Shine your talents

Ikshana in Sanskrit is the 'revelation of the created.' Shine your talents at the XIC media festival it promises to be a revelation of what can be conceived and communicated as each one of us has a story to tell.
IKSHANA is the media fest with the theme “Celebrating Diversity” for the year 2022, where under-graduate students from pan-India are invited to showcase their potential, bring forth their perspectives and reveal their creations.

There will be two major competitions in this fest:

  1. Short Film Making
  2. The Great Storytelling Race.

Around 1100 colleges across the Nation will participate in this competition from 28 states and 9 Union territories.

The competition will be conducted at four levels:

  1. College Level (Online)
  2. District Level (Online)
  3. State Level (Online) and
  4. National Level (Offline)

At each level, contestants will be judged by a jury of media professionals who will select finalists for the National level mega-event in Mumbai.

Ikshana 2022 will begin in August and culminate in November 2022 with a mega event at the St. Xavier's College campus in Mumbai. Those selected for the National level will converge to a two-day event of conclaves, workshops, final competitions and interactions with media and media professionals. The lodging and boarding expenses of these participants will be taken care of by the XIC. The National event will give the finalists the exposure to the amazing prospects of the media industry through workshops, participation and interactions with media professionals in the Human Library and in conclaves, besides being recognised as National winners of the Great Storytelling Contest (written and film).

Theme for both the competitions: “Celebrating Diversity”.

Participation is open to all students - FY, SY and TY Degree students - who are passionate about filmmaking and storytelling.

Entry Fee:
There is no entry fee for these competitions.

Register for the competitions on or before 15-Oct-2022.

Submit the Film/Story online on or before 15-Oct-2022.

The winner at the national level will be given a trophy and a prize money of Rs. 50,000 and the runner up will be awarded with a price money of Rs. 25,000 for each competition.

All the wining participants at every level will be awarded with participation certificates and gift vouchers. All the award winning stories and films will be published.