MUMBAI: Twilight 2008, which was held as
part of the Delhi International Arts Festival,
gave away the best student film award to
Tran Eka Tran by Ashtha Gohil while
Murli Manohar got the best director award
for Karan Motcham. Antaral
by Ujjwal Utkarsh received a special mention.
Last Act by Madhavi Tangella of SRFTI
(Kolkata) got the screenplay award while
The Last Board by N Sundar received
special mention in the screenplay category.
Trip, by Emannuel Quindo Palo of
FTII, Pune, bagged the best script award.
In Transit by Arunima Sharma from
FTII, Pune, won a special mention for script
and also swept the best camera and sound
Chhabra of the National Institute of Design
in Ahmedabad won two awards. Her film The
Furnished Room got the editing award
while Say No To Plastics got a special
mention in the animation category. Solo
by Anjali Nayar of NID, Ahmedabad, was
adjudged the best animation film.
the Professionals category, the best
screenplay (Fiction) award was given to
Jugal Kishore Tayal who made his film Best
Friends Promise with a handycam.
The film has been produced by Dark Wizard.
screenplay award for animation went to H2O
by Nilesh Nevgi for SCNN Production. Sujan
Bandhu a Day with a Boatman by
Viplab Majumdar received the best script
award for a documentary. In the professional
awards, there was special mention of a biographical
film on Lenin by Arunava Ganguly.
Professional category awards were given
away by filmmaker Shyam Benegal while the
Students awards were presented by
senior script-writer and filmmaker Anurag
Kashyap in the presence of film critic Aruna
Vasudev who was the Chief Guest. The jury
members who included Madan Gopal Singh,
Gargi Sen, Namrata Joshi and Amit Sengupta.
was held at the India Islamic Cultural Centre
and the Alliance Francaise, showcasing around
60 short films made by students and budding
filmmakers from India.