The Department of Mass Communication was started on 27th July, 2011 with the approval of Osmania University. The
Department is offering BA Mass Communication and Journalism course. This programme enables the incoming students on mastering the tools of the digital-media technologies.
The Department has a well equipped audio-visual studio. The audio recording studio consists of non-linear recording facility with Pro
Tools 9Le. The Television studio has the latest technologies for online production. The computer lab consists of
To empower the students to meet the challenges of the global media market.
- To introduce the students to all areas that encompass the fields of communication.
- To enhance and adapt their writing skills to suit the demands of various of media.
- To make the students proficient in different multimedia software.
- To build in the students a strong foundation for theoritical concepts.
- To build soft skills to tap into the markets requirements for on-screeen talent.
UNIQUE SELLING POINT
The exceptional design of the course is matchless in the twin cities., with a unique combination of a deep-rooted theoritical curriculum and a 'hands-on' practical exposure to modern multimedia technologies.
BEST PRACTICES OF THE DEPARTMENT
Club Activities: Department have three active clubs which started to develop interest for extra curricular activities among students and to encourage their creative talents.
Competitions: Department of Mass Communication & Journalism conducts photography and anchoring competitions for developing a competitive mentality among students and to encourage their talents.
Media Festival: Department conducts annual national media festival “CinEvolution” for providing an innovative platform for the budding film makers across the nation. Through organizing such national events the students are getting an opportunity to learn event organizing skills as well as they get a chance to meet up and learn from eminent media personalities.
Personal Counseling: Department always tries to give extra care to the students by giving advice on social or personal problems and difficulties.
Parents Teachers Meeting: Department makes it sure that we meet the parents of all students in every semesters to discuss about their over all performance during the semester.
Personal Attention to the students: Mass Communication & Journalism is a course which needs creative talent and professional attitude. Department assures extra consideration for the students who find difficulties in learning theory subjects as well as practical works
Internships & Placement facilities: With the personal and profession contacts of the staff in the department, we tries to extend our hands to the students in getting internships and placements in reputed media organizations like The Hindu, The New Indian Express, Times of India, Metro India, Hans India Zee Telugu, CVR, N Studio, V6, Shubhavarta, HMTV, Arka Media, Eenadu etc.
Extra training in Computer softwares: To prevail in the media industry, the students should excel in all the aspects of mass communication. Good command over all necessary softwares is highly necessary. For meeting this demand of the industry, the department gives the students the opportunities to learn the professional softwares like Pro Tools, FCP, Photoshop, Quark Express, Motion4, Sound Track Pro, Premiere Pro etc.
Usage of multimedia for teaching: All the subjects including theories and practical works are taught with the assistance and aid of multimedia like Power Point Presentations, Video lectures, Audio-Video labs etc.
Extending support to other departments in the college: To retain harmonious relationships with other departments as well as to help them in documentation, the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism do the media coverage of all the activities of the college through taking photographs, video documentation and media relations.
Photography course of 20 hours. The complete practical oriented course offering by the adept professional in theCertificate course: For dispensing an opportunity for the students who are passionate about Photography, the department offers a Professional P field helps the students to learn photography in a professional way.
Lab Journal “Josepheights”: The students ofDepartment of Mass Communication & Journalism with the guidance of staff, publishes a lab journal “Josepheights” in every semester which reflects socio-political and life style related articles.
|1||Fr. Kingston||Licentiate||HOD, Associate Professor||8||Television And Film Production|
|2||Prof. P.L.Visweshwar Rao||Ph.D.||Professor||41||Media Management, Devcom, PR, Journalism, Mass Media Research|
|3||Mr. D. Nagarjuna||MA-Print Technology||Professor||36||Print Production, Reporting and Editing, Newspaper Design|
|4||Shiva Ganesh||MA Communication||Assistant Professor||3||Television Production, Film Making, Introduction to Journalism, Media Laws and Ethics|
|5||Shiva Thrishul||MA Communication||Assistant Professor||1||Media and cultural studies, New Media Technologies and Media Research|
|6||Vivek Keshav||MA Communication||Assistant Professor||3||Public Relations, Reporting and Editing, Communication Research and History of Media|
|7||Aparna Rastogi||MA Journalism and Mass Communication||Assistant Professor||3||Digital Audio Production, Radio and Television Production|
|8||Dr Payal Das||Ph. D in Communication||Assistant Professor||5||New Media & Branding, Media Culture Society, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Gender studies and Development Communication.|
FACULTY ATTENDED PROGRAMMES
- Fr. Kingston, HOD of the department had presented a paper in a national conference on ‘A semiotic diffusion model for management of technology and innovation’ conducted by St. Joseph’s Degree and PG college, November 2016.
- Mr. Shiva Thrishul had presented a Research paper titled ‘Interpreting the representational meanings of a movie from a subaltern perspective: a case study of kabali’ in Pondicherry conducted by IMRF in the month of August 2016.
- All faculties of department of Mass Communication participated in one-day faculty development program conducted on case study analysis and writing on 2nd July 2016
- All faculties of department of Mass Communication participated in one-day faculty development program conducted on ‘soft skills workshop for teachers’ on 14th June 2017
- All faculties of department of Mass Communication participated in one-day faculty development program conducted on Train the trainer in collaboration with ISDC on 13th June 2016
- All faculties of department of Mass Communication participated in one-day faculty development program conducted on ‘Becoming a better teacher’ on 7th June 2016
- All faculties of department of Mass Communication participated in one day faculty development program conducted by
Dr. Deepika Gardner on 18.11.2013. It was a program for building motivation and effective management of communication
- On 19th December 2014 three faculties of Dept. Mass Communication presented paper s on the national seminar
organized by Dept. of Commerce, St. Joseph’s Degree and PG College. The themes of the papers are as follows
- Market Driven Media- Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra
Critical analysis of dimension of cross cultural communication in business management. Mrs. Tapaswini Swain
Face book as a social marketing tool: Mr. Krishank Manne
- Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra presented a paper on History of press in Odisha in a three days national seminar at Vivekananda institute of professional studies, Newdelhi .
- Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra presented a paper on “Media and Social responsibility: A critical study of the views of working journalists of Odisha” in a three days international seminar at Visva Bharati University Shantiniketan.
- “History of Radio in Odisha: It has been an eventful Journey from Cuttack” A paper by Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra got
published in the Vidura a refered Journal for Mass Communication by Press Institute of India.
- Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra presented a paper the theme Portrayal Of Women :In Television Commercials: A Perceptual
Analysis Of Working Women In Hyderabad “ in a two days national seminar organized by Maharaja Sayaji Rao University
on 26th and 27th March 2014.
- Mass Communication HoD Fr. Kingston attended the academic council meeting of St. Ann College as a member of the
board of studies.
- Academic Council Member for St. Ann’s B.Ed College.
- Resource Person and Consultant for Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation ,Ramanthapur, Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500 013 (Andhra Pradesh)
- Conducted a seminar on ‘Media Education’ in Narsaraopeta , Hyderabad and Trichy.
- Conducted a seminar on ‘An efficient organizational life’ and ‘Corporate Communication Conducted a seminar on ‘Media’s influence on youth’ in Hyderabad.
- Released eleven devotional audio albums in various languages like Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil.
- Produced many documentary films such as Extending Life, One Mission One Vision etc.
- Worked on board for Television Broadcasting unit of RTE1 (Television channel in Ireland).
- Conducted a seminar on ‘Teaching Photography’ in August 2016.
- Conducted a workshop on ‘Broadcasting formats TV and Radio, January 2017.
- Conducted a workshop on Ms Office and Documentation, July 2016.
- Cleared UGC NET, July 2016.
- Presented a Research Paper Titled ‘Interpreting the representational meanings of a movie from a subaltern perspective: a case study of kabali’in the month of August 2016
- Cleared NET, January 2017, July 2016 and December 2014.
- Awarded Young Achievers award in 2011 by “Bhau Raw DevrasSewa Nyaas’ in 2011.
- Awarded CET -2012 by RML Avadhh University.
- Received Women Empowerment award from ‘Parashoot and Kings Paradise’, 2014
- Dr.Payel Das Published book Das, P. (2016). Social Background, Mass Media Exposure and Awareness of Gender Issues, ISBN 978-3-659-89689-7, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
- Edited book Das, P., Pandey, G.P., & Joshi, C. (2014). Media and Women: Emerging Perspectives (ed.).
- Das, P. &Dewan, P. (2017). Evolution of Mobile News Applications: App’ealing Side ofNews Consumption. Media Watch. 8(1): 86-99. ISSN: 09760911, 22498818 (Scopus).
- Das, P., Mandal, S., &Korasiga, V. (2017). Dominance of Agility in Tourism Value Chains: Evidence from India. Tourism Review (ABDC-B). Emerald Publishing. DOI: 10.1108/TR-11-2016-0048. (Scopus, Accepted).
- Das, P., Chatterjee, C., Patra, R.K., Dasgupta, S. Ghosh, M. (2017) “Holistic Industry Interaction (Focuing on Industry - Academia Linkage)”. Enhancing B-School Competitiveness. In Singhvi, S.R. and Agnihotri, A. (Ed.). 43-49. Pearson India EducationServices Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 978-93-325-7820-3.
- Das, P., Barkakati, U., Patra, R.K. (2016). “Corporate Social Responsibility and its Impact on Consumer Behavior”. International Journal of Sustainable Society. 8(4): 278-301 (Scopus, Google Scholar, Academic OneFile (Gale), Inspec; ISSN: 1756-2546).http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1504/IJSSOC.2016.082366.
- Das, P. & Mandal, S. (2016). “Evaluating the Influence of Social Media on Brand Sacralization: An Empirical Study among Young Online Consumers”, South Asian Journal ofGlobal Business (ABDC-C). Emerald Publishing. 5(3): 424- 446 (Scopus, Ebsco, ProQuest,Cabell's directory, ABDC; ISSN: 2045-4457). http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SAJGBR-12-2015-0085.
- Das, P. (April, 2015). ‘Mass Media Exposure and Gender Awareness: A Study on the Post Graduate Students’, The International Journal Of Humanities & Social Studies (IJHSS), Vol. 3, Issue 4, Pp 9-18: ISSN 2321 – 9203. http://theijhss.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2.- HS1504-004.pdf.
- Das, P. &Sonowal, R. (May 2014) ‘A Comparative Study on the Coverage of Women Issues in Meghalaya’, International Journal of Experimentation and Innovation in Education (IJEIE), Vol-3, Issue-3: ISSN NO: 2278-1770,.http://www.ijeie.in/index.php/articles/currentvolume/vol-3-issue-3-may-2014/192-a-comparative-study-on-the-coverage-of-women-issuesin-meghalaya.
- Das, P. &Sonowal, R. (2013). ‘Media and its Role in Education and Women Empowerment’, in Satpathy, Chandra, K. and Biswas, Behari, N. (ed) Vistas of Education, 266-282, ISBN:978-81-923224-4-5, First Edition, N E Books and Publishers, Silchar, Assam.
- Das, P. &Upadhyay, J. (Spring 2012). ‘Effectiveness of Health Awareness among the Daily Paid Women Workers: A case Study in the Cachar District of Assam’, International Journal of Human Development and Sustainability, Vol.5, No.1, 23-31: ISSN-10: 0974-3529, ISBN-978-1-61233-614-5, Brown Walker Press, USA.
- Das, P. & Pandey, G.P. (Spring 2012). ‘Media and its Content in the Role of WomenEmpowerment and Education from Feminist Perspective’, Issues of Communication.
- Development and Society, 214-223: ISBN No: 978-81-8457-403-6, Kaniskha Publishers.
- Das, P., Pandey, G.P. & Joshi, C. (Aug 29-Sept.04, 2011).‘Education, Media and Women Empowerment from Feminist Perspective’ in the University News Journal. Vol.49 No 35. 14 -26: ISSN-0566-2257. This research article has been by proposed by Gyan Book (P) Ltd. Toconsummate into readable book.
- Das, P. & Pandey, G.P. (July-Sept., 2011). ‘Different Feminist Perspective and the Role of Media: An Overview’, International Journal of Communication Development, Vol-2, 10 -15:ISSN NO: 2231-2498.
- Das, P. (2011) ‘Impact of Mass Media on Health Awareness among the Rural Agricultural Women: A Case Study in the Sonabarighat and Mashimpur village’ in Harendra Sinha (ed) Health and Development in Rural NE India, pp. 66-75: ISBN-978-93-5074-45-3, AbhijitPublishing House, Delhi.
- Das, P. (Jan-Mar, 2011). ‘Patterns of Social Advertising in Print Media’, CommunicationToday, pp. 20- 29: ISSN No: 0975-217X.
- Fr. Kingston, HOD of the department had presented a paper in a national conference on ‘A semiotic diffusion model for management of technology and innovation’ conducted by St. Joseph’s Degree and PG college, November 2016.
- Shiva Thrishul published research paper titled ‘Understanding display boards: a semiotic analysis of caste signs in Hyderabad’in Amity Journal Media and Communication studies in volume 6, Number 1, July 2016 with ISSN – 2231-1033.
- Shiva Thrishul published Research paper titled Interpreting the representational meanings of a movie from a subaltern perspective: A case study of Kabaaliin Amity journal of Communication and media Studies volume 6, Number 2, September 2017 ISSN – 2231-1033.
Paper presentations/Paper publications by faculty
From the Assistant professor, Gowtham.U, presented a documentary, Bread Butter and Garbage in two film festivals. The documentary got a good response from the organizers and other participants at both the festivals.
A seminar paper on "Inclusive and sustainable development in rural India" was presented by Assistant Professor, Deepak Pawar at the a national seminar organized by the Department of Sociology, Osmania University.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Name of the Activity: Field Visit to Annapurna Studios
Date: 9th December 2016
Venue: Banjara Hills
The students of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication visited the Annapurna Studios on 9th December 2016 to participate in the comedy show hosted by Eenadu Television named as ‘naa show naaishtam’. Around 80 students from all the classes who can understand and speak Telugu language were taken to the Studios and the faculty escorted them. The students reached the venue at 10am and the program started at 11am. The students actively participated in the entertainment show which lasted up to 4pm. Noted silver screen character artist and comedian chalaakichanti hosts the show which gets telecasts in ETV. The show was telecasted in television on 14th December 2016. The same can be viewed in Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aiwivgklgw . The students made lot of fun by participating in the show and also got to see the entire Annapurna Studios. They also witnessed the multi-camera production in the studio where around 8 cameras were placed and show being recorded. They have got an experiential learning by participating and got to see the ‘Video Production’ process.
Name of the activity: Research Interactive Session
Venue: Mass Communication Studio
A Research Interactive session was conducted for the MA Second year students to give them a deep understanding in doing their Research, as part of their MA course. Two PhD Scholars from University of Hyderabad, Jawaharlal Nehru University and one Independent Researcher have come to the department to share their Research experience and give some valuable suggestions to the students. A pre-meet had happened among the Scholars after the students have chosen their research topics. The session started with the students’ presentation of their topics individually. The scholars picked up the relevant topics and guided accordingly. Each scholar had talked to 5 students. They have suggested the students to go through journal articles and do an extensive reading. The elements to place in the dissertation, the methodology to apply, how to frame the research questionnaire, defining the Research problem, data analysis were discussed with the students. The scholars have shared their knowledge in Research and the method of writing a full length Research paper. The students were also taught on how to chapter the Dissertation and the importance of procuring the articles from the referred journals.
Name of the Activity: Talent Hunt for RJ by Radio Mirchi
Radio Mirchi of Hyderabad in collaboration with Department of Mass Communication and Journalism had conducted a talent hunt show to identify the talents of the students. As part of the program the event organizers asked the students to perform the talents of the students of any kind. Students participated in singing, dance, rapping etc. They have conducted the talent at multiple level of filtering. Those who got selected were forwarded to the next level and were gifted by the Radio mirchi. The event organizers have used the college parking space to organized this event. Many of the department’s BA students have participated actively in the event and also won prizes. The BAI student named Zama Khan anchored the event along with the Radio mirchi team. The program was started 11am on Saturday morning.
Name of the Activity: Film Making Workshop on ‘Filmmaking Techniques’
Venue: Chapel Hall
A workshop on Filmmaking techniques was conducted for the BAIII, MAII and MAI students. Experts from LV Prasad Film Academy have come to share their knowledge in film making. Mr.Shiva Kumar and Mr.Krishnan have been in the Filmmaking field for the past 30 years and made several short films and documentaries. Students from Rachana Degree college, St.Pious Degree college and St.Francis Degree College have attended the workshop. They say that the film must engage the audience and should not be made in a boring manner. They have spoken on how the method of storytelling have been transforming for the past six decades. ‘Film is a collaborative art form’- says Mr.Shiva Kumar and adding to it he also told about Zafar Panii, an Iranian film maker who was house arrested and made a movie of his own life within the house. The team has showed the students two documentaries named ‘Bhopal files’ and ‘Interior cafe’ directed by ArchanaBorhale and Anurag Bose. They also spoke about Image capture, data management, digital work, offline data and sound and graphics. They also taught the students the color management, grading, script writing and the importance of visualization and observation. They spoke about crowd multiplication and set extension too.
Name of the activity:Josephites social Responsibility
Class: MAI and BAI
Venue : Don Bosco PremSadan, Hayathnagar
Date: 18th February 2017
As part of Joseph’s social Responsibility we, MAI (2016-18) visited ‘Don Bosco PremSadan’ girls home in Hayathnagar. The students were excited and enthusiastic on visiting the girls home. The home consists of 35 girls of different age group varying from 7-year-old little girl to a 10th standard girl. All the girls have heartily welcomed the students. The children started interacting with the students and introductions took place. All the students and the children had a pleasant time playing, singing and dancing. The students arranged for lunch and all the people had a nice lunch, biryani. Our students talked to the girls and found out their problems. It was a very great experience. The girls were humble, lovable and sensitive. After knowing each other, the students and the girls exchanged their thoughts and lives. The girls had played musical chairs and the winner was gifted with a chocolate. We also had a formal session where everyone shared their day’s experience. Both the students and the girls had a memorable experience and it was expressed by the kids by performing a small Dance. We all dispersed in the evening with a selfie.
Name of the activity: PRINT JOURNALISM FIELD VISITTO“THE HINDU” PRINTING PRESS
Date: 14th March, 2017
Classes: BA I (MCJ & JPE), MA I
As part of the field production for Print media students, the students of BA I and MA I visited the printing press of The Hindu Newspaper which is located at Uppal. The evolution of printing plays a very great role in the history of journalism. The printing machine is worth 100 Crores and is about 5 floors height. The technicians spoke about the how aluminum plates are prepared for printing and also how they are installed in the machines. They also showed the Stock room where huge bundles of paper are stored.
The technicians showed the whole process from preparing the PDF into aluminum plates and installing it to the machines and finally printing to packaging. The students saw the printing process and got enthralled with the experience. All the Telangana state editions and some from Karnataka editions are printed in this press. The students were happy about the visit and they are now aware of how the printing process happens.
Name of the activity: TELEVISION PRODUCTION FIELD VISITTO10 TV
Date: 13TH MARCH 2017
TIMING: 11: OO AM
CLASS: BA I (MASS COMM & JPE), MA (MASS COMM)-I
There was a field visit for the students of mass communication on 13th march 2017, MA I along with BA I made the presence. We went to 10tv which is a reputed News broadcasting channel. Total of 70 people attended the visit. Throughout the visit faculty of department of mass communication guided the students.
All the students are explained about the production flow of the news station. Technical director explained the production flow of the news programmes. The students are also told about the formats of the channel. The TD explained the News editing process. All the News channels have different Editing techniques. 10tv was using AVID and different editing softwares. One more key system explained is about how News bytes, linkers and commercials are queued and played.
Audio engineer explained recording, editing and mixing consol. The students are explained about the server room. The students got to know about the whole system of the station and about how News channels do the programmes. This will help them understand about all the aspects of the News Channel and they can plan what role they can do if they are planning to do a job.
Name of the activity: FIELD VISITTO‘JAN RISE’ - ADVERTISING AGENCY
Date: 14thMarch 2017
The field visit was conducted for BA II Mass Communication on 14th March 2017, all the students were present at the Jan Rise office by 1:30 PM. Jan Rise Advertising Agency which is a reputed Advertising agency is one of the leading private Ad agency in India. Ms. AparnaSathe and Mr. K Shiva Ganesh the faculty of mass communication department coordinated the field visit.
All the students are explained about the production flow of the Ad agency, Ms. Hrithika- HR Manager and Mr. Rajesh Account manager with over 10 years’ experience, explained the students about the ad agency functioning strategy. Mr. Rajesh A/c manager discussed about important aspects of the ad agency account handling, client business handling, Creative strategy planning, Production of commercials, station like formats, commercials, RCS software, technical requirements etc to the students. One of the important aspects of the ad agency is the technical elements like Softwares, Creative team work, he also explained about how various commercial produced.
The students are shown the Ad agency work by Rajesh and also about the Production. Mr. Rajesh shared about his 5years experiences in Ad agency, and also gave some valuable tips for the aspiring Ad makers and other people who are interested in working in Ad Agencies. The students showed their gratitude towards the college and department for this wonderful fieldtrip.
GEMINI MUSIC TV SHOOTING ‘Uva’ Program – Dussera Special
Name of the Activity : Certificate Course in Numerical Ability
Date: 1st October, 2016
Venue : College Premises
On 1st October ‘Gemini Music’, one of the leading Telugu music channels shot a program under their banner “UVA”, a youth based show where the young generation can showcase their talents like singing, dancing, play musical instruments, debates on social issues.
Being the first day of the auspicious ‘Navaratri’ it was only apt to shoot and later telecast a special program titled “Campus Dussera.”
Around 10 girl students from the BSc stream participated. The program was shot in and around the college. It was marked with pomp and gaiety, with all the girls looking resplendent in their traditional & ethnic wear.
Reporting: What is not taught in the class By K. Srinivas Reddy, Editor-Telangana Today
Guest Lecture on Public Relations on 26-09-2016
Mr. Srinivas Reddy, an eminent Journalist in the field of Telugu Journalism, had delivered wonderful lecture to the students on the method of writing and reporting to the Newspaper. He stressed on three important topics which are (1) Information collection. (2) Writing and (3) Desk. He told the students to collect the information from people who’s suffering and told them to be sympathetic to them when you approach them to get the information. One must be very careful while covering issues on communal clashes. ‘The method of collecting information while covering the Naxalite related issues must be dealt in a very subtle manner’- he says. Tackling the people during crisis is a very important point one must remember as a journalist. Questions must be asked in a very precise and must be very sharp.
Regarding the writing part, he says to stick to deadline. He is one of those journalists who is very particular about deadlines. He says the students to be very clear on what they write and emphasizes the need to deal with stress. He asked the students to do a magic with the verbs and words. Relating to the Desk work, he told the students to finish a news item with 250 words of attraction with a crispy headline. Sub-heading is a very important point that must be placed. The need of right color, font size, design must be kept in mind while designing the news item. He also spoke about the newsroom structure and organizational structure
‘COMMUNICATION AT CORPORATE LEVEL’By Mr. Michael Fredrick
Guest Lecture on PR and Corporate Communication on 01-09-2016
Michael Fredrick is an ardent professional in the field of public relations. He was also the recipient of the best PR manager award instituted by Dr.C.V.Narasimha Reddy in the year 2011. He also received eight times the general manager award for the best PR from various GMs during his career in south central railway. He recently retired as a senior public relations officer, Vijayawada division of south central railway. He is a PR consultant and is associated with a PR agency.
He spoke extensively how corporate communication can enhance the image and reputation of an organization. He said the PR manager acts as an information provider and reputation manager. He laid more stress on the crisis management and noted that in any crisis situation the PR department and corporate communication should put the public first and take the responsibility. He also said that a perfect PR manager must not say ‘no comment’ at any situation. He emphasized the need of using the modern tools of communication like the new social media for quick updates and response
Development and Rural Communication FIELD VISIT TO Deccan Development Society, Pastapur, Zaheerabad on 20TH August 2016
The field visit was conducted for MA II Mass Communication on 20th August 2016, the students were present at the DDS Pastapur office by 10:30 AM. Mr. Gowtham, faculty of Mass Communication and journalism co-ordinated the field visit.
The students were introduced about the organization by Ms.Tejasvi D, CoOrdinator/Documentation of DDS. Throughout the presentation, Ms.Tejasvi showcased the glipms of DDS by presenting various videos and images along with oral presentation.
After the formal presentation the students went to the farm of DDS and obversed the techniques of PERMACULTURE way of farming and also exposed to the preparation Bio-fertilizers, Kistanna the in charge explained about various farming techniques. After the farm the students went to the Millet Godown and packaging unit of DDS . Students had there lunch from Café Ethnic, the restaurant owned and managed by DDS.
After the lunch the students visited Community Media Trust, where the students got exposed to the workspace of video women, where women transfer the raw footages to the edit suit, and the editing will be done. All the Community Media Trust Videos were shot by the video women themselves. Mollamma and Lakshmamma the incharges of Community Media Trust explained about it to the students.
AUDIO PRODUCTION FIELD VISIT TO RADIO CITY 90.1 FM on 28TH July 2016
The field visit was conducted for BA I Mass Communication on 28th July 2016, all the students were present at the radio city office by 12:00 AM. Radio city 90.01 FM which is a reputed radio broadcasting channel is one of the first private radio station in India. Radio City is owned by Jagran group Ltd, the station is located in many cities in India. Mr. Gowtham and Mr. Sai Krishna the faculty of mass communication department coordinated the field visit.
All the students are explained about the production flow of the radio station, RJ Shiv one of the famous and award winning Radio Jockey with over 10 years experience, explained the students about the radio city programming strategy. Rj Shiv discussed about important aspects of the station like formats, commercials, RCS software, technical requirements etc to the students. One of the important aspects of the radio station is the RCS software, he also explained about how various sound elements are mixed and queud.
The students are shown live programming by RJ Shiv and also about the mixing. Rj shiv shared about his 10 years experiences in Radio city, and also gave some valuable tips for the aspiring RJ’s and other people who are interested in working in radio stations. The students showed their gratitude towards the college and department for this wonderful fieldtrip.
‘STATE OF THE ART PUBLIC RELATIONS IN INDIA: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS”By Dr. C.V. Narsimha Reddi
Guest Lecture on Public Relations on 15-07-2016
The Department of Communication organized a Guest Lecture on Public Relations with the titles, “State of the Art Public Relations in India: Problems and Prospects”. The lecture was held at Cellar in St. Joseph’s Degree and PG College.
Dr.Reddi started the lecture by quoting the three revolutions by Alvin Toffler namely Agricultural, Industrial and the present day Information Revolution. He mentioned how Marshall McLuhan coined the term “Global village” in the wake of liberalization, privatization and Globalization (LPG).
The students understood the concepts like state of the art public relations, PR as a strategic talk management function and the duties and responsibilities of a PR manager and also in detail the public relations process. The students posed questions at the end of the sessions. The most striking question was, ‘if the product is not good but still the public relations department is asked to promote it. In this case what is the role of the PRO?’ To which the Resource person is asking ‘you cannot carve rotten wood’. The PR department and the PRO should carryout enough research and bring the feedback in his role as an antenna and submit the same to the top management so that the promotion and production of the substandard product is stalled.
Marc Antony’s Speech
Name of the Activity : Rhetorical Skill Practical
Nature of the Activity: Student Centric
Incharge/Coordinator: Ms.Sara Koshy
Date: 7th July onwards
Venue :Mass Communication Studio
Resource Person & Organization: Ms.Sara Koshy
Target Group: BA III
No. of Participants:56
Objective:To help the students develop good oratory skills and apt body language
About the Activity (few lines): The students are expected to give the Marc Antony’s speech complete with oratory, body language and expressions as part of their Anchoring practical.
The Department of Mass Communication & Journalism started Campus Radio of the academic year 2015-2016 on 26th June, 2015. Ms. Sara and Mrs. Laasya, faculty of Mass Communication Department are the coordinators of the campus radio. The first radio show was done by the students of B.A. II yr on the theme of ‘Back to College’. Students coordinators Bob Christo (B.A. IIyear) and Anuritha Das (B.A. III year) organized radio shows thrice a week. For the Campus Radio, “UR Radio”, two days basic radio class was organized by Mass Communication department for the participants interested from other departments of the college. The radio programs are done by the students of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism and also students from the other departments. The campus radio station is operated for the purpose of training the students into professional radio personnel.
The programs are based on the college happenings, daily news and also entertainment programs like musical programs, radio dramas, stand up comedies and interviews. Broadcasting happens thrice a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) usually for 10 to 15 minutes between 11.10 to 11.35 am.
‘Looking through Gendered lens – Gender Sensitivity through Media” By Ms. Sumathi Nagesh
Lecture – Interdepartmental Activity ON 23-06-2016
The second year MA Mass Communication and Journalism students had an Extension lecture on 23-06-2016. Ms Sumathi Nagesh who is the Visiting professor for the Department of English is the resource person, she delivered a lecture titled “Looking through gendered lens- Gender Sensitivity through media"
Ms. Sumathi is currently persuing her Ph.d in Gender studies. She is working on ‘Gender and performance’, her main focus is on Media and performance.
To brief the topic, Media is often held responsible for portraying gender stereotypes and objectifying women. This lecture and discussion questions how we become aware of it? And, how do we rethink media's approach to gender issues. The students are enthusiastic about the concept of gender and had a productive discussion on Media and Gender, discussing about how media inserts pessimist images/ideas about women. She told the students, as media professionals it is the responsibility of you to give some positive and balanced images/ideas of women in media.
Orientation Day Of BA Mass Communication (30th June, 2016)
The program started with an Invocation of the Almighty by Fr.Kingston, Head of the Dept. The welcome address was given by Ms. AparnaSathe. The HOD gave a power point presentation detailing the Mission & Vision of the college. The students were acquainted with their duties & responsibilities. They were also informed about the various infrastructure facilities available to them.
It was followed by a PPT on the evaluation of the students’ performance by Ms.KiranJyothi, Controller of Examinations, PG.
For any student, whether current or an alumni, his or her Alma Matter is matter of great pride and joy. Three senior students both from BA Mass Comm & the JPE stream namely Abhyudaya, Ahmed Urooj & Vedanth narrated their rich, valuable & exciting experiences. Something they were proud to cherish lifelong.
The Principal, Rev.Fr.VincentArokiadas addressed the young, eager & inquisitive minds and asked them to be more creative & innovative in their thinking and approach. Prof.PL Vishweshwar Rao threw light on the immense potential the stream/course has to offer. He said,in wake of globalization, liberalization & privatization,the media has undergone a sea change. He also spoke of the employment opportunities that awaited the students.
Fr. Kingston introduced the Faculty Members of the department to the students followed by the distribution of refreshments to all.
International Yoga Day Celebrations
Date : 21st June 2016
Venue : Joseph’s Hall
Resource Person : Mr. Anuj and Mrs. Padmini Naidu
The international yoga day was celebrated on the 21st of june 2016 at St. joseph’s college. The department of psychology organized the event and all the students and the teachers were invited to attend the program.
The program was started by reciting a beautiful prayer in Sanskrit. Mrs. Aparna sathe spoke about the importance of yoga.The resource person Mr. Anuj and MrsPadmini Naidu from Isha foundation were introduced to the audience by reading out their profile. The program included a the screening of a 90 minute video which covered the concept of yoga and how it effects the well being and the overall development of an individual.
The video also included a few asanas and the audience were made to practice them under the guidance of the resource person. The hall was spacious enough to provide room for all the participants to practice the asanas. It was a self enriching experience for all the participants and they felt at peace after the program. The Resource Persons were awarded with the trophy by Dr. Suman Roy and a formal vote of thanks was proceeded.
The Department of Mass Communication & Journalism started a Campus Radio on December 3, 2014. The Radio was inaugurated by the Principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas by addressing the students through the radio.
The radio programs are done by the students of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism and also students from the other departments and faculties of the college also participates. The campus radio station is operated for the purpose of training the students into professional radio personnel.
The programs are be based on the college happenings, daily news and also entertainment programs like musical programs, radio dramas, stand up comedies and interviews. Daily broadcasting is usually for 10 to 15 minutes between 11.10 to 11.35 am.
Department has conducted parent-teachers’ meet on September 6, 2014. The parents of the students of BA I, II & III Mass Com & JPE were invited for interaction with the faculties regarding the student’s academic performances. Parents met the class in-charges personally and discussed about their wards and were directed to meet Head of the department and other faculties. Around 50 student’s parents have come for the meet.
The Department of Mass Communication & Journalism in St. Joseph’s Degree & PG College has organized a national level film festival “CinEvolution” on January 31, 2015 at Indira Priyadarshini Auditorium, Public Gardens, Nampally. CinEvolution 2015 powered by Panache a much awaited event for all the aspirants of Media served as a platform to showcase their creativity and innovation in film making, reflecting the social issues to create the awareness towards social change and transformation.
Sri Allam Narayana, Chairman, Telangana Press Academy was the chief guest of CinEvolution 2015. Sri Shailesh Reddy, Chief-editor 6TV, was the Guest of Honour, Sainma short film team Rohit Reddy, Tarun Bhaskar and Famous Lyric Writer Sri. Kandikonda and Ms. Manga Reddy, Member of Censor board were the special invitees for the occasion.
CinEvolution 2015 received 19 entries from across nation in three different categories (short films, documentaries and entertainment movies). All the entries were screened for the Jury members on January 30, 2015 and the prize winning movies were screened on CinEvolution Day. In all the categories First, Second and Third prizes were given Cash award, Certificates and Mementos. Certificates and mementos were given for Special Jury Award, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress as well. Principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas appreciated all the winners and participant while distributing the awards. CinEvolution 2015 turned a huge success with the major sponsorship of Andhra Bank and NTPC along with Kukreja (Group of Hotels) & Oriflame along with the ardent support of students of twin cities, academicians and practitioners of Mass Communication and Journalism.
Faculty of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism has attended the film festival organized by Osmania University, Department of Mass Communication on November 21st. Faculties including Fr. Kingston, Mrs. Laasya Madhukar, Ms. Sreeju V.Nadh and Mr. Gowtham U has interacted with various academicians and eminent personalities from media such as Mr. Allam Narayana, Chairman of Press academy during the film festival, Shailesh Reddy and Laxmi Narayana. We had received 18 entries from all over India. Andhra Bank and NTPC sponsored the event.
Learning is more effective when coupled with practical experiences.
Hence, the students are involved in several
exercises that include:
|Short division videos|
|Theme based squences|
|Radio panel discussions|
|Voice over recordings|
|Short film Making (End Semester)|
ORIENTATION PROGRAM 2014-15The Department of Mass Communication & Journalism has organized a Student Orientation Program on 30 June 2014 for the fresh batch of BA Mass Communication and BA JPE at Mass Communication Studio. All the students participated in the program with lot of enthusiasm and expectation to learn about the Department and the College.
The Principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiyadas, Director Prof. K. Malla Reddy, Administrator Ms Esther along with the Head of the Department Fr. Kingston and faculty members greeted the students. Speaking on the occasion Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiyadas called upon the students to make an optimum use of the teaching and facilities provided at the college to mould them perfect professionals. He explained the importance of the role of media in society and asked students to inculcate social responsibility during their course. Prof. Malla Reddy further elaborated on the importance of media and media education and wished the students all success in the academic and professional pursuit. Fr. Kingston gave an overview of the course and career options available to them after successful completion of the course. He explained in detail about the studio and technical equipment which the students will use during the course. Senior faculty member Ms. Laasya gave a presentation on the college and
another faculty member Ms. Sreeju explained about the Department. Fr. Kingston introduced other faculty members Dr Ambika Sankar Mishra and Srinivas Roopi. As an icebreaking program, Dr. Mishra conducted games to students and made them feel an attachment with the Department and the College.
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON MEDIA AND DEMOCRACYA national seminar on Media and Democracy was conducted by the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at the Seminar Hall on the campus on 28 June 2014.
The speakers at the seminar included Ms. Anitha Rao, activist from Lok Satta Party, Mr Adil Mohammed, media activist from New Delhi, Prof. PL Visweswar Rao, former dean of Osmania University, principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas, Director Prof. Malla Reddy and the Head of the Department Fr. Kingston.
A question was raised by Ms Anitha Rao that whether the media favors only elites and the law makers have the right to break the laws. She shared her experience as an activist involved in spreading the spirit of democracy and the non-cooperation from the media for their programs.
Prof. Visweshwar Rao said India is the largest democratic country in the world with one of the strongest media having over 850 television channels, next only to USA which has 950 channels. We have nearly 90,000 newspapers in the country, he said and lamented that despite such a huge presence of media, we are still unable to get facts that strengthen democratic functioning.
Mr. Adil said that the media has failed in exposing the nexus between politicians and the corporate which is running the government from behind the screen. Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas reminded the students of Mass Communication and Journalism of their duty towards the nation when they enter the field. Fr. Kingston anchored the seminar and all faculty members actively participated. The speakers answered the questions posed by students.
ALUMNI MEETThe short film Life at St. Joseph’s made by the students of BA II Mass Communication was screened for the Alumni on July 26, 2014 at Mass Com Studio
MCJ FIRST AUTONOMOUS BATCHThe classes for first autonomous batch of Post Graduation Master of Communication & Journalism (MCJ) were started on August 11, 2014. The students were introduced to the course structure and to the college activities through power point presentation. The short film “Life at St.Joseph’s” was also screened to them on the day.
PARENT-TEACHERS MEETDepartment has conducted parent-teachers’ meet on September 6, 2014. The parents of the students of BA I, II & III Mass Com & JPE were invited for interaction with the faculties regarding the student’s academic performances. Parents met the class in-charges personally and discussed about their wards and were directed to meet Head of the department and other faculties. Around 50 student’s parents have come for the meet.
Department of Mass Communication has participated in the Ethnic Day on September 27, 2014. Students came in ethnic wears and played Bathukamma (Telangana Folk Dance) in the College campus premises.
A warm welcome was extended to the first year students by the senior students for developing an affable ambiance
in the department. The function was conducted in the presence of the Principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas,
Vice Principal Rev. Fr. Sagaya Raj, Head of the Department Rev. Fr. Kingston and other faculty members.
Certificate Course in Professional Photography
For dispensing an opportunity for the students who are passionate about Photography, the department offered a Professional Photography course of 20 hours. Three sessions were conducted in the academic year of 2012-2013, which accommodated
55 students from various departments of the college. The classes were conducted by the Head of the Department,
Rev. Fr. Kingston who is an adept professional in the field.
“My Environment” Photo Competition by Paparazy Club
The Paparazy Photography club of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism organized a photography competition
& exhibition on February 24th & 25th, 2014 with the assistance of Assistant Professor Mrs. Tapaswini Swain and Assistant Professor Ms. Sreeju V. Nadh. A number of students from different departments participated in the competition which was
based on the theme “My Environment”.
Green Revolution Poster Creation & Exhibition by Montaggio Club
BA I year students of Department of Mass Communication created posters for the promotion of “Green Revolution” on March 1st, 2014. The students were provided with Photoshop software installed MAC systems and the image of trees
out of which they created attractive and commendable posters. The activity showcased the proficiency of students in the Photoshop software as well as their desire for a clean and green environment. The posters were exhibited in the college
from March 1st to 6th as an encouragement for the participants as well as to create in other students an interest for extra curricular activities.
SEMINARS AND GUEST LECTURES
Guest lecture by Mr. Charles Lavery
On January 17th, 2014 the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism organized a guest lecture by the international investigative journalist Mr. Charles lavery. Mr. Lavery a journalist of repute is presently holding the position of a teaching
faculty in IIJNM, Bangalore. His distinguished lecture on the topic “Investigative journalism and its need in India” seized the attention of the students and the faculty members. The interactive session
followed by the lecture offered a platform for the students to
elucidate their indistinct idea regarding the topic.
Seminar Presentation by II year MCJ Students
The aspiring media professionals of the MCJ II year class conducted a three day seminar on the topic “The impact of media on education”. 16 students participated in presentations which held on March 25th, 26th and 27th, 2014. The seminar commenced with the talk of Vice Principal Rev. Fr. Sagaya Raj propounding his ideas on the topic. Head of the Department Rev. Fr. Kingston presided the seminar. The newfangled ideas of the students on the impact of media on education reflected their mastery over the topic.
HANDS ON EXPERIENCE / INDUSTRY VISITS
Industry Visit to Ramoji Film City
Making the students industry ready has remained the utmost objective of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism since its inception. Along with class room learning, exposure to the industry is a crucial segment in Mass Communication field. To attain this objective BA Ist year and MCJ Ist year students of mass communication department were taken to Ramoji Film City on 04.03.2015 to the shooting set of CASH Reality show which is a highly popular program in ETV on. Students under the effective guidance of Mr. Joseph, Rev. Fr. Kingston and Assistant Professor Ms. Sreeju V.Nadh & Mr. Gowtham U has tried to understand the techniques of multi-camera production, set designing, lighting arrangements and sound proof settings. The students were provided with an opportunity to participate in the program along with anchor Suma. With the cooperation of the staff in Malle Malla Production House, the students got to know managerial system as well. The visit helped the students to get an idea of the production of Reality shows and multi-camera production.
INDUSTRY VISIT TO PRINTING PRESS PLANTDepartment of Mass Communication & Journalism has organized a field trip to The Hindu news paper printing press plant located at Industrial Park, Uppal on October 11th & 13th 2014. The BA I, II & III & MCJ I & II year students were divided into two batches and were taken to the Press under the guidance of the Head of the Department Fr. Kingston and the other faculties Mr. D. Nagarjuna, Mrs. Laasya Madhukar, Ms. Sreeju V.Nadh and Mr. Gowtham U. The visit facilitated the students to witness the printing technology and the entire printing process of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper. Mr. Jayakrishnan and Mr. Ramaswamy (Technical Engineers) directed the students to various departments and explained the working and importance of each in detail. The visit to the most modern and sophisticated Press unit in entire Asian region has given the students an opportunity to have an invaluable experience of practical knowledge. The students got their doubts clarified with several engineers explaining the basic aspects of colour printing, deadlines and the responsibility of the editorial staff in bringing out the newspapers in time. The students and faculties were also provided with Tea and refreshment by the The Hindu organization. No of students benefitted: 168
Industry Visit to Door Darshan Hyderabad
Making the students industry ready has remained the utmost objective of the Department of Mass Communication & Journalism since its inception. Along with class room learning, exposure to the industry is a crucial segment in Mass Communication field. To attain this objective all the students of mass communication department were taken to Door Darshan, Hyderabad on September 23rd. Students under the effective guidance of Rev. Fr. Kingston and Assistant Professor Tapaswini Swain and Dr. Ambika Sankar Mishra tried to understand the techniques of program production and transmission at Door Darshan Centre. With the cooperation of the staff in DD, the students got to know managerial system as well. The visit helped the students to get an idea of the media organization and its functioning.
Live shows by students
As a part of the Television Production practical, III year BA students and II year MCJ students had done live reality programs
on Career opportunities in Management on July 18th and Women Safety on August 19th, 2013. The initiative of students in
which they performed the roles of program producers, camera men, anchors, participants were highly appreciable.
BA III year Mass Communication students visited Nehru Zoological Park for Documentary production
As per the request of the authorities of Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, III year BA Mass Communication students visited
Nehru Zoological Park on September 11th for the preparation a documentary about the park on its 10th anniversary
celebrations. The preproduction works done there under the guidance of the Rev. Fr. Kingston were highly appreciated by
the Park Authorities.
Debate by Students
The department organized debates for the students on December 16th & 17th, 2013 on the topics “Print media v/s Multimedia” and “Blogging v/s Journalism”. Head of the Department Rev. Fr. Kingston was the moderator for both the sessions. The debates which had the activate participation of students gave new insights on the topics. All other faculty members of the department were also present for the debates.
CinEvolution 2013, the innovative platform for the budding film makers has celebrated on 29th & 30th of November 2013
by the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, St. Joseph’s Degree and PG College. The competitions were
conducted under three categories as per the plans proposed by Rev.Fr. Kingston, Head of the Department of Mass
Communication and Journalism. We have received 20 entries under the 3 categories: “social”, “entertainment” and
“48 hours movie”.
Press Conference and Logo Launch
The press conference for CinEvolution-2013 and logo launch was held on 22nd November in Seminar Hall of St. Joseph’s
Degree and PG College at 12:00 p.m. The program was graced by the CEO Kiss melody production Mr. Sourav Gupta,
three upcoming Tollywood actresses Ms. Priya, Ms. Bhavyashree, and Ms. Jackson, Rev. Fr. Kingston d’ Alene HoD of Mass Communication. The program was chaired by Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas, Principal of St. Joseph Degree and PG College. The program was anchored by BA Mass communication students Dillip Malla and B. Harika. A Media personality from almost 17
media houses has attended the occasion. CinEvolution logo was launched by Principal Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas in this
Opening Ceremony of 48 Hours Movie
The concept of 48 hours movie was an innovative concept by the HoD of Mass Communication Rev. Fr. Kingston d’ Alene.
In this category participants were provided with camera, editing studio and all the requirements for preparing their movie.
They were allowed to do it individually or by group but were instructed to submit the movie within 48 hours.
The competition for preparing 48 hours movie was inaugurated on 27th November 2013. The commencement of the
competition was announced by Rev. Fr. Vincent Arokiadas, Principal St. Joseph Degree and PG College and vice Principal
Rev. Fr. Sleeva Reddy by waving of the flag.
Film QuizAs part of the Josephiesta 2014, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism organized a film quiz on 01.02.2014, Saturday. Nine groups of students from different colleges participated in the Film Quiz which was the initiative of the faculty members and students. The students’ core committee made different sets of questions regarding Hollywood, Bollywood and other film industries in India. The film quiz which was conducted in 8 different rounds including audio
and video rounds was assisted by PowerPoint Presentation.
The teams which were getting least marks in each round were eliminated and 3 teams were considered for the final round. Assistant Professor Mrs. Tapaswini Swain and Assistant Professor Mrs. Laasya Madhukar were the judges. Shruti G, Bharadwaj P
and Mamun Hussaine from Badruka College won the First Prize and Feroz Ahmed S K, Srinivas Gautham and Yasaswi Raj from Badruka College has got the second Prize. The other participant from Bhavan’s College, Sarojini Naidu Vanitha College, Arora College, IIMC, St. Paul’s Degree College and St. Joseph’s Degree & PG College were given Participation Certificates. The winners were given away the Prizes and Certificates in the valedictory function of Josephiesta 2014 on 01.02.2014 by the Chief Guest Mrs. Vani Prasad.
Internships and Projects
As part of the curriculum, the III year BA Mass Communication students have done internship in various national and regional media organizations like The Hindu, The New Indian Express, Zee TV, Subhavaartha, CVR, Studio N etc. The exposure to the industry helped the students in learned the functioning different department of media organizations as well as it helped the students to develop their talents and to be industry ready. After the six weeks long internship, the students came up with appreciations, certificates and their well filed work proofs which will definitely add colours to their Profiles.
Work Proofs of Students
FRONTLINE MAGAZINE Birth Of A State
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
President K.Chandrasekhar Rao and other leaders at a rally
in Hyderabad on February 26.
Photo: K. RAHUL KUMAR
Screen shot of the Frontline Magazine Photo
A WHITE PATCH IN A GREEN FIELD
A WHITE PATCH IN A GREEN FIELD: A crane seems to be
enjoying the perfect ambience of a paddy field near Gandipet on Saturday
Photo: K. RAHUL KUMAR
PRE PLACEMENT TRAININGS
Mass Communication & Journalism is a course which needs impetus and creative talent. Class room lectures alone are
inadequate to meet the necessities of the industry. The ultimate aim of this professional course is to make the students
work oriented and capable. To nurture these things, the department with the veritable support and guidance of the Head of Department Rev. Fr. Kingston rendered thorough training for the students in the fields of Anchoring, Editing and Ad-leaping.
PROJECTS PRODUCED TILL DATE
- Radio Advertisements
- Radio Public Service Messages
- 30 Min. Radio Magazine Programmes
- Public Service Posters
- Interview based Print articles
The students weretaken for a day-log trip to Arnold Communications, Amberpet, Hyderabad on 10th October, 2011 to
witness and gain knowledge on the processes involved in a video production shoot. They were familiarized with the different
lighting approaches and the various camera mouting devices.
The Mass Communication department went on a field trip to Arnold Bhavan, Habsiguda, on 10th November, 2011. As part
of the learning experience students involved themselves in the production by performing a dance, doubled up as production
crew and lent their voice for the voice over during post production. The trip aimed at training the students in modern film
making techniques. Basic concepts of lighting were introduced to them with an exposure to different mounting devices and cameras. While some of the students were keen on being in front of the camera others preferred off screen roles. The
students were guided by the staff of the Mass Communication department and the professional cameramen who were present
on the day for the shoot. The students spent ten hours during the production understanding the various intricacies and
planning procedures that go into a single day of shooting. Several of them have showed renewed interests in the field of production since then and have formed groups and produced three short films.
Rahim Chagani has volunteerd to teach English to children migrated Gujarath and was certified by IL & FS.
Name of the Students
Name of the Organizing Institution
|PR Society of India, Hyderabad Chapter.||Awarded second and third place in Essay writing competition.|
|Rotary International Dist 3150 on 7th and 8th January, 2012.||
Awarded Rotary Youth Leadership Award
|Airtel||Participated in Guinness World Record attempt by Airtel.|
|National Level Net Ball Tournament held at Bilaspur, MP on 17th to 22nd Jan, 2012.||Represented Osmania University.|
|Inter-Collegiate Basket Ball Tournament on 22nd and 23rd Sep, 2011.||
A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.
I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.
When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image.
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