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Locarno Open Doors co-production lab Awards

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The awards for the 2011 Open Doors co-production lab, that is organised with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the support of the City of Bellinzona, were announced on Tuesday August 9. Open Doors Awards cerermony, from left: Alka Raghuram, Shanker Raman, Signe Byrge Sorensen, Sourav Sarangi, Anup Singh, Johannes Rexin The 2011 session was devoted to cinema from India. 12 projects...

THE INVOCATION, interview with Emmanuel Itier and Claude-Budin Juteau

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 The film THE INVOCATION (2010) is one of the most enterprising documentaries to come out of the past year, tackling the endlessly debated question: is world peace possible? Many contest that human nature is conflict and thus war is and always will be inevitable. But others maintain that peace indeed is possible, and THE INVOCATION explores how. These filmmakers, Emmanuel Itier and Claude Budin-Juteau, took it upon themselves to travel all around the world speaking to some of the most important...

THE INVOCATION, interview with Emmanuel Itier and Claude-Budin Juteau

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The film THE INVOCATION (2010) is one of the most enterprising documentaries to come out of the past year, tackling the endlessly debated question: is world peace possible? Many contest that human nature is conflict and thus war is and always will be inevitable. But others maintain that peace indeed is possible, and THE INVOCATION explores how. These filmmakers, Emmanuel Itier and Claude Budin-Juteau, took it upon themselves to travel all around the world speaking to some of the most important f...

Making Short Film: Learn from my mistakes, not yours!

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I'm an actor and a story writter. Thought of tranforming my stories into short films, all 7 stories! So, I dared to be a film maker with a very small budget. With an intelligent guss work, I went ahead and completed 3 short films on a self created character of "Billy Moore".  My friends tell me they are good and amusing  films. Not knowing fully the process of submitting them to the festivals like sending screeners have to be followed by preview material submission, I just we...

The Amusing life of Billy Moore- Episode 3 "Billy Laughs"

Director: Alap Mohile and Nupoor Kajbaje.
Billy smokes into his glass of whiskey. He is enjoying his evening. His nephew Dumpy is reading a joke book. Billy wants to listen too. Dumpy obliges. As Dumpy narrates the jokes, Billy laughs and laughs creating different types of weired laughters. His nephew eventually leaves the place as Billy gets wild!.

Highlights from 4th BIFFES in Bangalore, India

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The 4th BIFFES (Bengaluru International Film Festival) - 2011 will be held from 15th to 22nd December, 2011, its organizers have announced. Bengaluru is the new - and phonetically correct name as per the native Kannada language - for Bangalore city, the IT capital of India. This edition of the festival will be bigger in scope and ambition thanks to the Government of Karnataka state in southern India, whose capital Bengalu...

Rise of The Planet Of The Apes to open in record number of single screens in India

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Come August 5th, Fox Star Studios’ Rise of The Planet Of The Apes will open in  450 single screens, trumping Hollywood films like Harry Potter and X-Men: First Class, which  opened in 250 single screens. No other Hollywood film has seen such a massive opening, especially in the dubbed languages (Hindi, Tamil and Telegu), as the film makers feel  audiences across  India will connect with the film's universal appeal. Starring the dashing Oscar nominated actor of 127 Hours fame James Fran...

Bollywood Musical Comedy Movie

"Miya Anari Ba Biwi Khilari Ba" is a upcoming Bhojpuri Bollywood-style Canadian-Indian musical comedy film written, directed and produced by Babukishan Das (interview) starring Birbal, Yogini, Varsha, Chhatu Master, Yunus Parvez and many more. The film featurs songs performed by renowned Bollywood singers Sapna Awasti, Vinod Rathod, Chandana Dixit, Anuradha Paudwal and Anwar. Filmed in India with great

Welcome to "Bharat Katha" a collection of real stories of real people from India.

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Bharat Katha Bhārat is the official Sanskrit name of India, Bhārat Ganarājya, and the name is derived from the ancient Indian texts, the Puranas, which refers to the land that comprises India as Bharat Varsha, and uses this term to distinguish it from other Varshas or continents. Katha (story) is a folk narrative style of story telling. What is? - "Bharat Katha" is a collection of real stories of real people from India. How do I find them? - I'd like to thin...

How to make 3 short films in $1000

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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 f...

The Amusing life of Billy Moore-"Billy goes out"

Director: Alap Mohile .
Billy Moore is now a jolly old man. 'Billy goes out' Billy is in a hurry to go out. He gets a wrong call on his cell phone which irritates him. His door is a voice command door. He asks the door to open to which the door says 'voice not recognized'. This further infuriates Billy. There follows then a fight between Billy & the door. Billy gets exhausted and collapses on the floor. His pretty wife comes kisses the door lovingly and the door ......opens! Billy while going out curses the door at which, the door shuts on Billy's face throwing Billy out!

GAY FILMS AT DURBAN FILM FEST

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Taking place from 21 to 31 July, the 32nd Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will present a number of gay-themed films as part of its feature film selection.   From the powerful Man at Bath, which chronicles a week in the life of two soon-to-be ex-lovers, to Skoonheid, the latest award-winning film from South African prodigy Oliver Hermanus, DIFF 2011 offers a snapshot of life in the various gay, lesbian, bisexual and trangender communities around the world. Oliver Her...

CFSI's ‘Monsoon Dhamaal’

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Children’s Film Society India's weeklong Mumbai ‘Monsoon Dhamaal’ concluded at  Films Division  15th July 2011 in the course of which ten award winning CFSI films were screened to cheering school children. Entry to the screenings was  free! This specially curated package has already travelled to Kochi, Pune, Jaipur where it received an overwhelming response. Monsoon Dhamaal will travel to Srinagar, Kolkata, Indore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, New Delhi and Bangalore in the coming month...

A REASONABLE COMPROMISE

Director: Sanjib Dey.
Helpless retired surgeon, Dr. Joshi, approaches Dr. Sukhant, a renowned psychologist & author, to get rid of a ghost. The ghost when alive was a victim of breast cancer. Despite her reluctance, the surgeon had to perform mastectomy on her to lend her with few more years of life. Now her ghost perpetually appears at the surgeon's lab, to make him feel her incompleteness. Vulnerable Dr. Joshi 's only hope, psychologist Dr. Sukhant too fails to unravel the mystery. What happens next is a .....

The Amusing Life of Billy Moore Episode 1-"Billy & The Kid"

Director: Alap Mohile & Nupoor Kajbaje.
Billy's grandson is getting ready to go to school. Feeling sleepy, his shoe slips and hits Billy. Apologizing, requests Billy to help him. Billy obliges but puts the shoes the wrong way around. The grandson points Billy his mistake. Billy tries again, succeeds, then feeling cold, asks his grandson where are his gloves and then..Kid answers...BANG!.. and Billy collapses!!

OUR INCREDIBLE SHORT FILMS SERIES!

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"THE AMUSING LIFE OF BILLY MOORE" WHO IS BILLY MOORE? BILLY MOORE Billy Moore alias Balram More is an elderly, educated and an amusing character. His background is ambiguous. It's said he was found by a priest on an early morning, as a child, crying on the dead body of his father who died due to overindulgence in alcohol and extreme cold in a village field near Mahabaleshwar in Maharastra, India. The priest rechristened him to ‘Billy Moore' from Balram More. Later, w...

DILLI

Director: Sushmit Ghosh & Rintu Thomas.
DILLI is a moving collection of heartfelt interviews with Delhi slum dwellers. Its lens focuses on a group of dwellers, bringing to life the untold story of mass exodus of thousands who were bulldozed from their homes and transferred to a makeshift facade - Bawana without water, shelter or drainage, while the city was being beautified for Commonwealth Games 2010. DILLI - city of dreams - is a universal story of millions of underprivileged around the world. DILLI holds up a mirror not only to India, but to every nation around the world, whose poor live forgotten under bridges, children go hungry, and fathers work thousands of miles from their families to provide. DILLI brings awareness. And awareness is the first step towards action.

Butterfly Wings

Director: Sanjay Arora.
Based on a true story of a handicapped woman ( Story of Hope,Inspiration and Courage) Neha Bhatia, free-spirited and fun-loving who takes life for granted ends up a victim of a fatal accident, leaving her with a severe brain stem injury resulting in quadri-paralysis and comatose. Thus begins the journey of Neha?s recovery, unexpected but not impossible. A journey that explores unconditional love and support from Ayesha, Neha's older sister. Ayesha?s immense belief in her sister and undying faith in their sisterly bond becomes the spine of the film. Neha eventually sheds her inhibitions of insecurities and becomes an inspiration to other people through her independence. Sometimes even the eyes that see may not have the vision to inspire or be inspired ? it unfortunately takes a tragic happening to realise that life is not to be taken for granted. That life is a blessing to be counted and appreciated everyday and to be celebrated with unconditional love.

“The Social Network” wins the 12th Annual Golden Trailer top Awards

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Last night, “The Social Network” came away from the 12th Annual Golden Trailer Awards with three wins in major categories and the coveted top honor, Best in Show. It is the first time a trailer has accomplished this feat since “The Matrix” in 1999, the year the awards show debuted. After carrying away the trophies for “Best Drama,” “Best Music” (which gauges the creative use of music in a promo reel) and “Most Original”—Sony Pictures’ “The Social Network” trailer na...

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS 2011

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Silver Princess Statuette (replica of the original "The Palace" statue of Ilijana, daughter of the Romanian Queen Mary of Edingburg) The voices of this year's directors show more clearly than ever that people from all nations are bonded by the same love, loss and laughter. Whether from Africa, Asia, America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand or the Middle East we are one in our needs and emotions. Perhaps in the 21st century the hand written note has been replaced by th...

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Call for Entries - Deadline August-26-2011

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Now in its eighth year, top-tier, international awards competition, The Accolade, announces its Call for Entries for filmmakers, television producers and videographers. Download entry form at www.accoladecompetition.org. The Accolade is unique; it is an awards competition, not a traditional film festival. Awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries. It is a showcase for c...

The Nomading Film Festival (NoFF) descends on Manhattan

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The Nomading Film Festival (NoFF) descends on Manhattan in a mere five days and it was just announced that the founders are going to be raffling off an 8-day trip for two in Denali National Park, sponsored by Intrepid Travel. All one has to do is buy a ticket to the festival and his/her name is in the drawing. Other festival giveaways will include trips from Outdoor Bound, gift certificates courtesy of Chris Guillebeau, Travel Hacking Cartel, Unconventional Guides, flip flops courtesy of Feelgoo...

Teclópolis

Director: Javier Mrad.
Once upon a time. Old magazines gently dance in the wind. A super-8 camera crawls over a wooden table while an old carpet flows in and out. Suddenly, a mouse. Then, a whole civilization running towards its inevitable destiny. Plastic waste has reached the point where not even the most distant beaches are safe.

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