Documentary: Identifying Moments of Close Encounters

Nilotpal Majumdar
5th December, 2014
Session 1 - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm (1.5 hrs)
Session 2 - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm (3 hrs)
Venue: Surya
Session Level: Intermediary
Open to public. Registration is required. Registrations are now closed.

This two part session offers an exposure to and an understanding of artistically valid storytelling styles of filmmakers who have been seamlessly finding expressive solutions for portraying the intimate experience of life. Through participatory dialogue we shall explore some of the author-led observational documentaries and share how slices of simple life become an intimate and intense experience.

Let’s explore engaging moments of real-life stories articulated by authors in documentary.

The session will comprise of viewing, analyses, and discussions to study dynamic dramaturgy of observational narrative.

Registrations are now closed.

Nilotpal Majumdar is a postgraduate from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune with specialization in Editing. Has been working as director, editor and cinematographer.  Spearheaded the first Asian documentary mentoring and pitching forum in India through DocedgeKolkata, Asian Forum for Documentary.  Attended international festivals and workshops as jury, tutor and mentor. Has been working as a mentor, tutor with young filmmakers devoted to creative documentary. Presently he is Professor and Dean of Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata a premier Film Institute in India for postgraduate studies. Actively associated with contemporary creative writing - prose and poetry.

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