Srinagar: In a joint effort between Indian Army and Onir, a renowned Bollywood Director, the Kashmiri Youth have been introduced to Short Film Making through a five-day long workshop conducted at Langate Army camp.
A total of eleven local youth, including one girl, participated in the workshop.
According to a statement issued here, these participants were selected after a rigorous selection process. The workshop was organised in two phases.
First phase was online interaction with participants, in which they were introduced to the nuances of the film making and the second phase was physical interaction, which took place from 27th to 31st August 2021.
The training team comprised of five members including Onir.
Onir is an acclaimed, award winning director and won the National Award for his film, “I Am”. He is also well known, for his highly acclaimed film, “My brother Nikhil”, which won several national and international awards, including for the best film and best director. Over the five days, the participants learnt basics of film making. They were divided into three teams. The teams selected different themes of their choice for the short films and went on to shoot at various locations in North Kashmir. During the workshop, the participants were able to produce four short films which were screened at Army Camp, Langate today.
Onir highlighted, that the youth of Kashmir has got immense talent and he is confident that all participants will be able to produce good results. All participants were grateful to meet Onir and learn from him.