Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Great Richard Attenborough

  “My philosophy has always been that I believe that art is not an elitist gift for a few select people. Art is for everyone.” – Richard Attenborough A few days ago, the world of cinema lost one its finest … Continue reading

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WWI Masterclass with the team of Poshter Boyz

The session started with Shreyas Talpade sharing his experience of being a producer for this venture. While talking about how he zeroed in on the script, he said, that the art of narration is extremely important for the writer/director to … Continue reading

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The Master of Suspense- Alfred Hitchcock

“Drama is life with the dull bits left out” These words are spoken by Alfred Hitchcock, who is one of the most intriguing personalities to ever have lived. He made a successful career by scaring people; to him psycho was … Continue reading

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“The brightest light has gone out.” ~ Robin Williams

One of the most popular and loved entertainers of his generation and for generations to come, Robin Williams started his journey as an actor on-screen with the television sitcom “Mork & Mindy” (1978 to 1982), in which he played an alien,who arrived on … Continue reading

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Film Forum with the Team of Filmistaan

The team of Filmistaan was with us to interact with our students to share some experiences and insights as gained while working on a real project. The team comprised of the Director of the film, Nitin Kakkar, Actors, Sharib Hashmi … Continue reading

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The Best of 1920 Movies

The trend of movies started well before the 20s, but it was during this decade that things truly picked up. In Hollywood, various small studios were acquired by larger studios. MGM and Paramount were the biggest studios during this period … Continue reading

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Birth of a Legend- Kishore Kumar

Eighty five years ago on 4th August, 1929 a legend was born, a precious addition to the world of Indian cinema. Named as Abhas Kumar Ganguly and popularly known as Kishore Kumar, he was affectionately known as Kishore Da. A multi … Continue reading

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