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Greek producer James Mimikos returns to Whistling Woods

MUMBAI: Ever since Whistling Woods International (WWI) introduced the ‘Short Course Unit’ this year, noted Greek producer James P Mimikos is back to the WWI campus for an intensive week-long workshop with students who have opted for ‘Film Production”.


Drawing upon his extensive experience in international co-productions, Mimikos laid emphasis on the skills required by the students as producers - from the development process right up to the post-production of a film project.


Says Mimikos, “Enough thought needs to be given even at the development stage about the potential of the film to bring in audiences and also match the budget. The task of a producer is to deliver a film on time and on budget.” 


WWI’s ‘Short Course Unit’ has also conceptualised a workshop on ‘Fundamentals of Motion Picture Pre-production Skills‘ that will stress upon the importance of planning at the pre-production stage of a film project.


The workshop, which is aimed at line producers, executive producers and also assistant directors, will involve systematic working on a script, keeping in mind the time, the budget and also the quality of the film.
 

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