Pocket Films, NDTV Prime to promote indie films

Prime Talkies With Pocket Films, will showcase short films, documentaries and other alternate content

Written by Screen Correspondent | Mumbai | Updated: August 8, 2014 1:04:03 am

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Budding film-makers can now rejoice as Pocket Films along with NDTV Prime is providing opportunities to show their work to the audience on their show, Prime Talkies With Pocket Films.
The initiative, according to Saameer Mody, Managing Director, Pocket Films, will throw the spotlight on talented film-makers providing an opportunity to showcase their work on a national platform. “The viewers too will benefit as they will now be able to enjoy interesting stories offering varied perspectives along with being entertained,” he says.
Since some time now, Mody has been one of India’s leading aggregator and distributor of alternate content that helps short films, documentaries, indie films, etc., find their target audience on internet and mobile platform.
Pocket Film’s portfolio of short films includes films like Tubelight Ka Chand and The Joy of Giving by Shlok Sharma, an Anurag Kashyap Production film, Salt and Pepper by Mohinder Pratap Singh starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Padmini Kolhapure, The Break Up by Bahaish Kapoor and 2B or Not 2B by Samvida Nanda among many others.
The show went on air on July 31 and will be aired every Thursday from 9 pm to 10 pm. Each episode will telecast three-four critically acclaimed films.

 

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