Shalini Panday shines in the short film Dwand

Actress Shalini Panday known for her impactful performance in Gujarati film Rachna No Dabbo is basking in glory for the feedback received for her recently released project- Dwand. Dwand is a short film released on Pocket films- a family drama where Shalini plays the role of a lower-middle-class girl who is bold and has always dreamt big and was made to believe that she is beautiful, intelligent, and different and that she deserves a worthy husband. When her marriage happens contrary to her expectations, she begins to contemplate her decisions and takes certain steps which eventually affect the entire family.Continue reading “Shalini Panday shines in the short film Dwand”

Basil Content And Pocket Films Team Up for Shorts

Noted film producer Vivek Kajaria (Fandry, Siddhant, Raakshas) today announced that his company ‘Basil Content Media’ has teamed up with Sameer Mody’s ‘Pocket Films’ to give a much-needed boost for short films in the country. The two companies will work jointly to create and promote short films in the country and abroad. Continue reading “Basil Content And Pocket Films Team Up for Shorts”

MANHATTAN SHORT 2015 along with Vivanta by Taj empowers voters to make Indian films win the coveted title

Into its sixth year in India (globally in its 17th edition), MANHATTAN SHORT has witnessed an overwhelming participation from short film and documentary filmmakers across the heartland and hinterlands of India. Taking the euphoria to the next level, MANHATTAN SHORT India and Vivantaby Taj have co-launched their flagship ‘Vote for India’ initiative for the second consecutive year that empowers viewers and encourages participating film makers in equal measure. India’s leading alternate content pioneer and aggregator Pocket Films has also joined hands to power this edition.Continue reading “MANHATTAN SHORT 2015 along with Vivanta by Taj empowers voters to make Indian films win the coveted title”

Vivanta by Taj ​ ​& Manhattan Short Call For​ ​Entries for Manhattan Short 2015

It is that time of the year when Manhattan goes India! Into its sixth edition in India (globally in its 17th edition),Manhattan Short is back on Indian soil with a global opportunity for talented Indian film-makers. The coveted film festival has given a call for entries to submit films and documentaries by July 31, 2015. Championing the voice of the Short Film genre along with Manhattan Short, is Vivanta by Taj which has been associated with the festival in India for the last two years. India’s alternate content pioneer and aggregator Pocket Films has also joined hands to power this edition.Continue reading “Vivanta by Taj ​ ​& Manhattan Short Call For​ ​Entries for Manhattan Short 2015”

Short Takes 5,Pocket Films: Call for Entries

Pocket Films, a pioneer in alternate content in India, is back with its signature short film contest, ‘Short Takes’ Season 5. Organised in association with Indian Film Festival, Stuttgart, Germany, the contest is calling for entries from amateur as well as professional film makers.

Short Takes 5 is aimed at propagating awareness, appreciation and understanding of the short films genre and creating a window of opportunity for film makers to express themselves on a global platform. Open for short films up to 15 minutes produced in India or by an Indian or having a reference to India, the festival not only encourages budding film-makers but also strengthens cultural exchanges between India and Germany. Continue reading “Short Takes 5,Pocket Films: Call for Entries”

Gionee presents ‘Love Ke Side Effects’, a short film contest by Pocket Films – A call for entries

India’s pioneer in alternate content, Pocket Films,and the maker of the sexiest phone in the world, Gionee,come together to celebrate “love” and present the country’s most entertaining short film contest ‘Love ke side effects’powered byFunOnGo. The contest in its second year comes with a theme simmered with love and an opportunity to win a trip to Paris besides other exciting prizes including Gionee smartphones.Continue reading “Gionee presents ‘Love Ke Side Effects’, a short film contest by Pocket Films – A call for entries”

Pocket Films showcases the 10 best short films at Kala Ghoda Short Film Festival 2015

Pocket Films is proud to associate with the Kala Ghoda Short Film Festival, to be held on 14th February 2015.Pocket Films co-cordially invites all cinema lovers to come watch the short listed films which are under Swachh Bharat theme and Open theme. The festival will aim at encouraging budding cinema makers and will help understand cinema in the short film format. The festival is going to showcase the creativity of young talents and will showcase their skills before the audience.Continue reading “Pocket Films showcases the 10 best short films at Kala Ghoda Short Film Festival 2015”