January 25, 2024:In a remarkable culmination, the Film Club at the University of Jammu successfully concluded a two-day workshop on the Techniques of Film Making, hosted by Prof. Suman Jamwal in collaboration with five esteemed experts from the field. The event, held on January 23, 2024, at the seminar hall of the Department of History, not only showcased the collective expertise of seasoned professionals but also became a pivotal moment in advancing the understanding of cinematic craftsmanship among participants.The workshop’s final day commenced with a warm welcome and insightful introductory remarks by Prof. Jamwal, acknowledging the significance of the occasion. Prof. Jamwal lauded the efforts of the resource persons, emphasizing their crucial role in enriching the learning experience for all attendees.A key segment of the workshop involved a thorough review of participant-created videos, with special attention given to documentaries crafted by individuals such as Navriti Bhagat, Vishali Devi, Khusbboo, Suneet Kumar, Bhagavi Gupta, and Ankita Sharma. The diverse range of topics covered, from Jammu’s architectural marvels to themes encompassing Indian history, showcased a rich tapestry of visual storytelling.Resource persons provided meticulous analysis and constructive critique, offering nuanced insights for improvement. This segment aimed to refine and enhance the participants’ videography skills, turning the workshop into a transformative educational experience.The final portion of the workshop delved into capturing visually compelling subjects through various mediums, highlighting the innovative use of smartphones as potent tools for videography. A lively question-answer session followed, demonstrating the profound engagement of students eager to clarify technical and creative aspects and setting the agenda for future workshops.As a symbolic conclusion, Prof. Jamwal and the expert panel, consisting of Mr. Dharminder Kohli, Mr. Pankaj Khajuria, Mr. Rajesh Khajuria, and Mr. Prashant Singh, presented Certificates of Appreciation to all participants. This gesture not only marked the end of an educational journey but also celebrated the dedication and newfound skills of each individual in the captivating realm of visual storytelling.The workshop, meticulously covered by the Department of Journalism and Media Studies’ student team – Sakshi Sawhney, Anamika, Jhanvi Sharma, and Taniya – symbolized a commitment to continuous exploration and advancement of cinematic arts within the academic and cultural milieu of the University of Jammu. The collaborative efforts of Prof. Suman Jamwal and the expert panel contributed to an enriching educational experience, empowering participants to navigate the complexities of the visual storytelling landscape with newfound skills and confidence.