For the 50 years of long stint in filmdom the noted actress Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana is not going in for celebration and throwing party. She believes in something useful to the Kannada cinema industry. The result of it is the ‘Short film making course’ from August 15 to September 15.
For the first time perhaps in South India Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences – OSCARS joining hands in this well designed ‘Short Film Making workshop’. Christ University, VIBHA Charitable trust of Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana and Film and Television Institute of India Pune are jointly working on this task. It is on Saturday and Sunday from August 14, 2014.
On 14th of August coinciding the birthday of Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana on 15th of August the inauguration of the course is taking place. The classes begin from 16th of August.
Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana addressing the media on this memorable move said on the two acres of land set aside for Dr Vishnuvardhana Memorial a branch of Film and Television Institute India, Pune is coming up. It will be named after Dr Vishnuvardhana she pointed.
The faculty from Kannada Tamil film industry and FTII are taking courses for students on Saturday and Sunday from morning 9 to 9 pm. In this workshop basic element of direction, story, screenplay, shooting, cinematography, writing documentary, fundamentals of animation, short film construction, Scripting and story boarding for a short film, audiography, budgeting for the film production are contents of the short film making course.
Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana on the golden jubilee stay of her profession acting in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films said it is parents wish, husband Dr Vishnu guidelines brought her to this stage with great cooperation from makers and audience.
Anirudh Jathakara, son in law of Dr Bharathi Vishnuvardhana executive director of VIBHA Charitable Trust outlined the program for short film making.