I was at my sister’s house when the lockdown began, and I have a three-year-old nephew. Children are so fearless and they live in their own little worlds; they say what they want and feel what they feel, they have imaginary friends and conversations, they ask a lot of questions. My nephew is obsessed with a lot of things. I got a lot of ideas from him and thought I could make characters out of the things that he talks about. So, I started writing. I’m glad he’s transported me into a world that is so fantastical. … [Read more...] about Web streaming medium has given a lot of voices to women’s stories, says actor Aahana Kumra
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Low-paid crew members often live in slums and travel long hours on public transport to reach sets, dressmen bring costumes from their homes where they are kept stocked in less than sanitary conditions, cameras need to be passed between different crew members while shooting. There are other practical constraints too. Allowing crew to bring their own food is a difficult proposition given the long shooting hours, a minimum of 12-13 hours a day. Accommodating crew members at the site of the shoot for the period of the shoot can be expensive. … [Read more...] about Take 2: As curtains lift, a shaky entertainment industry foresees a new way of life
Some of the entrance exam coaching centres in India have already proved that online coaching can be a hit. In fact, many online teachers from Kota, the hub of engineering entrance exam coaching, are stars in their own right – with their unique formulas to crack exams. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
The Cosby Show cleared a path for the ’90s boom of Black sitcoms and sketch shows across NBC, ABC, and Fox, including Family Matters, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, A Different World, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Martin, In Living Color, Living Single, Roc, and more. Not only were these Black-led shows, but show creators and writers such as Martin Lawrence, Yvette Lee Bowser, and Keenen Ivory Wayans were in a position to tell their own stories about their own community and experiences—within mainstream programming blocks, no less. It was “authentic” content before it became a buzzword. … [Read more...] about How Netflix could dominate the Black TV renaissance