Asian School of Media Studies Joined hands with one of the most prestigious film festival on the issues of Environment and Wildlife-WildScreen Film Festival organized by British Council in Delhi. The two days festival at Marwah Studios attracted many young film makers from different streams of film making. The screenings were followed by workshops and discussions.
“We are honored to be part of this popular film festival brought to India by British Council.” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios. “It is not only informative but has induced us to go ahead for making more films on environment and wildlife” Marwah added.
Charlie Walker, the Director Programme British Council ahead the team of film makers from United Kingdom including Laura Marshall, Patric Rouxcell, Ted Oakes, Nicola Reeves, Richards Edwards. The movies screened in these two days included ‘Extreme Ice’, on glacier melts from US directed by Noel Dockstader; ‘The Man Who Stopped the Desert’, a West African tale of greening the desert by Mark Dodd from Britain; and ‘The Wild Meat Trail’, an account of wild meat hunting and eating in northeast India directed by Rita Banerji and Shilpi Sharma.
Other films include ‘North-Eastern Diaries: Seeking Wildlife in the Eastern Himalayas’ from India by Sandesh Kadur, ‘How Earth Made Us: Human Planet’ from Britain by Matthew Dyas, ‘Wild: The Coral Gardener’ from Britain by Emma Robens, ‘Green’ from France by Patrick Rouxel and the BBC Life series on environment.
“British Council will make more efforts like this to create awareness on these kind of social issues and will be pleased to work with Asian School of Media Studies (ASMS) and Asian Academy of Film And Television (AAFT).” said Rob Lynes Director British Council in India.