Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival team meets Kishor Alo

With an aim to connect local community, a team of the Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF) met members of Kishor Alo — a supplement of the daily Prothom Alo for juveniles — at the daily’s office in Dhaka on July 27. The main objective of the session was to encourage the school- and college-going […]

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MSJ hosts seminar on automated fact-checking

  Fact Watch, an initiative of Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) to counter fake news, organised a seminar at ULAB Campus B on July 26. Dr Naeemul Hassan, an assistant professor at the University of Mississippi in USA, conducted the seminar, titled “Towards Automated Fact-checking”. Prof Imran […]

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Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival launches its website

The Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF), Bangladesh’s maiden mobile film fiesta, has launched its official website on July 26. Professor Dr HM Jahirul Haque, Vice Chancellor of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), inaugurated the website (www.dimff.net) at a ceremony at ULAB. DIMFF is the country’s first ever mobile film festival which was formerly […]

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Documentary ‘Jol Diye Shuru’ premiered at ULAB

Documentary film “Jol diye shuru” (Let’s begin with water) had its premiere at ULAB Campus B Seminar Room on August 24.  As part of the continued partnership between WaterAid and HSBC, this documentary is the result of a competition held at ULAB among students of the Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department. Following a rigorous process […]

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MSJ curriculum integration forum on ‘The Bystander Effect’ held

  Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh organised a curriculum integration (CI) forum at Campus A Auditorium on July 12. The department conducts curriculum integration every semester to showcase creative works of the students and enable student interaction as well as strengthen links. The theme for Summer 2018 is […]

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MSJ orientation program for Summer 2018 intake

  Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department organised a day-long orientation program for its Summer 2018 intake at Campus B on June 7. Prof Dr Jude William R Genilo, head of MSJ department, delivered the welcome speech at the event organised by PR4U — an apprenticeship program of the department. Following that, faculty members shared […]

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Workshop on acting with Afsana Mimi

CinemaScope, a film apprenticeship program of Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department, has recently organised a three-day training program, titled “Workshop on Acting with Afsana Mimi and BFTA”, at Campus A Auditorium. The workshop continued from 10:00am to 5:00pm on May 20-22. It featured acting in different cinematic situations, body language, expression, and so forth. […]

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MSJ fares well in EPR

Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) department of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh has recently completed its External Peer Review (EPR) procedure. Starting on May 15, the three-day-long EPR continued till May 17. The panel of reviewers — Roger Yap Chao Jr. (Foreign Expert), independent education consultant of European Commission; Mahbub Alam (Local QA Expert), dean […]

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CinemaScope organises Pathchakra

CinemaScope, an apprenticeship programme of Media Studies and Journalism department of ULAB, organised a Pathchakra (a reading circle) on April 5. Starting at 11:00am, the programme, which took place at Campus B, continued till 3:30pm. Pathchakra is an event organised by CinemaScope on a regular basis. This time, participants discussed “Bishoy Cholochitro” — a book written […]

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‘ULAB Animation Studio’ holds two-day workshop

  “ULAB Animation Studio”, an apprenticeship programme of Media Studies and Journalism department, has recently organised a two-day workshop titled “Cartoon Character Development”. Script writer Ahmed Khan Hirok, and animator Reaz Hossain conducted the workshop dividing it into two sessions that took place at Campus B on 29 March and April 17. Each day, the […]

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