Our curriculum covers a wide range of subjects, including theory and
practical aspects of Photography, Film, and Television. Students
will have the opportunity to explore various techniques,
develop their creative vision, and gain hands-on experience
through practical projects and assignments.


At Drama and Theater, we offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program
in Drama and Theater, as well as an Honours BA degree program.
These programs are designed to equip students with the necessary
skills and knowledge to excel in the field of drama and theater.


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Welcome to the Department of Drama, Cinema, and Television!
Established on April 3rd, 2023, our department was previously a unit under the Department of Fine Arts, known as the Drama and Theater and Image Arts Unit. We offer three main subjects: Drama and Theater, Image Arts, and Film and Television, all of which incorporate both theory and practical components. For Drama and Theater and Image Arts, we provide Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree programs, as well as BA Honours degree programs. The BA degree is a three-year program, while the BA Honours degree extends to four years. Additionally, we offer a one-year Master of Arts (MA) degree program in Drama and Theater. In addition to degree programs, we also offer four one-year diploma programs. These include the Diploma in Photography, Diploma in Film and Television, Diploma in Drama and Theater, and Diploma in Script Writing.

Our department is committed to providing students with a comprehensive education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills. Through our programs, students have the opportunity to explore their chosen subjects, develop their creative abilities, and gain hands-on experience through various projects and assignments. Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in Drama and Theater, Image Arts, or Film and Television, our department offers a range of programs to suit your interests and goals. Join us and embark on a rewarding journey in the world of Drama, Cinema, and Television.

For more information about our programs and admission requirements, please visit our website or contact our department directly. We look forward to welcoming you to the Department of Drama, Cinema, and Television.

Upcomming EventFriday CINE TIME@ IMAT Studio

Update: 16th February 2024
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Learning Online

Welcome to our online teaching and learning platform, Ekel! We utilize the Moodle framework to provide a seamless and interactive educational experience. With Ekel, students can access course materials, participate in discussions, submit assignments, and engage in collaborative learning activities. Our platform is designed to enhance the online learning experience and foster a dynamic virtual classroom environment. Join us on Ekel and embark on your educational journey today!
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Film Radio

Welcome to FilmRadio, your premier destination for a captivating auditory journey through the realms of film, television, drama, and photography. As a cutting-edge web radio platform, we bring the magic of the visual arts directly to your ears, creating an immersive experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of storytelling. Join us on this auditory adventure, where every note, word, and sound is a tribute to the captivating world of film, television, drama, and photography.
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Students Works

Our department is a thriving community of over 350 students, passionate about the art of storytelling through drama, cinema, television, and image arts. Here, creativity takes center stage, and every student is a vital part of our vibrant tapestry. Be part of the excitement at our annual Drama and Film Festival, a culmination of a year's worth of creativity. Witness the magic of live performances, experience the art of filmmaking, and explore the captivating world of photography. 

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The University of Kelaniya's Department of Drama, Cinema, and Television organized a dynamic Teaching and Learning Workshop on January 7, 2024, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The workshop aimed to foster collaboration among permanent and temporary faculty members, along with visiting lecturers, providing a platform for sharing innovative teaching methodologies and discussing advancements in arts and media education. The agenda included interactive sessions, panel discussions, and hands-on activities, focusing on pedagogy, curriculum development, and industry trends. Emphasizing continuous improvement, the workshop aimed to create a vibrant learning community, fostering networking and collaboration among educators. The event showcased the department's commitment to excellence in teaching, with participants gaining valuable insights and contributing to ongoing efforts to elevate education quality. As participants carry forward the gained knowledge, the University of Kelaniya remains dedicated to preparing students for success in the dynamic field of drama, cinema, and television.

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