Business Wire IndiaJimmy Shergill, Manoj Bajpayee, Dimple Kapadia, Sarika, Sukhwinder Singh, Rasika Duggal, Shweta Tripathi, Udit Narayan, Film Directors Deepak Tijori, N Chandra, Sriram Raghavan, Anant Mahadevan, Laetitia Eido, Lead Actress from Netflix Series ‘Fauda’, Chiefs of American and Cannes Film Markets and 150 other personalities from film, television, theatre and Music to speak at the second edition of Diorama International Film Festival & Film Bazaar 2020.
Kick starting on 18th December 2020, this two weeklong festival takes place this year online across several platforms like Filmocracy (USA), Mediastar (Indonesia), My Open Stage (Turkey) and Diorama Live (India) screens 200 films across regular and curated film sections like International Competition for Features, Documentaries and Shorts apart from interesting human tales in ‘The Migrant Stories’, ‘Fear is the Key’, a section on horror films and ‘The Lockdown Stories, an international section on films made on the Covid 19 Lockdowns globally. The festival is simultaneously taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia as a Ground Activity while it is online globally.
Whether you are a movie buff, a Film, Mass Communication, Art, Fashion, Music, Drama or even an Architecture student, the Festival has a session for you. If you are an Actor, Singer, Composer, Writer, Producer, Financer, Director, Film technician, there is a webinar targeted to you right from how to record sound to how to produce music and how to sing for film. The festival caters to all ages above 18 but its webinars can be attended by even youngsters and families.
The Festival’s Film Bazaar is supported by Vuulur, the World’s largest Online Film Market Place and also hosts the First Cut where feature, short and documentary films ready for release are pitched to Buyers, Distributors, Sales Agents and Film Festival Directors while simultaneously hosting a Script Pitch fest, where Film and Web Series Scripts are pitched to Producers and Studio Heads. Speaking about the Film Bazaar, Director, Kunal Srivastava says, “Our aim is to promote the commerce part of the Cinema in a manner that the Film Community at large benefits in general.”
Diorama 2020 is an initiative of veteran Film Festival Director and Strategist, Manoj Srivastava who established the International Film Festival of India, in Goa. The Festival accepts registrations from the Media and General public too on its website www.diorama.in
Speaking about the Festival, Manoj Srivastava says, “We understood that even when the people were home stuck, they needed their constant dose of new entertainment and we found an effective, penetrative solution and curated palatable, usable Content. This edition has been quite a discovery of sorts for us.”