'Media Manthan' from Jan 21

St Aloysius College Communication and Media Studies Department will be organising a two-day national fest ‘Media Manthan’ on the theme ‘Celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema’ on January 21 and 22 in the college.

Various competitions, media workshops and panel discussions, film screening and photography exhibition based on the theme will be organised as a part of the fest.

Organising Committee Staff Convener Laxmi Shenoy said that District Information Officer Rohini K will inaugurate the fest at Eric Mathias Hall in College at 9.30 am on January 21. Bollywood director Sandeep Malani and Tulu Film producer Vijayakumar Kodialbail will be the guests of honour.

The workshops which will be held as a part of the fest are ‘Acting and Anchoring’ by Pradeep Krishna, ‘Radio Jockeying’ by RJ Vishwas of 92.7 Big FM, ‘Film Direction and Techniques’ by Goan film director Rajendra Talak and ‘Web Designing’ by web developer and designer Prathamesh Pai.

The competitions includes 8x10 (Photography contest), Bol Bachchan (RJ Hunt), Taare Zameen Par (Quiz), Pehchaan Kaun (Mock press), Kahaani (Trailer Making), Golmaal (Movie Spoof), Viraam (Ad making), Makhdi Ki Jaal (Web Designing), Peepli Live (Video Bullettin) and Chitragupt (Film Review).

Apart from competitions, panel discussions on the topic ‘Cultural diversity in Indian Cinema’ will also be conducted, followed by an interactive talk on ‘Commerce of the Scientific Art’ and ‘Indian Cinema through the ages’.

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