What It Takes To Make A Film Like Bapu

Tête-à-tête with iLEAD pass out student turned film director Shilajit Dey

 

One of iLEAD’s most visually brilliant films among the many churned out by iLEAD Production in the last two years is Bapu. We spoke to iLEAD pass out student and film director Shilajit Dey on the making of this film. Continue reading “What It Takes To Make A Film Like Bapu”

Strategies for Teaching Positive Attitude

Teaching positive attitude for quality life and personality development

Learning is the endless quest of life. This learning becomes fruitful when it is built on the premises of positive attitude. The affirmative approach towards life makes all impedances just vanish away in a fraction of seconds. Teaching is one vital part of making somebody learn. A proper human being is created only when his or her premise in childhood is built on the foundation of a positive attitude towards himself and most importantly his life. Continue reading “Strategies for Teaching Positive Attitude”

Citizen Journalism Today

In today’s digital world, user-generated content from ‘citizen journalists’ dominate the daily happenings in such a way that it leaves other traditional means in the dust when it comes to being the first to report an incident. Journalism is basically newsgathering and reporting, the process of collecting, reporting, analysing and disseminating news and information. ‘Citizen Journalism’ is yet another term born out of the latest media trends. New media technology, like social media and media-sharing websites, in addition to the increasing prevalence of cellular telephones, have made citizen journalism more accessible to people worldwide. Recent advances in new media have started to have a profound political impact. Due to the availability of technology, citizens often can report breaking news more quickly than traditional media reporters. When a common citizen takes the task of gathering news and spreading it using the new media, it is citizen journalism. There are various cases where citizen journalism has proved its potential in the past, like, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, the 2013 protests in Turkey, the Euromaidan events in Ukraine, Syrian Civil War and the 2014 Ferguson unrest.

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My AIESEC Internship

“How was Egypt?”

A question I frequently encountered once I returned from the internship with AIESEC. Although various thoughts rushed into my mind, all I managed to utter was: “Amazing!”

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Deconstructing Society Through Modern Media Rhetoric

iLEAD organized an interactive session on analyzing Advertising dynamics through the parameters of Media, Society and Gender. The session was taken by Ms. Katy McAlary who is an English Language Fellow from United States- Department of State English Language.

Event Link: Guest Lecture Session on Media, Society and Gender at iLEAD

IN_McAlaryKaty McAlary from US Department of State-English Language who conducted a workshop entitled “Mirror Mirror: Deconstructing Society Through Modern Media Rhetoric” at the US Consulate, Kolkata spoke to us about the significance of the workshop, today’s media world and much more.  The workshop, through the lens of news, advertisements, and social media platforms dissected the agenda behind the art of media and socio economic, political and psychological impact it has in persuading the society as a whole.  The workshop was held on Mondays from October 23- November 13.

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