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Film Making – Part 2

FILM MAKING AS A CAREER Has making your own film been a longstanding, unfulfilled dream? Assistant Director Tim A Rakrusam has some inside-the-industry gyaan for wannabe filmmakers. Intro: I have been working in the film industry as an assistant director for the past 1 1/2 years – after dropping out of a professional degree course. I think I made the ...

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Nightmare at DU

Weeks after the gates to Delhi University shut for new entrants; JAM finds students are yet to recover from the ordeal. The admissions to Delhi University may be over for the year, but the trauma of it is far from forgotten. Well what else can one expect when even 90 per cent marks are considered just about average (Thank God ...

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Disc jockey

Every party has its own centre of gravity which fortunately or unfortunately happens to be the guy who does best with his fingers- Your friendly neighborhood D.J. And for all those people who have that wide eyed look of awe every time this dude (not to sound sexist but they usually are dudes) grabs the microphone, please read on! P.S ...

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A Career in Politics?

It’s not hard to combine your political aspirations with academic demands. JAM chats with IIMA graduate, Krishna Chepuri who interned with the CPI(M) in 2007. Most of us want to run miles away from a political career. But in doing so we are shirking off our responsibility to propagate and facilitate change. Being aware of the various career options in ...

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Management with an Artistic Touch

From getting International DJs to perform in India to creating a platform for new talent, this trio of 20 somethings have already made a formidable name for themselves in the field of Artist Management. Meet Piyush Nahata and Ashish Ahuja (who were incidentally very jittery about this tête-à-tête, as it was their very first interview!)… What is artise management? Artiste ...

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Get animated

What is a line? Well, a line is a line, is a line. Or maybe it is a point that went for a walk! If you like the latter explanation more then this is for you… Remember the family who adopted a mouse for a child, or the museum where the extinct came alive, or maybe the hulk that grew ...

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A breath of fresh air

In this age of fast consumption and wasteful usage of fuel, someone who starts out on his own to help people use renewable sources of energy and become environment friendly is a breath of fresh air (pun unintended). Meet IIT Roorkee alumni Mayank Agarwal and Sudhir Manchanda, who gave up cushy jobs to fight climate change.\r\n\r\nTell us about yourselves.\r\n\r\nI\’m a ...

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Copywriting

The Truth About Copy and Dogs\r\nAll that they never told you about copywriting but you should know nevertheless\r\n\r\nOkay, if you have come this far, then I would find it safe to assume that something about the headline interested you enough to make you want to read further. And I really hope, that \”something\” is \”copywriting\”.\r\n\r\nNow, before I get down to ...

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NIFT

An ex-student ‘s view of India’s premier institute: \r\nAnika Jain is a NIFT (Gandhinagar) graduate – 2000 batch.\r\nShe retails under the label Anika in Ensemble (Mumbai, Delhi) branches and Elan (Ahmedabad) \r\n\r\n1. To be a successful designer is a NIFT fashion design course all that essential?\r\nA course at NIFT does give you a lot of technical input, but when you ...

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