Geared up to celebrate it’s paper anniversary; the first edition of Inspiria TV awards witnesses a rendezvous of talent and creativity under one roof with countless achievements of the team. It is an Inspiria initiative- a learning platform for the Media Science department of Inspiria Knowledge Campus and has flourished immensely in a span of one year. Launched on 9th July, 2018 in the presence of the college and media fraternity, with a vision of fair reporting and infotainment.
Inspiria TV came into existence with inventiveness by Mr. Atul Gupta, the Managing Trustee of Inspiria. It ushers as an opportunity to gain first hand experience and a brilliant source of encouragement for budding professionals in the media and entertainment industry. In the period of one year it has witnessed the emergence promising writers, photographers, filmmakers, video editors, graphic designers. An institution that believes in making it’s students ‘industry ready’, Inspiria continues to polish these gems by pushing them towards the zenith of success. On that note, the ‘big day’- the Inspiria TV awards was celebrated on 17th July, 2019. It commenced with the lighting of the lamp by Mr. Rahul Gupta (The Head of Operations), Mr. Inderjeet Chatterjee (Head of Academics) and the departmental coordinators. This was followed by felicitation of the chief guests – Prof. Subhrajyoti Kundu, Head of the Department, Mass Communication, North Bengal University, Dr. Pavanbir Kaur, Head of English Department, St. Xavier’s College Rajganj, Deepan Chattopadhyay, Head of Mass Communication Department, Gyan Jyoti College and Shiny Nag as the representative from The Statesman, Siliguri. The grand awards eve had it all in store for it’s audience – poised and fun loving hosts, spill poetry, mimicry, quiz, funny memes, soulful songs to thundering raps accompanied with the ever graceful awards.
The winners of the nominated category awards were: Best Fiction Video- One For The Road, Best Non-Fiction Video: The Raging Elephant, Most Viewed Video: Sneak a Peak with Risha Roy, Best Animated Video: The Big Bang Theory, Best Concept: Courage, Best Edited Video: Alarm, Best Cinematographer: Soubhik Subham Ray for Alarm, Best Anchor Award: Tanisha Awasthi, Most Popular Personality: Simran Dalai, Most Promising Member: Uma Devi and Most Promising Upcoming Member: Rhittick Das. Following the maxim of Inspiria Knowledge Campus- making students employable and inculcating professionalism, Inspiria TV works on training them as professionals. These awards are given as a token of appreciation to the best performers in the listed categories to encourage, outperform and strive for betterment. The event concluded on a sweet note with the cake cutting followed by the oath taking ceremony by the members of Inspiria TV.