Orienting Hollywood

Did you know that the history between Hollywood and the Bombay film industry goes back a century? For the first time, this ongoing “close encounter” has been discussed in the well-researched book Orienting Hollywood, throwing new light on how this relationship between two giant film industries has evolved over the years. Orienting Hollywood is authoredContinue reading “Orienting Hollywood”

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””