2013-01-10 07:01:46 - • Bhatt takes a tour of the film school campus & interacts with the students
Hyderabad, January 10th, 2013: Mahesh Bhatt, the celebrated Bollywood film director visited India’s Premier Film School, Annapurna International School of Film + Media (AISFM) and interacted with the students at the school campus today.
This is the first time that the celebrated Director has visited the film school and he interacted at length with the faculty and students, who were excited to get an insider view of Mahesh Bhatt’s film ideology. The discerning director was given an overview of the film school’s international standard curriculum and state of the art classrooms by the faculty of AISFM and later Bhatt himself conducted a master class for the students.
Mahesh Bhatt started the session by discussing about the technical aspects of filmmaking,
optimal use of latest technology, cinematography and Direction and screenplay writing. Famous for his unconventional & unique MacGauffins, Bhatt discussed about the importance of the creating a premise that would appeal to their target audience and stressed that striving for perfection in all the aspects makes or breaks a movie.
The students of AISFM were enthralled to be a part of the master class conducted by the veteran director. It was an exciting and a great learning experience for the students, who had umpteen queries about his experiences as a Director, Producer & Screenplay writer. Bhatt ended the session by advising the students on how to build a career in the film and media industry.
Chris Higgins, Vice President Marketing, AISFM said, “We would like to extend our thanks to Mahesh Bhatt for sharing his valuable insights on filmmaking with AISFM. It was a fantastic experience for our students who got a sneak peek into one of the brilliant minds of the film industry.”
Mahesh Bhatt is a prominent Indian film director, producer and screenwriter who created acclaimed movies Jism, Murder and Woh Lamhe. Bhatt is known for making both art films with realistic topics and commercial films which include a wide division of action, comedies and thrillers.
AISFM has earlier organized master classes for their students with popular actors and directors like Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Rajamouli. These master classes enable the students to learn from the best of the film fraternity.
AISFM is the first film school in India to offer accredited Bachelors and Master degrees in film making, animation and visual effects, and media management. The institute has celebrated filmmakers, actors and directors such as Hema Malini, Maniratnam, Kamal Hassan, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Resul Pookutty, SonuSood, Tabu, Farah Khan, Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap on their Advisory Board Council. These eminent personalities provide guidance in designing the academic curriculum, and providing recommendations on faculty and placements.
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. AISFM is the only film school in the country to offer accredited degree programs in film and media.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 India’s biggest names in filmmaking, acting, animation and visual effects. These relationships provide students with unparalleled opportunities for internships and placements.