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Nag, Kammula, Akhil & others grace film festival inauguration

Monday, May 7, 2018 • Telugu Comments
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Nag, Kammula, Akhil & others grace film festival inauguration

A grad film festival playing the film of Annapurna International School of Film and Media's students was kickstarted on Sunday.  "The 2-day Festival opened with the premiere of films made by graduating final year students of BFA, MA & MMBA degrees dealing with eight different entertaining and thought-provoking subjects," a statement from the organizers says.  

Here is the list of films: “Atma Rama Ananda Ramana” By Mahesh Gaddam , “The Fall into Spring” By AthulPrabhakaran, “Feathers of Green” By Tulsi Agarwal , “Apraapta” By Kshema B.K , “Plucked “ By TejusYakhob , “ManasuthoMarosari” By Lolla Aditya , “LaxmiGrihaUdyog By Chaitanya Khairkar , “Whispers” By Archi Saxena.  

The premiere was attended by industry personalities such as Jayasudha, Sekhar Kammula, Lakshmi Manchu, Venky Atluri, Akhil Akkineni and Aneil Deepak.  

Nagarjuna Akkineni, Chairman of AISFM, said, “Media and entertainment never had such a wide platform before. I believe we are on the brink of a huge breakthrough, where language is not a barrier; the world is now your audience.”

"At AISFM, we are working towards supporting this growing industry with skilled filmmakers and technicians. We ensure students get the experience of working in a world-class studio using state-of-the-art equipment while making their grad films. We encourage fresh talent to work on diversified topics to bring new perspectives," he added.

Amala Akkineni said, “We all are excited and eager to watch the wonderful films that premier today by our talented graduating students. The purpose of this festival is to create an environment for the students to showcase their talent and celebrate their achievements in filmmaking.  This festival not only recognizes exceptional student work but also allow insightful feedback from industry stalwarts and variety of film professionals."

Jayasudha said, “I am very happy to be associated with AISFM’s Grad Film festival. As an actress, I know the value of working with filmmakers who know their craft well. The film school inside Annapurna Studios provides students world-class learning experience alongside exposure to film and media culture internationally. The studio has been associated with legends and I am confident that the graduating batch will make their mark in the  Industry”.

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