Significance of Copyrights to Filmmakers

The sense of utmost satisfaction, tears of ecstasy, the nerve-wracking suspense, the spine-chilling horror and the haunting melancholy, all of which entice the movie enthusiasts is made solely possible due to a plethora of talent which include the producers, directors, screen writers, cinematographers, actors, art directors to name a few. This massive collaborative endeavor is […]

Elements of Stagecraft

Stagecraft is the technical aspect of theatrical, film and video production which include the elements such as scenic design, stage machinery, lighting, sound, costume design and makeup. In simple terms it refers to the combination of all elements that gives rise to a performance. These facets essentially bring the performance to life with the on-stage […]

Oscars 2021: Change in Rules

The “Academy Awards”, widely known as the “Oscars” awarded annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), is considered as the  most celebrated and prestigious award in the entertainment industry. The most recent ceremony, the 92nd Academy Awards recognizing the best films of 2019 was held on the 9th of February 2020,the […]

Impact of COVID-19 on the Cinema Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on the Global Cinema Industry. All aspects of the industry from production and distribution to consumption have significantly changed. Many movie productions have been postponed or cancelled, movie theatres have been closed or restricted. Even the talent – in front and behind the camera have been restricted […]

An Insight into Indie Film Distribution

“COLPIX SIGNS RODRIGUEZ TO 2 YEAR PACT” made the front page of the 1992 April 23rd Daily Variety, after the then 23 year old Indie filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s “El Mariachi ” caught the attention of Columbia pictures. Guinness World Records recognizes this film as the lowest budgeted film ever (with a shoestring budget of $7000) […]