Katharina Suckale On Producing ‘The Idiot’ And Why Cinema Should Not Shy Away From Tackling Topical Issues

Katharina Suckale‘s journey into the world of cinema began 25 years ago. She began by working in film distribution and sales with MK2 – Marin Karmitz in Paris and later moved to film production. She founded Suckale Film Produktion in 2003 and directed documentaries, short and experimental films and produced in Germany, France, Africa and…

Ruchi Joshi On Directing ‘The Idiot’ And Quashing Religious Bigotry And Prejudices

 Directors Ruchi Joshi and Sriram Ganapathy‘s short film Murakh a.k.a The Idiot is the story of a man (Arfi Lamba) arrested for hijacking a plane and the chaos that ensues. Through this premise, the film which uses dark humour to drive its narrative, attempts to shed light on a society plagued by bigotry and paranoia.  At a time when incidents of communal clashes and…

Officer’s Choice Blue pays tribute to the real heroes with ‘Salute Zindagi’

~Officer’s Choice Blue Snacks launches ‘Real Heroes’, Salute Zindagi, a short film platform that brings alive the heartwarming stories inspired by true events~ Allied Blenders and Distillers Pvt. Ltd., India’s most admired homegrown spirits company launches Officer’s Choice Blue Snacks, Salute Zindagi in association with Saregama. Taking forward the brand’s core ethos of the ‘Good…

Basil Content And Pocket Films Team Up for Shorts

Noted film producer Vivek Kajaria (Fandry, Siddhant, Raakshas) today announced that his company ‘Basil Content Media’ has teamed up with Sameer Mody’s ‘Pocket Films’ to give a much-needed boost for short films in the country. The two companies will work jointly to create and promote short films in the country and abroad.