MAS­TER­CLASS IN CIN­EMA

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - Live - - City -

An in­ten­sive film-mak­ing course, 'Ctrl alt cin­ema' is set to roll out at Kal­ad­ham, Knowl­edge Park 2, Greater Noida from July 3-16 this sum­mer. The course brings to­gether a stel­lar col­lec­tion of film-mak­ers, cin­e­matog­ra­phers and aca­demics pro­vid­ing stu­dents fort­night of ex­po­sure to the fun­da­men­tals of cin­ema.

The likes of Sudeep Chat­ter­jee, (di­rec­tor of pho­tog­ra­phy, for films such as Ba­ji­rao Mas­tani and Chak de In­dia), Ka­mal Swa­roop (di­rec­tor of the cult film Om Dar­badar, and the man who ac­tu­ally coined the phrase 'emo­tional atay­achar') and dis­tin­guished doc­u­men­tary film­maker RV Ra­mani will be shar­ing their in­sights. San­deep Chat­ter­jee, head of the depart­ment of di­rec­tion and screen­writ­ing at FTII Pune, will an­chor the lec­tures and guide stu­dents hands on.

The course is be­ing con­ducted un­der the 'In you' plat­form, founded by ac­tress Meghna Kothari (Bride and Prej­u­dice, Prem Ag­gan), ar­chi­tect and artist Satyakam Saha and au­thor Avi­rook Sen. 'In You' aims to make all forms of art more ac­ces­si­ble, in­clu­sive and rel­e­vant. It is lo­cated in the artist's en­clave of Kal­ad­ham.

Talk­ing about the ven­ture be­ing launched at Noida, ac­tor Meghna Kothari says, "Greater Noida has a vi­brant stu­dent com­mu­nity which is with­out doubt full of tal­ent and po­ten­tial. We would like to see that po­ten­tial and tal­ent of each stu­dent is well ex­pressed."

The founders in­formed that this will just be a be­gin­ning as wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties are planned for fu­ture. That in­cludes dance classes that will have the bless­ings of Pan­dit Birju Ma­haraj, writ­ing work­shops with Sen and other au­thors, along with a va­ri­ety of fine arts mas­ter classes. More in­for­ma­tion on th­ese ac­tiv­i­ties can be found at www.in­you.in. The last date to sign up for Ctrl alt cin­ema' is June 5.

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