From Connect to Connectment

Connectment Films is the evolution of Connect Magazine which was co-founded by Nyay Bhushan in November 1990. Yes, it was way ahead of its time, billed as India’s first magazine on global entertainment, launching just months before satellite television signals began beaming into India starting with CNN’s coverage of the Gulf War. The resulting explosionContinue reading “From Connect to Connectment”

Masterclass with Philip Lee

Philip Lee is a prolific producer whose acclaimed films include classics like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero to Hollywood blockbusters such as The Revenant. In 2016, I moderated a masterclass with Lee at the NFDC Film Bazaar in Goa titled ‘Mounting and Positioning the Epic Across Cultures’. Here is the video of that interaction: 

“The Language of Hollywood”

Or how to traverse through a bit of film history via virtual reality. Thanks to Coursera.org , I had an enjoyable five weeks studying for Wesleyan University‘s course “The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound and Color”. This included watching films starting from the silent era to the early days of sound and color. So inContinue reading ““The Language of Hollywood””