Filmmaking News

On The Job: Lights, Camera, Grips

Carrying heavy equipment like tripods, cable cams or dollies (wheeled cart, which carries the camera), grips require fitness and endurance.

Common Cause: Film enthusiasts come together to make short films using smartphones

Using basic softwares, the group has produced two advertisements and are in the process of producing two short films - one of it is based on the life of an Uber driver in Mumbai.


Shades of Unrest

Assamese filmmaker Bidyut Kotoky intends to share the stories of the Northeast, including those related to its scarred past, though his movies

‘I like the high of filmmaking’

Gajendra Ahire, winner of many national and state film awards, has made 44 films so far. He talks about his beginnings, what drives him to make films at breakneck speed and his latest film Pimpal.

2017 recap: Five films about the Northeast you have not heard of, but should watch

The disconnect of North East with the rest of India can also be attributed to the absence of stories about the culture and society in the region on the silver screen.

Game of Drones

Filmmakers are increasingly using drones to get close and wide-angle shots of the action.


Let The Write One In

Writers are an important part of the filmmaking process but when it comes to promotions, they are mostly sidelined.

On the sets with Chandan Arora: CUTTING EDGE

Chandan Arora, talks about editing Fandry and his constant search for dramatic moments in real life.

Indian Short Film in Oscar Longlist

The film is based on a true story of Bhutiani’s Economics teacher.

Sulemani Keeda,which premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival,is a slacker comedy on screenwriters

Masurkar says that most movies based on the film industry are either about aspiring actors or directors; nobody talks about writers.