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Workshop on filmmaking held in city school

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 6 - In a bid to provide students of the Northeast global exposure to filmmaking, technical experts of international repute attended a three-day NDTV national workshop on editing and filmmaking, which concluded on the premises of NPS International School here on Friday.

New Delhi-based NDTV�s technical experts Ajmal Jami, head of the department, camera, and Devendra Singh Tomar, assistant manager, technology, attended the workshop. Altogether 35 students attended the workshop and got training in editing and filmmaking. On the concluding day of the workshop, the entire group of students prepared short films under the guidance of the experts. A veteran in the industry for nearly�30 years, Ajmal Jami has covered events like the Gulf War, elections in Pakistan, Mandal Agitation, events related to Rajiv Gandhi�s assassination, post-Ayodhya demolition riots and the blasts, militancy and Army operations in Jammu & Kashmir and Assam, Kargil War, tsunami, Bhuj earthquake and riots in Kashmir, Gujarat, etc. As a documentary maker, Jami has also earned laurels both in India and abroad. Devendra Singh Tomar is an expert with video automation systems and satellite communication. With web designing experience, he also excels in video editing. He has done his management certification from IIT-Delhi, and BTech from Manipal.

After the training, the students will visit the NDTV headquarters in New Delhi to get proper experience in the studios there.

�The films prepared by the students after the conclusion of the workshop will be reviewed by experts and the best ones will be uploaded on the NDTV School TV website and also on the social media,� the founder director of the school, JN Das said.

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