Short Film

  • First look: Anand Gandhi reveals the first poster of his documentary feature 31-03-2014 11:53 AM

    The 'Ship of Theseus' filmmaker Anand Gandhi revealed the first look of his next venture. The documentary feature is titled 'Proposition for a Revolution' and is directed by Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla. Gandhi also urged the online community for active participation. ...
  • Watch: A son resents his father all his life and when he dies, he stumbles upon his dad's terrific secret. This will make you cry 19-03-2014 09:35 AM

    A single dad struggles with poverty all his life, causing his son to rebel against and resent him. When the son goes away to college his visits home stop completely till he hears about his father's death. While cleaning his father's trunk he stumbles upon his dad's terrific secret that...
  • Agra girl Shamika Tomar makes it to Hollywood, bags 2 films 14-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Shamika Tomar, who was born here, has bagged two short Hollywood films within 15 months of her stay in the US. Her future plans are to make "quality" movies in India. When she flew to Los Angeles, little did she know whether her decision to pursue her dream was the...
  • Short film made by Mumbai kids to be screened at the opening ceremony of MIFF 31-01-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: 17 kids from 13 schools were trained to conceptualise, direct, shoot and edit a film of their own. And, now the young filmmakers are ready with their film, which will be screened at the opening ceremony of Mumbai International Film Festival. Activities around the festival began with a...
  • A short film made in just 48 hours will leave you 'Speechless' 09-01-2014 11:37 AM

    'The 48 Hour Film Project' is a venture that invites budding and amateur filmmakers from all over the world to make a short film in less than two days. This film, 'Speechless', was made by Srikant Kekare, won awards in several categories when it was screened at The 48 Hour...
  • Salt 'N' Pepper: Watch Nawazuddin, Tejaswani in a hard hitting short film 13-11-2013 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Today Nawazuddin Siddiqui is known throughout the world for his acting skills but there was a time when he was a struggler waiting for his chance. In those days, he did everything from writing scripts to acting in short films. 'Salt 'N' Pepper' is one of those short...
  • Watch Ritesh Batra's delightful short film 'Cafe Regular, Cairo' 30-09-2013 07:15 AM

    New Delhi: Ritesh Batra made the heads turn with his debut feature 'The Lunchbox', but his creations started to fetch attention long time ago. Batra's film 'Cafe Regular, Cairo' was selected and awarded at several film festivals. Interestingly, IBNLive is tracking the growth of Ritesh Batra as a filmmaker since...
  • Ship Of Theseus: Anand Gandhi responds to plagiarism charges 06-08-2013 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Director Anand Gandhi's 'Ship of Theseus' had started making waves even when it was not released. It provoked the critics and the common movie enthusiast on its release but a doubt about the film's originality surfaced when a short film by Akram Hassan was found by some bloggers....
  • 13 short films on Tagore's poems released 09-05-2013 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: A total of 13 short films, based on of litterateur, composer and artist Rabindranath Tagore's poems, were released here Thursday to commemorate his 152nd birth anniversary. The film series have been directed by Buddhadeb Dasgupta in collaboration with the National Film Development Corporation. These films have been produced...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, R Balki team up for a short film on women's issues 05-03-2013 07:00 PM

    SRK has decided to do his bits for the society by teaming up with R Balki for a short film on women's issues. ...
  • YouTube, Ministry of External Affairs launch short-film contest 11-11-2012 11:37 AM

    Mumbai: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched the second edition of its "India is...a Visual Journey" short-film contest aimed at bringing out unique perspectives on the country by both amateur and experienced filmmakers. This is the second edition of the contest and this year, it has been launched...
  • 'Tablets, mobile phones are future of short films' 26-11-2011 05:01 PM

    Panaji: Tablets and mobile phones are the future platforms of documentaries and short films, president of the Indian Documentary Producers' Association (IDPA) Mike Pandey said Saturday. The wildlife film maker, who was speaking to reporters at the 42nd International Film Festival of India here, said that the IDPA in association...
  • Friday Release 'Project 11': 1 film, 11 directors 08-11-2011 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: Here is a short film on gamers and a video game that could decide their life. But it is made at a fraction of the cost of RA.One. In the age of mega-promotions of expensive cinema, eleven directors across eleven international locations have collaborated to make a short...
  • Swami Vivekananda's life in 3D animation 05-08-2011 03:05 PM

    Kolkata: A 3D animation film depicting the life and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda will be released worldwide in 2013 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the social reformer and founder of the Ramakrishna Mission. "For one who knows him, it is a treat to know some unknown facts and...
  • 'Eclipse of Taregna': No takers for short films 02-08-2011 04:11 PM

    When Rakesh Chaudhary met a bigshot Bollywood producer to narrate his short film idea of The Eclipse of Taregna, the producer asked him " "What's a short film!". After meeting many such producers, Chaudhary ended up self-financing his film with the help of a cinematographer friend and the film went...
  • A film festival in Mumbai to showcase rare films 09-04-2011 10:59 AM

    Aarohi film society is showcasing a series of extremely rare first films, made by the likes of Vidhu Vinode Chopra, Kundan Shah, Sriram Raghwan, Rajat Kapoor and oter directors. The short films are as follows:- 1.Murder At Monkey Hill (1976/B&W/23 mins) Script & Direction " Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The situation...
  • The Short film contest: UTV world movies 23-02-2011 08:44 PM

    UTV world movies announces the first ever short film contest for aspiring film makers. ...
  • Kerala tourism film a big draw in London 25-09-2010 02:58 PM

    A 3 minute Kerala tourism film titled 'Your moment is waiting' made quite a splash in London. A host of celebrities including Slumdog star Dev Patel attended the screening. ...
  • Mira Nair, Rahul Bose support global cause 24-08-2010 12:09 PM

    In a unique endeavour by a Delhi-based youth group and a few members of Bollywood, a short film festival will soon be organised in the country’s capital, where acclaimed short films made by eight renowned filmmakers from around the world will be showcased. These films will support the Millennium Development...
  • Engineering students shun jobs to make films 03-06-2010 02:55 PM

    One of the short films made by the two engineering students of NIT was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Coppola's granddaughter turns director 10-04-2010 02:35 PM

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  • Let us do more to make India safer, says NRI engineer 08-01-2009 10:39 PM

    The short film berates our passion for cricket that pales other more important issues. ...
  • Latest fad: Tamil filmmaker rolls one-reel cinema 26-12-2007 10:05 AM

    Chennai: The ICC on Saturday said it was disappointing that irate Bangladesh fans hurled stones at the West Indies team bus after the Caribbean side thrashed the hosts but ruled out shifting any of the remaining World Cup matches from Dhaka. The West Indies' team bus's window panes were shattered...