In conversation with filmmaker Anupam Sharma – on COVID-19’s impact on Film Media!
Vikrant Kishore recently discussed the impact of COVID-19 crisis on Film & Media, specifically in Australia, with filmmaker Anupam Sharma.
#Anupam is known for his films such as #UnIndian and The Run. He has led team of film professionals, line producing, co-producing, and executive producing international films and TVCs in #Australia and #India. Anupam is currently working on his new #documentary titled #Bollywood #Downunder!
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Nominated as one of the top 50 most powerful and influential people in the Australian film industry, Anupam is the founding head of films & casting TEMPLE based at Fox Studios – Sydney. He has led a team of film professionals, line producing, co-producing, and executive producing international films and TVCs in Australia, mainly from India and few from China, USA, and Denmark.
He returned to directing after winning a commission round by Australian National Maritime Museum and directed a short documentary for them. The documentary Indian Aussies – Terms & Conditions Apply, was installed in the museum for over two months and also nominated for awards at London Film Festival and screened at the St. Kilda short film festival. Destination NSW then hired Anupam as the Creative Director for their most ambitious and high budgeted TV campaign for India. He directed 4 TVCs for this campaign and has been contracted to direct two more after the success of the ads in India. Anupam also directed the much-publicized romantic comedy unINDIAN, starring Australian cricketer Brett Lee and internationally acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee. The film premiered at Montreal World Film Festival and screened at Antipodes at Cannes in 2016. David Stratton, the most respected Australian film critic said “The film is engaging in its cheerful celebration of community”.