"We need to face lots of troubles right from getting a girl to permission for shoot in some areas..."
I'm just doing short films for the love & passion I have for it..I did not have serious ambition when I finished 12th...so I got into B.E as it has become like a rule for every young man out there...with the help of few friends we started making films... I have started atleast 5 films...never completed one...owing to many reasons of which I have shown some in my film itself...
Again....the success of mokka padam was its quite similar to every budding film maker's life....we need to face lots of troubles right from getting a girl to permission for shoot in some areas...so everyone could relate to it...other people also enjoyed since the humour was not based on technical problems only, 'the external problems' we showcased.
Ofcourse ya...inspired by my own experiences...actually we ended up doing it only after we failed to start a film(planned for 5 months) owing to many reasons....
that film which we planned so hard....we could not even start shooting regarding many people backing out in the last minute...especially 2 girls..
"Above all...getting a GOOD LOOKING girl is difficult"
I will rate just above 5...
What do you think as your negative points ..
I have many negatives...I'm not technically strong...I need more experience in direction...as of now...story, screenplay and dialogues are the only things I'm comfortable with...'direction' - I'm just an amatuer...now learning!!
What are the difficulties in short film making in your opinion ?
oh...there are many problems....too many infact...most important is man management...we can never expect our entire cast to be free on our day of shooting.suddenly one fellow will have commitments and your shoot is cancelled.. then money... permissions & stuffs...& above all...getting a GOOD LOOKING girl is difficult and there are much more..we get used to it...
"If we keep on trying...we can make it...thats it!!!"
yes...because people know these days many are making short films..and they see whats happening around them...the difficulties,fun and all the stuffs....so they can relate to it...hence they like instantly...
Completing a short film is itself an achievement for me....kidding...thats too big word for me...just the response for mokka padam has motivated me to do more good short films...which i'm trying to do.
"Plan the story according to your budget...thats very important!!!"
future plans....hmmm... actually I wanna make some good films for my happiness....to satisfy my passion..no big plans as of now...I'm working in wipro now...future will take care for itself...meantime I will be doing many short films as much as I can!! because thats what I love to do....film making!!
What's your suggestion to budding short film makers ?
For other film makers...whatever the problems....difficulties we face....if we keep on trying...we can make it...thats it!!! plan the story according to your budget...thats very important!!!
Special mention -
I wanna thank my entire team for making this happen....especially my cameraman Ukesh kumar...who also edited the film...and all my friends who supported me during tough times...
CDTV is doing great work in reviewing many good short films and encouraging them...I'm soo happy that someone is coming forward in promoting and appreciating short film makers & their efforts....keep going...carry on the good work