The theme provided was “Top of the World” and compulsory element was a Comic Book. We received some of the best short films, which went on to participate in many international film festivals across the globe. The jury included four National Award winning filmmakers Mr. Madhur Bhandarkar, Mr. Sriram Raghavan, Mr. Nagesh Kukunoor and Southern Super director Mr. Vetri Maaran.
The festival shifted to Mumbai this year. The final day was full of interesting conversations about the new-age content with All India Bakchod, The Viral Fever, Culture Machine, East India Comedy, Y-Films, The Logical Indian, Anupama Chopra, Omung Kumar, Kanan Gill, Raja Sen, Bollywood Gandu, Anisha Rickshawali and many more. More than 11,000 filmmakers from across India flew down to attend the festival followed by the awards night.
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The theme provided was “There is a twist in the End” and compulsory element was Dance. We received some of the best short films, which went on to participate in many international film festivals across the globe. The jury included Bollywood veteran and two National Award winning filmmaker Mr. Ketan Mehta , National Award Winning director Mr. Onir, Film Critique Mr.Raja Sen and Film Producer Ms. Guneet Monga.
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The theme provided was “Progress has many Meanings”. A twist was provided to show selfie in the film. We received some of the best short films, which went on to participate in many international film festivals across the globe. The jury included Bollywood veteran and seven-times National Award winning filmmaker Mr. Shyam Benegal, National Award Winning director Mr. Hansal Mehta and Mr. Omung Kumar and maker of Oh My God Mr. Umesh Shukla.
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The theme provided was “India Can Change”, along with theme also a twist was provided of keeping central character of a female. The films were crafted beautifully by the participants with some of them selected for international festivals. The jury included well known bollywood filmmakers like Mr. Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mr. Nikhil Advani and Mr. Bejoy Nambiar. IFP 2013 also included Workshops in Ahmedabad and Mumbai which were also webcasted to make it accessible for all. The workshops were conducted by Mr. Vishesh Agrawal on Introduction to filmmaking, Mr. Anand Subaya on editing, Mr. Neil Sadwelkar on post production and by Catapooolt on crowd funding.
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“Ingredients of Good Living”, the theme was announced in the Opening Ceremony on September 28th by Mr. Shoojit Sircar. The teams then completed the shooting in next 48 hours in and around Ahmedabad city and submitted the films by 8pm on Sunday, September 30th. The jury comprising of eminent film personalities Mr. Vikramaditya Motwane, Mr. Rajesh Mapuskar and Mr. Komal Nahta viewed the films over the duration of next five days. The award ceremony on October 6th saw more than 1000 participants for the screening of winning films along with the jury members.
The main attractions were
1. A 5-day long film festival showcasing Hollywood Classics
2. Workshop on filmmaking for Amateurs
3. Panel Discussion on “Non-conventional ways of Marketing”
4. Exhibition of 100 Golden Frames Representing 100 years of Indian Cinema.
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Renowned filmmakers from Gujarat Mr.Ashish Kakkad, Mr.Sanjeev Shah and Mr.Jay Thakkar were the jury members. On following Sunday, August 28, 10 winning films were screened at the award ceremony. The project received much acclaim from people and media. The youngest participant was 8 year old and the eldest one being 71 year old. Majority of participation was seen from Baroda, Surat, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur,New Delhi, Gurgaon, Indore and Ahmedabad.
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