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Ticket 2 Bollywood: Cinema Beyond Boundaries

Friday, September 27, 2013 -
Sunday, September 29, 2013

Event hosted by: Molecule Communications

Event hosted by: SVA BFA Film & Video Department

Presented by the BFA Film and Video Department in partnership with Molecule Communications and The Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), Ticket 2 Bollywood: Cinema Beyond Boundaries offers an insider’s view of filmmaking in Bollywood and New York City. Over three days of panels, workshops and receptions, some of today’s hottest writers, directors, actors and composers recount lessons learned, discuss professional best practices and forecast changes for filmmaking globally. This being the centennial year of Indian film, panelists will reflect on the history and triumphs of Subcontinent cinema. Other highlights include a panel on practical advice from Western filmmaking professionals on production in New York City. Additional topics include screenwriting trends, coproduction opportunities and international film financing. Bringing together professionals from two of the world’s largest filmmaking communities, the event is also a networking opportunity for aspiring and established talent.
Guest Speakers from the East:
Madhur Bhandarkar: Screenwriter/Producer/Director; Fashion, Jail, Heroine, Chandni Bar
Sanjay Gupta: Screenwriter/Director/Producer; Kaante, Shootout at Wadala, Dus Kahaniya
Anuradha Tzwari: Screenwriter; Fashion, Jail, Heroine
Guest Speakers from the West:
Aseem Chabra: Film Journalist; Director of NewYork Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)
Michael Canzoniero: Co-Writer and Co-Director, Don Peyote (starring Anne Hathaway, Josh Duhamel, Jay Baruchel and Topher Grace)
Dan Fogler: Co-Writer and Co-Director, Don Peyote (starring Anne Hathaway, Josh Duhamel, Jay Baruchel and Topher Grace); Tony Award-Winning Actor, Singer, Comedian
SAG-AFTRA: Bernadine Goldberg, Member Outreach; Nicole Hill, Equal Employment Opportunities & Diversity Department; Leif Larson, Theatrical Department
Reshma Shetty: Actor, Royal Pains (TV Series)
Moderators:
Aseem Chhabra: Film Journalist; Director of NewYork Indian Film Festival (NYIFF)
Taylor Negron: Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer
Aroon Shivdasani: Executive Director, Indo-American Arts Council
Kanika Chadda-Gupta: Anchor, Spokesperson, Zee TV
Geetika Agrawal: Creative Director, R/GA