SAC holds National Workshop "Sparkle 2023"

The Departments of Computer Science, Application and Animation of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) in association with UGC-STRIDE Project organised a national level workshop "Sparkle 2023" on 29th March at L.F. Held at Raskinha Hall of the College.

Film Producer, Actor, Secretary of ABAI, Director of Arena Animation, Mr. BS Srinivas was the chief guest for this workshop. Inaugurating the program, he explained about the needs of animation and multimedia. He said that students should always think about new discoveries, new ideas and work using modern technology in a proper way. He said that it is heartening to note that more and more people are working in animation and multimedia in innovative ways in India.

Principal, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis, SJ, in his presidential remarks, congratulated the departments for organising such a useful programme. He said that there are plenty of opportunities for students in the animation and multimedia field and told the students to make the best use of it.

A lecture was arranged during the programme. Mr. B. N. Vichar was resource person and Mr. Syed Asif Ali, Lecturer of Mahalasa College of Visual Arts gave the lectures on traditional painting and animation.

Dr. Balaji VC, Manipal University (MAHE) Head of the Department of Animation, Ms Sukanya Srinivas, Director of Arena Animation and Ms Disha Prabhu, Co-founder of Alter Marketing Solutions, Mangalore gave lectures on various topics of animation.

Dr Alwyn D’Sa, Registrar and Dr Charles Furtado, Director of Admin Block, were the guests of honour. Mr Santhosh Notagar, Convener of the program and Mr Sagar Shetty as the Organizing Secretary, Student Convenors Tapaswi and Sana were on the dais.

This national level animation workshop was attended by students from graduate and postgraduate colleges of Karnataka and various states.

Ishika compered the program. Dr Ravindra Swamy welcomed the gathering. Mr Santhosh Notagar proposed the vote of thanks.