Through this track we are keen to explore a whole range of topics/areas/subjects which fall under Cinema and/or Interactive Media.
Some of the broad areas for consideration (under which the topics can come under) include
Business of Cinema-be it anything to do with marketing of movies, distribution/release strategy,raising funds-be it for pre-production/production/post production, alternate revenue models,alternate ways of reaching target audience etc.
Creative Process- conceptualizing to execution, topics falling under the creative areas including writing and direction like how to conceptualize a web series, art of storyboarding for films & television etc.
Interactive Media & convergence with Entertainment- synergy between interactive media (like video sharing platforms-Youtube/Vimeo/Dailymotion etc) with cinema/music/T.V etc
Miscellaneous-anything connected to Cinema and/or Interactive Media which does not fall under points 1, 2 &3.categories for example-film criticism,future of interactive media,adaptation of books and plays into films etc., censorship in cinema, how to make you app stand out amidst the clutter,how can podcasting serve as means of promoting a brand/movie etc.
The above categories and/or topics are just suggestions to give you an idea of what we are looking at broadly. We welcome wacky, innovative and experimental stuff provided they meet all other criteria’s.
Transform Your Writing
A workshop on story and character creation designed to make your written stories unforgettable
This is a session that will cover the definition of stories, the universal story structure, and several key considerations that go into making a story that will resonate with an audience. Rather than write a story in the workshop, we’ll discover tools that you can use anytime on your own. Fiction AND non-fiction writers welcome.
None– just an enthusiasm for writing
Michael Burns is an American living in Mumbai. He holds a Ph.D. in documentary film from the University of Birmingham in the UK. He is also an actor, editor, and filmmaker, having directed five feature documentaries. He is the director and founder of Tall Tales, Mumbai’s premier live storytelling event series, which performs monthly and showcases personal, true stories told by the people who lived them. In addition, he’s the creator of the Tall Tales Experience, a monthly, in-depth workshop for adults that is an extension of Tall Tales and allows for a closer inspection of the details of great storytelling.