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Rajkumar Hirani, Rituparno Ghosh to conduct master classes at Indian Film Festival Melbourne 2012

By NewsDesk • Published on May 26, 2012

Rajkumar Hirani, Rituparno Ghosh, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Jugal Hansraj will conduct master classes at the Indian Film Festival Melbourne 2012.

The festival to be held from June 11-22, 2012 was launched by actor and festival ambassador Vidya Balan.

Rajkumar Hirani and Abhijat Joshi in master class ‘Thinking through Laughter’ will talk about successful script writing collaborations (3 Idiots, Lage Raho Munna Bhai) with a special focus on the comedy genre.

Rituparno Ghosh will discuss Art house cinema in India as an alternative to the mainstream commercial Bollywood cinema in his master class ‘Realism in Indian cinema’.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee will conduct ‘Talking through Fabric’, a unique master class looking at the role of costume and fabric design in creating a powerful narrative in film.

Jugal Hansraj will conduct ‘Animation: The hotspot for co–production’, a master class discussing India’s booming animation industry and the possibility of Australian/Indian animation co-productions.

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  1. […] Hirani, Rituparno to hold master classes in MelbourneNew York Daily NewsNew Delhi, May 25 — Rajkumar Hirani and Rituparno Ghosh are among the filmmakers scheduled to hold master classes at the third edition of the Indian Film Festival (IFF) in Melbourne June 11-22. Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee will host a workshop too.Rajkumar Hirani, Rituparno Ghosh to conduct master classes at Indian Film …DearCinema […]