From Shorts to Features & the Future of the Short Film Movement in India ! (Session by Cyrus Dastur)

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by Sethumadhavan Napan (proposing) on Monday, January 12, 2015

Section
Interactive Media & Cinema

Session type
BoF Meet

Technical level
Intermediate

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Objective

To throw light on the status of the current short film scenario in India,how its been useful for filmmakers & people involved in many ways & to look at the future of the short film movement in India.

Description

A look at some pioneering short films in India, what’s been the impact of short films & way forward for the movement.

Requirements

Nothing in particular, it is intended to be a fun, interactive session which will include some short films shown as well.

Speaker bio

Cyrus Dastur heads SHAMIANA,India (and probably Asia’s)largest short film club with a Pan Indian presence & now with chapters outside India as well. In addition Cyrus is a theatre actor and director and is soon turning producer (feature films as well).