by Sola Fasasi
Aspiring Filmmaker Series: Scriptwriting and Directing Masterclass
BLUES & HILLS Consultancy and Africa Film Academy call for interested aspiring filmmakers to register for the Scriptwriting and Directing Masterclass Workshop, to be facilitated by Indian filmmaker and cinematographer, Naresh Sharma on 25 March, 2011 at Niger Delta Wetland Centre, Ekike, Yenogoa, in Bayelsa State. He will be joined by Nigerian filmmaker, Bond Emeruwa and Indian creative writing teacher, Jose Varghese.
Mr Sharma is the Director of Centre for Research in Art of Film & TV (CRAFT), Delhi. After graduating from Film and Television Institute of India, (FTII, Pune ) in December of 1993, he acquired on-floor expertise while working with ace cinematographers like Ashok Mehta and Vikas Shaivaraman.
His independent works include advert films, promos, corporate and documentaries. He has worked with Grey Worldwide, Triton advertising, Bharat Bala Prods, Shot in the dark, Mise-en-scene, Squirkle, Percept Advertising, Universal Music, T-Series, Channel [v], B4U and others. He shot the music video of “Nishani” for popular star, Jassi. In 2001, he shot a Hindi feature length fiction directed by Senior FTII 1974 graduate batch on 35mm. In 2005, he shot 2nd feature length fiction film on 35mm Cinemascope format “Sonam” about the Monapa community of Arunachal Pradesh. He is widely travelled and has facilitated workshops across the world.
For registration and further enquiries, contact: [email protected]