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Rajkumar Hirani Shares 5 Useful Tips on Filmmaking at Whistling Woods International

Rajkumar Hirani is a National Award and Filmfare Award-winning director, screenwriter and film editor, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS and 3 Idiots, earning him a well-respected place in cinematic history. The filmmaker led a 5th Veda session … Continue reading

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Anupam Kher on His Journey & Acting at Whistling Woods International

“I don’t take myself seriously and that is my biggest strength,” said Anupam Kher during the irrevocably immersive session he conducted at the 5th Veda. An iconic figure in Indian cinema, with over 500 films since he emerged in the … Continue reading

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7 golden rules for Your First Short Film

The easy availability of DSLR cameras, consumer editing packages, and cheap VFX has made filmmaking incredibly accessible and easier today. This has given rise to a number of independent filmmakers and if you are thinking of joining the rank this … Continue reading

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Importance of Color Palette in the film!

Just by watching a single frame of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ you can tell that it’s a Wes Anderson movie. This is because of its symmetrical compositions, saturated color pallet and typically 70’s styling. Every film has its own way … 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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In Honor of Akira Kurosawa

To call Akira Kurosawa just an influence on the film world is almost an insult to the prolific Japanese filmmaker. He was a major force, whose influence is felt on everything from Star Wars to crime shows. In 1950, he … Continue reading

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The first Motion Picture Camera

The first machine patented in the United States that showed animated pictures or movies was a device called the “wheel of life” or “zoopraxiscope”. Patented in 1867 by William Lincoln, moving drawings or photographs were watched through a slit in … Continue reading

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