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Documentary & Short film Competitions of UCP & Oxfam International

Department of Mass Communication, LCWU, secures first & second position in Documentary & Short film Competitions of UCP & Oxfam International

Lahore: Department of Mass Communication, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore continues its tradition of attaining one of the highest places in amateur Films competition by securing first position for its documentary entitled “Humaara Parcham” LCWU and attaining second position for its short film titled “Insight”. Along this, students of Mass Communication Deptt. Of LCWU also attained eminent position in a documentary competition held by Oxfam international Islamabad.

Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kausar, VC of LCWU, appreciated Dr. Anjum Zia and her team for these eminent successes. She praised the ideas of students and efforts of their supervisor Mr. Naveed Iqbal for the exceptional film productions.  

According to details, issue of documentary in Oxfam competition was Taxation. It was appreciated a lot by the judges.
 This two-day Competition entitled “University of Central Punjab Dream and Screen Contest” was organized by School of Media and Communication of University of Central Punjab’s Media Club.

The Competition was in two series; the first was the Documentary Contest held on the 10th of April, it was followed by the Short Film Contest held on the 11th of April.  Dean of The School of Media and Communication UCP Dr. Mughees-ud-Din Sheikh and Senior Analayst Mr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami were the Guests of Honour while Mr.  Ajmal Jami, an exceptional journalist and Mr. Imran Zaeem, a well-reputed reporter, were the judges for the Documentary Contest, and Dr. Mughees-ud-din Sheikh, Dr. Anjum Zia, the worthy Chairperson Department of Mass Communication LCWU and Mr. Syed Noor, a renowned Director judged the Short film Contest.  

The Universities which participated in the contest were Lahore College for Women University, Kinnaird College, National College of Arts, Garrison University, Punjab University, Beaconhouse National University and University of Lahore. There were six documentaries which were exhibited the first day i.e. 10th April amongst them LCWU secured the first position for its documentary entitled “Humaara Parcham”, whereas KC stood second and BNU acquired the third position.  Also, there were five short films which were screened on the 11th of April, amongst which NCA got the first position, LCWU stood second for its short film with the title “Insight” and NCA scored the third position.

The administration of School of Media and Communication University of Central Punjab was very pleased by the entries it received from various universities and was also grateful to the judges upon sharing their valuable comments with the audience.  The students were of the view that competitions like this must be held frequently using larger platforms so that they may be able to demonstrate their talents and may further represent Pakistan on broader levels.