Archive for October 13, 2014

National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has announced 32 finalists for the Co-Production Market to be held during Film Bazaar in Goa from November 20-24, 2014.

The 32 finalists in the Co-production Market, hoping to attract funding and distribution from potential co-producers, distributors and sales agents from across the globe, include 18 projects from India and 14 from overseas.

 Among the 18 Indian finalists, six are from the Screenwriters Lab 2014:

  • By/Two – Directed byDevashish Makheja and produced by Dutta Dave
  • The School Directed by Suchita Bhhatia and produced by Vivek Kajaria
  • Blossoms (Pallavi)- Directed and produced byNila Madhab Panda
  • Nuclear Hearts– Directed by Bornila Chatterjee and produced by Tanaji Dasgupta
  • Seven (Saat)- Directed byAshish Bende and produced by Suhrud Godbole
  • Medium Spicy– Directed by Mohit Takalkar and produced by Nikhil Mahajan
  • The Invisible One– Directed by Amit Datta and produced by Anjali Panjabi
  • Ashwathama – Directed by Pushpendra Singh and produced by Sanjay Gulati
  • Rainbow– Directed by Shona Urvashi and produced by Raman Lamba
  • Overcoat– Directed by Abhijeet Singh Parmar and produced by Rishebh Batnagar
  • Mantra- Directed by Nicholas Kharkongor and produced by Rajat Kapoor
  • The Indian Prisoner -Directed and produced by Shashwati Talukdar
  • The Boyfriend– Vidur Nauriyal and Ashim Ahluwalia
  • Winter– Aamir Bashir
  • Char Log Kya Kahenge– Hitesh Bhatia
  • Flow – Vandana Kohli
  • All about Her– Ruchi Joshi
  • The Sunset Club– Karan Tejpal

The 14 international projects to be showcased in the eighth edition of the Film Bazaar Co-Production Market include two films from the US, two from Sri Lanka,  a film from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Norway, France, Germany, Singapore and United Kingdom and an IFP project which is selected through NFDC collaboration with Independent Filmmaker Project, USA.


  • Three and a Half- Produced by Mira Nair and directed by Sooni Taraporewala (USA)
  • Interpreter of Maladies – Produced and directed by Amitav Kaul (USA)
  • Minefield– Directed by Shiladitya Bora, the PVR Rare head and produced by the award winning Sri Lankan filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage (Sri Lanka)
  • Womb – Directed by Nishantha Shanthadeva and produced and Rasitha Jinasenaby (Sri Lanka)
  • The Judgement– directed by Sabiha Sumar and produced by Sachithanandam Sathananthan (Pakistan)
  • Summer with Azita- directed by Fazila Amiri and produced by Paul Lee (Afghanistan) 
  • Abomination- directed by Karan Shrestha and produced by Kshitiz Adhiraj (Nepal)
  • No Land’s Man –directed and produced by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki (Bangladesh)
  • Gilded Cage –directed and produced by Vijay Chandran (Singapore)
  • What Will People Say (Hva Vil Folk Si)- directed by Iram Haq’s and produced by  Maria Ekerhovd (Norway)
  • Goa directed by Jamie Mateus-Tique and produced by Luc Bossi (France)
  • Once Againdirected by Kanwal Sethi and produced by Holm Taddiken (Germany)
  • End Game directed by Geetha J and produced by Ian McDonald (United Kingdom)
  • Colony – Pulkit Datta (IFP Project)