Mumbai Mantra teams up with Robert Redford\’s Sundance InstituteBy IANS
Thursday, January 27, 2011
MUMBAI - Mumbai Mantra, the media and entertainment division of the Mahindra Group, has joined hands with Hollywood icon Robert Redford\’s Sundance Institute to bring Screenwriters Lab in India.
The Lab will provide an opportunity to six to eight screenwriters to develop their stories under the guidance of accomplished international scriptwriters in an environment that encourages storytelling at the highest level.
\”With the Sundance partnership, we shall be able to recognise, nurture and hone incredible talent in India and across the world. We are at an exciting storytelling stage in the history of the film industry in both India and internationally and are constantly evaluating very interesting scripts. This collaboration and exchange of know-how shall raise the bar further,\” said Rohit Khattar, director, Mumbai Mantra Media Ltd, in a statement.
People, who are interested to learn the nuances of scriptwriting can send in their applications on www.mumbaimantra.com as part of its open submission process.
\”We\’re thrilled to be working with our new partners to embrace and support the next scripts of such an exciting group of emerging filmmakers who are telling stories that will resonate for audiences worldwide,\” said Michelle Satter, director of the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program.