MCM Completes Graduation Projects
MCM Completes Graduation Projects15 Jul 2019
The Mass Communication department completed the spring graduation projects during the last week of June 2019.
MCM held graduation projects for all three programs: Radio & Television, Integrated Marketing Communication and Electronic & Print Journalism.
The Radio and Television program held 26 group arbitrations under the supervision of MCM Professor of Practice Mohamed Saraya and co-supervisors Kamel Abdel-Fattah, Soha Al-Nakkash, and Samar Bashat. Graduation projects consisted of documentary films on a variety of topics serving NGOs and the community as a whole.
The Integrated Marketing Communication program held 14 group arbitrations under the supervision of MCM Head of Department and IMC program coordinator Dr. Amany Bassyouny. Co-supervisors included Halim Abu-Seif, Sherine Zaklama, Hanan Ghaly and Dalia El Abd. Students created extensive marketing, advertising and public relations campaign on a variety of topics.
The Print & Electronic Journalism program conducted five group arbitrations under the supervision of Maha Shahba. Projects consisted of a website, an investigative piece or feature story, an opinion article, a photostory, a podcast and a news documentary.
All groups were evaluated by esteemed external arbitrators who are experts in their respective fields.
Graduation Project Topics:
Radio & Television:
- The Long Return Journey – A documentary on the difficulties of losing limbs
- “The Old One Sweetens” – A documentary on a workshop called Maverick which creates art masterpieces from scrap metal.
- “Asphalt Strangers” – A documentary dedicated to the Charity Organization “Together to Save a Human”. The Foundation provides shelter and care for the homeless.
- “Line of Separation” A documentary on the spending differences between social-economic classes, wasting of money on non-essentials and the importance of that money for the less fortunate.
- Diran – A documentary on the Red Monastery in Sohag, the oldest Coptic heritage in the world.
- “Fantasy Inspired Limitations”
- “Nature has secrets” – A documentary on living life without chemicals to improve health, dealing with misconceptions that natural substances are medically ineffective, and the importance of healthy chemical-free diet.
- “Brick and Wheels” – A documentary on a food projects
- “Deranged” – A documentary on Contemporary Art Stations set up in public places in Cairo and other governorates
- “Triangle” – A documentary dedicated to the Charity Tawasol.
- “Akhenaten Prayer” – A documentary film highlighting important religious landmarks in Egypt
- “The House is Full” – A documentary following the story of an orphan as he reaches adulthood and leaves the orphanage.
- “A complementary Tale” – A documentary on the Marwa Fayed project, then known as “Toy Run” volunteer project in Cairo where dolls are collected and distributed to orphanages across Egypt.
- “Bell Eyes” – A documentary on football for the blind.
- “Virus C New Treatment” – A documentary on the Egyptian campaign to combat Virus C.
- “Greek Egypt” – A documentary on Greek roots in Cairo and Alexandria.
- “Again” – A documentary on Recycling
- “My second script” – A documentary on the middle class stigma against having two jobs.
- “Experience” – A documentary portraying father and a son who reverse roles and experience each other’s lives.
- “Sight” – A documentary on Dyslexia
- A documentary film on people suffering from fatal illnesses and the care they receive from organizations like Jossab
- A documentary on Egypt’s first integrated container design studio where shipping containers are converted to homes and office. This emerging idea can play an important role in solving housing problems in Cairo.
- “My Name is Nader” – A documentary on rare diseases in Egypt
- “Half of Society” – A documentary dedicated to the Vision of Life Development Foundation, an Egyptian non-profit humanitarian organization dedicates to developing the lives of women and children.
Integrated Marketing Communication
- Family Planning – Dedicated to Ministry of Health
- Sign Language Education – Dedicated to Nida Society Foundation
- Encouraging Arabic Language
- Nile Guards – Dedicated to Ministry of Environment
- Acts of Kindness
- Productive Charity – Dedicated to Doodle Factory start-up
- Ma7tat/Street Art
- Psychological support for cancer patients – Dedicated to Baheya NGO
- Different Sports
- Vising Gynecologist Stigma – Dedicated to AlOmam Hospital
- Crossfit – Gold’s Gym
- Over Medication – National Council for Women
- Embrace Your Scars
Electronic & Print Journalism
- A project on environmental crises in Egypt, such as sea pollution, plastic usage, recycling, etc. Collaborated with international NGO, HEPCA which aims at protecting and conserving the terrestrial and marine ecology of the red sea.
- Entrepreneurships – A project focused on reporting about entrepreneurs and new trends in small business in Egypt. Collaborated with Alnafeza institution, a startup with trains the deaf and mute to manufacture paper products out of rice straw so they can profit form selling these products.
- Egypt 2030 – A project dedicated to reporting on Egypt’s 2030 plan, which focus on education health and economy.
- Nubia – A project dedicated to reporting exclusively on Egyptian Nubian ethnic minority, including news, people, tourism and challenges in accessing basic services such as water, sewage and electricity due to their isolation on an island in Southern Egypt.
- Egyptian Archaeology – a project dedicated to journalistic reporting on Egyptian archaeological sites and monuments that are being restored or renovated. Alexandria was the key city featured in the project due to its importance in the Egyptian heritage.