As a part of Science film festival, there is a science film competition that has been organised. However since the topic of making science-based films is a specialized Genre, a Two-Day Orientation Workshop for Science Filmmaking was organized on 5th and 6th December 2017 at Goa College of Art, Altinho. This workshop will be conducted by Nandan Kudhyadi
Biodata of Nandan Kudhyadi
Nandan KUDHYADI has more than sixty-five documentaries to his credit on varied subjects. Several of them have won top national awards, and have been screened at various international film festivals like Cinema du Reel, Tokyo, Brussels, Vancouver, Pusan, Hawaii, Karlovy Vary and others.
His much talked about film RASAYATRA has won the Golden Lotus National Award for the Best Non-feature Film of the year 1995, for ‘its sensitive and imaginative transposition of music, into a dignified cinematic expression’. It also won the Jury’s Special Mention at the Brussels festival. It was chosen for the NHK Asian Film Festival at Tokyo, as also for the INDOMANIA Festival at Paris. It has traveled all over the world as part of the NETPAC Asian Discovery Selection -1996.
Nandan Kudhyadi graduated in Fine Arts before specializing in film direction at the famous Film & Television Institute of India at Pune. He has worked with celebrated international filmmakers like Michelangelo Antonioni and Krzysztof Zanussi, apart from Mani Kaul and Ketan Mehta.
His cinema has the excitement and energy of a new generation of filmmakers, who are tackling contemporary issues with new perspectives and a keen insight into Indian culture and society.
As Director of ISB&M School of Media, he conceptualized and established the Post Graduate Program in Media Management. This two-year course has three specializations, i.e. Communication Management & Advertising, Broadcast Management & Journalism and Media Management & Production. He was the Senior Professor of Film Direction at Whistling Woods International promoted by the Bollywood icon, Subhash Ghai. Until a few years ago he was a member of the Academic Council of the Film & Television Institute of India, Pune, where he is now a senior visiting faculty.
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Two-Day Orientation Workshop for Science Filmmaking on 5th and 6th December 2017
Ice Breaking session
* What are Science Films? How they can be different from documentaries?
* Informative yet entertaining
* Creating interest and curiosity
Screening films made by college students for Vigyan Prasar competitions
Discussion on the films shown
Session – Content Research & Visualization
Screening: INDIA SE KHAGRAS DEKHO !!
Session – Creative storyline / approach
Screening: BILEE RASTA KATE – a musical
ENIGMA of SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN – a period enactment
CHANDRA: In Quest of Perspectives – a biopic
Discussion after each screening
Session – Scripting for Science films ‘Dilution without Distortion’
Screening: CONTINUM episodes
GOOD MORNING SCIENCE episodes
Discussion and reiteration of learning points
Session – GOA: a S&T treasure house
Environment, Health, Technology, Innovation, Agriculture, Biography, Wild Life/Marine
Life. General Science
Mentoring session: Visualization & Production planning of science films
Discussing the potential of each selected project individually and or in groups.
Mentoring session continues
Concluding remarks by participants
Workshop will be conducted by the acclaimed Nandan Kudhyadi