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The Amateur’s Art #24- “Mirror” (Telugu, with English subs)

July 16, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short film — horror, for a change — is by Prashanth Mittapelli. Advertisements

The Amateur’s Art #23- “Sthreepart” (Tamil, with English subs)

July 8, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. A note about this short: I met the director, Barath Neelakantan, at Wandering Artist. He sent me this short film (a ” self-funded learning attempt”) and this description: About me. HR turned film-maker. Associate Director for Nibunan (Dir-Arun Vaidyanathan, starring Arjun, Prasanna, Varu). Assistant Director, Ticket (Dir – […]

The Amateur’s Art #22- “Axiom of Choice” (Tamil, with English subs)

June 24, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. A note about this short: We, Karpanai Kudhirai are a performing arts/theatre enthusiasts from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. We have staged a couple of Tamil plays and struck an excellent chord with the live audience. The response and encouragement we received have spurred us to […]

The Amateur’s Art #21- “Kivi Maathu” (Kannada, with English subs)

June 17, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short has been written and directed by Sandeep Kumar. Short Synopsis: Dayanand, a regular waiter at a bar is thrown into turmoil when he gets a call from his wife informing him that their daughter has eloped. The words of wisdom coming from a un-precedented corner […]

The Amateur’s Art #20- “Nodiyil Oru Pizhai” (Tamil, with English subs)

June 10, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short has been written and directed by Ganesh Dhandapani.

Payal Kapadia on Taking the Only Indian Film To Cannes

June 1, 2017

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Read the full text on Film Companion, here: https://www.filmcompanion.in/article/cannes-2017-payal-kapadia-on-taking-the-only-indian-film-to-the-festival Payal Kapadia was shooting a documentary in a remote tribal village in the Western Ghats, totally cut off from civilisation, by which she means totally cut off from cell phone reception. “It was like that Kiarostami film,” she says, referring to the running joke in The […]

The Amateur’s Art #19 – “Muyal” (Tamil, with English subs)

May 13, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short has been written by Siddharth Subha Venkat, an assistant director who has worked in a couple of Tamil movies, and directed by R. Giridharan.

The Amateur’s Art #18 – “Shavaram” (Tamil, with English subs)

May 6, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. A 5 min conversation piece set in a barber shop, by Mukesh and Sethu.

The Amateur’s Art #17 – “Incogni2o” (Tamil)

April 29, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Venkat Ramanan CS, his second, made for a college-level competition. It was made on a budget of Rs. 50, which was required for the ketchup bottle.

The Amateur’s Art #16 – “Idhayathin Iyakkangal” (Tamil, with English subs)

April 22, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Arun Mahalingam, his first.

The Amateur’s Art #15 – “Uyiralapedai ” (Tamil, with English subs)

April 15, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Lokesh Raghuraman N.

The Amateur’s Art #14 – “Vizhi” (Tamil)

April 12, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Rajarajan, from the BOFTA institute.

The Amateur’s Art #13 – “Nastha Thunniya” (Tamil)

March 26, 2017

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Udayraj P J, “a word pun sketch”

The Amateur’s Art #12 – “Ti… Majhyatli” (Marathi)

January 28, 2017

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2See here for what this series is about. This short is by Aditya Sanjay Joshi. Story & Dialogue – Pranao Lepse Screenplay – Aditya Washimkar & Aditya Sanjay Joshi Editor – Aditya Sanjay Joshi Director of Photography – Soham Navghare Planning and Co-ordination – Prachin Bhoyar Starring – Pranao Lepse and Priya Thavare

Kalki: First look

January 20, 2017

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The first look is out for Kalki, a short film I wrote for director Dhilip Kumar, based on a premise he had in mind. It stars Kishore and Yasmin Ponnappa, and though I wasn’t present for all stages of post-production, it was a special thrill to work with Sreekar Prasad in his editing room, pacing […]

The Amateur’s Art #11 – “Roses” (Telugu)

December 15, 2016

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Prashanth Karthik.

The Amateur’s Art #10 – “Naam” (Tamil)

November 17, 2016

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Pradeep Kumar. Director’s note: It deals about the mind of a mentally ill child. It won best actors award and 2nd runner up in Cini bees national short film competition.

The Amateur’s Art #9 – “Ulaga Nadaththai” (Tamil, with English subs)

November 3, 2016

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Aechaar. Director’s note: I have tried and depicted a slice of life scene in the form of a 20 minute film…

The Amateur’s Art #8 – “Platform Paune Dus” (Hindi, with English subs)

October 17, 2016

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Vaibhav Munjal. Director’s note: The film revolves around the education system in India and how it gets to a point of being a blind race. So much so that young kids don’t really know what they are trying to achieve.

The Amateur’s Art #7 – “Juliet’s Shiva” (English, with English subs)

October 4, 2016

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See here for what this series is about. This short is by Nikkhil Menonn.