2012-11-01 13:15:22 - • The winners of the contest will get a chance to visit Annapurna Studios, where they will witness their scripts being developed into a short film under the guidance of industry experts.
Hyderabad, November 1st, 2012: Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM), India’s premier film school is organizing All India National Level Story writing Competition across India.
This is a first of its kind contest which is being organized by a Film School in India. The aim of the contest is to tap the best talent from schools & colleges and provide the students a platform to unleash their creativity. This competition calls for higher order thinking, wit and intellect. Students will get a chance to compete with the best of their peers on a broader level. The contest is open to all top colleges - Engineering, Mass Communications and Arts across the country.
The contest will be conducted in
three phases. In the first level, students will submit a one page story online, based on which the candidates will be screened and the best stories will be selected for the regional level competition. The winners of the regional zone will compete at the National level.
The stories would be judged by a panel of Industry experts along with the faculty of AISFM.
The winners of the contest will get a chance to visit Annapurna Studios, where they will witness their scripts being developed into a short film under the guidance of industry experts. This is a rare & exciting opportunity for the students to get a glimpse into the art of converting a script into a movie. The students will get to comprehend the nuances and technical aspects of filmmaking from the Industry experts.
Mr. Kurt Inderbitzen, CEO - AISFM said, “We are receiving overwhelming response from the institutes so far. This contest will be held across India and we are hoping to attract the best talent to compete and showcase their skills in various levels”.
Currently AISFM has received entries from students form Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.
The Annapurna International School of Film and Media was founded by Annapurna Studios and the Akkineni family. It has been formed as a non-profit entity of Annapurna Studios with the dual missions of providing an incredible education for students and offering highly trained talent to the entire media industry. The Annapurna International School of Film and Media will be providing a world-class learning experience by combining government-recognized degrees with the best practices of international higher education. The flexible teaching methodology will force students to think creatively and to control their own progress. The institute is affiliating with the world’s best media technology companies to provide students with 24 hour access to the latest computers and filmmaking software. The Annapurna International School of Film and Media is backed by some of south India’s biggest names in filmmaking, acting, animation and visual effects. These relationships provide students with unparalleled opportunities for internships and placements.