A short film directed, acted, edited and penned by children would soon be ready for release.
‘Ente Kunjujeevitham’ produced by the South Urban Resource Centre (URC), Thiruvananthapuram, has been made by a group of youngsters based on the theme of creating awareness among children on the importance of reading. The shooting was done in Konchiravila and nearby areas. The story of the movie was written by Abhijith, a student of Government UP School, Konchiravila who participated in a film workshop organised by URC. The script was penned by some of the students who attended the workshop, which was organised for 50 students.
Sruthi Suresh of Girls VHSS Thiruvallom directed the movie. The roles of the main characters of the movie have been enacted by Abhijith and Neeraja K Panicker (VHSS for Girls, Thiruvallom). Other participants of the workshop and some of their teachers have also acted in the movie. Prakash Rana, who won the award of Education Department for cinematography and editing, has done the editing for the movie. Vineeth Mohan composed the music and Ameer Ali assisted in the camera work.
Teacher of Government High School Kalady K Swaminadhan, URC trainers Ajith Kumar, Suresh, Sunitha S A and coordinators Reshmi S, Kavitha and Vinitha led the workshop and the shooting. The switch-on of the movie, which has been included in the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, had been done by councillor Konchiravila M Vijayan on March 28.