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India Film Project ropes in Ketan Mehta as jury member

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MUMBAI: Filmmaker Ketan Mehta has been roped in as a jury member of the India Film Project 2015, which will be held in Ahmedabad from 18 - 26 September, 2015.

 

The film festival expects close to 15,000 filmmakers across 20 countries to participate in this year’s festival. In last four years, more than 21,000 filmmakers have been a part of IFP, and made 1500 films.

 

Mehta said, “I’m delighted to be a part of the jury at IFP. It will be a great experience to judge the upcoming talent. I think the concept is unique and I look forward to see the great work done by all the passionate movie makers in just 50 hours.”

 

“Not many people get a chance to turn their dreams into reality and I feel great that we are able to help all those through IFP platform. We have created a community of short filmmakers and not just contestants and this is our biggest successes. Each time we feel the same adrenaline rush organising this festival and looking forward to this year’s fest,” said IFP founder - director Ritam Bhatnagar.

 

IFP gives a platform to cinema lovers to showcase their talent globally. It challenges one to script, shoot, edit and submit a short film in just 50 hours once the theme is announced.

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