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FILM THEATRE INDUSTRY TO STAY DESPITE OTT AND TV CHANNELS: G P VIJAYAKUMAR AT IFFI51

OTT enables average and small budget films too to gain global viewership “Need more producers with a professional approach to filmmaking” “There was a big opposition when OTT made its initial appearance citing that it will end theatrical releases and shut movie businesses. However, the traditional film industry, theatres and blockbuster movies will continue to …

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IFFI51 TO PAY TRIBUTE TO NETAJI SUBHAS CHANDRA BOSE ON HIS 125TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY FOR HIS UNPARALLELED CONTRIBUTION TO THE COUNTRY

Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest festival, the International Film Festival of India will pay tribute to the great freedom fighter and founder of Azad Hind Fauj Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary on 23rd January, 2021. In Netaji’s honour, the movie ‘Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero’ by …

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BOLLYWOOD FRATERNITY CONGRATULATES THE IFFI TEAM

The much-awaited 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) commenced with enthralling cultural performances at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Panaji, Goa on 16th January. The spectacular opening ceremony reverberated with the passion of film-stars, film-makers and film-lovers from around the world. Many Bollywood stars joined in to congratulate IFFI …

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THE SHIFT TO DIGITAL HAS CHANGED THE MIND-SET OF FILMMAKERS: ADITYA VIKRAM SENGUPTA AT IFFI 51 ‘IN-CONVERSATION’ SESSION

“Film-making is almost like writing a diary” “With OTT, a lot of content is being churned out, but ‘brewing time’ is not being given” The shift from analog to digital has changed the art of film-making, and also the mindset for film-making at the same time. “Digitalisation has been a game-changer. With the coming of …

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DADA SAHIB PHALKE WAS THE VISIONARY WHO BROUGHT AATMA NIRBHARTHA TO THE INDIAN FILM SECTOR: GRANDSON SHRI CHANDRASHEKHAR PUSALKAR AT IFFI 51

“If the government had not instituted Dada Saheb Phalke Award, my grandfather’s work and life would have been ended in two pages” “The film industry should seriously think about making a biopic on him” “Dada Sahib Phalke was the visionary who propagated ‘Make in India’ and brought `Aatma Nirbhartha’ to the Indian cinema sector. In …

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IFFI51: BOLLYWOOD CELEBRITIES JOIN THE DAZZLING OPENING CEREMONY VIRTUALLY

The much-awaited 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) commenced with enthralling cultural performances celebrating the joy of cinema at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Panaji, Goa on 16th January. The dazzling opening ceremony reverberated with the passion of film-stars, film-makers and film-lovers from around the world. Many Bollywood stalwarts …

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OUR FILM THE BRIDGE REFLECTS LIFE AMIDST HARDSHIPS CAUSED BY ANNUAL FLOODS IN RURAL ASSAM: INDEPENDENT FILM-MAKER KRIPAL KALITA AT IFFI51

“For a particular shot, the crew had to remain submerged in flood-water for seven hours” I am too inspired by his thoughts, my film aims to take forward his vision for the coming generations: Director Blessy Ipe Thomas on his documentary on Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom Kripal Kalita’s Assamese language film ‘The Bridge’ throws light …

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IN OUR WORLD PRESENTS THE VISION OF A WORLD WHICH CAN CREATE A BRIDGE OF LOVE BETWEEN THE TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS OF “THEY” THE AUTISTIC CHILDREN AND THE REST OF “US”: DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER SHREEDHAR

Our film provides an opportunity to the world to know and feel the pain which parents of autistic children go through: Director and Producer Shreedhar of In Our World In Pinki Elli?, professionals share the screen with first-timers who have never faced a camera before: Director Prithvi Konanur “I told I know only one work, …

IN OUR WORLD PRESENTS THE VISION OF A WORLD WHICH CAN CREATE A BRIDGE OF LOVE BETWEEN THE TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS OF “THEY” THE AUTISTIC CHILDREN AND THE REST OF “US”: DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER SHREEDHAR Read More »

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IT IS THE FIFTH VERSION OF SARFAROSH 2 SCRIPT WHICH GOT FINALIZED: VETERAN FILM-MAKER AND IFFI 51 INDIAN PANORAMA JURY CHAIRPERSON JOHN MATHEW MATTHAN

“A film-maker today is not compelled to keep romantic songs, it is no longer a marketing requirement” “Sarfarosh 2 is dedicated to our CRPF personnel” “I have travelled all over India in search of content for my films. It is important for any film-maker to understand the elements of sociology and politics. I think a …

IT IS THE FIFTH VERSION OF SARFAROSH 2 SCRIPT WHICH GOT FINALIZED: VETERAN FILM-MAKER AND IFFI 51 INDIAN PANORAMA JURY CHAIRPERSON JOHN MATHEW MATTHAN Read More »

IFFI51: ‘WINDOW BOY WOULD ALSO LIKE TO HAVE A SUBMARINE’ IS ABOUT THE FRUSTRATING YET LIBERATING FEELING OF UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE IS NOTHING ELSE BUT WHAT WE ARE SURROUNDED BY, SAYS DIRECTOR ALEX PIPERNO

“I was travelling from Uruguay to Argentina in a ferry, when I discovered that we had two parallel lives and that this ship was a fantastical ship which could connect these two parallel lives. It made me realize that this could also connect any two possible lives. It is an idea which I have had …

IFFI51: ‘WINDOW BOY WOULD ALSO LIKE TO HAVE A SUBMARINE’ IS ABOUT THE FRUSTRATING YET LIBERATING FEELING OF UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE IS NOTHING ELSE BUT WHAT WE ARE SURROUNDED BY, SAYS DIRECTOR ALEX PIPERNO Read More »