XIC 52nd Annual Convocation
XIC 52nd Annual Convocation
The XIC 52nd Annual Convocation was held on 27th April, 2022 in the iconic St. Xavier’s College quadrangle, Mumbai. Rector of St. Xavier’s College, Dr. Fr. Keith D’Souza, SJ welcomed the gathering of students and parents with a prayer and addressed the gathering.
The chief guest for the evening was Mr. Jahnu Barua, An acclaimed Indian Film maker and an Awardee of Padma Shri in 2005 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. Mr. Jahnu Barua had been a faculty at XIC. He spoke about his life experiences in his career.
The Year that Was 2021-22 showcased the happenings and student events at XIC during the academic year 2021-22. Dr. Jehangir Mistry, Dean of XIC gave us an academic review of the year 2021 – 2022. The felicitation of Course Heads & Class Reps were done the Management of XIC. The sponsored Awards, The Venkat Vemulapalli Memorial Awards for Advertising & Marketing Students were given for the Best & the Runner up Ad Film, and for The Best and the Runner up Live Client Project.
ADMA - Batch A - Best Ad Film Team "A+ Productions" working on brief "Subway Cookies" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Lokesh Saini, Tanya Mohapatra, Tanvi Ambure, Nayanika Dey, Rose Alexis, Spenta Jassawala, Gurpreet Singh Rai, Muskan Katoch, Rishabh Mishra, Ritwik Mishra
Runner's Up Team "Vada Pav Arts" working on brief "Subway Cookies" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Ansel Rebeiro, Tanya Gupta, Kamya Jain, Saneeka Paradkar, Riva Sheth, Shivani Shete, Ritika Biswas, Pritika Khanna, Siddhant Shetty, Pritika Mustafi
ADMA - Batch B
Best Ad Film Team "Jugnoo" working on brief "TERI" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Devanshi Tushar Zaveri, Shubham Chaturvedi, Muskan Bajpai, Poorvee Kalyani Alla, Saumya Shruti, Rishabh Mittal, Saumya Singh, Samiksha Jain, Mahima Barasia, Roshani Doshi
Runner's Up Team "Ibtida films" working on brief "TERI" from Leo Burnett (Publicis Group), to team members Johanan Simon Bailey, Uthpala Ramprasad, Parag Agarwal, Shubhangi Srikant Mokashi, Meghna Moza, Maria Akhlaq, Vaibhavi Vijay Kesarkar, Anisha Gupta, Srishti Patnaik
Best Live Projects
ADMA Batch A
Winning Team "Borderline Inc" working on brief from Live Client "Swayam Analytics" to team members Pritika Mustafi, Aathmica Vardhini S., Athiya Lakdawala, Megha Khanna, Srishti Suman, Nayanika Dey, Riva Sheth, Rupali Vasandani, Faizan Khan
Runners' Up Team "Creative Cables" working on brief from Live Client "Swayam Analytics" to team members Muskan Katoch, Aastha Shah, Anushka Verma, Maria Johnson, Shivani Shete, Mili Soni, Mrudul Mande, Nandini Bansal, Ansel Rebeiro, Ritika Biswas
ADMA Batch B
Winning Team "The Nested Loop" working on brief from Live Client "Heyfind.me" to team members Madiha Sonde, Vaibhavi Vijay Kesarkar, Sehej Kaur Chadha, Shalika Karn, Shubham Chaturvedi, Abhiroop Dasgupta, Anmol Thukral, Devanshi Tushar Zaveri, Sneha Sharma
Runners' Up Team "Kaizen" working on brief from Live Client ""Heyfind.me" to team members Anisha Gupta, Prakhar Shekhar, Saumya Shruti, Laavanya Marwah, Maria Akhlaq, Mehek Ahuja, Pranity Dalmia, Gayathri Biju, Rashi Choraria, Sonakshi Goel,
The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award were given for Outstanding Journalism Students of the Batch 2019-20 and for the Best Video Documentary for the Batch of 2021-22, The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award, Outstanding Research Paper in Journalism & Mass Communication, 2019-2020, to – Shivika Manchanda and Apurva Talluri.
The Ranjana Kacker Memorial Award - BEST Video Documentary Production Journalism & Mass Communication, 2021-2022, to "Where Millionaires Are Made" to the team members, Anmol, Kaustav Ray, Dnyaneshwari Kashid, Jahanvi Chhabra, Nupur Malik, Pallavi Singh, Srishti Garg, Syeda Yameena Haider, Yamini Kalia.
The Anthony Ouseph Memorial Award was given for the The Best Audio Visual Documentary in Film, Television and Digital Video Production Award goes to the Documentary “Shor ki Aadat” to team members - Manasi Anyal, Divyadarshan Sahi, Amolak Singh, Pawan Kumar, Oishee Nandy, Mirika Rayaprolu.
The Genesis BCW, Vivek Samta Award for The BEST Student in Public Relations & Corporate Communication and Runner-up student Best Student Award in Public Relations & Corporate Communication, to Soumya Gupta, Best Student Runner-up Award in Public Relations & Corporate Communication, s to Anwiksha Chakraborty
The Iyengar’s Kaapi Award for Best Student Award in Advertising & Marketing (A), to Saneeka Paradkar, Batch (B) to Johanan Simon Bailey, Best Student Runner-up Award in Advertising & Marketing (A), to Mrudul Mande, Batch B, to Sehej Kaur Chadha
Besides the above sponsored awards, XIC awarded for The Best and Runner-up student of all Courses.
The Vote of Thanks was proposed by staff member, Ms. Sandra Rana followed by the XIC Anthem.
The convocation ceremony signified a new phase of life where the graduates are poised to embrace and tackle any challenges in the Media world. Our heartiest Congratulations to the Post Graduate students of Xavier Institute of Communications