Wednesday, December 27, 2006
The Sport Movies&TV - Mumbai International Ficts Festival is
going to be a very important part of the Jan calendar. While Ritesh
Sinha and his team are working hard to get a flawless show on the
road, another team is silently at work. Lead by award winning short
filmmaker Dhruvesh Jhaveri, a very special DVD is being created on
the Making of the Festival, titled The March of Sport movies and TV
This film captures the festival from its inception and follows
the run through till the Award&Closing Night. It brings
together for the viewers the agony and ecstasy of a job well done.
The long hours, the sifting of the entries, the registration
process- all of these will be well documented bringing to life Ten
Films labour of love. A special section is being dedicated on
participating filmmakers who are coming down from across the world
to attend the festival.
The Mumbai International Challenge has been introduced, in
recognition of India's growing contribution to International Cinema
and Sports. The festival creates a wonderful opportunity for
filmmakers from across the world to come and interact with the
Indian film fraternity.