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Ashok Amritraj to hunt for docu filmmakers from India, Singapore and Middle East

By NewsDesk • Published on September 29, 2012

Ashok Amritraj

Film makers from India,Singapore and Middle East will be invited to make documentary films in a new reality show hosted by Hollywood producer Ashok Amritraj, “Chance of a Lifetime.”

Four selected teams of filmmakers, each with members from India,Singapore and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries of Bahrain,Kuwait,Oman,Qatar,Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, will be handed with production tasks each week. The topics of the films will be based on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. By the end of the series the respective documentaries too will be completed.

The winning film will be screened at the UN and will be honoured with a special recognition by Variety magazine at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

The initiative is being organised in collaboration by the United Nations, Variety Magazine, Hyde Park Entertainment andAbu Dhabi’s production company Image Nation.

The show will be hosted by Ashok Amritraj, chairman-CEO of Hyde Park Entertainment. And the series will be financed by Hyde Park-Image Nation joint venture.

The eligibility details  for aspiring participants will be announced soon.

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