Celebrate Cinema @ Whistling Woods International
We, at Whistling Woods International have always wanted to create an avenue whereby we are able to provide access to the realities of the filmmaking process to the common film lover and enthusiast. Further, we have always wanted that the vast campus & high-tech infrastructure we have built, the unique hands-on curriculum and the laudable faculty, guest & visiting faculty body that we have, is accessible to film lovers & enthusiasts.
We decided to use the opportunity of the completion of a 100 years of Indian Cinema with 2 large open-for-all events namely ‘Cinema 100’ & ‘Cinema 100 The Next Wave’. Looking at the response & feedback of the attendees, we continued this ‘open-for-all’ event as an annual affair, calling it the ‘Celebrate Cinema’, and have witnessed immense success since 2012.
Celebrate Cinema is a platform to rub shoulders with the best and learn about techniques in Indian cinema over two action-packed days. It is an open-to-all event, for all cinema lovers, aspiring filmmakers, media, design and fashion professionals, where they will have an opportunity to attend Workshops, screenings, various contests and celebrity Panel Discussions.
Inaugural Ceremony – Hrithik Roshan
Panel Discussions – September 20, 2019 | 11:00 am to 6:30 pm
- Cinema as Activist – The Chroniclers of our Times
Nagraj Manjule, Neeraj Ghaywan, Prakash Jha, Swara Bhaskar
- Actors – Leading the Charge
Ranvir Shorey, Shweta Basu Prasad, Shweta Tripathi
- Women Screenwriters: Moving Centre-Stage
Alankrita Shrivastava, Atika Chohan, Kanika Dhillon, Shibani Bathija
Panel Discussions – September 21, 2019 | 11:00 am to 6:30 pm
- YouTubers Paving the Way
Anish Dixit (Rickshawali), Gaurav Taneja (Flying Beast), Ranveer Allahbadia (BeerBiceps), Satya Raghavan (Director, YouTube Content Partnerships, India)
- Poet as Storyteller: Lyricists to the Fore
Hussain Haidry, Kausar Munir, Shellee, Swanand Kirkire
- Generation Next: Future of Music
Akshay Hariharan, Gino Banks, Hariharan, Karan Hariharan, Louiz Banks