To quote Martin Scorsese, “Cinema is a matter of whats’ in the frame and whats’out”:-BDMI never fails to introspect on the sombre issues of life and the true reflection of such thoughts find its manifestation in the short film s produced by the school. On 30th April, at the prestigious and illustrative occasion of 8th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival at New Delhi, students BDMI endowed the exponential talent of filmmaking. It was organised by Mini Box Office and Education Expo to propel that emerging abilities of students.
BDMI, bags the Best Short Film Award for the third time in a row for its remarkable endeavour in the short film ‘Lettre Ouverte’ -open letter which is a message to the society from the teenagers of today’s world. The film manifests the thematic representation of the identity crisis of the teenagers , their hopes and aspirations. Anushka Mukherjee, the story writer and Director beautifully weaves the plot of the film. The actor Shramana Mukherjee and Rik Ganguly has left no stones unturned by her brilliant performance. The story has been narrated through the plummy refined voice of Rik Ganguly. The cinematographer Sudip Halder takes the film to a new horizon to reach the zenith of success. The Editor Suvam Saha showcased his expertise in editing the film. The bucket list of such wonderful presentation would not have been complete without the able guidance of the Mentors Mr. Sourav Sil and Ms. Ananya Gupta. It is really a proud moment for BDMI to make a hat-trick at the Dada Saheb Film Festival. More than 300 films were officially selected at the Film Festival, across the globe.140 films were screened on 30th April 2018,to commemorate the birthday of the Father of Indian Cinema, Dada Saheb Phalke .But BDMI’s presentation ‘Lettre Ouverte’ manages to win over thousands of hearts and hence the award .Needless to say such an honour adds to the numerous feathers of BDMI’S crown BDMI firmly believes in the moto “When given an opportunity deliver excellence and never quit.”