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Posts tagged "Lord David Puttnam"
"Wake Up!" says Lord Puttnam by Dhinesh Ravichandran

“Wake Up!” says Lord Puttnam by Dhinesh Ravichandran

“Be ready to give the answers to your audience.” That was the verbal gauntlet thrown by Lord David Puttnam in a videolink seminar to the students of Puttnam School of Film.  In his first seminar of 2015 on the 9th of January, Lord Puttnam addressed the crucial responsibility that we, as budding filmmakers, have been...
Desperately Seeking Ferris Buellers: A Lord Puttnam Seminar by Charles Packer

Desperately Seeking Ferris Buellers: A Lord Puttnam Seminar by Charles Packer

At the beginning of Monday’s seminar, David Puttnam asked the crowd of budding filmmakers to raise their hands if they felt they had a sense of direction within their filmmaking journeys. The number of hands raised added up to an astounding zero. Hello Cleveland. Much like the central characters endless journey from backstage to front...
The Story of Us: Lord Puttnam's Seminar by Aron Castro

The Story of Us: Lord Puttnam’s Seminar by Aron Castro

What do you think is the definition of Cinema? If someone asked you this question, a countless number of images would undoubtedly materialise themselves within your very head. Images that span entire generations would engulf you like a gigantic screen in a dark movie theatre; our favourite hero fighting a ferocious foe, two star crossed...
Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Ideas. A simple word that each individual react to and experience differently.  Simple ideas, complex ideas, ideas that may seem insignificant on the surface, ideas that seem no more than a thought, or ideas that are just that, ideas. They are formed from personal experiences or observations, and more often than not, all stories are...