Salaam Telangana Short Film and Photography Competition from June 2 to 7, Telangana government has taken a filmy route to strike a chord with the youth on the occasion of state formation day celebrations.
Salaam Telangana Short Film and Photography Competition
‘Salaam Telangana’ a short film and photography competition and festival on themes related to Telangana culture and history will be held at the State Gallery of Art here from June 2 to 7.
Department of Youth Advancement, Tourism and Culture is organising the film festival and competition and is inviting entries from Telangana youth aged between 18 and 30 years.
Besides holding a short film and photography competition, a retrospective of directors Shyam Benegal and B Narsing Rao films will be held during the festival. Movies of directors hailing from Telangana N Shankar and Allani Sreedhar will also be screened during the six-day long festival.
“Films are a popular media today by which youth are highly influenced. Therefore films are a perfect way to give an insight on Telangana culture, identity and struggles.
Also there are lot of talented youngsters in Telangana and this festival will give them an opportunity to showcase and prove their talent,” said Hyderabad district youth welfare officer Motilal.
Besides screening films and conducting a photo exhibition, cash awards will be given to the winners of the competition in various categories.
Today many young film makers are proving their talent with short films and earning big screen opportunities. The last date for sending entries is May 31. Young film makers and photographers can collect entry forms from the State Gallery of Arts, Madhapur or call on phone numbers: 040-23113308 / 9177188622 / 9030904040.