Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A festival of films made by graduating students of Annapurna International School of Film and Media (AISFM) of popular Telugu actor Akinneni Nagarjuna began here Friday.
The two-day festival opened with the premieres of films made by graduating final year students of BFA, MA & MMBA degrees dealing with nine different entertaining and thought provoking subjects.
The films by Bachelors students include “The White Field” by Karthik Parmar,”Nitya” by Abhimanyu Kumar, “Maut ka Kuan” by Prithvi Chahal and “Understanding Moksha” by Sameer Kumar.
The films by Masters student comprise “Preme Madhuram”, by Anil Kumar, “Bhetala” by Rohit Krishna”, “Kadivalama” by Ananya Ayachit, “Talaari” by Degala Sai Akhil Yadav and “Chetak” by Gandhapuneni Nandan.
AISFM Director Amala Akkineni said the purpose of the festival was to create premier environment for the students as a way of celebrating their achievements in filmmaking.
“Through this Grad Festival our school is committed to linking films, filmmakers, audiences and the industry. AISFM Grad Film festival provides a platform for the talented filmmakers to share their work and engage with working industry professionals and gain valuable feedback and advice from the experts, which in turn, helps them shape their careers in the film industry,” said Dean of the School, Bala Rajasekharuni.
He said AISFM equip the student filmmakers with the commercial realities of the industry and market expectations, in order for them to succeed in their careers.