VIJAYAWADA: In-a-first-of-its-kind, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation will organise a three-day Amaravati children’s film festival and film making workshop at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in the city from November 12 to mark Children’s Day Celebrations. A poster in this regard was released by Municipal Commissioner J Nivas at his chamber here on Tuesday.
Nivas said that the film festival is aimed at bringing to the fore students who have the knack for film-making. Five special teams from National Film & Television Institute (NFTI) Pune will conduct a workshop on film-making techniques. In addition to that. a training programme titled ‘48 hour Challenge’ and 12 hour practical programme has been designed for the students. VMC has allocated `15 lakh for conducting the event on a grand note, he informed. Students from municipal schools and private schools can participate in the three-day film festival.