Social Cinema: Behind every successful film there is a Social media campaign

June 26, 2011
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If you search “Social Network” in Google , instead of giving the results about the definition of particular term the first result which comes up is about a movie “The Social network” which even got 8 nominations at 83rd Academy awards and was praised worldwide. Conclusion: There is a strong relation between “Social Network” and [...]

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Kyunki Commercial bhi kabhi Controversial tha: I&B ministry’s Axe on Deodorant Ads

June 3, 2011
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Nowadays the Idiot box at our home is serving is what we call as the GenNext content. But still for many years the question whether Television shows what we like to watch or we modify our taste buds as per the content shown is still looking for a well defined and balanced answer. In the [...]

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The Great Indian Filmmaker(IV): Ismail Merchant

February 2, 2011
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His very first short film as producer was nominated for Oscar Awards in 1960. His first film as director won National awards from Indian Govt. His partnership with World’s famous director James Ivory has been placed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest partnership in independent cinema history. He was an actor, [...]

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The Great Indian Filmmakers(III): Satyajit Ray

March 19, 2010
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He use to earn Rs. 80 /month working as a junior visualiser and then in 1992 he earned a Honorary award for Lifetime Achievement from Oscar Academy. His book “Our films their films” which came in 1976 was a classic literary work highlighting the difference between Indian and Hollywood cinema and other International filmmakers.He is [...]

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The Great Indian Filmmakers (II):Guru Dutt

February 11, 2010
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His 2 movies have been included in Time magazine’s “All-TIME” 100 best movies. He has worked as a choreographer and Actor at one time.His first movie introduced a new technical concept in Indian cinema ,Close up shots with 100mm lens which later was referred on his name in filmmaking.British film magazine Sight & Sound poll [...]

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Kavi: A short film on child Labour nominated for Oscars

February 6, 2010
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First It was SlumDog Millionaire ,then it was Smile Pinki and now it’s Kavi ,a short film by a foreign filmmaker focusing on the problem of child labour in India is nominated for Oscars. Its a 19-minute fictional film about a young boy who wants to escape from the brick kiln where he is forced [...]

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