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Michael M Joseph

Area of Practice

Pedagogy, Filmmaking, Performance Art


BA (Economics/Sociology/Political Science), St. Joseph’s College of Art and Science, Bangalore

Diploma with a specialization in Film Direction, Film & Television Institute of India, Pune

Work Experience

  • Worked as an Academic Consultant to the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune to reformulate and revise the curriculum for both the Film and Television wings
  • As the Lead for Digital Narratives at Quest Alliance, designed learning environments for training youth facilitators and also developed media artifacts, which were embedded into these habitats
  • Freelance Filmmaker – Documentary, Training, Corporate, Advertisement, Short Fiction, Dance, Product
  • Founded and coordinated the Film Course for Undergraduate Professional Program as Head, Department of Independent Media
  • Worked extensively in the field of medical education with special emphasis on the psychosocial aspects of Hansen’s Disease, where he began his experiments with using small format video in a participatory approach with health workers and school children

Interest Areas

film; music; theatre; art

Current Practice at Srishti

Academic Dean, Undergraduate Vocational Program

Srishti Manipal Institute, Bangalore

Creative Practice and Outreach

Theatre and Documentary Film

Projects showcase:

Representing Reality: Unravelling the Non-Fiction impulse
“Visualising Vertov” by Lev Manovihc


Camera Basics

Camera Basics
Student Exercise: Moulding Natural Light by Ahana Punjabi