Netflix India has announced ‘Take Ten’ a short film workshop and competition aimed at finding and supporting filmmakers from different backgrounds in India.
As part of this, 10 filmmakers will have the exciting opportunity to participate in some of the best workshops in the creative industry and then make a short film with a full grant of $ 10,000. Movies will be shown on Netflix’s India YouTube channel.
Take Ten is sponsored by the Netflix Fund for Creative Equity, which has set aside $ 100 million annually over five years to win over under-represented communities in the TV and film industry through programs around the world.
We are excited to launch ‘Take Ten’ in India – a short film workshop and competition that gives filmmakers across India the opportunity to tell their stories. ‘Take Ten’, supported by Netflix’s funding for Creative Equity, shows great stories coming from nowhere and creating new opportunities for filmmakers to train with the best in the industry, ”said Amy Savita Lefevre, Head of Foreign Affairs. APAC, Netflix.
The shortlisted participants will not only bring their short film concept to life, but will also have the opportunity to learn about writing, directing and production from award-winning talents including Abhishek Chaubey, Hansel Mehta, Juhi Chaturvedi , Neeraj Ghaywan and Guneeth Monga.
Embedding behind the camera leads to inclusion in front of the camera. Take Ten aims to build a more inclusive creative industry while providing a platform for the next generation of storytellers to share their voices and perspectives through their stories.
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