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


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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My relationship with Anurag Kashyap

By |August 1st, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Cinema enthusiast Bhaskar Tripathi writes about his relationship with the films of Anurag Kashyap, a landscape-altering director he has grown to love and understand over time.

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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.

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By |March 1st, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Vipin Sharma, who many recognise even today as Mr. Awasthi (Ishaan's father in 'Taare Zameen Par') writes a heartfelt piece about the film and superstar that changed his life.

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For The Love Of Peddling

By |December 7th, 2015|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Vasan Bala, the talented filmmaker behind 'Peddlers' (Cannes Critics' Week 2012), speaks about his journey, frustrations, his stubbornness and vision, Bombay Velvet (which he co-wrote) and much more.

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The Martial Artist of DIY

By |September 29th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Filmmaker and actor Kenny Basumatary writes about the lessons he learned while making his distinctive, Assamese martial-arts comedy, 'Local Kung Fu'.

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Clown Prince Of Independence

By |September 2nd, 2015|Features, Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Upcoming filmmaker Rukshana Tabassum sits down for a long, inquisitive chat with accidental actor and accomplished filmmaker Rajat Kapoor - about all things 'Aankhon Dekhi', theatre, struggling, producers, indies, stars and life.

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The Merchant Of Mumbai

By |August 28th, 2015|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Producer Shaan Vyas (Kshay, Masaan, Zubaan) gives us a rather impassioned insight into the world of film production, film festivals and globe-trotting.

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“Making a film is like organising a wedding from the bride’s side.”

By |August 24th, 2015|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

'Bhatukali' director Rohit Joshi speaks about how being an assistant director is crucial to direct your own film one day.

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Indie or Something Like It

By |August 10th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Indie producer & professional multi-tasker Prerana Manker writes about her choices, life and career, and gives aspiring filmmakers some valuable tips about the craft.

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You write the cheque, I write the draft

By |July 25th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Sudhish Kamath, who quit his job as a journalist and film critic with THE HINDU to develop scripts, writes about the perils and pitfalls of a screenwriting career in Bollywood.

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My Moving Picture

By |July 21st, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Vivek Kumar, producer of 'Surkhaab', writes about a long journey that continues to throw him onto the shores of Mumbai.

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Marching to my own heartbeat

By |July 16th, 2015|Filmmakers POV|

Indie filmmaker and 'The Great Indian Traveling Cinema' pioneer Sandeep Mohan writes intimately about his two films, life and a ticking heart.