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Design Media & Edutainment School Aspires to Create the Next Generation of Design Thinkers

Design Media & Edutainment School Aspires to Create the Next Generation of Design Thinkers

PUNE, India, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Pioneered by Industry Expert, Sathish Narayanan, the Institution Aims to Revolutionize
Design Education 

Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University officially unveiled the Design
Media & Edutainment School, founded by Sathish Narayanan, with a vision to create the next
generation of design thinkers. Venu Vemula (Serial Entrepreneur and working at Google),
Professor Arularasan (Kumbakonam College of Arts & Crafts) and Ashish Kulkarni (Chairman,
FICCI AVGC) were chief guests at the launch of the school. Distinguished filmmaker Ramesh
Sippy sent his wishes to the new school, although he was unable to attend the launch due
to a last minute family emergency. The school aims to integrate design skills with
education to help creative young minds achieve their place in the design industry. The
school offers all encompassing courses in the world of art, design and animation. The
primary focus is to match the growing demand from the industry, with a keen interest in
learning and participating in today's design revolution.

Design and art permeate every sector of our lives. Design Media & Edutainment School
aims to be at the forefront of design education and transformational thinking while
equipping the students with the right tools to be successful in the design industry.   

Mr. Sathish Narayanan, Founder and Director, Design Media & Edutainment School,
highlighted, "Today, storytelling has grown to such an extent that we use it in every
aspect from business presentations, film making and animation VFX - design being the
essence of all. This school will enable solutions for an array of courses that emphasize
design in every facet. We want every student to take advantage of the courses in a
creative environment. We want to create a world of design enthusiasts to design thinkers
and doers."

Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University said, "Coming from a
background of education, we are always aiming to build industry-ready professionals. I
applaud Sathish and DMES on the endeavour to create the next generation of design
thinkers. Design has found importance in every aspect of business, and there is, indeed, a
dearth of talent in this domain. DMES hopes to change this, and I wish them all the best!"

Mr. Ashish S Kulkarni, Chairman - FICCI AVGC and Founder, CEO - Punaryug, who was
present at the launch said, "People fail to realize how designing would help to enhance
their work. But I'm glad that the younger generation has developed a new perspective
towards designing as a skill and as a career. Through DMES, Sathish has provided the
perfect opportunity for students to explore their creative prowess, irrespective what
field they are working in. He has also catered to the industry need of competent

With the on-going thrust in the design and art sector, it is important for the youth
to understand its exponential growth. Design Media & Edutainment School provides a
rigorous but rewarding training course for today's youth to ignite their inner creativity.
The design school will be offering numerous long term and short term courses to suit the
varying needs of potential students. These include Diploma in Digital Film Making & TV
Production, Visual Effects Design, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Animation Film
Design and Textile & Fashion Design.

About Design Media & Edutainment School (DMES):

Extending the vision to create the next generation of design thinkers, Sathish
Narayanan founded the Design Media and Edutainment School (DMES) to inspire, train and
create industry ready design professionals. Through the marriage of design and media, DMES
strives to nurture the designing aptitude and skills of aspiring designers. The school is
founded on the philosophy of study, research and experimentation. It offers six courses
that provide students with a comprehensive understanding of various facets of the
designing, namely animation, communication, filmmaking, industrial design, fashion and
visual effects. The course is structured in a way such that the students are led from the
academic to the professional world under the mentorship of expert instructors. DMES
strives continually to integrate design excellence with education.

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Media Contact: 
Monica Mantri 
Senior Associate 
Ideosphere Consulting 


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