Actor Dia Mirza, Kunal Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Directors Ram Madhvani, Ashutosh Gowarikar come together at India Film Project!
The India Film Project touted as Asia’s largest festival for content creators will have 50 hours filmmaking competition and interesting panel discussions with known personalities like Ashutosh Gowariker, Devdutt Pattanaik,
Tanmay Bhatt and eminent personalities from the industry to be part of panel discussions.
For 50 hours filmmaking, 185067 teams have participated who have come together and made films in 50 hours. The shortlisted ones by the jury will be showcased at the festival. Entries have come from Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kerala, Ahmedabad.
Renowned personalities are coming to talk on different aspects of film making and creating web content. Actor Kunal Kapoor will explain – How to pitch a film and conduct workshop around crowdfunding for digital content.
Actor Dia Mirza, Neha Dhupia will speak on changing dynamics of Bollywood. And JD Majethia will speak on the changing dynamics of television.
Anupama Chopra shall speak on building a digital community and the journey of a film. Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar will be conducting the Talk Shop section and Devdutt Pattanaik – a conversation on creative blocks.
Director Ram Madhvani, Director and Producer Vipul Shah and Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury will be donning the Jury Hat at the India Film Project. The jury will watch the shortlisted films and choose and award the winner that night too.
Ram Madhvani, director of Neerja said: ” I’m delighted to be a part of the jury at I ndia F ilm P roject . The web is being driven by so much content in every genre now. This is a great platform provided by festival director Ritam Bhatnagar to budding filmmakers from all over the world to display their talent and showcase their work before an eminent jury. Moreover, by conducting workshops and seminars in different aspects of film making by the best of the industry, these upcoming film makers will get to learn a lot over 2 days. I think the concept is unique and I look forward to see the great work done by all the passionate movie makers in just 50 hours .”
Ritam Bhatnagar, festival director, India Film Project said, “The INDIA FILM PROJECT festival is getting bigger and better with participants and attendees from all over the world becoming a part of it. With increased availability of mobile phones and internet, the way and amount of content people are creating and consuming has increased drastically. INDIA FILM PROJECT aims to encourage people to tell stories through their camera”.
Started by festival director Mr Ritam Bhatnagar and successfully entering its seventh edition this year, the India Film Project festival is all set to set the stage on fire over two consecutive days from 30th September 2017 till 1st October 2017 at the NSCI in Worli, Mumbai. Over 35,000 filmmakers are expected to get together to create over 1700 films as a part of the festival. There are also workshops, screenings and talks by experts from the film and digital entertainment industry at the festival.