FLAME University's
FirstCut 2016, an Intercollegiate Film Festival:
Lights, Camera, Freedom!

January 19, 2016: The screen is set, the lights are off, and FLAME University is ready for its annual Intercollegiate Film Festival,FirstCut.

In last year's edition of FirstCut, over 150 films from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai had participated in this annual fest, making it a huge success.This year it is bigger and better, with more institutes participating from across the country.

Technology has evolved many folds. Shooting films is not limited only to highly expensive film cameras. Digital cameras and even cellphones are being used to create film content. The FirstCut 2016 festival recognizes the urge of storytelling and allows all formats for film recording. Our expectation is dedication and a whole lot of passion.

Thousands of short films are made each year by filmmaking enthusiasts who wish to have their films screened to audiences. If you are one of them, here is your chance to participate. All participants must fill out a registration form available on the FirstCut website,
www.firstcut.flame.edu.in. If you already have a film made, during the last 12 months, re-visit it, re-edit-it and just upload!

The 3 broad categories in FirstCut 2016 festival are as below:

1- Short Film: Fiction (duration 3 to 20 minutes),
2- Short Film: Non-Fiction (duration 3 to 20 minutes)
3- Nano Film (duration 30 seconds to 3 minutes).

Conditionally, all students under 25 years can send their film on or before January 25, 2016. Shortlisted entries will be screened on February 5 and 6, 2016.Makers of the selected films will be invited to FLAME University's campus. Winners will take hometrophies, certificates and cash prizes. The institute with maximum shortlisted and winning entries shall be awarded a rolling trophy as well.

Non-participating studentsare welcome to attend the fest. Kindly contact the FirstCut team via our website. There are early-bird reservations available as well.

About FLAME:

FLAME University is the pioneer of liberal education in India. The University's main objective is to offer an inter-disciplinary platform of education that provides both breadth and depth in diverse areas of knowledge, and in the process instill a habit of lifelong learning and inquiry amongst students, leading to the advancement of their well-being. The liberal education ethos at FLAME University inculcates leadership and risk-taking abilities in students and focuses on discovering one's passion. The student-centric learning is delivered by esteemed faculty scholars in a world-class campus setting. At the core of everything FLAME University does, is a desire to give something back to society in a noble manner.

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For more information contact the FirstCut 2016 team:
Dinesh Yadav +91-8380078012
firstcut@flame.edu.in / Website - www.firstcut.flame.edu.in

For media related queries please call/ email:
Samir Kotecha
Sr. Manager-Communications
FLAME University
Direct: 022 66381882
Mobile: +91 9820090110 / Email:


Source: By E-mail (January 21, 2016)

Published on IndianMBA.com on January 22, 2016


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