Pakistan National Council of Arts to start film-making classes
Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) has decided to start one-year film production course for aspiring film-makers in the country. The course will be entirely on the making of film and understanding of cinema and its relationship to our culture.
According to the release, the classes are set to start from Oct 5 and the last date to apply is September 5. Two renowned film directors Sarmad Khoosat and Andre F Nebe from Germany will teach the students throughout the course.
An American cinematographer Peter Bussian would teach cinematography. Lisa Locus American scriptwriter and Saim Saddique will teach the techniques of scriptwriting.
The last couple of years have seen various Pakistani films making it big internationally as well as locally. A lot of feature films including the recent Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2, Teefa In Trouble, Load Wedding and Parwaaz Hai Junoon have seen an international release under big banners.
At the same time, multiple shorts, documentaries and feature-length films have been screened at international film festivals, with some of them winning accolades as well such as Rani, Nanu Aur Main, Deception and Cake.