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A dedicated channel for documentaries and non-feature films is needed to expand their reach, said Goutam Ghose, veteran film maker, music director and cinematographer. He was addressing a press meet during 15th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival, MIFF 2018 today.
He appreciated MIFF as the only platform for documentary, short film and animation film makers in India and abroad. Expressing his feelings about MIFF, he said MIFF has provided platform for independent film makers who have no public market. He also appreciated that though MIFF is a government sponsored festival, its role is limited up to organization and there is no interference in content and selection of films. He also cherished some wonderful works of Films Division since long and its role for nurturing quality film culture in India.
As the technology is changing rapidly so the perception about films. Terming it as a transition period for documentaries and fictions at the technology level, Ghose hoped for better outcome for filmmakers. Read more