MUMBAI: Pocket Films in association with NDTV Prime is all set to launch a new show ‘Prime talkies with Pocket Films’ to showcase short films, documentaries and other alternate content by young and aspiring film makers and students.
Starting 31st July, the show will be aired every Thursday from 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm. Every episode will telecast 3- 4 films that are critically acclaimed spread across various themes like love, passion, patriotism, etc.
Pocket Films is India's leading aggregator and distributor of alternate content that helps short films, documentaries, indie films, etc., find their target audience on internet and mobile platform. Their aim is to provide a platform to upcoming and new filmmakers who are passionate about short films and documentary genres and are looking for a window to showcase their talent.
All big things have small beginnings’ is the core behind every Pocket Films’ endeavor. ‘Prime talkies with Pocket Films’ is just what the budding film makers need to get noticed and inch closer to a coveted big break. This Pocket Films initiative along with NDTV Prime will prove to be an encouraging pat on the back for many novice film makers and talented students.
Pocket Film’s portfolio of short films is studded with gems like Tubelight Ka Chand and The Joy of Giving By Shlok Sharma, an Anurag Kashyap Production film, Salt and Pepper by Mohinder Pratap Singh starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Padmini Kolhapure, The Break Up by Bahaish Kapoor and 2B or Not 2B by Samvida Nanda among others.
According to Mr Saameer Mody, Managing Director, Pocket Films, “Pocket Films along with NDTV is pleased to launch this initiative to throw the spotlight on talented film makers on a national platform which will prove to be a starting point to become big. The viewers too will benefit as they will now be able to enjoy interesting stories offering varied perspectives along with being entertained.”
Pocket Films has always been associated with promoting talented film makers via various mediums. Screening of these films on television is one big step in providing national visibility to such budding talent.