Festival dates: Dec 19-25, 2020

Category: Happenings

Course directors Subhamoy Sengupta (FTII—direction batch of 1996) and Bela Negi (FTII—Film Editing batch of 1997)

The primary objective of Kautik is to offer participants a platform to showcase and talk about their films, as well as an opportunity to interact with industry professionals and learn invaluable tips and techniques gathered through years of real-life filming experience. At last year's edition, quite a few informal masterclasses were conducted during the course of the festival. This year, FTII-Pune conducted an official, intense 5-day film appreciation camp; from April 11 to 15. The Finance Minis [...]

Kamaun University in the year 2016 started a few unconventional courses; filmmaking was one among them. The film faculty comprised Rajesh Shah, a Mumbai-based cinematographer who returned to his home in the hills to dedicate his time to teaching, and his wife, National Film Award-winning filmmaker Shalini Shah. Before the end of the year, the duo along with their first batch of 14 students decided to host a tiny student film festival. This happened (thanks to the full backing of the CEFM - the H [...]