Inspiring the next Generation of Media and Entertainment Professionals

The academy is defined by the four P’s – Passion , Perseverance, Practice and Professionalism

Oriental Group of Educational Institutions (OGEI) spread over 28 acres of land in three different campuses is located at Lakkidi and Vythiri, Wayanad District of Kerala on the NH 212. It is owned and managed by the Malabar Hotel Management & Catering Promotion Trust (MHMCPT) – a charitable trust formed with an intention of promoting the Hospitality and Tourism industry and promoting quality education. The College Management owns and operates a 5 star facility Resort (The Vythiri Village Resort) with 2000 seated convention centre adjacent to the Vythiri campus. The group’s first venture- a Hospitality Management Institution, Oriental School of Hotel Management (OSHM), Lakkidi came into existence in the year 1995

Oriental Institute for Management Studies situated at Lakkidi was instituted in the year 2013 with the aim of offering a broad range of career to the students in the Management IT sectors.Its sprawling campus has several units including the Main Block housing the Management Institute with classrooms, training Laboratories, libraries, administrative offices, and the hostels.

‘School of Media and Entertainment’ is the latest venture from the Oriental group which offers a bunch of degree and diploma courses with all modern amenities. These bachelor course such as Visual Communication, Multimedia , Mass Communication and Costume and Fashion Designing covers whole areas of Print, Web and Electronic media along with the art and craft of Apparel designing. The School also focuses on silver screen with a Post Graduation diploma in film making along with other diploma courses which gives specializations in all stages of production with piratical oriented training sessions .


  • Learn how to interpret a script and create a storyboard
  • Operate a professional digital camera and light a scene confidently
  • Be able to record sound and use it creatively to tell their story
  • Be able to cast a film and direct actors
  • Manage a small crew and direct using the correct on-set procedures
  • Be able to use professional editing software and understand the key postprodution elements of film finishing

Looking to build your future in the screen industries? Oriental Film Institute is the perfect place to turn your passion into practice and profession. Working closely with leading industry professionals, we offer you a career-focused, cutting edge skill set with practical learning experience.



Practical Filmmaking course prepares the next generation of smart screen creatives. It builds creative technical and managerial skills essential to succeed in today’s film, television and new media industries. Our professional tutors and high-caliber guest speakers teach the fundamentals of storytelling, production and screen business skills.

Career skills.

Secure employment in the creative screen industries with first-hand practical guidance from working industry professionals

Real-life experience.

Build an attractive portfolio and put your knowledge into practice during the course, by working with external companies and creating projects for industry clients

High-caliber guest speakers and tutors.



There are six blocks that focus on the six main screen productions you will complete on the course: Fiction, Short Form, Factual, Episodic, Long Form and the final Graduation Project. During each block you will explore core subject areas through practical exercises that will build a comprehensive, practical and in-depth understanding of the key skills needed to produce dynamic screen content.




From the very first day at Oreintal Film Institute, we teach our students to network and pitch to the industry professionals. The OF GO team (oriental Media School Graduate Opportunities) helps our talented and bright students secure creative jobs in leading companies across the broad spectrum of the Media & Entertainment industry.