A day of celebration and accomplishment
On the 11th Convocation of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, Mr.Hansal Mehta was the Chief Guest at the Convocation Day which was held on 19th August 2017 at Prasad Digital Film Labs, Chennai.
The function started at 4 pm to a packed house and the event was loaded with interesting information, experiences and interaction.
Thirty Four students of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy received their Diploma Certificates from Mr. Hansal Mehta. The students as part of their final evaluation have to also create Diploma Films which are in the professional league in terms of production, technology and finishing. The quality of these films by our students in the past have been at par and even above commercially produced regular films. These films are judged by an eminent panel of Jury Members.
This year 16 diploma films were produced totally amounting to duration equal to that of 2 full length feature films. This herculean task was completed in just 4 months with all the final year students participating.
The jury members for this year’s Awards included
- ‘Wide Angle’ Ravi – Director of Photography
- Rohini – Actor, Writer, Director and Social activist
- Gautaman Baskaran – Journalist and Film Critic
- Chezhian – Cinematographer, Writer and Director
- Trotsky Maruthu – Artist, Animation professional and writer
- Vijay Rathnam – Sound Designer
- Philomin Raj - Editor
As part of their graduation process the students are required to make short films as teams and this year’s films that won the awards are:
- Gold - Sachin. B for Chicken at Swamy’s Kitchen
- Silver - Devansh Katoch for Unfair
- Bronze - Archit Goel for Dor
- Special Mention – Amritanshu for Chahat Ke Gubbare
- Gold - Prabhav Tiwary for One Night
- Silver – Vishnu Murali for Uthamageetham
- Bronze - Prateek Bhalawala for Unarrange
- Special Mention – Aravind for Chicken at Swamy’s Kitchen
- Gold - Suprajha for Unfair
- Silver - Sai Maneendhar Reddy for Apple
- Bronze - Sneha Menon for Vazhve Alai Polae
- Special Mention - Pranav Raj for Uthamageetham
- Gold – Bhuvanesh for Chicken at Swamy’s Kitchen
- Silver - Vinayak Dasgupta for Unarrange
- Bronze – Sudarshan for Sendhooram
- Special Mention - Sai Maneendhar Reddy for Naa Katha