The Apprentice (2011) and my latest escapade to the 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival 2012 in Guanajuato, Mexico were featured on Cinema Online. You can click on the picture below to read the report in its entirety on the Cinema Online website.
The 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival, arguably the most important annual film event in Latin America, for me was a life-changing experience. If Short Shorts opened my eyes to the filmmaking global community, GIFF15 convinced me that I wanted so badly to be a part of it. It was also the first time I had… Read more
We are excited to announce that the short documentary by Mahen and I, The Apprentice (2011), has been invited and officially selected by the Academy-qualifying 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival in Guanajuato, Mexico and will be competing in the Documental Cortometraje (Short Documentary) category. You can click on the picture below to view the listing on their official… Read more
This was my very first film festival experience and truly, what a way to experience it. The Academy-qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia is the Asian chapter of the prestigious film festival from LA. Mahen and I travelled to Tokyo with The Apprentice, which was selected for Official Competition under the Asia International category.… Read more
We are excited to announce that the short documentary by Mahen and I, The Apprentice (2011), has officially been selected by the Academy-qualifying 14th Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia 2012 in Tokyo, Japan and will be competing in the Asia International category. You can click on the picture below to view the listing on their official website.
On a rainy day, the wife and I were taken on a day trip out to the historic hilltop town of Bergamo, which is referred to as Città Alta, the “Upper City”. Through wet and narrow alleys, the true character of the town started to open up. Wish we had more time to explore the whole… Read more
It was an icy cold Istanbul, and so it was just as well that I was kept inside most of time, pre-occupied with business discussions and meetings with suppliers. Coffee-fueled morning sit-downs and steak dinners in Istanbul before heading out to Ankara and Eskişehir for factory visits.