Applications are now being invited for the Mumbai Mantra-Sundance Institute Screenwriters’ Lab 2014. The lab will select 6-8 writers for a 5-day intensive workshop with creative advisors who are acclaimed Global Screenwriters and Directors. Screenwriters who are Indian, Indians living abroad and non-resident Indians or of Indian origin or descent can apply for the lab. [...]
‘The Shadow Lines’, a critically acclaimed novel by award-winning writer Amitav Ghosh is one of the most respected works in Indian-English literary fiction. To adapt the novel for the screen has been my dream for a long time.
While making a film, three teenage friends come across the questions of love, jealousy and loneliness. The whole confusion takes a toll on them and the film takes a back seat but later the film only brings them back though not necessarily with all questions answered. The film intends to portray the youth of urban India, their personal crisis and inter personal relationships with a newly found hobby ‘filmmaking’.
‘Island City’ is a collection of three tenuously connected stories dealing with themes of industrialization, urbanization and alienation in Mumbai.
‘Titli’ tells the story of a boy itching to run away from home to escape an oppressive brother, forcing him into a life of crime. And how he himself starts turning into the person he hates most as he obsesses over fulfilling his dreams.
My script is called “Lipstick under My Burkha.” I have done the story and screenplay of the film. It is about the secret lives of four Muslim women in a small town in India.
The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) announced the six participants selected for the Screenwriters’ Lab 2012: Kanu Behl–Titli Umesh Kulkarni–Antaraal Ruchika Oberoi–Island City Siddharth Sinha–Dog Shooting Alankrita Shrivastava–Lipstick under My Burkha Anupam Barve–The Shadow Lines These screenwriters will travel to Venice International Film Festival starting August 29 for the first working session of the Lab [...]
Cine Qua Non Lab announced call for applications for its 2012 Screenwriter’s Workshop for narrative feature films.
Mumbai Mantra—Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab is now inviting applications for the session in 2013. 6-8 fellows shall be selected for a 5-day intensive workshop with Creative Advisors who are acclaimed Global Screenwriters and Directors. Screenwriters who are Indian, Indians living abroad and non-resident Indians or of Indian origin or descent can apply for the lab. [...]
Mumbai Mantra | Sundance Institute Screenwriters’ Lab 2012 announced eight feature-film projects for its inaugural edition. Anusha Rizvi and Mahmood Farooqui’s Opium and Shonali Bose and Nilesh Maniyar’s Margarita, With a Straw are two of them. The selected 8 Screenwriting Fellows will get an opportunity to develop their works under the guidance of Creative Advisors [...]