KIIT University and the Children’s Film Society India have launched “Green Screen Lab 2012″ to give Indian Children Cinema a new dimension. The jury has selected 18 Scripts from all submissions made by participants till date. This is a 10-day workshop started on Friday in KIIT University Campus.
Screenplay writers selected for the workshop are,
Adhiraj Singh (Forgot About Mina),
Anusha Nandakumar & Sandeep Saket (Mountain by the Roadside),
Bassanti Pathak (Pincha My Talking Dog),
Bhaskarjyoti Das (The Puppet Theatre),
Dominic Megam Sangma (My Mother’s Dream),
Gaurav Saxena (Rangzen),
Jyoti Nisha (Kahani Chamki Aur Cheeku Ki),
Reema Borah (Yeh Jo Hara Hai),
Reema Sengupta (Kayko),
Romi Meitei (My Home),
Shazia Khan (Sabiha),
Soumendra Padhi (Time to Run),
Sudipto Sen (Amatali),
Utpal Borpujari (Ishu),
Vijay Rajan Singh (A Roadside Dream),
Irfan jami (Jaagna Mana Hai),
Mohinder Singh (Bhujang) and
K Ramchandran (Children of Rhythm).
Director Nila Madhab Panda, Sussan Benn, founder of Performing Arts Labs ( PAL), London and Shravan Kumar, CEO of Children’s Film Society India ( CFSI), said these types of workshops are essential for directors who want to make children’s films. Noted German director Arend Agthe, Indian new-age filmmaker Onir and screenwriter Sanjay Chouhan of “I am Kalam” and “Paan Singh Tomar” fame will mentor 18 screenplays for children’s cinema at this Green Screen Lab 2012, while At least 5 films likely to get funding for production in 2013.