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

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Sai Sharma: The art of production design

By |October 9th, 2020|Filmmakers POV|

Production designer Sai Sharma delves into the step-by-step process of his craft: a crucial cog in the filmmaking wheel.

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Anita: The one who got out?

By |August 21st, 2020|Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Sushma Khadepaun writes about why she made ANITA, the first-ever Gujarati short to play at the Venice Film Festival.

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Vipin Sharma: “Missing” and me

By |July 16th, 2020|Filmmakers POV|

Actor-filmmaker Vipin Sharma writes about how Goa inspired the making of his improvised new short film, MISSING.

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Ghazaal: The making of a short

By |May 8th, 2020|Filmmakers POV, FilmmakersDisplaySmall|

25-year-old LA-based filmmaker Ragini Bhasin writes about the making of her short film, GHAZAAL, which has played at over 20 film festivals worldwide.

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Sorry, Dave

By |April 18th, 2020|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker Vaibhav Munjal writes about his gloomy lockdown mood, and why he feels like a hopeless character from one of his favourite films.

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Fail better, no doubt, but fail publicly

By |April 4th, 2020|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker Stanzin Raghu ruminates on the meaning of "failure" in context of today's world.

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The doggedness of “Nirmal Anand ki Puppy”

By |December 18th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

Long-time indie filmmaker Sandeep Mohan writes about the making of his latest, NIRMAL ANAND KI PUPPY, a unique film co-written by...his dog.

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RAKKHOSH: The making of India’s first POV film

By |July 13th, 2019|Filmmakers POV, FilmmakersDisplayLarge|

Creative producer Prashen H. Kyawal writes about the fulfilling and challenging journey of making India's first POV film, RAKKHOSH, which is now streaming on Netflix.

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Pro view: Impact of technology on entertainment

By |June 8th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

A professional art designer writes about the positive impact of technology on the entertainment industry.

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Insight: Sharad Raj’s “Ek Betuke Aadmi ki Afrah Raatein”

By |May 18th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Sharad Raj writes about the journey of his fiercely independent and crowdfunded film, "Ek Betuke Aadmi ki Afrah Raatein".

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Chalchitra Talks: The voice of movies

By |May 13th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker Vaibhav Munjal writes about the origins and ambitions of his unique movie-recommendation show on Youtube, CHALCHITRA TALKS.

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A career by (art) design

By |April 28th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

An art designer writes about his career, ambitions and the significance of his craft as more than just a hollow device of movie publicity.

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The transmutation of “Lithium”

By |March 16th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

Director Pranjal Dua writes about the journey and making of the music video for Zykr's cover version of the classic, "Lithium".

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Big Trouble in Little Matunga

By |March 14th, 2019|Filmmakers POV, FilmmakersDisplaySmall, Interviews|

Director Vasan Bala writes about a childhood incident behind the nutty genre-fluidness of his latest film, a lovingly crafted homage-action-comedy called "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota" that releases in cinemas on March 21st.

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Moving with the movies

By |January 28th, 2019|Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|

"Lost the Plot" founder Nikita Naiknavare writes about Film Caravan: a one-of-a-kind travelling film, music and performing arts festival.

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How To Get A Censor Certificate

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

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|Filmmakers POV|

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