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FTII bags 7 awards at National Students Film Festival of India
Posted By : Animation Galaxy At 5/10/2013 2:32:54 PM
Tags : FTII Shabana Azmi Satyajit Ray
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) took home seven of the 30 awards given away at the first National students' film awards and students' film festival organized by FTII in association with Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) of Kolkata.
Students from film schools across Europe and 45 institutes from India participated in the event. As many as 150 films were received for the festival, of which 65 were shortlisted.
- Kaatal FTII , Best Director Trophy Vikrant Pawar
- The Donkey Fair Amit Kumar ,Best cinematography
- Panchabhoot Non-fiction, SRFTI
- Pola Best film in fiction category.
- Thug Beram Short fiction, SRFTI
- Spell Bound Animation, Reliance AIMS
- A Pinch of Skin Priya Goswami
The highlight of the evening was presence of actors Raza Murad and Shabana Azmi, besides filmmaker Sai Paranjpe who gave away the awards.
Shabana Azmi, an alumnus of FTII said, "There is no expiry date for learning. I still apply the lessons I learnt at FTII to my acting process. Creativity is a difficult process, and this festival has allowed students to share a platform and compare their work with their contemporaries. It is all the more exciting that the festival was organized in the centenary year of Indian cinema."
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