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I am a student of Flash Frames Visuals Academy (FFVA),Indiranagar,Bangalore. I am doing a short film in Kannada called Neene Beku. It is a triangular love story written by me which my friend Ravichandra will be directing. He will be doing the negative role in the film. The heroine has an equally challenging role in the film. For more details mail me at moc.evil|marirhs_v#moc.evil|marirhs_v

hello et all,

Below are requirements for actors for my friends short film.

So people interested please do contact me via mail.. moc.liamg|ewlove.dasarpirah#moc.liamg|ewlove.dasarpirah

or call the person on the number given below. ASAP… its kinda urgent… thank you….. Hari

THIS IS A CALL OUT FOR THOSE OF YA'LL WHO'D BE INTERESTED IN ACTING(FOR FREE.. PLZZZ) FOR A 15 MINUTE SHOT FILM.THIS FILM IS A SUSPENSE THRILLER,MADE BY A GROUP OF FINAL YR MEDIA STUDENTS, SO YOU GET THE IDEA…
THE FILM CHARACTERS ARE ONLY BOYS, AND WE NEED FOUR OF THEM.

REQUIREMENTS: ANY GUY WHO HAS THE ABILITY TO ACT, NOT NECESSARILY PROFFESIONAL, BUT CAN PULL OFF A FRIGHTENED/ BOLD/ BULLY OR INTELLGENT ROLE, PLZZZ COME IN…
SOME SERIOUSLY GOOD ACTING SKILLS GUYS, (WE DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME IF YOU DON'T WASTE OUR'S.)

SO IF YOU THINK YOU CAN SPARE SOMETIME AND COME IN FOR AN AUDITION PLEASE DO CONTACT ME ON THE FOLLOWING NO: 99-45-332-192.

HOPE TO C U AT THE AUDITIONS.

TENTATIVE DATE FOR AN AUDITION: FRIDAY AUGUST 24.

NEED ACTORS FOR A SHORT by hariprasadhariprasad, 18 Aug 2007 19:27

"is it freedom of expression for ppl and makers passionate abt movies to watch"
Yes it is I guess.

All I want to tell you is.. This is just the beginning and the process will continue to evolve as we do more and more screenings.

Hello all the members of brtff……..

BRTFF 2 at chung wah….. my first time there.. and i was glad to be there…. every person i met there were new to me.. but spoke as if we have know eachother for years….. I like the spirit of freedom and expresssion.. I hope this continues… and lets make sure it does!!!!

We had some good independant film makers movies to watch and comment on!!!!! and a good feature lenght film"by hook or crook' an din between we had some gyan session about the Osians from Pawan Kumar… and a hot steamed discussion from Vatsa….who also screened hi films that day… he got in a discussion abt the conditon of a short film maker and the condition of the industry…. though it kinda started of well…..it suddenly had a divert and it went on to somewhere else…but finally ended on with some good discusion and applauses……

Thank all for being such great people …….hope to c more of brtff movies in sept!!!! :) and ya…

have a question: BRTFF… is it freedom of expression for ppl and makers passionate abt movies to watch or a platform for ppl who think they do not have the rite audience!!!! to accept their kind of films…… its just a thought and a question…… NO OFFENCE please!!!

thank you!!! all

Hari

After Effects:::::: BRTFF 2 by hariprasadhariprasad, 06 Aug 2007 08:35

Pawan,
I am ready for Rs 200. Let me know where to send it.

I am Pawan Kumar. I was there at the event last night. An independent film maker… my short films were screened too. And I was one of the few people who sat up for the entire night!!! BTW I was also supposed to give a "talk", but it couldn't happen because of the loud snores generated by the few film enthusiasts :P

Anyway here it is in form of an email!

First of all… It was amazing to see so many of you who loved cinema. I usually watch films alone and it was quite a different experience for me to see it with a group of like-minded people. I would love to do this often.

What is more commendable about the evening is that everybody was so open to watch works of independent film makers. As a filmmaker I couldn't ask for much. We had DVD's of great film makers lying there on the floor and yet the films that were playing were of first time film makers. And yet not one complained or demanded to watch some big budget, master director's work.

With this kind of an audience, I have a feeling that my talk will be welcomed with an open mind.

We yesterday saw the first films of few Indian directors… we had comments, criticism, appreciation and at the end we said "We look forward for more films from you"

Can we all do a lil bit more than just uttering that optimistic line???

None of the film makers are trained. A film school is of no help either. I believe that a film maker can polish his skills only by making more films. But film making is such an expensive thing to do. All the good-bad, interesting-shabby work that we saw yesterday has a lot of blood and sweat gone into it. Because the industry called 'filmmaking' is so unorganized.

We all know the reality so I wouldn't want to talk much about that. However few things to remember are,

* INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS ARE OUTCASTS OF THE INDUSTRY.
* NO PRODUCER WANTS TO FUND THEIR FILM
* THERE IS A WRONG BELIEF THAT THERE IS NO MARKET FOR A GOOD FILM.

As we all know a "Producer" plays the big role in a making a film. Understood. Its his money and why would anybody want to go through a loss. So he pokes his nose into everything. And then film making becomes a business and not an art form. And thus we have movies like Jhoom Barabar Jhoom forced into our lives.

The idea I am trying to play with is – "Fire the producer"

A filmmaker needs money to make a film. A film viewer pays money to see a film. The solution is to bridge this gap without the producer.

This plan might not work on a big scale. It might but I don't know about it. On a smaller scale… like the movies we saw yesterday, it is definitely going to work.

We all pay PVR or INOX or any other theatre about Rs. 200 to watch a film. Most of the times bad commercial films.

Can we give the same 200 bucks to an independent film maker?

Can we give that money to him even before he has made the movie?

Instead of talking concepts and ideas… I will put it forward as a proposal.

I have just finished writing a film. It's called "Death of a software engineer". I have no funding. I can't sell it to a producer… he believes nobody will see it. So I am telling all you film lovers who have seen my works, who believed that there was potential in me to make something good…. Order a DVD copy of the film by paying Rs. 200. Give me two months to finish the film. And you will get your copy.

Does this make sense? Is it possible?

Of course this plan will only work with a filmmaker you can trust, whose work you have seen. And you believe that you'd be interested in seeing his work.

So this was the talk. BRTFF is now kind of become a group of people… we know each other. Guess there are a 100 of us in here now… it will only increase. So if every month we can pool in 200 bucks and fund an independent filmmaker's film, we are going to see a film made from the heart (and not with commercial interests) and we will also be helping the filmmaker to polish his skills and make more films.

How would this work??? We need a network of film lovers. AT BRTFF I guess we already have a 100. If each of this 100 knows at least 10 film loving friends who go to movies who buy pirated DVDs, so we have a network of 1000 people. So lets manage to get a 1000 orders placed for the film. The filmmaker gets Rs. 200000, which includes DVD reproduction charges. Wait for the filmmaker to finish he film and the DVDs will be shipped. And Rs 2 lakh is a lot of money for an independent filmmaker to do magic!

Might sound impossible. Might sound like Amway. But think about it. It really is like buying any other DVD. If the idea is convincing and taken up, we can then work out the dynamics and methods to put the money inflow etc etc in place. That's really easy.

One noble thing in doing this, is that, you are stopping a film maker with potential to fall into the regular business. Stopping him from making movies for the masses. Restoring belief in his expression.

Please please please send your feed back.

Thanks

Regards
Pawan Kumar
[http://www.pawantheactor.com]

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