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

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Worth The Wait

By |May 21st, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

POV: Filmmaker Ashish Varghese writes about how he made his award-winning short, The Wait.

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Writing my own lessons

By |May 6th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Screenwriter Navjot Gulati (Running Shaadi) lists down some valuable lessons he has learned, now that he is officially one film old.

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The Struggle for Beauty

By |May 2nd, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Documentary maker Ashish Kumar writes about what made him put together his new film on acid attack survivors, "Beauty of Life."

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My life: The Three-act Film

By |April 23rd, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

An indie filmmaker, Sourabh Shrivastav, writes about his life and never-give-up attitude, and introduces his latest feature-length film 'Play This'.

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From the editing room: The Nascence of Cinema

By |April 19th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

In our latest of POV voices, an independent director waxes philosophical about the building-block process of "editing" a film.

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I film because you can

By |April 4th, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

Another young, upcoming filmmaker writes fervently about his early experiences and passion for the craft, hoping to continue the "best job in the world".

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Filming in the dark

By |April 1st, 2017|Filmmakers POV|

In our new series of young voices, a talented 23-year-old Indian filmmaker writes an evocative piece about why he does what he does.

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A Masterclass with ‘Baahubali’ DoP, K.K. Senthil Kumar

By |March 24th, 2017|Critics Speak, Features, Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

A summary of an invaluable cinematography masterclass conducted by K.K. Senthil Kumar -- the DoP of the epic, Baahubali, and its much-anticipated upcoming sequel.

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Newborns: A Gaze Within

By |March 14th, 2017|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Our interview with filmmaker Megha Ramaswamy, whose acclaimed documentary short, Newborns, hit the web on Women's Day.

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The Film Within Our Story

By |January 3rd, 2017|Features, Filmmakers POV|

POV: Indie filmmaker Stanzin Raghu lays bare his tumultuous journey of travails, lessons, experiences, humble pies and colourful characters on the 4-year making of his first feature-length (Tamil) film, Ayynoorum Ayynthum (500 & 5).

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The Head behind ‘Autohead’

By |December 23rd, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker Rohit Mittal, whose mockumentary feature 'Autohead' made a splash at the world's biggest genre festivals, writes about his experience and ways.

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The Making of A Vigil Bastard

By |December 16th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Independent filmmaker Gulshan Singh writes about the 20-month making of his new short, VIGIL BASTARD (link attached).

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The Storyseller

By |December 13th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

An Assam-based professional writer shares his life story and experiences, giving us a rare optimistic and sprightly world-view of big bad B-town.

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Me, Myself and Shreelancer

By |September 18th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Indie film crusader Sandeep Mohan, who has just completed his third feature-length project 'Shreelancer,' explores his own state of mind at this juncture.

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Pitching It Right

By |August 8th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Writer Navjot Gulati digs deep into his own life experiences to list down some very useful tips for aspiring Bollywood screenwriters.

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A Comparison of Film Certification Boards.

By |June 10th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Producer Vivek Kumar weighs in on the CBFC controversy by writing about his experiences of dealing with different boards (countries) of film certification.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Cutting Edges

By |June 9th, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Propelled by the recent CBFC 'Udta Punjab' controversy, filmmaker Vasan Bala writes a passionate, eye-popping piece about the tragically cruel journey of India's contemporary storytellers.

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The Conflict Of Creation

By |April 22nd, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

An anonymous independent Indian producer writes his take on a recent B-town feud that troubled many film enthusiasts.