‘Short film is a powerful medium’
Short film is a powerful medium.A two-day national workshop of Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV) on ‘Short Film Making’ began at the Nagarjuna Hospital on Saturday.
Vijayawada: A two-day national workshop of Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV) on ‘Short Film Making’ began at the Nagarjuna Hospital on Saturday.Speaking at the inaugural function, ‘Ankuram’ fame film director and social activist C Umamaheswara Rao exhorted participants to make use of social media effectively to enlighten society. He underlined the need to produce more short films on social issues to promote awareness among people.
“A positive change in society can be brought about through the medium of short films as it has a powerful impact,” he said. Director and cinematographer MV Raghu promised his support through his film institute in Visakhapatnam to JVV’s initiatives to empower youth and promote scientific attitude and rational outlook among people.JVV national president V Brahma Reddy said, “Short film is a powerful medium to spread a social message.
Social issues can be highlighted through a short film at its reach is more with a great impact. Social organisations should effectively use the powerful medium to enlighten society.”JVV secretary M Shankar Prasad said the first day of the workshop would cover story writing, screenplay and direction aspects, while technical aspects of film making like sound, lighting, cinematography and editing would be dealt with on the second day.
JVV national general secretary TV Rao, Telangana State general secretary N Rama Rao, national network committee convener N Phanindra, national cultural committee convener Md Miya, Andhra Pradesh State secretary Jampa Krishna Kishore and others were present at the inaugural session. Nearly 60 enthusiastic students and adults from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Puducherry attended the workshop.