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OUR MISSION

To entertain millions with highly creative short films bringing smile on their faces. These films are unconventional and amusing.

OUR OBJECTIVE

-To to have light and an intelligent short films for a quick view.

-To to show quality amusing films in US/India to Indian and American audiences which they can see conveniently and comfortably in 3 to 5 minutes, on mobile, while driving car, at home, while on wait to lighten their moods with a smile.

-To identify film makers, production houses and corporations in USA to out source making of high quality films in India. We have every location- desert, mountains, snow, sea, villages or forests, metros etc with distinct cost advantage- to meet the demand.

CURRENT PROJECT

-Short films under series: "The amusing life of Billy Moore"

-Three episodes-A/ Billy & the kid B/ Billy goes out and C/ Billy laughs ready and are being submitted to the festivals -Other 3 films to be shot and will be ready for release in September2011

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How to make 3 short films in $1000

I started my involvement in films as an actor, turned into a writer and then decided to make short films on my own amusing stories. As a writer I created a character of Billy Moore, a jolly old man now. He had many amusing stories in his life. I wrote 8 stories-4 to be shot indoors and 4 to be shot outdoors. There was nobody to finance me as I had no background as a film maker. Nobody listened to me being an international award winning actor and a writer with good stories which can be easily filmed with minimum of casts, scenes, locations and other requirements. Hence, I had to invest my hard earned money. Though filming in India is relatively economical, even to put $ 800 for 3 short films with a total duration of 12 minutes of screen time was a strain on my resources.

So, I started writing the scripts with great care. It has to be performance oriented, with just me as a lead character of Billy Moore and few other characters, a single location for all 3 films and to be completed in a day. I had to minimize on camera hiring expenses but it has to be a HD, on crew, and all other expenses. But not to compromise on lighting. Took young  directors, just passed out with a single credit and  DP with a similar background.

We started with a call time of 6AM, camera rolling at 8AM, no retake (we had decided earlier and hence had numerous rehearsals) and finished at 9.30PM.

2 out of these 3 films- "Billy & The Kid" and "Billy Goes Out" are here on this site and the 3rd one will be loaded soon. Some of you may comment on the technical aspects and excellence but every film maker doesn't have thousands and millions though he/she understands what a technological excellence is.

Therefore, my conclusion if you have limited resources: 1/ A good gripping story based on few scenes, locations(eg indoors) and few characters 2/ Screen play with minimum of shot divisions, dialogs, focusing on the characters and scope for a great performance.3/ Few costumes and props. 4/ No makeup. 5/ Number of good rehearsals at your/friend's house. 6/ Minimum or no retake. 7/ Rationalizing on technological requirements and finally great pre and post production planning.

http://amusingfilms.weebly.com

 

 

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