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National award winning director Umesh Kulkarni will conduct the fourth edition of ‘Shoot a short’, a workshop on short filmmaking in Pune from December 26-29.
The workshop will be primarily aimed at guiding film enthusiasts to make short films. Translating an idea into a screenplay and working with a cast and crew are some of the core areas the workshop will deal with.
Umesh Kulkarni won his first national award for his diploma film titled Girni (The Grinding Machine) that he made as a student of the Film and Television Institute of India (Ftii). Even after making three critically acclaimed and successful feature films like Valu (The Wild Bull), Vihir (The Well) and Deool (Temple), Umesh continues to make short films.
He has served on the jury of festivals like Clermont Ferrand and International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala. Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival »
The National Film Development Corporation (Nfdc) has announced the nine scripts selected for the second edition of the National Script Lab to be held from October 2014 – March 2015.
The first screenwriting workshop will be held from October 12 – 17, 2014 at the Courtyard Marriott, Chakan, Pune, followed by two more workshops and one-to-one consultation sessions over the next six months.
Marten Rabarts (Senior Consultant, Training and Development, Nfdc), Olivia Stewart (Producer of The House of Mirth, Brassed Off, and script consultant on The Lunchbox), and Rajat Kapoor, writer-director of Ankhon Dekhi will mentor these scriptwriters.
Also as part of the National Script Lab program, the screenwriters will also attend Nfdc Film Bazaar 2014 (Nov 20–24) to network and introduce their upcoming projects to both the Indian and international film industry delegates attending the market.
This year the Script Lab »
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