Monthly Archives: May 2011

French Cinema – A Tale of France

French Cinema, the era where the world cinema traces it’s history, which led to the birth of Cinematic Grammar. The Cinematic journey was embarked by ‘Gaumont Film Company’ founded in 1895 by the engineer-turned-inventor, Léon Gaumont (1864–1946), being the oldest … Continue reading

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French New Wave

“New Wave” is an example of European art cinema. Some of the most prominent pioneers among the group, including François Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Éric Rohmer, Claude Chabrol, and Jacques Rivette, began as critics for the famous film magazine Cahiers du … Continue reading

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“The cinema is an invention without a future.” – Louis Lumiere

The Lumières held their first private screening of projected motion pictures in 1895. The showing of approximately ten short films lasting only twenty minutes in total was held in the basement lounge of the Grand Cafe on the Boulevard des … Continue reading

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Whistling Woods International presents an Art & Cinema Forum – A Siksha initiative

The objective of the campaign is to create an awareness amongst the youth and their mentors that this is a young brand with a ‘modern perspective’ on expression and communication. The campaign comprises of School outreach programme & Youth oureach … Continue reading

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Indian Cinema – Million Stories & One Canvas

Cinema – a word which is not just restricted to mere entertainment but an art of expression which conveys million emotions. It’s a myth that Indian Cinema is just about Bollywood, but there are films which are far beyond commercialization. … Continue reading

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“It’s great to know how young minds function since these are the future generation of filmmakers!” said Rohan Sippy at Whistling Woods International

Rohan Sippy, the Director of ‘Dum Maro Dum’ fame visited Whistling Woods International to share his experiences and inspirations with an ecstatic bunch of students. He had a wonderful experience with the students who were absolutely smitten by the enthralling … Continue reading

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Subhash Ghai alongwith the faculty and students at WWI, pay a tribute to Late. Sachin Bhowmick and Late. Somak Mukherjee

It was a somber prelude to a Master Class at Whistling Woods International as the Chairman Subhash Ghai, and the lead actor of Black and White (2008) Anurag Sinha paid homage to the legendary film writer Sachin Bhowmick and the … Continue reading

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