SIES Col­lege film fest prom­ises un­lim­ited en­ter­tain­ment

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - MUMBAI - Tas­neem Kausar ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­

The pop­u­lar Frames Film Fes­ti­val (FFF) of SIES Col­lege, Nerul got off to a up­beat start on Thurs­day at the col­lege au­di­to­rium. The theme for the 13th edi­tion is ‘League of Vil­lains’ and it aims to be ‘Big­ger and bad­der.’

The three-day fes­ti­val is in its 13th year. It show­cases movies from across In­dia as well as the globe. Ac­tor Jackie Shroff will be the guest of hon­our on the con­clud­ing day on Satur­day.

The chief guest at the in­au­gu­ra­tion was the Zubaan film team star­ring Vicky Kaushal and Sarah Jane Dias. The spe­cial guests on the day were Renuka Sha­hane, Ra­jesh Khat­tar and Shan­tanu Ray.

Vinit Ka­pu­para, chair­man of the fes­ti­val com­mit­tee, said: “FFF is an ini­tia­tive of the BMM depart­ment of SIES Col­lege, started in 2003. Years of hard work, fo­cus, de­ter­mi­na­tion and ge­nius minds have helped Frames achieve huge pop­u­lar­ity. It is one of the largest un­der- grad­u­ate film fes­ti­vals in In­dia.”

Purva Bhos­ale, me­dia PR, said: “The cat­e­gories for FFF are short films, doc­u­men­taries, an­i­ma­tion films, mu­sic videos, pub­lic ser­vice ad­ver­tise­ments and com­mer­cial ad­ver­tise­ments.”

Bhos­ale said, “FFF pro­vides a plat­form for the as­pir­ing film mak­ers to show­case their tal­ent and ex­plore the world of cinema.”

The fest fea­tures 30 en­tries of short films from BMM stream, 40 en­tries from non BMM stream, 8 doc­u­men­taries, 15 Ad films, 13 an­i­ma­tion films and 14 mu­sic videos. Vis­may Ka­mate, mem­ber of the celebrity PR team, said: “Frames is a per­fect plat­form for un­der­grad­u­ate film­mak­ers who are look­ing for a place to get no­ticed by the film fra­ter­nity. Frames gives them an op­por­tu­nity to in­ter­act with film­mak­ers, ac­tors, writ­ers and other pro­fes­sion­als.”

He added, “F rames has been as­so­ci­ated with qual­ity film- mak­ing. This year is no dif­fer­ent.”


Stu­dents at the Frames Film Fes­ti­val at SIES Col­lege on Thurs­day.

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