IoBM’s Media Society organized a successful event which was a comedy theater workshop conducted by “Noah’s Arc” at IoBM Auditorium on 11th, March 2017.
The team featured some renowned stand-up comedians including Faheem Azam, Ayesha Tariq, Jaffer Shah and Kashif Shahzad who not only imparted practical knowledge to the students on the Art of Comedy Theater, but entertained the audience as well by re-enacting samples of their professional work
The Media Society organized a three-day photography exhibition titled “Karachi 360” from July 8th to 10th, 2017 at the Student Activity Center. President IoBM, Mr. Talib S. Karim inaugurated the exhibition that displayed the exclusive photographs of IoBM students and outsiders. Renowned photographer and designer Mr. Yousuf Bashir Qureshi was the Chief Guest while Tapu Javeri and Danial Shah were the jury members. Executive Director, Ms. Sabina Mohsin along with the sponsors from “Stimulus Production” awarded the prize winning trophies. The event was a huge success and was largely attended by the IoBM family and guests.
The Second International Conference on Experiential Learning (ICEL) was held at IoBM Karachi on 21st and 22nd October, 2017.
ICEL was designed primarily to provide a platform to different departments at IoBM for industry linkages and research collaboration. The ultimate aim was to promote an innovative project based, problem-oriented and activity-prone learning culture, which was the need of the time.
This year the Media Studies initiated an exclusive ‘Media Track’ on the second day of the event. The objective of the track was to bridge the gap between academia and industry through dialogue, discussion and exchange of Ideas with the leading figures of Pakistan’s media industry .
There was also a panel discussion on the theme of the challenges and issues faced by the journalists and media houses in Pakistan and the world. Renowned media celebrities including Mr. Mazhar Abbas (Geo TV & Jang Group), Mr. Zarrar Khuhro (Dawn News), Ms. Najia Ashar (Aaj TV) and Ms. Arsla Javaid (Freelance Journalist) attended it. Ms. Sabin Agha (freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker) moderated the panel discussion
Others present on this occasion were Mr. Talib Karim (President IoBM), Ms. Sabina Mohsin (Executive Director IoBM), and Mr. Ejaz Wasay (HoD Media Studies Dept.) besides guests from media industry, faculty, staff, alumni and students.