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OTT gives an opportunity to tell realistic, honest stories

MUMBAI: Critically acclaimed screenwriter and director Charudutt Acharya in his speech at The Content Hub 2020 discussed scriptwriting and opportunities in over-the-top platforms.

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A combination of stars and stories is the need of the hour: Viacom18 Studios’ Ajit Andhare

A fireside chat between Viacom18 Studios COO Ajit Andhare and Film Companion founder and editor Anupama Chopra at The Content Hub 2020 saw him talk about discovering new stories and new talent as well as the need for studios to be open for stories coming from everywhere. 

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Content executives believe 'doing it the right way' should be the focus

Doing it right! This was the fundamental view of the panel of content creators that participated in a discussion on ‘uncovering opportunities for great content’ during the fourth edition of The Content Hub 2020, an initiative by Indiantelevision.com.

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TV, OTT coexist and complement each other

A panel discussion at The Content Hub 2020 discussed the topic of generating audiences and building stickiness around the content that has been created. The panel was moderated by ISOBAR India chief growth officer Shekhar Mhaskar with panelists Red Chillies Entertainment head marketing Binda Dey.

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Fantasy gives creative liberty to writers

MUMBAI: Writers of the show Naagin, Mukta Dhond and  Mrinal Jha, explored the scope of supernatural genre at day two of The Content Hub 2020 organised by indiantelevision.com.

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India lacks bandwidth, financial ability to work in sequences like Hollywood

MUMBAI: The last session of The Content Hub 2020 organised by Indiantelevision.com was moderated by Suraj Wanvari with screenwriter-director Karan Anshuman and director Gurmmeet Singh. The duo spoke on their learning while making shows for OTT platforms and the development process of Inside Edge and Mirzapur.

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Spontaneity and reliance on gut feeling are the guidelines of Amit Sharma’s direction

MUMBAI: Director is like a manager of a film, who incorporates the idea received from departments, says film director and producer Amit Sharma while addressing fellow and budding content creators at the fourth edition of The Content Hub 2020, an initiative by Indiantelevision.com.

Amit Sharma is the director of Ayushmann Khurrana-starring Badhaai Ho! and is currently directing Ajay Devgn for an upcoming project called Maidan, which is schedule for later this year.

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Films are at the mercy of the director, says 'Neerja' writer

MUMBAI: Neerja writer Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh in conversation with the audiences at The Content Hub 2020 shared some interesting insights from her movie. “All stories come from life experiences. My film Bobby Jasoos was inspired by the family I am married into. The only part is to make it fictional. The major challenge I faced in Neerja was to bring the spirit into a character. Shabana Azmi's character was completely inspired by Neerja's mother. The structuring of this movie was very different,” says Shaikh.

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There is only good TRP and bad TRP show on TV: Sandiip Sikcand

MUMBAI: In one of the sessions of day 2 of The Content Hub 2020 organised by Indian Television.com, Sandiip Sikcand shared his thoughts on the challenge television is facing today in a conversation with Indiantelevision.com editor-in-chief, CEO and founder Anil Wanvari. He also briefed the audience on his journey from being a garment exporter to creative director to creative head to producer.

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Jyoti Kapoor on high-concept films and screenplay

MUMBAI: There is a myth in Bollywood that high-concept cinemas don’t find their way to the box office. But the economy of film-making is going through a change and more small budget story-driven films are coming out as hits. The list is long with Badhhai Ho, Raazi, Andhadhun, Thappad, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan and The Sky is Pink.

At The Content Hub 2020 Masterclass, Jyoti Kapoor, writers of films like Badhhai Ho and Good Newzz in a candid chat with film-critic Gayatri Gauri shared insights on high-concept films.

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