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30 filmmakers to train at Osian's 5th Talent Campus

NEW DELHI: About 30 young aspiring filmmakers from India and neighbouring South Asian countries and Iran will take part in the 5th edition of the Talent Campus being organised by Osian’s Connoisseurs of Art along with the 10th Osian’s-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema in New Delhi.


Organised in collaboration with Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin International Film Festival and Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi, Talent Campus India is held within the framework of the programme "Infrastructure Building for Minds and Markets" (IBM2).



The 10th Osian’s-Cinefan is taking place in New Delhi from 10 to 20 July.


At Talent Campus India, selected aspiring filmmakers will be invited to New Delhi for a workshop from 13 to 18 July to interact with renowned filmmakers and film professionals from India and abroad.



The aim of the workshop is to provide Indian and South Asian youth a forum for learning and sharing the process of filmmaking. Participants will benefit not only from the competence and experience of the professionals involved, but also from an exchange of ideas amongst themselves. Areas of discussion will include screenplay writing, adaptation of novel, direction and understanding key issues such as audience and genre. In addition to attending seminars and workshops, the selected talents will have the opportunity to see the very best of Asian cinema being showcased during the 10th Osian’s-Cinefan.



The applicants will be required to submit either a one-minute or a five-minute film directed by them on the subject Everyday Journeys or a 3,500-4,500 word film script. An independent committee will make the final selection of the participants to attend the final workshop.


The deadline for applications is 10th May and the application form along with other specifications is available on the official Osian website - www.osians.com. Alternatively, queries could also be sent to talentcampusindia@osians.com.



While Cinefan began in 1999 as a small festival of Asian Cinema with some 27 films, it was acquired by and merged into Osian’s Connoisseurs of Art and became Osian’s-Cinefan in 2004 with the sixth edition.

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