Kalinga University Organized One Day Workshop on “Filmmaking”

Raipur  (The States. news) Kalinga University, Raipur is a NAAC B+ accredited university with NIRF ranking in the band of 151-200 and it has truly emerged as a center of excellence in higher education in central India. Strategically located in the Smart City of New Raipur, this University has started carving a niche for itself in the education domain and is rising as a shining star on the horizon of quality education.

Established in 2013, this University has been able to win the confidence of
students. Meritorious students from all over the country and various foreign countries like Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe etc. have chosen this University for their education and career.

Kalinga University continues its streak of appreciating academic interaction and organizing events for promoting the exchange of knowledge.
Students of Kalinga University took part in the interactive Workshop on
“Filmmaking” organized by the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, Department of Journalism & Mass Communication at auditorium of Kalinga University on Wednesday. Mr. Manoj Verma, Award Winning Chhattisgarhi Film Producer and Director was the Chief Guest and the subject expert of the workshop.

Mr. Rajkumar Das, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication gave the welcome address. The Chief Guest was given traditional welcome by the students of Kalinga University. In his keynote speech Mr. Manoj Verma spoke about the key factors of film making from pre-production to post-production of the film. He explained about the concept, script writing, screen play writing, sound recording, editing and other important points during the workshop. Trailer of his national award winning film ‘Bhulan (the maze)’ with visuals of film shooting were also shown to the students. The film is based on ‘Bhulan Kanda’ a type of plant found in forest of Chhattisgarh. It is believed and experienced by
many that if a person passes over this plant, the person starts forgetting
everything. He forgets the way and starts wandering. During this time when another person comes and touches that person, then only he comes to his senses again.

The Students were curious to know the technical aspects of film making they interacted with the guest and came to know about the challenges in film making. Mr. Verma explained that every movie should have one liner and the message the film carries should be conveyed to the mass through the movie. Dr. Asha Ambhaikar, Dean Students Welfare presented memento to the guest. Mr. A.K. Kaul, Head Department of Journalism & Mass Communication proposed vote of thanks. Ms. Shreya Dwivedi, Mr. Sheikh Abdul Kadir, faculty members and students of Journalism & Mass Communication and other disciplines were present during the workshop. The workshop was also attended by large numbers of persons through online mode.