Friday , 26 April 2019


Goa and Camoes – an enlightening affair

  Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ Luis Vaz de Camoes is a name that might ring a bell in many Goan minds, especially with a language institute named after him. However it is fairly rare to find a person who knows the magnanimity of his works. Please like & share: Read More »

Destiny’s child

Actor Palomi Ghosh, rose to fame for her role in National Award winning Konkani film ‘Nachom-ia Kumpasar’, the movie that continues to create waves even after two years of its making. She returns to the big screen in Goa with a second Konkani film ‘K Sera Sera…’, the sole Konkani film screened at the 47th International Film Festival of India ... Read More »

The jury has decided but not divulged

As IFFI 2016 comes to a close, it is also time for the jury to decide which films have won the coveted prizes in the respective competition sections. The jury members soeak about their decisions and experiences at the Festival. Janice Rodrigues| NT BUZZ Every competition section of every film festival has been through the tough procedure of being scrutinised, ... Read More »

Seven films in race for ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize

NT BUZZ There are seven films competing for the International Council for Films, Television and Audio-visual Communication (ICFT)-UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize from the International Film Section and one film from the Indian Panorama Section. Director DFF, C Senthil Rajan said he is thankful to ICFT-UNESCO for giving this medal and announced the contestants for ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi medal prize which include ... Read More »

Ins and outs of editing films

SHERAS FERNANDES | NT BUZZ The task of any film editor is to blend footages in such a sequence that the audiences will be kept interested, surprised, awake and engrossed in the film’s story, believes film editor Alan Heim who delivered a Masterclass on editing at 47th IFFI on Sunday. He stated that it’s the editor’s responsibility to build an ... Read More »

K Sera Sera: Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem

Movie Review BY Ramnath Pai Raikar Language: Konkani Year of Release: 2016 Duration: 135 minutes Section: Indian Panorama Directed by: Rajeev Shinde Screening: November 28, 1 p.m. at INOX I ‘K Sera Sera: Ghodpachem Ghoddtelem’ is one of those movies which have multiple stories either entwined or running parallel in its plot – two stories running parallel in this case ... Read More »

Society creates trends, not films: Subhash Ghai

An important stakeholder in the Indian film industry, Subhash Ghai is an alumnus of the first batch of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). His journey – from actor, writer, director, producer to educationist can easily make an interesting film. One who has always strived to give out positive energy through his films, he spoke about trends ... Read More »

Prakash Jha: No freedom to make political movies in this country

ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Veteran filmmaker Prakash Jha who has made socio-political movies like ‘Gangajal’, ‘Apaharan’ and ‘Raajniti’ opines that it is not easy to make political movies in a country like India as there is no freedom of expression. He said: “These movies are about politics and not political films. We don’t really make political cinema in India ... Read More »

Happy days ahead for short-filmmakers

Ramnath N Pai Raikar | NT NETWORK The young short-film makers, whose films are being screened under the Indian Panorama section of the ongoing International Film Festival of India are optimistic about the opportunities, which would be available to them in the future, for the exhibition of their short films. “It is unfortunate that we have no dedicated television channel ... Read More »

‘Now screenplay is become a star’ –Neeraj Ghaywan

Neeraj Ghaywan, director of the critically acclaimed movie ‘Masaan’ that won accolades at the Cannes Film Festival, 2015, believes in the power of narrative and for him script is the hero of the movie. In conversation with NT BUZZ he speaks about the movie, use of Hindi literature, changing face of the actresses on screen and why closing down of ... Read More »