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26 students’ short films to be screened at PVR, Elante

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, August 22, 2014
First Published: 11:14 IST(22/8/2014) | Last Updated: 11:16 IST(22/8/2014)

Six short films directed, produced and scripted by 26 students of four city schools will be screened this Sunday at PVR, Elante Mall.


Students of Vivek High School-38, St Joseph’s-44, St Kabir-26 and GMSSS-Mauli Jagran, they all are members of Young Filmmakers Academy, working in association with St Kabir Public School, Chandigarh.

The movies, each with a message are about three to nine minutes long and can be watched free of cost on Sunday.

The academy under the CSR project also took the initiative of adopting students of GMSSS-Mauli Jagran and gave them hands on training on scripting, acting, directing and producing a film.

Shweta Parekh who runs Young Filmamkers academy said , “We trained 26 students in film making in the last five months and the outcome has been six beautiful films.”

The students learnt the art and communication techniques, scripting ideas, and received hands-on training with the equipment during this exercise, she addedAmong the movies that will be screened include The Best Super Hero, National Anthem, One Day in the life of Krishna, Friendship, Beti and Niptara. A special show for government school students has also been arranged.

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