REVATHY KALAMANDIR FILM ACADEMY

The theme is Your City. While a group learns the intricacies of editing, yet another group is all ears in a class on direction. Our biggest strength is our staff members and our students. I feel that the only way forward for the film industry in general and the Malayalam film industry in particular is to introduce debutants before and behind the camera. As a seasoned teacher, Sunny feels that trained filmmakers do have an advantage. Seated beneath a huge portrait of her parents, Revathy says with a smile that 10 years down the line, she would want the first batch of students in the Academy to return to their alma mater to take master classes.

After all she hails from a family of filmmakers and actresses. Lights on Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy is conducting a series of contests that is open to all. We are also in the process of designing a whole lot of online contests that will be open to all aspiring filmmakers in Kerala. I feel that the only way forward for the film industry in general and the Malayalam film industry in particular is to introduce debutants before and behind the camera. Please Email the Editor. Registration is open till April

The last date for entries is April However the year-old is on her toes for a different reason. While a group learns folm intricacies of editing, yet another group is all ears in a class on direction. And right from my first film, I have always encouraged new talent. Suresh Kumar and helmed by Sunny Joseph, hopes to mould filmmakers trained in the different departments of cinema. Rules of the different contests, prize money, recathy stipulations for entries are available on the Faceboook page of Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy or the website of the Academy.

Saraswathy Nagarajan Thiruvananthapuram, April 09, To make the students push the envelope and explore the scope of cinema, the faculty members have devised a kalakandir of exercises to hone their skills in scripting, directing and acting.

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Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy, incubated by G. Incubated by producer Suresh Kumar, Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy hopes to open the doors of the film industry to a future generation of filmmakers and actors who have been thoroughly trained in the medium. Kalamandri the shots comes naturally to Revathy Sureshkumar. Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy is conducting a series of contests that is open to all. As a seasoned teacher, Sunny feels that trained filmmakers do have an advantage.

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After all she hails from a family of filmmakers and actresses. The theme is Your City.

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Lights on Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy is conducting a series of contests that is open to all. Our biggest strength is our staff members and our students.

This article is closed for comments. I feel that the only way forward for the film industry in general and the Malayalam film industry in particular is to introduce debutants before and behind vilm camera. The result of the video contest will be announced on April All the winners will be given certificates and cash prizes on May Seated beneath a huge portrait of her parents, Revathy says with a smile that 10 years down the line, she would want the first batch of students in kalamaneir Academy to return to their alma mater to take master classes.

We are also in the process of designing a whole lot of online contests that will be open to all aspiring filmmakers in Kerala. kalaamandir

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Revvathy fact, his son is one of the students in the Academy. Submit Please enter a valid email address. The budding dancer and research student of dance is busy giving shape to her father G.

Printable version Feb 25, 8: Light and shadow play games on the sprawling campus even as nature creates a scenic backdrop.

Sixteen aspiring filmmakers are learning the idiom and grammar of cinema from veterans like cinematographer Sunny Joseph directorthespian Raghoottaman head of actingfilm editor Ranjith Shankaran dean and audiographer N. Harikumar honorary faculty member. In addition there are some innovative contests for script writing, editing and so on. Menaka who is also involved in the working of the Academy admits that while she earned her acting spurs on the sets, she feels that she was lucky to begin her career with some of the greats of cinema, a stroke of luck that revaghy actors might not benefit from.

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A view of the mud architecture of Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy.

Revathy chips in to add that she hopes to arrange a theatrical release for the diploma films made kakamandir the students. Registration is open till April An ongoing contest invites participants to make a one-minute video on the city.

Shooting floors with props, sound studios, edit suites and a viewing room are just some of the facilities of the Academy.

Bustling with ideas, the youngster fi,m big dreams for the Academy. But for the one-year acting kalamadir, the other courses are of two years acadsmy. Although sceptics debate the efficacy of a film school on account of the many greats who have made their name without the help of such institutions, Sunny avers that such a streamlined course telescopes the wisdom gleaned through years of hands-on experience. The two-acre campus is reverberating with chants, roars and murmurs as budding actors go through a series of vocal exercises.

April 09, Please Email the Editor. Naturally, films are made here but, more importantly, filmmakers are now made here. As vice-chairperson of the Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy at Kinfra Film and Video Park in Kazhakkuttom, she is learning from award-wining senior filmmakers and leading the team at the same time. The tawny mud and tile building basking in the sun, a delightful creation of mud architect Eugene Pandala, is humming with activities, all under the watchful eyes of the greats of Malayalam and Indian cinema whose portraits adorn the walls of the building.

Walking me through the campus and its facilities is Revathy, the eldest daughter of Suresh Kumar and Menaka. In addition to viewing and discussing of kalamndir cinema, the faculty revahhy have introduced a novel method to motivate the students to read.

Revathy Sureshkumar talks about their plans for the Academy.