Filmmakers– directors, producers and other technical departments– speak about their experiences and craft.

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In Conversation with “Poster Boy” Raj Khatri

By |December 18th, 2018|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Our 'graphic' chat with the passionate Raj Khatri, one of the foremost movie-poster designers in India, about his craft, his personal work and the perception of poster art in a nation still coming to terms with the key mediums of moviemaking.

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How To Get A Censor Certificate

By |December 7th, 2018|Features, Filmmakers POV|

Based on his own experiences, independent filmmaker Kenny Basumatary details, step-wise, the extremely important process of securing a Censor Certificate. His third film, Suspended Inspector Boro, releases in cinemas soon.

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The musicality of narrative film

By |November 4th, 2018|Features, Filmmakers POV|

Young filmmaker Kabeer Khurana writes, through his own personal experiences as a director, about a very underrated aspect of filmmaking: the musicality.

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Design Thinking in Visual Storytelling

By |October 7th, 2018|Features, Filmmakers POV|

Upcoming filmmaker Kabeer Khurana writes about one of the most underrated aspects of cinema today: Visual Design.

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Short in focus: India’s Tryst with Destiny

By |August 13th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Moumita Pal writes about the conception and vision of her intriguing 'free verse' short film, India's Tryst with Destiny.

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Critic Next Door

By |August 3rd, 2018|Features, Filmmakers POV|

Writer-filmmaker-comic Somdeb Roy writes about the culture of social media currency and instant validation in an age where "everyone is a critic".

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The eyes of “White”

By |July 29th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Independent Bengali filmmaker Aneek Chaudhuri writes about the journey of his new 'silent' film, WHITE, which tells the story of three strong rape survivors.

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For the love of storytelling

By |July 16th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Film maker Nikhil George writes about his journey, lessons and the making of his independent web series, TAKE 3.

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Me, Myself & Indie

By |June 27th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Independent producer Prerana Manker writes about the chaotic art of film production, multi-tasking & the importance of finding a method to the madness.

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Longing for the tones

By |June 4th, 2018|Filmmakers POV, reviews|

Young filmmaker Vaibhav Munjal writes about Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," a beautifully 'tonal' film that has influenced him more than most.

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The Short Cuts: From Engineer to Youtuber

By |May 25th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Kara Studios' Karan Murarka writes about his journey from an average student to a reluctant computer engineer to the founder of India's largest short-film channel, The Short Cuts.

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Udayan Baijal: The Assistant of Change

By |May 14th, 2018|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

An extensive interview with Udayan Baijal, a "specialist" assistant director for International productions in India, and an artist who has carved out a unique career in independent, social storytelling.

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2^(n) FILMS: A short journey

By |April 27th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Two young Delhi-based filmmakers write about their career decisions, storytelling passions and pragmatic motivations after the launch of their small production house and first two short films.

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Documentary in focus: Martyrs Of Marriage

By |April 13th, 2018|Features, Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

The passionate activist-director of "Martyrs Of Marriage" - a documentary on the misuse of dowry laws - writes about her journey and lists down some valuable pointers for aspiring filmmakers.

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Bharatiya Janata Pandering

By |March 18th, 2018|Features, Filmmakers POV|

Writer, standup comic & cinema enthusiast Somdeb Roy laments Hindi cinema's formulaic audience-studio dichotomy.

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The story behind India’s first “Math Fiction” short film

By |January 13th, 2018|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker and ex-engineer AB Chakravorty writes about the fascinating journey of his "math fiction" short film, 90 To Win. [Cricket nerds, this is for you]

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For the love of “Love and Shukla”

By |December 27th, 2017|Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

The director of "Love and Shukla" writes about the journey of his little film -- one of the few Indian titles setting the film festival circuit ablaze in 2017.

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My Journey Through The Window

By |November 2nd, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

POV: An independent director, VK Choudhary, writes extensively about the trials and tribulations of making his low-budget film, THE WINDOW.