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

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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.

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Ralang Road: The Makers Speak

By |October 8th, 2017|Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

The director and producers of Sikkimese feature, Ralang Road, which has its Indian premiere at this year's Mumbai Film Festival, write about the making of their quaint "local" indie.

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Indie Musings and Bollywood Thoughts

By |September 21st, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Indian actor and independent producer Arfi Lamba reflects on his multifaceted young career in the arts. This, for him, is just the beginning.

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Amma meri (Mother): The Journey

By |September 16th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Tarun Jain writes about the making of his new short, Amma meri, which premiered at IDSFFK (Kerala).

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The Journey of “Candyflip”

By |September 7th, 2017|Features, Filmmakers POV|

We take an EXCLUSIVE look into a trippy Goa-based indie film that might hit the scene very soon. "CANDYFLIP" stars Prashant Prakash, Valeriya Polyanychko, Kalki Koechlin and Gulshan Devaiah among others.

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A Tourist: Filming When You Have Nothing

By |August 22nd, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

A resourceful independent filmmaker writes about the practical challenges and attitude required to create an ambitious zero-budget mini-feature film.

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ELECTRIC HEART: Made 100% by heart

By |August 10th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

A passionate and independent producer writes about his unit's intense struggle to make the unique hybrid-musical film, "Electric Heart" (A FilmEDM Experience).

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Independent Cinema Is The Only Way

By |June 19th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Independent filmmaker Amartya Bhattacharyya, whose film 'Capital I' is the first indie film from Odisha, expresses himself passionately about the withering state of the Indian cinema-scape.

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4 Things I Learnt From My First Film

By |June 15th, 2017|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

On the eve of the release of Local Kung Fu 2, the resourceful writer-director-actor Kenny Basumatary gives aspiring indie filmmakers some priceless tips.

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The Real Greatness of Interstellar

By |June 10th, 2017|Features, Filmmakers POV|

An upcoming young filmmaker writes about the storyteller -- and film -- that changed his life.

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About the horse who got fucked

By |May 28th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

A young, upcoming filmmaker writes fervidly about his perception of storytelling in the Indian Film Industry.