferences and reputed journals respectively.He is a member of Board of Studies and Board of Examinations in various colleges and universities. He is also a certified Life Skill Trainer from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Youth Development, Chennai. He has organized many National and International Conferences in his career. He has served as a member of NAAC and NIRF committees and IQAC in various institutions for the past five years.

His articles on contemporary social issues get published in Times of India, Malayala Manorama and Vanitha Magazine, quite often. His canny documentation skills have always been appreciated in the professional space. Being an exemplary teacher, he shows his expertise in 'Competency based- Learning'.

Area of Expertise
  • Media and Gender (Gender Violence, Marital Rape, Pornography Studies)
  • Communication Theories
  • News Reporting and Editing
  • Post Colonial Literature and Culture Studies
Contact

EMAIL: praveen22020@shcollege.ac.in

Anoop K B

Faculty

Anoop K B

Short Brief

Anoop KB is a faculty member and a CG supervisor at SH School of Communication. He has more than 11 years of experience in the field of Animation & VFX and has also worked in the film industry. He has worked in movies Ordinary, Scene Onnu Nammude Veedu, Puthiya Theerangal, Vaadhyar, Sringaravelan, Janapriyan, Memories, Run Baby Run, Mayamohini, Life of Josutty, 7th Day, Drishyam etc. He has also been a part of the advertisements of Kairali T.M.T, Emerging Kerala, Saras, Happy Time Pappadam and Manorama. Logo plays, Full-House Logo Play, New Generation Cinema Logo Play etc are other areas of his experience.

He has worked as an animator with Digitoonz Pvt Ltd(2D Animator), Magmyth VFX studio Pvt Ltd (3d modeler/ CG supervisor) and also has freelance experience in (interior/exterior) 3D visualization.

He has worked as a 3D faculty(interior design, 2D Animation) at Image Creative Education, Kottayam and Palarivattom and was the faculty head there. He was also a trainer at N.S.D.C(National Skill Development Corporation).
He holds his Professional Diploma in Animation and VFX in E-media technology from Keltron (Government of Kerala undertaking).
He graduated B.voc sales and marketing and also Diploma and Advanced Diploma in sales and marketing from Tiss university Mumbai.
Now he is pursuing M.sc visual communication and MBA in marketing.

Area of Expertise
  • 3D Visualisation for interior & exterior design
  • 3D character modelling / BG modelling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • VFX Compositing
  • Editing
  • 2D animation
Contact

EMAIL: anoopkb@shcollege.ac.in

Abhilash G

Faculty

Abhilash G

Short Brief

Abhilash G is a faculty member and a VFX compositar at SH School of Communication. He has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Animation & VFX and has also worked in the film industry. He has worked in movies Avenjers, Bahubeli Dangal, Addu,Ezra, Pulimurugan etc. He has also been a part of many advertisements and his other areas of experience.

He has worked as creative director in Magical touch creations, VFX compositor in Ultrarice 3D, VFX Copositor in Keyfream Animations etc

He has worked as a 3D faculty at Arena animation Palarivattom, assistant professor of Animation and VFX in Mes college Marampally He graduate B.sc Multimedia and Postgraduate in Visual Communication

Contact

EMAIL: abhilashg@shcollege.ac.in

Minna Ann Andrews

Faculty

Minna Ann Andrews

Short Brief

Dr. Andrews is a linguist keen on exploring the 'linguistic sense' and hopes to impart the same to students and help them succeed. She is an observer on the ways to view society in terms of gender and power dissemination.

Dr. Andrews has 10+ years of experience in teaching in various institutions in India (Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala; Mar Athanasius College Autonomous, Kothamangalam; T.I.M.E Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad etc). She has also associated herself with Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai as a Technical Writer.

Dr. Andrews did her PhD in English Language Teaching from PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. She is also an alumnus of Madras Christian College, Chennai, PSG College of Arts and Science and Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad.

Contact

EMAIL: minnaandrews@shcollege.ac.in

Board of Study Members

Board of Study Member

Dr. C. S. Venkideswaran

Short Brief

He writes passionately about film and media, and has been actively involved with the Film Society Movement from the mid-70's. He has written for Deep Focus, Film International, Cinema in India, Bhashaposhini, Pachakuthira, Indian Express, The Hindu, Mathrubhumi and Madhyamam. His book, Malayalacinema Padanangal won a Special Jury Mention in the State film awards in 2011. An acclaimed documentary filmmaker, he has won the National Award for Best Arts/Cultural Film in 1995 along with M.R. Rajan for Pakarnattam - Ammannur, The Actor, the lyrical cinematic documentation of the life of Ammannur Madhava Chakyar, the exponent of the ancient classical Sanskrit theatrical 'Koodiyattam'. This film also won the Kerala State Award in the Best Documentary category in the same year. He was the Artistic Director of the Signs 2012 film festival for short films and documentaries. In the same year he was a jury member for best writing on cinema at the National Film Awards.

M. G. Radhakrishnan

Board of Study Member

M. G. Radhakrishnan

Short Brief

One of the senior journalists in Kerala, India, M. G. Radhakrishnan serves as the Editor at Asianet News, Malayalam news channel. Radhakrishnan started his career in Mathrubhumi newspaper as a sub-editor. He was the Associate Editor of India Today magazine for two decades. M.G. Radhakrishan holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Kerala. He also has three books to his credit. His major areas of interest are politics, culture, economics and sports.

Anubha George

Board of Study Member

Anubha George

Short Brief

Anubha George is a former BBC journalist & editor, having worked for the organisation in the UK for 12 years. She has worked in broadcasting as a reporter, newsreader & as a deputy editor at BBC Radio 1, which is the most listened to radio station in the UK among its youth. She was the first ever Indian woman in such a senior role. Before that, Anubha worked briefly for The Indian Express in Bangalore. She's an English Literature graduate from MS University in Baroda, where she won a gold medal; and as a journalism trainee at The Asian College of Journalism (then in Bangalore), she won The Hindustan Times award for Excellence in Journalism. Some of her career highlights include reporting on the Sri Lankan tsunami; covering the Kargil war, and the general election in both India & the UK. She's also a trained yoga teacher & has worked with mentally ill & addicted patients & their carers. She has spoken & published on the subject. She now lives with her family in Kochi, having moved back from England last year. She loves Kerala- its beautiful sunny days, food, art, culture & above all, its people. Anubha lives her life by the motto- believe in the Universe, have courage & be kind.

Thomas Jacob

Board of Study Member

Thomas Jacob

Short Brief

Thomas Jacob is a veteran in Malayalam journalism whose rich experience in Editorial as well as media management has received much recognition nationally and internationally. As the Editorial Director of Malayala Manorama he is at the helm of affairs of the daily. His regular columns in the Manorama periodicals are credited with a large fanfare. As the former Chairman of Kerala Press Academy, his ability in training aspiring journalists needs no testimony.

Lal Jose

Board of Study Member

Lal Jose

Short Brief

Film maker Lal Jose has been involved in making Malayalam films for the last 20 years. He started out as an assistant director to the well-known film maker Kamal. His films are acclaimed by audience as well as critics. Most popular among them are Oru Maravathoor Kanavu, Meesa Madhavan, Classmates, Chanthupottu, Achchanurangaaththa veedu, Arabikatha, Neelathamara, Elsamma enna Aankutty, Diamond Necklace and Ayaalum Njaanum Thammil.

He has enriched the industry by constituting a production company - LJ Films - which takes initiative to produce and distribute quality films. He has won numerous awards for his work throughout this eventful career. He has been recognised by Asianet, Filmfare and Kerala State, for Best Director and Best Popular Film.

Felix Devasia

Board of Study Member

Felix Devasia

Short Brief

Felix Devasia, a pioneer in Children's animation videos and movies in Kerala is the founder of the animation studio 3D Magic in Kottayams. He has worked as an animator with Zee TV Mumbai, for six years. He is one of the brains behind the creation of 'Manchadi', the first animated production in Malayalam for kids. He has also created the 'Kilukkampetti' series for Manorama music.

Prasad N. K.

Board of Study Member

Prasad N. K.

Short Brief

Prasad is a professional Graphic Designer and Visualizer whose specialization include magazine layout, poster design and logo/identity design. In his 15 years of professional experience, he has served in various capacities at prestigious firms like New Age Business Daily and Tulip Creative Media, Goa. He is now serving as a freelance consultant for many ad agencies and publications like Lotus Media House Cochin, Corporate Solutionz Cochin and Harisree Publications, Thrissur.

Administrator

Elizabeth Xavier

Administrator

Elizabeth Xavier

Short Brief

A result oriented team player with a total of 16 years experience with corporate companies and educational institutions. A relationship builder with strong negotiating skills. Completed schooling and Graduation from Nilgiris. She is a Graduate in Commerce, with a Master's degree in Education Management. Key skills are in marketing and managing the operations of clients for achieving organizational goals and to secure a position where her ability to communicate and liaise effectively with diverse client groups can be put to good use. Started her profession with Infosys as a QC (Quality controller) for their back office clients, Symantec and United Bank of Switzerland. As she juggled carrier and family she has positioned a progressive role in Administrative management oriented duties in educational institutions.

Guest Faculties

Anil K. V.

Guest Faculty

Anil K. V.

Short Brief

Anil K V., faculty member for Animation and Graphic Design, is a Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi award winner and an experienced animator, designer and fine arts person. He has conducted several solo and group exhibitions, organized and participated in the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2013, Artist Camps and Seminars. He has animated the film, Of Fishes and Tales, directed by Mr Prakash Moorthy, produced by C-dit for the State Institute for Children's Literature (SICL).

Josy Joseph

Guest Faculty

Josy Joseph

Short Brief

Josy Joseph has more than 30 years of experience in Media and teaching. He secured MA in Malayalam Language and Literature from SB College, Changanacherry and have 16 years of teaching experience in the Dept. of Malayalam, Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara and 5 years as Head of the Department. He have professional experience as a Creative Director, August Television, Kochi, General Manager, Programmes, Jeevan TV and Chief Operating Officer, Channel BMC.He also Guided and Mentored many students for top level careers in different media institutions like Malayala Manorama Newspaper, Shalom TV, Radio Mango, Mathrubhumi daily etc.

George Joseph

Guest Faculty

George Joseph

Short Brief

George Joseph has more than 30 years of experience in financial reporting for various dailies in English and Malayalam. He worked with magazines like Dhanam Business magazine and newspapers, Kerala Kaumudi and Business Standard. Worked as special Kerala state correspondent of Business Standard for 12 years. He also served as beuro chief of Kerala Kaumudi.

Sebastian Paul

Guest Faculty

Sebastian Paul

Short Brief

Sebastian Paul was a member of Parliament, representing Ernakulam in the 14th Lok Sabha. He is also well known as a media critic and cultural activist. Presenting various media analysis programmes and a regular guest in prime time debates in Malayalam news channels. He was a member of the Standing Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Railways, Committee of Privileges and the Press Council of India.

JoseKutty Panackal

Guest Faculty

JoseKutty Panackal

Short Brief

Senior press photographer and Chief Photo journalist in malayala manorama newspaper.

George K. Paul

Guest Faculty

George K. Paul

Short Brief

George Paul is the founder and lead designer of 'Forest Design' – a graphic designing agency which serves clients such as L&T, HP and Tata Press in the corporate sector. A postgraduate in Design from IDC, IIT Mumbai, with wide-ranging experience in both print and web design, he develops corporate and brand identities, product packaging, websites, presentations and sales collateral for clients in retail, service and high-tech industries. He has handled a three-day workshop on Information Graphics at IDC, IIT Bombay, as visiting faculty.