4 Member Jury Announced for 2nd edition of Navi Mumbai International Film Festival
The Second edition of Navi Mumbai International Film Festival (NMIFF) 2015 has got bigger and better. This year 4 eminent personalities from the world of cinema are on the Jury to select winners from 67 shortlisted films from 75 countries.
Actress Reema Lagoo – a renowed film Actress in Hindi & Marathi Films has worked in films like Kal Ho Naa Ho, Vaastav, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai & Hum Aaapke Hai Koun etc amongst others. Writer & Director Imtiaz Hussain – a prolific writer & director of national fame, known for films like Vaastav, Ghulam-E- Musthafa etc. Cinematographer Rajesh Joshi – a senior Cinematograper & a graduate in Cinema from FTII, has done many serials & films like Main Zinda Hoon, Kya Kehna, Papa Kehte hai etc. Senior Journalist & Film Maker Vinod Kapri – who has had a remarkable film career as an Editor & CEO of various Leading news Channels like Zee News, Star News, India TV, News express etc. and now has forthcoming film Miss Tanakpur Hazzir Ho with actors Om Puri, Annu Kapoor and won a National Award for a film on Social Cause, Can’t Take This Shit Anymore.
Mr.Sachin Khanna – Chairman & Founder, NMIFF says, “In its Second Year – NMIFF has already got bigger with more number of Jury Members, more number of Countries Participating and more number of Films being screened. Through different awards in various categories, our goal is to discover, support, and inspire independent film makers by providing them a reputed exhibition platform without getting worried about having high budget for marketing. This year Entry to the festival too has been kept completely Free for all Cinema Lovers.”
NMIFF was founded with the idea to showcase the talent & creativity of filmmakers & establishing Navi Mumbai as an important destination for the International Film Fraternity as a center of cultural meets.
The festival is starting from May 29- 31 May, 2015 at CIDCO Exhibition Center, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.With the NMIFF, film-makers now have a reputable film festival that will give a global exposure to their creativity and innovative ideas while film-goers have a repository of fine movies of different taste & calibers from across the globe, to enjoy. The festival is open to film makers from across the globe, and appreciates all genres of film making. This is a competitive festival of films where the best films will be shortlisted for various categories. The winners will be awarded with cash prizes and trophies