Guest Lectures


Event Topic Lecture Series for BJMC Students
Category Others
Date & Day 21st August, 2021


Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad

(University Courses Campus)


REPORT OF Lecture Series Day-1

Event Name: Lecture Series Day-1

Date & Day: 21st August, 2021 (Saturday )

Guest Speaker: Sanjeev Srivastava

Designation/Organization: Writer and Film Analyst

Topic: Present and Future Prospects of Film Journalism

Event Timing: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Number of participants: 45

Venue: Online (Zoom platform)


Summary of the Event:

The Journalism and Mass Communication department at IMS Ghaziabad University Courses Campus always keeps its students on their toes and comes up with great opportunities to learn from professionals from the industry.

Film industry and journalism are like brothers and film journalism is a great career for a student of journalism and mass communication. To discuss the present and future prospects of career in film journalism the department organized a talk with Shri Sanjeev Srivastava.

Shri Sanjeev Srivastava is a great name in the field of film journalism and is a renowned film analyst. Mr. Srivastava is a writer too, with many publications.

In the session of an hour and a half; sir discussed the career as a film journalist; qualities required and the work of a film analyst. In a very explained manner the students were told about how the career prospects as a film journalist has transformed from the very first film Alam Ara  to till date when movies like Bell Bottom are releasing. Sir, also shared how students can sculpt their skills to become a great film analyst. Sir, shared how a film journalist has a lot to cover and share to his/her audience. From the film to the cast and everything that is happening in the film industry everything needs to be reported by a film journalist.


In the later part of the session, students were given the great opportunity to interact and ask questions from Mr. Srivastava. The session was attended by second and final year students of the department. The session was hosted by the very talented faculty Professor Sandhya Sharma. Under the guidance of abled faculty Prof. Girish Kumar Singh, Prof. Khursheed Alam and Prof. Anurag Singh the session was very well organized and turned out to be a great learning experience for all.


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