2nd July, 2o14, New Delhi: Jagran film festival has been synonymous with broadened imagination and empowerment. Apart from showcasing Indian and International cinema, an integral part of the festival is the Master Class. The master class sessions are where directors take you through the journey of film making.

The 5th edition of Jagran Film Festival, under the banner of Master Class, promises the audience an opportunity to meet key representatives of national and international cinema giving them an opportunity to connect with each other for special insightful discussions on films. The festival creates a platform for cinema lovers to discuss and get acquainted with various aspects of national as well as international cinema from global viewpoint.

Mahesh Bhatt, Sudhir Mishra, Anubhav Sinha, Subhash Ghai, Nandini Singh, Vijay Raaz, AmolGupte, Shyam Benegal, Atul Tiwari and Feroz Abbas Khanare some of the names forming the part of some of the panel discussions.There are going to be panel discussions and workshops going to be held under the banner of Master Class each day.

6th July, 2014: Sri Fort Auditorium No.4

  • 11.00 AM: Casting- what do the directors look for?

Speakers: Sudhir Mishra, Anubhav Sinha, Subhash Ghai,Nandini Singh (Casting Director and Actress) 

  • 2.00 PM: Investing in films a losing venture or a viable option? 
    Speakers: T P Aggarwal, VivekRangachari (DAR Motion Pictures), UtpalAcharya (Head of Distribution – Reliance Big Pictures ), Ravi Kottaraka (President- Film Federation of India)

7TH July, 2014: Sri Fort Auditorium No.4

  • 11.00 AM: Is independent cinema taking over bollywood? 
    Speakers:Vijay Raaz, AmolGupte, Shyam Benegal, Feroz Abbas Jhan
    Moderator:Atul Tiwari 
  • 2.00 PM: Animating Images 

Speaker:Kireet Khurana (Director of Toonpur Ka Superhero)

8th July, 2014:Sri Fort Auditorium No.4

  • 11.00 AM: Master Class on VFX 
    Speakers:V Srinivas Mohan (CEO of the Indian Artists Computer Graphics)
  • 2.00 PM: Starting small with shorts 
    Speakers: Aman Sachdeva, Cyrus Dastur (Founder-Shamiana), K R Manoj(Director of Virgin Talkies) Damodar Naik, Gautam Ghose

9th July, 2014: Sri Fort Auditorium No.4

  • Is Television Killing Cinema? 
    Participants:Raj Nayak (Colours TV), Mahesh Bhatt, Manoj Srivastava, N P Singh (Sony TV)
    Moderator:Saibal Chattterjee


Come, be a part of the Master Class and get benefited with the plethora of expertise and knowledge of these national masters of cinema. The festival promises to be bigger and better this edition with both size and power over the years.

Entry to watch the opening film is by invite only

  • For more details and festival registration, please visit: http://www.jff.co.in/
  • Location: Sri Fort Auditorium No.2, Asiad Village, New Delhi
  • Date: 5th July, 2014 to 9th July, 2014