A Student Media Collective

Veterans Documentary Teaser

This documentary shows how “Madhavram”, a small village in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, later went on to be famously known as “Military Madhavaram.”
This Documentary consists the life stories of Ex- Servicemen of Madhavram who fought in various wars and served the nation. The Ex- Servicemen have inspired many generations to join the Army from World War 1 till today and also in the future, their journey never ends.
A Documentary directed by Amit Kumar.
Crew Members
Amit Kumar
Feroz Hussain
Siddhant Thakur
Siddharth Kumar Singh
Tejaswini Nissankara
Shivangi Roy
Ratan James Paul

Director, Editor, Camera – Amit Kumar
Asst. Director- Feroz Hussain
Asst.Editors – Ratan James Paul, Feroz Hussain
Photography – Siddhant Thakur
Narration – Tejaswini Nissankara
Subtitles – Dhanunjay G.S


Montage Short Film Festival 2017

Montage is St. Mary’s first short film festival that focuses on the spirit of independent short film making. The mission of the entire event is to encourage student film makers to portray their talents in narrative story-telling and aesthetic treatment of universal subjects. The fest serves alongside as a platform for young minds to see, share and discuss how to tell powerful stories on the shorter format of the medium. Workshop session on Story-telling in Cinema is another learning ground that the festival offers.

Film and media is one of the most influential forms of communication in the present scenario where the young minds will be able to share their concepts, ideas and thoughts through the medium of films. Montage’17: Celebrating Student Shots is scheduled on the 6th January at St. Mary’s College, Yousufguda, Hyderabad.

Send your entries to

Last day for entry for the fest is 28th Dec 2016.


Krishna Nagar – Short Film By Harsha

Krishna Nagar is a Short film Written & Directed By Harsha.

This is a story about a guy named Suhas who is trying to enter the Film Industry with an aspiration to become an actor.

Did Suhas become an actor? How? To know more watch the short film here:

Written & Directed by Harsha
Starring- Suhas Gupta , Suraj Reddy, Vishnu Vinnu, Supraja Cheruvu, Sumanth Madhavala
Editing- Rahul Vijay
Music- Shashank, Padindi Vamsi

Krishna Nagar Crossed 1,50,432 views on Youtube within One month of release on Runway Reels Youtube Channel.

Some of the Other Short Film’s By Harsha are as below.

Humans of Hyderabad


Shutter and some green


Sound asleep


A sip of refreshment


Frailty echoes in the periphery while I am at the center


What do you see?


By: Siddhant Thakur 

Marc Levoy’s entire Photography Course available online

Marc Levoy is a computer graphics researcher and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. From 2004-2009, he taught Digital Photography at Stanford. In 2016, he revised the course and taught it at Google. Now his entire course is available online for free. There are web-based apps, technical concepts of photography and assignments to test your skills. Photographers must go through the course as it answers all questions in photography and gives an in-depth knowledge of the skill.

Lectures on Digital Photography

Aakashavani a Musical Vibe By Sandeep Kishan

Aakashavani is Sandeep Kishan’s directorial debut short film for which he has also given his voice as Radio Jockey.

it is story of a guy and girl who meets in a coffee shop but never spoke a word. What all happens on the screen is synced with the radio jockey’s version in the Directors own fictional radio station 99.5FM. the rest story is about how the guy approaches the girl in a completely different way.The best part is the humour generated when the guy tries to grab the girl’s attention.

Written and Directed by Sandeep Kishan Chowdary
Cinematography by Sharath Chandra.v
Caste – Ranveer chiriguru and Mudita Rajan
Editor – Sidharth
Sound designer – Mustafa yusuf
Produced by Karthikeyan Gatlewar and Sravana Keerthi Chowdary

Guest lecture for I B.A.

Dr. Satya Prasad, Assistant Professor & Head, Dept of Communication Studies, University of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman spoke to the students of I B.A yesterday, on the importance and scope of Mass Communication studies. He also answered questions from the students during the session.

Students playing politics

Model Parliament 2016-17 was organised by the Political Science wing of the Dept of Mass Communication,Political Science and Life Skills for the BA students yesterday.
The students discussed the GST bill, Center- State Relations, Educational Policy and several other topics. We got an opportunity to put forth our views in a structured manner as incumbent parliamentarians and bureaucrats would.

Model Parliaments are held as an educational tool to promote understanding of the working of the government.

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Field Visit to S.N. School of Communication

We went on an educational visit to Sarojini Naidu School of Communication, University of Hyderabad 31 August 2016. Prof. Vinod Pavarala, the Dean of the school addressed the students with a brief history of the school and its evolution, the various courses offered there and also introduced them to the other faculty and technical staff members. Prof. Pavarala stressed on how important it is to spread the ethos of the school by facilitating a holistic space where “thinking-doers” and “doing-thinkers” can emerge. He encouraged the students to pursue higher studies and addressed their queries. Other faculty members, Prof. Kanchan K. Malik & Dr. Madhavi Ravi Kumar also interacted with the students and explained them about various specialized courses like News media and Convergent journalism, and also exposed them to placement records and internship opportunities.

The students also visited the Bol Hyderabad 90.4 FM campus Radio Station and interacted with the Station Co-ordinator  and state-of-the-art Television Production Studio of S.N.School where Ramesh Kumar, the Studio In-charge explained them about the technical operations and equipment maintenance.

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