Day 6 of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) shed light on the impact of social media and the need for content driven films in Indian Cinema.
Earlier we told something that was discussed at IFFI on day 6 (backlink the earlier article). Have taken a look at the some more highlights of day 6:
-Press conference on Cinema of the World
The press conference Cinema of the World was attended by Sheron Dayoc, director of Weeping River, Mehrdad Sedigihan, Actor/ High noon story and Sandra da Fonsec, Producer Montpamasse .
“My movie ‘Children of The Night’ is from a true story from my boarding school. The school had an impact on my friend’s mind that was caught for an attempt to murder.” – Andrea de Sica
After watching the film Andrea De Sica stated that, “such kind of a story are unexpected and also the climax. So its always intriguing how audience react to such content. I conceived the movie like getting a punch in my stomach’’.
Sandra da Fonsec said that most of her crew comprised of young females
-Masterclass with Shekhar Kapoor
A masterclass was conducted by Shekhar Kapoor on – Creativity lies in what you have practised.
This class also saw Sushant Singh Rajput in attendance.
Shekhar Kapur is an Indian film director, producer and storyteller. His directorial debut with cult Bollywood film Masoom won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie of the year while Mr. India was declared one of the “100 Greatest Indian Films of All Time” on the centenary of Indian cinema.
‘’There is no right or wrong in creativity, the transcendence has an energy which goes beyond the screen. We’re ruthless in the pursuit of transcendence’’.
My films tell a large story, the moment I think of my films as business, I make a bad film.”
“The only wisdom as you move is there is; wisdom is the fact each time you start is never done before because if it’s done before then why are you doing it again.
Fear is the great driver of creativity.” – Shekhar Kapur