Showing posts from November, 2012

14th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2012 6,7,8 Dec 2012; Madurai

14th Madurai International Documentary and Short Film Festival 2012 6,7,8 Dec 2012; Madurai
Organized by MARUPAKKAM  In association with Visual Art Centre, Madura College; Vellaichami Nadar College; Department of Folklore, Madurai Kamaraj University; Mannar Thirumalai Nayakkar College; Yadhava College, Madurai
Inauguration 6 Dec 2012; 10 am  Hotel Premnivas, Melaperumal Mestry Veedhi, Town Hall Raod, Madurai
Chief Guests: Anjali Monteiro and K.P.Jayasankar
Inaugural film: Yuban Dir: Yaasib Vazquez Mexico; 29 min; 2011; Documentary; Spanish with English subtitles
A visual essay on the life of the Zapotecan community, who have a very close relationship to the earth, in the village of San Francisco Canojos in the Sierra Juárez, southern Mexico. Children are taught not to stomp on the ground, spit or otherwise insult the earth, because the earth (or Yuban) is alive. The voice-over speaks in greater detail about the community's ancient customs, traditions and sayings, which are …

ViBGYOR International Film Festival for short and documentary films, held in Thrissur, Kerala, India from February 7-12;


COFFI -Short Films Contest 2012 - Last date for entries - 3rd Dec 2012

COFFI -Short Films Contest 2012  - Last date for entries - 3rd Dec 2012

COFFI -Short Films Contest 2012 is an excellent opportunity for both a budding film maker as well as reputed institutes. This contest is especially designed to provide a platform for debutant filmmakers to showcase their talent and connect with the top filmmakers, producers, film investors & lenders. The short films of finalists will be screened at COFFI – Conference on Film Finance. The categories of the contest are Short Films, Animated Movies & Documentaries within a running duration of up to 15 minutes. Last date is 3rd Dec 2012. Late fee applicaple from 27th Nov 2012. Entry Fee for Students is Rs.1000/- & for others fees is Rs.1500/- . Benefits for all Participant(s): • All participating films will get a participation certificate• Selected films will be uploaded on the Six Sigma Films/COFFI Shorts YouTube Channel• Mention of the films on the facebook network of Six Sigma Films Benefits for the…

Project 11 – releases online on Dec 1st

Project 11 – releases online on Dec 1st!

Project 11, India’s first short collaborative film that was shot in 11 cities of the World, at 27 different locations, with combined crew strength of over a 100 people belonging to 13 different ethnicities, is all set to release online on Dec 1st.

In its long journey of film festivals, it won the Best Sound Award at Imphal International Short Film Festival 2012, premiered at Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2012, showcased in the Panorama section of Budapest Shorts Film Festival (Busho 2012), Hungary, and Gandhara Film Festival in Pakistan.

The film generated a lot of buzz last year, when true to its numbers theme, the 11 min 11 sec long film had premiered at 11:11 AM on 11.11.11 on However, post that the makers had taken it off the net, for its journey to various film festivals. The makers are also releasing a detailed making of the film, with regards to how a COLLABORATIVE film can be made, with dif…

Large Short Films- The new Initiative in film marketing


CII-CEOs ROUNDTABLE ON RADIO: 21 December 2012, New Delhi


Winners of the LA-INDIA Connect Short Film Competition


Ayush Tandon the cynosure of all eyes at the 'Life of Pi' Mumbai premier


Ajay Bahl's debut feature 'B A Pass' raises the bar for Quality Independent Hindi Cinema


“Breaking Dawn Part -2” The Twilight Saga

“Breaking Dawn Part -2”
The Twilight Saga

A romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.

Release Date/Day:23rd November, 2012
About the movie: After being brought back from near-death by Edward after childbirth, Bella begins her new life as a vampire and mother to their daughter, Renesmee. But when Irina, a member of the Denali coven, misidentifies Renesmee as a immortal child, a human infant who has been bitten and transformed into a vampire, to the Volturi, they set out to battle and destroy the Cullens for their betrayal. In a final attempt to survive, the Cullens begin to gather foreign Vampire clans and nomads to stand and witness against the Volturi, including the Denali, the Amazonian, the Egyptian, the Irish and Romanian Covens, with European and American nomads. With their allies, the Cullens and the Wolf Pack stand to prove their innocence to the Volturi once and for all.
Director: Bill CondonWriter: Stephenie MeyerStars:…

The Man with the Iron Fists


Brahmaputra Valley Short film Festival


Roland Emmerich's White House Down

India Release Date:         19 July 2013 Director:                              Roland Emmerich (2012 the movie, 10,000 BC, The Day After Tomorrow, The Patriot, Godzilla, Independence Day) Cast:                                      Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal   
In Columbia Pictures’ White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx).  Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group.  Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.

Agriculture Leadership Summit and Leadership Awards 2012, organized on 19 Sept in New Delhi

the Agriculture Leadership Summit and Leadership Awards 2012, organized on 19 Sept in New Delhi. The program was attended by top politicians, officials, policy makers, industrialists, CEOs, experts, farmers, NGOs and agricultural institutions. The 6th Leadership Summit on 20 Sept, 2013 will be held  at hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi.

Winners of Agriculture Leadership Awards 2012 1. Policy Leadership Award 2012Prof. P K Dhumal, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh2. Program Leadership Award 2012Mr. BB Pattanaik, Managing Director, Central Warehousing Corporation3. Research LeadershipAward 2012National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources4. Academic LeadershipAward 2012Dr. Kirti Singh, former Vice Chancellor and former Chairman ASRB5. Extension Leadership Award 2012
6. Extension Leadership Award 2012Dr. Jancy Gupta, Professor of Extension, National Dairy Research Institute
Nuziveedu Seeds Limited 7. Farming LeadershipAward 2012Sh. Rajaram Tripathi, Chairman, …