A Cinevidya WoW Project Initiative.
This event must not be mistaken as a mere exhibition of Children’s movies. There are many activities lined up for the kids. Workshops on the Genres of film-making will be conducted by the film experts for a different experience!
Besides inviting over 30 schools of Ahmedabad to be a part of this fest, the participating schools have also been requested to showcase the films that their students have made over the years. The budding film makers will undoubtedly be encouraged and motivated to produce good children’s films.
Amitabha Singh of Chillar Party & Shortcut Safari fame who is the force behind the film festival reveals the importance of hosting an event of this scale in Ahmedabad, “Cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata have their individual festivals which have been going on for many years now. Gujarat Tourism instantly realized the merit of this event which made it very easy for us.”
He further sums up, “The main focus is to bring forth the issues that concern children through discussions that take place at such events.”
Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, filmmakers Sudhir Mishra and Nagesh Kukunoor, singer Ila Arun, actress Tisca Chopra and Mukesh Khanna, actor, producer & Chairman – Children’s Film Society of India have all supported this festival.