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

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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|Analysis, 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.

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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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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.