31 January 2020
K.R. Mangalam University

School of Journalism and Mass Communication in association with Meant4Environment organised First Film Festival on theme ‘Capturing Environment Through Lens’ in which students from NCR and other states participated with full enthusiasm. More than 30 films and 100 photographs were exhibited during the film festival. Renowned filmmaker and photographer Mr. Vijay S. Jodha emphasised upon India as a destination for environment-based shoots. Despite a million-dollar investment in western films, we have wonderful ideas in India of storytelling through films. And young students are getting opportunity through the film festival to showcase their ideas. Prof Aditya Malik, Vice Chancellor, KRMU opened the film festival by clapping the clapperboard. He stressed upon the need of sensitising the common people for environment in his keynote address. He stressed upon the fact that life will disappear from this globe if we won’t take this problem seriously and films are the best media to create awareness amongst masses. Ms Manju Ranjan, Founder President, Meant4Environment conducted a session on waste segregation. Waste management is an important aspect which requires our attention and efforts to reduce the unwanted garbage in our areas. The judges of the event Mr Mayank Srivastava, Filmmaker, Chandni Srivastava, Filmmaker, Ms Nikita Arora, CEO, Webnnel, Mr Harbhajan, Project Director, MCG, Ms Manju Ranjan, Founder President, Meant4Environment were the jury members and panellists. Central University, Tamil Nadu, Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida; SGT University, Gurugram, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication, Satyawati College, Delhi University and students of K R Mangalam University were amongst the winners of various categories. They were awarded with mementos, certificates and cash prizes.