Trip to Athirapally
3rd Year BA Animation Graphic design students were taken to Athirapilly as part of their filed trip for VFX on June 9th 2016.
Sivakasi Industrial Visit
Industry Visit made by 2nd year MA Graphic design students to Sivakasi with their Faculty member - Anu Cherian and Guest Faculty Haridas.
Premiere Show of Suicide Squad
The students of SH were present at the premiere show of Suicide Squad
Metro Book Festival and Book Launch
The 1st year MCJ students and DC Books jointly organised a two day book fair and book release on 12th and 13th December 2015 here at Sacred Heart College, Thevara. The event includes story writing and storytelling competitions for school students upto 11th standard.
The book fair, organised in the College portico, attained good response from thepublic. The book release on 13th October was officially inaugurated by TD Ramakrishnan by presenting his book "Francis Itti Kora" (10th edition) to captain Amit Sanyal. It was followed by a discussion on the book "Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki" authored by him
COCOON, Concept to Creation
S.H School of communication in association with Ad Club Kochi conducted a two day workshop COCOON, Concept to Creation under the mentorship of Suresh Eriyat, the famous advertisement director and animator. The COCOON work shop was organized for the Animation and Multimedia students of SHSC.
Shooting Workshop for Cinema and Television Students
A five day shooting workshop was held for 2nd year MA Cinema and Television students as a part of their semester project, guided by our guest faculty and the National Award winning film maker Vinod Sukumaran and acclaimed Cinematographer Saji Nair. A dialogue and a playback sequence were shot in the month of October and December. Such a program was devised to give on field exposure for students about various steps in wholesome Cinematic experience. The students also work as assistants in production serving duties of various departments. This is a milestone achievement by a Media School in Kerala in creating Professionals of Cinema to the highest order, a tough task it may seem. The workshop themed, "From Scratch to Screen", enabled them to understand various processes involved in a video shoot.
ORE UDAL" - find its way to IFFI
Narrating the tale of a nun who was traumatised after being sexually abused, the short film Ore Udal directed by Dr.Asha Achy Joseph, HOD, SH School of Communication, is the only non-feature film selcted from South India for the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.
The film is screened at the Sunrise Festival Canada, and also selected to be screened at major film festivals across the world. The cast and crew of the short film includes students and staff of SH School of communication. It was an attempt to portray the life of a rape victim and the effect of physical asaault on the victim. Actress Sajitha Madathil has won accolades for her lead role in the film, as the nun who gets raped.
Staff training for Re-designing course
Team SHSC organized academic retreat every year aiming at specific scholastic outcomes. This year SHSC team choose the serene ambience of Rivera suite to create a room for this where our academic and professional priorities and experiences are exchanged, evaluated and reconstructed. The first day was completely dedicated for team building activities and interactive tasks under the guidance of Mr. Manu Jose and Mr. Santhosh Kumar. The team gathered at Rivera the next day to indulge in sharing and discussing the existing teaching practices and the future challenge of an educator taking into consideration the evolving media and technology.
SH School of Communication teamed up with Times of India and Cloud Qube to organize a hologram presentation at Sacred Heart College. Hologram is a photographic recording of a light field which is seen without the aid of special glasses or other intermediate optics, and is used to display a fully three-dimensional image of the holographed subject. The program as about an Augument Reality project undertaken by Cloud Qube and Graphic designing/Multimedia students of SHSC for Times of India on holographic presentation. The Chief Marketing Manager of Times of India, Mr.Srinivas Laxman distributed the certificates to the students who participated in this project.
Second Edition of Chavara Lecture Series by P Sainath
On behalf of Chavara Excellence For Social Transformation Series 2015, P.Sainath conducted a seminar on the topic “Media,money power and democracy”. Ernakulum District Collector M. G. Rajamanickam IAS was the chief guest of the event. Rev.Fr.Dr.Prasanth Palackapilly,Principal of Sacred Heart College,Manager of CMI institutions Fr.Jose Kurriyedath and Staff Secretary Sibi Abraham addressed the gathering.
World Premiere of "The Indian Priest"
SH School of Communication organised the World Premiere of ‘The Indian Priest’, a documentary film by the renowned Swedish filmmaker, Mattias Löw, a faculty member of SHSC, on 5 October 2015at Sacred Heart College, Thevara. The film maps the life of Fr.Raphael Kurian, a Catholic Priest belonging to CMI congregation from Kerala, serving in Sweden. The Indian Priest, an hour long simple documentary is tribute to the people who dedicated their lives for serving the society.
Interaction with Jayan K Cherian"
SH School of Communication organized an interactive session with the famous poet and film maker Jayan K Cherian on September 2015. The department head Dr.Asha Achy Joseph introduced the guest to the students. Cherian shared his experiences as a filmmaker after the screening of a clip from his award winning documentary film, Papilio Budha (2013). The film went into controversy when it was denied censorship certificate by the Censorship Board. At the end of the session the trailer of his upcoming documentary film Ka Bodyscapes (2016) was screened, which is followed by an interactive session with the Director.
Commemoration of the Hiroshima Day
In conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear attack at Hiroshima, students of SH School of Communication conducted a rally and a poster exhibition. About 30 students took part in the rally with posters and images showing the devastating impact and effect of the nuclear bomb attack. The rally propagated the slogan 'No more wars' delivered by the Principal of SH College. Later, the posters were exhibited at the Thevera Junction, and thereafter at SHSC.
Field Trip – Matte Painting