CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival in New Dehli, India
For the first time, the MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking program participated in the 6th CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival in New Dehli, India, in December 2011. Several hundred filmmakers from Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Americas screened films, met for panel discussions, and discussed the many different facets of environmental filmmaking. MFA Program Head Dennis Aig conducted two master classes and participated in a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) panel on environmental filmmaking with leading media executives from Europe and Asia.
Program head Dennis Aig conducting a master class at the Vatavaran Festival.
Praveen Singh (MFA, 2005) and his wife, producer Akanksha Sood Singh, who live and work in India, also attended. Praveen helped make the trip even more eventful when he won the award for Best Film on Biodiversity for his production, Rajali - a Forest by the Ganges. To find out more about the CMS Vatavaran film Festival, please visit http://cmsvatavaran.org
Praveen Singh (MFA, 2005) with his Vatavaran Festival award.