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The Berlinale 2017 Diaries: Films by Garbarski and Tamasese, Winterbottom’s Rock & Roll and Qube Cinema

E. Nina Rothe, HuffingtonPost.com

Some say Berlinale this year has been overly political. I say, we can never be political enough. Filmmakers are, in my very humble opinions, the prophets of our time, and a few of them would make the best politicians, true diplomats to guide us during this blind era in our history.

Helping Young Talents Flourish

Deccan Chronicle

Director Jayendra Panchapakesan feels that the film industry should give more opportunity to budding filmmakers to showcase their skills.

He might not have wielded the megaphone for feature films for six years now, but, this adman-film director keeps himself updated with all that’s happening in the film industry. Director of the film 180, Jayendra is currently writing the script for his next, which will go on floors by May.

Have a story to tell in three minutes? Here’s a short film contest in TN for you

First Clap gives aspiring filmmakers a chance to showcase their work in major theatres in TN, and pitch a project to actor Suriya’s 2D Entertainment


Imagine being an aspiring filmmaker and being able to show your work to cinema audiences at major theatres. And then getting the chance to pitch the script for your next film to a major production house.

Three minutes to tell a story


Fancied being a film maker? Can you tell a compelling story visually in just three minutes? Here is an opportunity. First Clap, India's first theatrically showcased talent hunt for aspiring filmmakers, was launched in Chennai with the aim of discovering new film making talent in the state.



Kavalai Vendam, directed by Deekay was released on 24th November 2016, worldwide. The film starring Jiiva and Kajal Agarwal has earned positive reviews but within 24 hours the whole film has been uploaded on the pirated sites like Tamil Rockers.com, Tamil Yogi.com, which has put the entire crew in shock.

But the bold producer Elred Kumar has now found the birthplace of that pirated video and registered a formal complaint on the respective theatre and its owner.

A contest short filmmakers simply cannot miss!


Fancied yourself as a good short film maker but rue the fact that you haven’t had a good opportunity to showcase your talent? Then, fret not, for here’s a competition that can help you not only win cash prizes but also ensure theatrical screenings for your short film. What’s more, it can also help you win an internship with Suriya’s 2D Entertainment.

Yes, if you are someone who has a compelling story to tell and has always been interested in making short films, then this is one competition you cannot afford to miss.

Qube Cinema announced as Digital Cinema Partner for annual IIT Techfest


Film technology is set to take centre stage at the 20th IIT Techfest 2016, Asia’s largest science and technology festival, with leading end-to-end digital cinema manufacturers, Qube Cinema, as Digital Cinema Partner. The festival runs 16th -18th December.

Drawing on decades of experience in cinema technology, Qube Cinema Chief Technology Officer, Rajesh Ramachandran, will be presenting a talk on ‘Technology Drives Cinema’, providing the expected 165,000 delegates attending with an in-depth insight into the future of digital cinema technology.

Moviebuff and 2D Entertainment launches First Clap Contest in Tamil Nadu


Moviebuff launches First Clap, India's first theatrically showcased talent hunt for aspiring filmmakers, challenging them to tell a compelling story in three minutes on any subject of their interest. The top five shortlisted films, selected based on feedback from industry experts and audience voting, will be screened for a period of five weeks across 150+ screens in the Qube Cinema Network.

During this time, the general public will be invited to vote for their ranking of these top five films on Moviebuff.com.

Worth a short


First Clap seeks to provide a new platform for aspiring filmmakers

Always fancied being a filmmaker? Here’s a big opportunity for you — a three-minute short film can be your shot at fame.

First Clap, said to be India’s first theatrically-showcased talent hunt for aspiring directors, was launched on Wednesday evening, in the presence of heavyweights of cinema — including actor Suriya, directors K.V. Anand and Jayendra and cinematographer P.C. Sreeram.

Former Warner Bros. Executive Joins Qube Cinema Board

AVInteractive.com , Dec 07, 2016

Qube Cinema has announced the appointment of film technology heavyweight, Wendy Aylsworth, to its board.

As a specialist in emerging technologies, entertainment ecosystems, joint ventures, global facilities management and digital content production and distribution, Aylsworth most recently served as senior vice president of technology for Warner Bros. where she oversaw the establishment of new technologies and assessed the impact of emerging technologies on content creation and distribution.