3rd Alibaug Short Film Festival concluded with great response
PHOTOJOURNALIST : RAM ZOND
The 3rd Alibaug Short Film Festival concluded with an enthusiastic response from short film directors, producers and artists from various states. Let's Talk Letter won Best Short Film at Alibaug Short Film Festival. Prachi Chaugule won the best director award for the short film Tea Biscuit. Senior writer Subhash Chandra Jadhav, senior journalist Anil Chaudhary and cartoonist Dhanraj Gard distributed the prize. Yogesh Barskar introduced.
Param Walvekar won the best director award in the fiction category for the short film Umaj, while the short film Baarat won the best Indian short film. Amol Abhyankar won the Best Indian Director award for the short film Scenes of Tomorrow. Red Wine Color won the best screenplay award for the short film. The short film Parijat won the best Marathi short film, while Milind Lanjewar won the best Marathi directorial award for the short film Wamangi. Dheeraj Adhikhi won the Best Marathi Screenplay award for his short film Let's talk Later.
This was the third year of this festival organized by Marathi Film Parivar. Many short film makers, directors and actors from various states of the country including Maharashtra participated in this festival, out of which the best 31 short films were awarded in various categories. Devendra Dodke won the best actor award and Akshata Padgaonkar won the best actress award.
Subhash Chandra Jadhav while guiding the budding artistes said, We have started this festival to give a platform to the budding artists. Through this festival, great directors and producers can definitely be produced in the future. Artists who have not received awards should work harder and not get tired.
The film festivals encourage the budding directors, writers and film makers to bring variety of content infront of audience. Festivals offer filmmakers the opportunity and platform to showcase their skills in storytelling and movie making to the world. Film festivals offer filmmakers a platform to introduce their work and discuss topics shown in the film as well as the filmmaking process. Hence festivals encourage and create dialogue between people.