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Guneet Monga comes onboard as the first female jury for Asia’s largest filmmaking festival
Mumbai: The India Film Project which has seen an unprecedented number of 15000 entries this year from across 18 countries and 182 cities announced its theme for 2015 – There is a Twist in the End with a compulsory element of Dance. Aspiring film makers can submit their entries in the genres of Music, Drama, Silent, Comedy and Fantasy with their film being showcased to a panel of the country’s most prolific cinematic names. Joining the renowned judge’s panel comprising superstar directors Ketan Mehta and Onir, film critic Raja Sen is one of India’s most avant-garde producers – Guneet Monga, as the first ever female jury member.
“We are overwhelmed at the response this year. 2015 with over 15000 entries will always be a landmark year in the India Film Project’s journey. We are also delighted to have Guneet Monga on board with us, we have been ardent fan of her work and it’s a dream come true for us to have her as the first female judge on our platform”, says Ritam Bhatnagar, Founder-Director, India Film Project.
As the contests kicks off, 15000 entries of most diverse backgrounds have geared up to battle it out for the top space in the content’s biggest and most reputed filmmaking competition.