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Ten filmmakers to vie for IFFLA Film Fund

NEW DELHI: The Eighth Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has invited narratives, documentaries, shorts, music videos, experimental, children‘s and animated films of any length and format for the 2010 festival to be held in April.


The organisers of IFFLA have shortlisted ten finalists to vie for the first annual IFFLA Film Fund Development Grant. Finalists will receive Final Draft and Sony Creative software while IFFLA will submit a dossier of their projects for consideration to a group of selected entertainment agencies, production and distribution companies in the United States. 


The finalists are: Against Itself by Kranti Kanade; Aravan by Raghu Jeganathan;
Engineers of Rock by Sushrut Jain and John Thompson; Love in the time of Genocide by Thenmozhi Soundararajan; Scandalous! written by Claire Ince; Sebastian wants to remember by Vasant Nath; The story of Ram by Ritesh Batra; Sweet Dreams by Avani Batra; an untitled desert war film by Richie Mehta and Untouchable Glory by M Ramchandani.


The winner will be announced in January and will receive a $10,000 grant. Jury and Audience Choice prizes will also be awarded for best feature, documentary and short film.


The festival will take place from 20 to 25 April at ArcLight Hollywood, a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Los Angeles.
 

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