Don’t tell your story through dialogue. I find that-with scripts that I read here- very often the case that you are telling the story through dialogue. That’s a very easy way of writing a script. Sometimes maybe people don’t know better but that’s not the way it should be.
The 3rd Indian Screenwriters’ Conference begins in Mumbai today, where 800 screenwriters are expected to deliberate on the creative and legal facets of screenwriting. Ahead of the conference, screenwriter Anjum Rajabali, the convener of the conference talks to DearCinema about some of the most pressing issues for writers.
This is not a portrait film, it tells the story of a community. How this community lived through in this strange landscape over the ages.
Dylan Mohan Gray made his debut documentary on one of the most complex issues of the century: western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocking access to low-cost AIDS drugs in Africa and southern countries of the world, causing million of deaths and the people who decided to fight back.
The NFAI has already spent crores of public money in digitising its film collection but nobody has bothered to check their condition–whether the sound and images are there or not.
Shuchi Talati raised $75,000 (approx. 40 lakh INR) for her first feature film Guttersnipes-that she plans to shoot in mid 2013- through a successful campaign on crowdfunding website Kickstarter. DearCinema spoke to her to find out what it takes to make crowdfunding work
“Hansa” cinematographer Sachin Kabir shares his experience of shooting the film on Canon 5D
Baandhon set against the backdrop of 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai recently won the Best Film Award at recently concluded Bengaluru International Film Festival.
Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang was recently named the Best Film in Muhr Asia-Africa documentary section at Dubai International film festival. The film, documenting the Gulabi Gang in Bundelkhand, had its world premiere at IDFA, Amsterdam. Jain talks about the film and the documentary scene in India today
Veteran Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s homage to Rabindranath Tagore, a ‘Quartet’ of short films based on Tagore’s poems was screened in ‘Celebration of Indian Cinema’ section at the ongoing Dubai International Film Festival. Dasgupta talks about his inspiration for this film and what keeps him going…