Kitab Khana and Junoon - A stage for Theatre invite you for "Paintings in Motion" by Gitanjali Rao on 20th June, 2014

5:30 pm

Dear Readers,
About Gitanjali Raoji,
Gitanjali Rao graduated with honors as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, in 1994.She is a self taught animator and film maker and theatre artist.
She has since, independently Produced, Directed and Animated three Award winning Short films, Orange, Printed Rainbow and TrueLoveStory.
Printed Rainbow premiered at Cannes 2006, Critic's Week, in Competition. It went on to win the three Awards for the best Short film at Cannes 2006. It was also short listed in the last ten films for the Academy Awards in 2008, besides winning 25 International Awards and traveling to over a hundred international festivals.Her latest short film TrueLoveStory which won the Golden Conch at Mumbai Intl Film Festival, has also been selected at the Cannes Critic's Week 2014. She also has a string of very popular and award winning animated commercials to her credit and is currently represented by Acme Film Works, L.A. 
Gitanjali also conducts workshops and presentations and has been in the jury at various International Film Festivals including the prestigious Cannes Critic's Week 2011.
About the Session,
Gitanjali Rao will take us on a journey through visual story telling showing excerpts from her films over the years, discussing Indian art and aesthetics and its influence in her work. She will also talk about the struggle to make animation films without funding and the rewards of having total control over such a medium.
@Kitab Khana, Fort
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