Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.20

Student’s short film selected for US festival

The film’s team includes cinematographer and editor Yusuf Sarfaraz (third semester) and actor Abhishek Prasad (sixth semester), all students of the mass communication and video production unit o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.07.20

Lockdown: SOP on film shooting soon

The government is coming up with a standard operating procedure (SOP) for shooting films in India in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is also set to provide incentives for production to acceler...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 05.07.20

A Bumper like no other

The short film Bumper, directed by actor Rwitobroto Mukherjee, is a labour of love. While shooting for the film Open Tee Bioscope, he formed a strong bond with his peers. As soon as the film was compl...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

North East  /  Published 16.05.20

Short film warns about spitting hazards

A two-minute film on the hazards of spitting in public places amid the coronavirus pandemic, which was shared by Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu recently on his Facebook page, has receive...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Entertainment  /  Published 12.05.20

Big ticket films likely to go directly digital

Big ticket releases such as Amitabh Bachchan's Gulabo Sitabo may bypass theatres and premiere directly on digital platforms, being seen as a potential saviour for the film industry in a year marred by...
By PTI in

Entertainment  /  Published 05.05.20

Conveying social messages through short films

Koneenica Banerjee is getting a lot of praise for two short films — Haat and Jharapata — that she has made from home during the lockdown. Incidentally, she dons many hats in her first short film H...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Assam filmmakers hopeful of post-Covid comeback

Filmmakers in Assam are optimistic of making a comeback soon. They said they will continue to attract fans to visit theatre halls post the Covid-19 phase worldwide as the stupendous success of Kanchen...
By Sanjana Bordoloi in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 01.04.20

First film: wow! The next few: phew!

Chandra BarotFirst film: DonYou would be excused if you thought that the 1978 blockbuster — that had Amitabh Bachchan in the dual roles of a don and a do-gooder — was directed by the more prolific...
By Priyanka Roy in

Entertainment  /  Published 27.03.20

Guneet Monga forays into the short film space

In her digital foray, Guneet Monga has produced Zindagi in Short, an anthology of seven short films for Flipkart Video. The slice-of-life shorts by Gautam Govind Sharma, Tahira Kashyap Khurrana, Punar...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Entertainment  /  Published 23.03.20

Sreya Bhattacharyya on playing a bassist in the film Homecoming

Sreya Bhattacharyya came into the limelight with Kaushik Ganguly’s Jyeshthoputro (2019). Her character was “soft, serene and like a bridge over troubled water, who carried a modicum of peace in he...
By Arindam Chatterjee in


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