New Delhi: Pay-per-view app My CinemaHall is establishing My SHORTS, a Bengali quick movie competition which can display decided on motion pictures all over Durga Puja and the earnings generated from each and every movie will probably be shared with the filmmaker. Launched in April, My CinemaHall is a startup which was once advanced in Kolkata and has accomplished greater than 12,000 downloads in a span of 4 months, screening over 100 characteristic movies, quick movies and performs.
At a time when cinema halls around the nation stay closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, this app-based OTT platform supplies filmmakers an area to exhibit their paintings to the audience. According to Kalyanmoy Chatterjee, managing director of My CinemaHall, the competition opens up alternatives for budding filmmakers to exhibit their skill. “We have already witnessed huge enthusiasm among filmmakers in terms of participation,” he stated in a remark.
The platform already caters to English, Hindi, Assamese, Odiya and Kannada language movies, and Chatterjee stated they’ve plans to roll out such quick movie fairs in “other regional languages soon”. Yaatrik Chakraborty, one of the most founder individuals of My CinemaHall who additionally conceptualised the competition, stated My SHORTS has a “transparent process of selection”.
“There are many short-film-festivals that you see in the social media. I feel they are neither qualified nor have a transparent process of selection. The participants do not even know if their film will ever be screened. “In My SHORTS, we have a transparent process of selection, the credentials of the judges are unquestionable, and we are giving the filmmakers an opportunity to earn money from the screening,” added Chakraborty. The competition’s jury panel has director-actor Aparna Sen as chairperson and editor Arghyakamal Mitra, director Anik Datta, cinematographer Avik Mukhopadhyay and actor-theatre persona Sohag Sen as individuals.