The Academy of Audio Visual Arts
and Sciences (AA-VAS) is an organization dedicated
to the field of media development in Nepal. In the
year 1998, when AA-VAS was envisioned, the world was
moving towards the 21st century overwhelming with
broadcasting Communication and was narrowing down
to a small village every moment. Nepal was caught
in the throes of this fast development unaware and
unprepared. But it could not remain aloof from the
rest of the world for long. There was a felt need
of a suitable institution to address the workforce
situation in electronics media and to enable the country
move forward keeping pace with the global progress
in media sector.
AA-VAS has been striving to become a center of excellence
in media education and training especially in broadcast
media. The founders and architects of AA-VAS have
envisaged it as a national institution of higher technical
education in the media sector. It is patron by media
professionals and management experts of outstanding
caliber, who have undertaken the challenge to operate
quality institution to cater audio-visual workforce
need of the country.
AA-VAS is being developed as an
institution of high skill standards in Nepal. The
architects of AA-VAS have envisaged it as a truly
national institution of higher vocational learning.
Media professionals of outstanding calibre have undertaken
the challenge to create a quality institution that
will cater to the country's audio-visual media needs.
The Academy gives expression the
people's will to raise the national consciousness
by imparting quality training to its students who
can be assets to the nation.
The Academy will offer courses that
are designed to stimulate the intellectual curiosity
and professional interests of students of students
so that they become proficient in their chosen subjects
and competent in practice.Committed faculty members
with impeccable records will lead this process as
catalysts of the Academy to make it a centre of academic
and professional excellence.
A world class institute for the development of human
resources and program in the media sector.
The main objective of the academy
is to produce skilled human resources in the field of
media. The objectives include:
- To impart state-of-the-art
in knowledge sill and attitude in the field of audio-visual
and other communication media for producing necessary
workforce for their development.
- To render academic, practical
and professional services in the field of broadcasting
and communication media that helps to cope with the
increasing demand of the sector.
- To extend necessary consultancy
and assistance in establishing and developing new
agencies in electronic media;
- To undertake necessary measures
to harness the expertise, skill and competence available
within Nepal and abroad in the field of mass communication
especially in broadcasting for the enhancement of
the economic, social and professional development
of the country.
- To build up a network and coalition
with the professional agencies in the government ,
non-government and international non government sectors.
AA-VAS has been managed by a competent
group of professionals who have proven reputation in
their respective field. Experts in communication planning,
institutional development , sound engineering, film
direction and film production, educational and entertainment
program production, music, drama production, tele-serial
and tele-film are the key areas of expertise that the
management team of AA-VASS possesses.
Since its establishment,
AA-VAS has devoted much of its time and energy in and
around the electronics media. AA-VAS has directed its
focus towards the training of the radio and television
workforce and has also involved itself in program production.