Student of the 5th batch of Weekend Digital Filmmaking Course had an interaction with the writer- filmmaker Sreebala K Menon. She has explained the work pattern as a crew member in mainstream industry as well as her roles as a writer and film director. Sreebala had been an Associate Director with Sathyan Anthikkad before doing her debut direction LOVE 24X7 with Dileep in lead role. She is also a well-known writer of short stories.
Well known editor and the director of the film TAKE OFF had an interaction with the students of LVPA Thiruvananthapuram. TAKE OFF won a Special Jury Award at IFFI-2017 and the lead actress Parvathi won Silver Peacock Award for the Best Actress. Students had a lively interaction with Mahesh on the making of the film as well as his experiences in the industry as a leading film editor.s
A 5-day documentary workshop was held for the students of both Chennai & Trivandrum at the Trivandrum campus from September 18th to 22nd 2017. Sri.P.Baburaj, National Award winning documentary filmmaker, has led the workshop, followed by the students shooting 4 projects on a Violin teacher, a thattukada (wayside eatery), College of Fine Arts and Thanal (an NGO).