Full Time Faculty:

Ms. Saudamini Bhagwat M.A. (English), Diploma in French lang. Cert. in Copywriting
Dr. (Ms.) Sagarika Golder M.A (Journalism), N.E.T, Ph.D

Academic year 2015-2016

 

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22-Jun ESSAY COMPETITION – FY BMM
Topics : Media literacy – a tool
Spare the rod and spoil the child
6-Jul Guest lecture – How to script a film – Mr. Joel Thottan – Foxymoron Entertainment
10-Jul Guest Lecture – Technical aspects of filming – Mr. Rishabh – Weaver Films
8-Jul Changing Trends-Seminar on Journalism at SPICE
17-Jul Guest Lecture – Opportunities after BMM – Endeavour Group
27-Jul Guest lecture – Thespo Experimental Group -The art of Theatre by Smriti Gupta
28-Jul Shamiana  – The Best of Short Films. Screening & Discussion in collaboration with YES Bank
4-Aug Screening and discussion – ‘Phor’ Directed by Dhruma Mehta
14-Aug Local Press Co. – Lecture on Citizen Journalism
20-Aug WORKSHOP ON QUARK EXPRESS FOR JOURNALISM STUDENTS
21-Aug Scripting for the Radio – Guest Lecture by Ramiz Sheikh – Marching Ants
3-Sep Play Performances  by SY BMM  on social Causes
12-Sep Students attended COMMFEST 2015 at ST. Paul’s Institute for Communication Education

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Academic Year 2014-2015

Guest Lectures 

  • Religion & Media – Talk by Fr. Alberto Quattruci
  • Voice & Ennunciation – Talk by Mr. Tom Alter- Actor
  • Multiplying your Fortune – Talk by Dharmendra
  • Script Writing for Radio – Talk by Mr. Ramiz Shaikh- Marching Ants
  • Broadcast and T.V. : On the Floor- Ms. Ruddhi Abhyankar, Times Now
  • Suleimani Keeda – Director’s Take-
  • Manjunath- Hero or Whistle Blower -Panel Discussion with the Director, Producer & Actors
  • Crossing Bridges- Film screening and discussion with the director Sange Dorjee Thongdok
  • Building Brands – Ms. Delzeen Watcha Mistry

 

Seminar

  • Attended the Seminar Careers in Journalism Challenges and Thrills conducted by
  • Attended COMMFEST 2014 – Media Creativity and Innovation at SPICE

 

 

Worth a Mention: 

  • The short film, ‘Mirrors Never Lie…but what if they did? by our student Shikha Janet Alagh was the official selected film at various film festivals all over the country. She was facilitated as ‘Young Woman Filmmaker’ here at the International Women’s Short Film Festival of India, Chennai – October 2014
  • Our student Joel Thottan started Weaver Films with a couple of There second film Human was released on Independence Day. It was a great success being covered by the top newspapers DNA and Times of India merely hours after its release online. It crossed 248,000 views

Academic Year 2013-2014

LECTURES:

 

  • Gender Discrimination– Prof. Kevin French, University of Missouri, USA
  • Animation : a Tool for Advertising– Miami Ad School
  • The Process of Creative Writing- Advait Ubhayankar
  • Citizen journalism by Christine Tatum (CEO and founder of Media Salad)
  • Attended the seminar on 100 years of Indian Cinema at St. Xavier’s College
  • Attended the Lalit Doshi Memorial Talk by Justice Srikrishna on Judicial Activism
  • Attended the Literary Fest at NCPA

 

WORKSHOPS:

  • Puppetry – Folk Art as a tool to explain social issues
  • Awareness workshop on Gender Sensitivity by Mr.Harish Sadani, founder of NGO MAVA (Men against violence and abuse)
  • Story board to film- Cyrus Dastur
  • Play viewed –’The Curious Climb of Cutter Chee’, at Prithvi Theatre

 

OTHERS:

  • The FY and SY students interacted with the crew of ‘Crossing Bridges’ and also won free tickets in a quiz
  • Screening of ‘Namesake’ at USIS discussion on Diaspora – Ms. Paromita Banerjee
  • Essay writing Competition on Corruption- A Festering wound
  • Participation in the HIV slogan competition organized by SOSWA -Winning second place and the consolation
  • Guess What- Inter departmental quiz on Advertising and Cinema
  • Organizing the seminar – Market Research and Beyond: Behind the Scenes

 

 

INITIATIVES:

 

  • Campaigns on Social Awareness: Anti – littering, Sweep the sin and Anti Teasing, Freeze the Tease on ostracizing in any
  • Film Club to appreciate international cinema
  • Play Writing and Performing to understand drama is three dimensional and interactive
  • Newsletter ‘Fifth Estate’ is published twice a year, for Self finance courses – a BMM initiative
  • Book Club started in 2012
  • Short Film Certificate Course in association with ‘Shamiana- Celebrating Short Films’ from 2011
  • Yearly Photography Session at Sanjay Gandhi National Park and the Kala Ghoda Festival to understand Light for outdoor photography
  • Glimpses: The photography Exhibition to showcase the talent of those who are shy to face the camera but are adept behind it. (Started in 2009)
  • XYZ– Intercollegiate festival for Self-financed
  • 5th Estate – Newsletter for Self-financed courses is a BMM

 

 Academic Year 2011-2012

 

LECTURES:

  • History of Journalism -Its impact on Mass Media during the Indian Freedom struggle– Mr. Troy Ribeiro
  • Role of broadcast Journalism– Mr. Sanjay Singh Zee TV
  • Diction for Radio and Television– Mr. Clyde Nunes
  • Cultural Barriers : How they change an Advertising Campaign – Mr. Akshay Kumar

 

 

WORKSHOPS:

  • Barriers to communication- Madhushree Shrivastav
  • Making a Bollywood blockbuster– Sajid Khan
  • Quark Express- software for Magazine Making- Ms. Bhaktti Desai

 

OTHERS:

 Our student won the Junior Critic Award at the MAMI Film Festival

 

Academic Year 2012-2013

 

LECTURES:

 

  • Nature photography and photo Journalism -Mr. Deep Pal, BBC
  • What After BMM?- Alumni Speak
  • Contemporary Radio and the changing role of RJ’s – Ankeet Vengurlekar
  • Starting a Radio Station – Shantanu Joshi
  • Global Warming and How to be a Responsible Citizen – Dr. Suman Sahai
  • ‘Sari Raat’, interactive discussion with the film director, Parimal Aloke

 

WORKSHOPS:

  • Aspects of Film-making- Chirag Vadgamare

OTHERS:

 

  • Ghosts– A play at Prithvi Theatre
  • Social Awareness Campaigns
  • Journalism students start a blog ‘Andreans’ College Bored’
  • Our student won the award for best judge in the Junior Critics category at MAMI

 

Academic Year 2010-2011

LECTURES:

 

  • Paid news and corruption- P. Sainath
  • Making of ‘Antardwand’ – Sushil Rajpal

 

WORKSHOPS:

  • Balaji Telefilms- How Scripting and filming differs from the large screen to the small screen.
  • Designing Workshop for Journalism students to understand Software, Typo graphs and layouts