for Work-in-Progress Lab and Viewing Room
Mumbai NFDC Film Bazaar 2015 is calling for entries for the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab and the Viewing Room (VR). This year, the Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-at the Goa Marriott Resort, alongside the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2015.
Films previously in the Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international films festivals, often winning awards as well as enjoying successful theatrical runs.
The most recent successes of the Film Bazaar WIP Labs are
Raam Reddy’s Thithi (Premiered at Locarno Film Festival 2015 and Winner of ‘Golden Leopard, Filmmakers of the Present Competition’ as well as ‘Best First Feature Film Award’)
Avinash Arun’s Killa (Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2014 where it won the ‘Crystal Bear Award’ and National Award winner)
Kanu Behl’s Titli (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2014)
Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2012 and National Award winner)
Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus (Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2012
Gyan Correa’s The Good Road (National Award winner and India’s selection for the Oscars)
Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass (Premiered at and won Best Film at the 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival
Sange Dorjee Thangdok’s Crossing Bridges (National Award winner)
Submissions are invited for the two WIP Labs
WIP Fiction and WIP Documentary. In each WIP Lab, upto five projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected for mentoring and presentation to a panel of international film experts. The WIP Documentary Lab is only accepting feature-length creative documentaries in the rough-cut stage, aiming for a theatrical release.