Monocle is an National Level Photography and film fest conducted by Cam-O-Genics (Photography and Film Society) of SRM IST Ramapuram. We got registrations around 450 participants across all the colleges. We conducted 10 events which included 2 online events, 7 offline events and 1 workshop. We got more than 50 participants for the Online Events, FINURA and DUSK TILL DAWN, from participants across the country. We got around 40 participants for the workshop on both days. Other events are MAKE IT LIVE, AD IT, UNADORNED, CREATIVE MIND, ALBUM COVER, KUTTY STORY, EMOTIONS where the events got more than 450 participants.

On Day 1, The event was inaugurated by our respected Vice Principal, our project manager Mr.Dhamu Sir and Our Special Chief Guest Mr.Karthik Manikandan by lighting the lamp and they shared a few ideas from their life to the participants. Our chief Guest Mr.Karthik Manikandan is an entrepreneur and a passionate film maker who received many awards for his short film “PURAM”. Later, Participants were given instructions about the events by respective event heads, and they were allowed to shoot photos and videos around the campus and constantly monitored by volunteers.

The workshop was held on a grand manner on the topic of Astrophotography on Day 1 conducted by Subbramaniyan VCS and SCRIPT TO SCREEN (Direction – Editing – Cinematography – Graphics and Animation – Sound Engineering) on Day 2 conducted by Film Tech students of SRM IST Ramapuram.

On Day 2, Students were asked to submit their entries and it was judged by our club’s respected alumni Keerthi Vaasan and Kunal Vasanth. The Dean of SRM IST Ramapuram and our project head Dr. Dhamu Sir attended the valedictory function and distributed certificates and cash prizes for the winners and runners of all the events. Participation certificates were distributed to all the participants who attended the workshop.