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21stMarch 2019

Guest Lecture by Editor Anthony Gonsalvez

Chennai
Mr.Anthony has worked with Director Shankar for Enthiran. He also worked with Director Gautham Vasudev Menon for “Kaakha Kaakha”, “Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu”, “Pachaikili Muthucharam”, “Vaaranam Aayiram”, “Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa”, “Neethaane En Ponvasantham”, “Yennai Arindhaal” and “Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada”. He has worked in over sixty Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi films. He is the Editor of India’s most expensive feature film 2.0. He delivered a guest lecture for the Editing students of L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy. He shared his past experience as a new comer, the resistance he faced while trying out new things and how he overcame them amongst other subjects.

22ndFebruary 2019

Masterclass by
Muthu Ganesh

Chennai
Muthu Ganesh, a well-known advertising film maker, producer, cinematographer and DoP for a number of feature films conducted a masterclass on making Ad Films and Music Videos for the second year students. Students were shown his recent Ad films and music videos followed by discussion of his experiences while making them. He also conducted a demo on the Ad film making process.








9thFebruary 2019

Graduation Day for Chennai Short Term Course Students

Chennai
Director Gopi Nainar was the Chief Guest for L. V. Prasad Film & TV Academy’s Short Term Courses Valedictory Function for Direction for Film & TV, Digital Editing, Digital Cinematography and Acting for Cinema. Gopi Nainar is the writer and director of ‘Aramm’ starring Nayanthara. ‘Aramm’ has won many Awards at various Film Festivals. Project films made by the students were played for the audience followed by Gopi Nainar’s interaction where he shared his experience of making “Aramm”. This was followed by certificate distribution to the students.

7thFebruary 2019

Interaction with Anand Patwardhan

Chennai
Anand Patwardhan, a documentary filmmaker known for his socio-political, human rights-oriented films conducted a special screening of his new film “VIVEK / REASON” for LVPA Students at the 70mm Theater at the Prasad Digital Film Lab Campus. Mr. Patwardhan shared his experience and his inspiration behind making Vivek and the hurdles that he faced. It was followed by interaction with students. His last film ‘Jai Bhim Comrade’ won National & International Awards.



4thFebruary 2019

Two Day Workshop by
Karan Bali

Chennai
Karan Bali conducted a 2-day workshop on Sound Sequences for second year Direction & Cinematography students. Karan Bali is a graduate from the Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. He was First Assistant Director on two feature films, “Everybody Says I’m Fine” and “Matrubhoomi” – A Nation Without Women. He is also the co-founder and content-in-charge of upperstall.com, an analytical website on cinema of the sub-continent. His latest film “An American in Madras” was highly appreciated by public.

31stJanuary 2019

Workshop with
K Palanivel

Chennai
Department of Editing, LVPA Chennai organized a workshop with Editor K Palanivel. He shared his experience with students on how to handle communication while working with established directors. He explained on how he adapted shots in a song editing that was taken for scenes. His explanation on dealing frame by frame chord of cut points was an eye opener for the current new media generation students, benefiting them to a great extent. Mr.Palanivel holds the credit as “Editor” for more than half a century of films including 13 movies for veteran Director Bharatiraja. He received RACE Award for the movie Kadal Pookal from Santaram Cinematic Excellence and Ajanta Fine Arts Award in 1993.

29thJanuary 2019

Interaction with Gopal Rao

Chennai
Mr. Gopal Rao, a music director for over 25 years, has composed hundreds of jingles for advertising films at a National level. He conducted an interesting interactive session for the second year students on music production. He explained how students should approach music directors when they want to produce their music tracks. He showed some of his music videos to explain the same. He underlined the statement, ‘Students should have utmost clarity about their idea and concept for their music video when they meet their Music Director’.

29thJanuary 2019

Interaction with Rohin

Chennai
Mr. Rohin, an alumnus of LVPA, Chennai and also the Director of feature film “Adhe Kangal” delivered a two hour session to the second year Direction and Cinematography Students on “Shooting Song”. In this session, he discussed about his approaches to song shooting and music video. He showed his own music video project done on celluloid when he was a student at LVPA, and his private music videos shot on digital format. He also discussed on song portions from his recent feature film Adhe Kangal and answered questions related to music video production.

22ndJanuary 2019

Guest Lecture by Anand Krishnamurthy

Chennai
Anand Krishnamurthy, a renowned sound designer, filmmaker and producer, delivered a three hour session on how to prepare Music Videos for films to the second year Direction and Cinematography students on 22nd January 2019. He explained the joy and complexity of using song as part of narrative in Indian cinema with interesting examples. He also explained through interesting Hollywood musicals, how music helps to understand rhythm and in turn helps the narrative.

5thJanuary 2019

Guest Lecture by Actress Rohini

Chennai
A Guest Lecture by Actress Rohini was conducted for students of the short term course in Acting for Film. In this class, she taught about understanding the scripts from an actors perspective. She also discussed about nuances of acting by sharing her vast industry experience.