The Department of Film and Media Pioneer in Bangladesh offers Media education at the university level was established on 20th February 2004. Renowned Film Director and Cinematographer "Abdus Samad" was the Founder Chairman of this department. The best academician and professionals of the Film and Media sector are working with this department as the key resource. Our graduates are already working in different Television Channels, Media Houses, Film production and with different Universities.
This department is offering courses under two programs: B. A (Hons) in Film & Media and M. A. in Film. No other university of the country, either public or private had the vision of making such a pragmatic move before Stamford made it. The curriculum of B. A. (Hons) and M. A. programs of these disciplines have been designed to groom as competent practitioners in various fields of constantly expanding worlds of Film & Television. Equipped with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge, imparted through the well-designed course, students of this Department will be able to build their career as Directors, Producers, Cinematographers, Screenwriters, Broadcast Journalists, Actors, Art designers, Video Editors, or as technicians of many other related fields according to their aptitude and interest. Gifted with an asset of vast methodical knowledge one may even opt for pursuing a career as an academic or as a professional critic.
Most of the jobs available in the media sphere, which include the vast world of film & television, call for efficient application of theoretical knowledge into practice. With this observation, the Department of Film & Media is doing its best to provide firsthand practical experience to students. To give a boost to the creative excitement of the media practitioners, practical classes on several subjects are held on a regular basis. The department’s own Studio / Media Lab at the Siddeswari Campus. Occasionally students are taken out for guided tour to FDC complex and different private TV channels.