Mangaluru, Feb 08, 2018 : The Undergraduate Department of Journalism of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) is organizing ‘Shooting Stars 2018’, a national level filmmaking, documentary and photography seminar and workshop on Saturday, February 10 2018. Eminent Tamil film-maker duo Pushkar and Gayathri, credited with critically acclaimed films like ‘Vikram Vedha’ and ‘Oram Po’ will be taking up a session in the morning, while national award winning director V K Prakash, who has made films in Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada and Marathi, will be taking up the afternoon session. The theme for this year is ‘Cut - Copy - Paste’.
A documentary, short film and photography competition open to undergraduate and postgraduate students will also be held. The seminar aims at helping budding filmmakers showcase their work on a national platform.
About St Aloysius College
St Aloysius College is a one hundred and thirty eight year old institution that has trained thousands of men and women in various fields, and presented them to the nation. Named after St Aloysius Gonzaga and founded by the Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society, the college aims to create men and women for others by reinforcing the motto ‘Lucet et Ardet’, which means ‘Shine to Enkindle’. The college became autonomous in 2007, and has been making rapid progress in all fields by introducing innovative courses and regularly updating teaching methodology. The college also boasts of an Olympic-standard swimming pool, inaugurated in 2017.