1st Students’ Film Festival of India to be held in Pune
The 1st National Students’ Film Awards and Students’ Film Festival of India will be held from 19th – 24th, April, 2013 at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Law College Road, Pune. The festival is being organized as part of the celebration marking the centenary of Indian Cinema. Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) and Directorate of Film Festival come together for this initiative. The Awards will be held alternatively at FTII Pune and SRFTI Kolkata each year.
FTII alumnus Kundan Shah, who directed the cult-classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983) will preside over the Jury of the festival.
The members of the Short Fiction Jury are film scholar Moinak Biswas , SRFTI alumnus and filmmaker Vipin Vijay, and documentary filmmaker and FTII alumnus R.V. Ramani. The Documentary Jury comprises FTII alumnus and filmmaker Sourav Sarangi, filmmaker Deepa Dhanraj and SRFTI alumnus and filmmaker Paban Haobam. Animation Jury comprises FTII alumnus Michael Joseph, Gauri Patwardhan and Milind Kuri.
In the Short Fiction (upto 10 min) category, Best Film and Best Director awards will be given. In the Short Fiction (above 10 min) category: Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound Design and Audiography, Best Script, Best Acting, Best Art and Production Design and Special Mention will be given. In Animation category, there are awards for Best Direction, Best Animation and Best Film (Producer-Institution). In Non-Fiction category: Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Script, Special Jury award and Special Mention will be given.
There will also be master classes, workshops and cultural programmes at the festival.
For more details, visit – http://www.ftiindia.com/national_film_festival2013.html
(Source : Dearcinema)