short films

Short films should be released commercially: Gulshan Grover


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover has called for a theatrical release and TV slots for short films, so that they become commercially viable."I would want that a time ... Read more...

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Cinema nobody’s birthright: Varun Dhawan


September 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Director David Dhawan's son Varun, who will be making his acting debut with Karan Johar's "Student Of The Year", says that filmdom belongs to everyone ... Read more...

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GOW a befitting reply to Murari Kumar’s critics


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) After doing small roles, actor Murari Kumar finally got his due with his performance as Guddu in "Gangs of Wasseypur". He wants to dedicate the film ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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Youth to the fore: Social messages through social media (Feature)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Is it okay for your boyfriend to know your email password and check your mails or for your girlfriend to track your SMSes and ... Read more...

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Short films purest form of filmmaking: Kashyap


July 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap praises short films to the skies saying they are the best form of filmmaking because they are not made with any particular motive ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to direct feature film


July 24th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe is set to don the director's hat for a feature film. He will direct a biopic on late comedy legend Bill Hicks.The ... Read more...

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Spike Lee’s MJ documentary in post production


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Spike Lee's documentary on late King of Pop Michael Jackson is in the final stages of post production. The behind-the-scenes project focuses ... Read more...

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Nandita to direct play (Movie Snippets)


July 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After making short films and a movie, actress Nandita Das is now directing a play that focuses on inequalities in the society."At the moment I am ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Gattu’ going to Germany


June 25th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) If it's the time for short films-making-it-big, then director Rajan Khosa's film "Gattu" is making the most out of it. After travelling to various parts ... Read more...

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Bipasha to do ‘Shaukeen’ remake


June 15th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Rohit Roy says Bipasha Basu has given a heads up for his next directorial venture, a remake of 1982 classic "Shaukeen"."Bipasha loved the script ... Read more...

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First South Asian film fest concludes in Washington (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The first edition of annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) came to an end with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in ... Read more...

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Washington hosts first South Asian film festival


June 4th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The curtain came down on the first annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in colour.Attended ... Read more...

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Osian film fest returns, starts July 27


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is back with a new logo after a two-year hiatus. Bringing the finest films from India, Asia and Arab ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, young at 90, says learning is never ending


May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) "Ninety years ago there was an accident - my birth, and another accident is waiting to happen - my death and I have the courage to ... Read more...

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Movie maestro Mrinal Sen turns 90


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Director Mrinal Sen, rated as one of the pioneers of the alternative cinema movement in the country, turned 90 Monday. He spent the day attending a ... Read more...

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No godfather for Sheena Chohan, only mentor Sushmita (With images)


May 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Sheena Chohan, who has been trained by former beauty queen Sushmita Sen for her participation in the 2010 Miss Universe competition, says she doesn't ... Read more...

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Aamir, Prasoon Joshi making 50 shorts on malnutrition


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness - ... Read more...

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Short film contest winners to be honoured in Singapore


May 4th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 4 (IANS) The five winners of a short film contest that saw participation of over 100 young filmmakers from about 30 countries will be honoured here May ... Read more...

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Now a festival on Buddhist philosophy, aesthetics


April 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The capital is set to host its first ever international Buddhist film festival, aimed at promoting Buddhist philosophy and aesthetics.The festival, to be held April ... Read more...

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No movie theatres, but filmmaking a passion for these Saudis (With Image)


April 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 18 (IANS) For a country where there are no movie theatres, Saudi Arabia surprisingly has a rising number of independent filmmakers passionate about cinema. And they want to ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

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Wah Taj! Unique project on monument to be launched soon


March 21st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) A unique project to present the 17th century marble wonder, the Taj Mahal in its varied dimensions is being jointly launched by Uttar Pradesh Tourism and ... Read more...

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UAE short films to participate in Cannes 2012


March 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) Short films produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, an official said.The Abu Dhabi Film Commission Thursday ... Read more...

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Iraqi, Indian films win awards at film fest


March 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Iraqi movie "The Qandil Mountains" and "Handover" (India) won the first and second prizes respectively at the UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival that ended ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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Indian film ‘Gattu’ wins special mention at 62nd Berlinale


February 19th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Rajan Khosa's "Gattu" has won a special mention at the 62nd Berlinale for capturing the ironies, the complexities and the vitality of India.At ... Read more...

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Kashyap launches short film contest


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ahead of the India release of the Oscar nominated silent French film "The Artist", filmmaker Anurag Kashyap along with Tanweer Films has launched a nationwide online ... Read more...

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Bosworth to release short films on accessory line


January 19th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Kate Bosworth is set to release a number of short films to unveil her new accessories line.The "Superman Returns" actress has created designs for e-commerce ... Read more...

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Sheena Chohan excited about film on Tagore’s work


January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sheena Chohan, who has bagged a role in two of Buddhadeb Dasgupta's short films -- "Mukti" and "Patralekha" based on noted Bengali poet Rabindranath ... Read more...

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Capital hosts Punjabi film fest, focus on larger viewership


January 13th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The second edition of International Punjabi Film Festival is going on in the capital. The organisers, who want to ape Iranian filmmakers in terms ... Read more...

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Dubai to host 5th Gulf film fest


January 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 5th edition of the Gulf Film Festival April 10-16.Films from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Yemen and Iraq will ... Read more...

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Theatre veteran Satyadev Dubey passes away (Second Lead) (With Image)


December 25th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) In a big loss for Indian theatre, well-known playwright and director Satyadev Dubey passed away here Sunday after several months of illness. He was 75.Dubey, who ... Read more...

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Ladakh film fest to debut in 2012


December 6th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The picturesque Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir is set to host its first film fest in the coming year and the organisers say that ... Read more...

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