The students of the Department of Visual Media and Communication, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, won first prize for their documentary 'Prathichaya' at the 12th International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) held at Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, from June 21-26, 2019. Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan, Kerala Legislative Assembly, presented the prize in presence of Minister for Culture A. K. Balan and Chairman Kamal. The award was for the Best Campus Film produced within Kerala. The jury praised it as a well researched and crafted film. The award consisted of Rs. 50000 as prize money and certificate.
Gayathri Sasiprakash (Direction, Screenplay and Editing), Anagha Sivasankar (Production, Dop), Akshaya P. S. (Dop), and Kripa Jayakrishnan, Anila Sahadev, Abhirami S (Production Controllers) were the crew members of the film. The students completed this film under the guidance of Krishnakumar M. A. and Varun Prabha T., faculty members of the Department of Visual Media and Communication, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, as part of their final year project work.