Once again, another milestone achieved by young talented director Pranshu Shrivastava and team by winning the Bronze in India Film Project 2019.
IFP (India Film Project) is one of the largest platforms in Asia, where passionate talent tries their luck to become part of the Bollywood industry. Like every year since 2011, in 2019, between 27-29 Sep 2019, IFP announced a 50-hour filmmaking challenge. This is one of a kind in Asia that offers a platform for creators to make a showcase of their hidden talents. In this challenge, IFP offers three different categories 1) Mobile Filmmaking, 2) Amateur Filmmaking, and 3) Professional Filmmaking. In 2018 there were over 32,000 filmmakers from more than 28 countries participated and made around 1500 short films in all categories.
Winning films will be released in PVR Cinemas across major metro cities, whereas the top 50 films will go on air with MTV within 6 months.
Currently, Abhishek Chaubey, Anjali Menon, Pan Nalin, & Pradeep Sarkar as IFP’s Jury Members are renowned filmmakers & directors of Bollywood Industries. Apart from them, there were well-known jury members like Shyam Benegal, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Sudhir Mishra, Komal Nahta, and many more who have judged and found out some very good talent for the industry.
What is the 50-hour filmmaking challenge?
To participate in a 50-hour filmmaking challenge, any individual or team must create and submit the film on the announced topic by IFP. Participants must complete scripting, casting, location, shooting, editing, dubbing, create music, video editing, and submission all in just 50 hours.
Inside: Pranshu Shrivastava Became the first-ever film director from MP to secure bronze in IFP
Pranshu Shrivastava is a multi-talented, passionate young director & actor. In the early years of his career, he has worked with Bollywood’s famous director Anurag Kashyap. He has been appreciated and recognized by one of the famous movie critic Komal Nahta for “SAKHA” & award-winning short film “DESIRE.” His movie “STITHPRAGYA” has won the best film award in the Indore film festival made in the year 2017.
Director Pranshu Shrivastava believed in his vision, and the team submitted his movie INSIDE for a 50-hour filmmaking challenge. In 2018 his film was among the top 10, and this year he created history by securing bronze in 2019. His film won bronze in the professional category, which gave him a solid recognition after his award-winning short movie DESIRE.
About the award-winning short film: INSIDE
Short film Inside made Under BIS (Brand Icon Studio) directed by Pranshu Shrivastava. This sweet movie has a strong message of a person who tries to find something which he has inside him but not aware of it.
Film Crew & Cast
Production: Brand Icon Studio
Direction & Story: Pranshu Shrivastava
Cast: Ram Dubey, Neelesh Sudele, Ashish Tiwari, Abhitosh Singh Rajput
DOP: Mahesh Engla
Music: Nikhil Shantanu
Assistant Director: Neelesh Sudele & Ashish Tiwari