Tuesday, November 23, 2010

GENERAL BODY MEETING

THE ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING OF
THE BANNER FILM SOCIETY WAS CONDUCTED
ON 2Oth November 2010, 5pm
at POORNA HOTELS, STATUE, TRIVANDRUM.


THE NEW COMMITTEE WAS FORMED IN THE MEETING.

KEEP SUPPORTING BANNER FOR BETTER FILMS

Monday, October 11, 2010

THANK YOU FRIENDS



Dear Friends

The screening on 10th Octobe
r 2010 was a grand success
in terms of participation and responses received.

We thank all who supported us.

Special thanks to media
for giving better news coverage for the event.

Please continue supporting us in future also











Tuesday, October 5, 2010

OCTOBER 2010 SCREENING SCHEDULE

Dear friend,
Greetings from Banner film society.
please find the screening schedule of our
October 2010 programe.
inviting you to participate.
FILM SCREENING SCHEDULE OCTOBER 2010
DATE: 10th OCTOBER, 2010, SUNDAY
VENUE: MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, TRIVANDRUM
SCREENING THEME:
FILMS WON GOLDEN PEACOCK , IFFI GOA

10.30am
BEAUTIFUL CITY ( Shah-re Ziba )
Directed by, Asghar Farhadi
Iran, 2004, 101 mnts
BEST FILM 35th IFFI, Goa 2004
And the special jury award for its lead actor


2.00 pm
IRON ISLAND ( Jazireh ahani )
Directed By Mohammad Rasoulof
Iran, 2005, 95 minutes
BEST FILM 36th IFFI, Goa 2005

4.00 pm
I CANT LIVE WITHOUT YOU
( Bu neng mei you ni )
Directed by Leon Dai
Thaiwan 2009, 93 minutes
BEST FILM 40th IFFI, Goa 2009

6. 00 pm
TULPAN ( Gia ta matia tis Tulpan)
Directed by Sergei Dvortsevoy
Kasakhistan, 2005, 100 minutes
BEST FILM 39th IFFI, Goa 2008
And the most promising director’s award.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

REPORT- cinematography work shop

a day with sunny joseph, the work shop on cinematography
was a grand success with 50 plus participants as planned.
The Programe was inaugurated by
Sri. Arul Gerald Prakash,
the director of science and technology museum, Tivandrum.
Presided over by Sri. M F Thomas.
thanks to all participants and media.

Monday, August 9, 2010


Born in Kerala, Sunny Joseph was an ardent lover of cinema during his teen age. He started his film career, at the age of fifteen by becoming a projectionist [without pay] in a cinema hall near his home [1972-1974, 'Bhavani Theatre', Cherthala. An ardent film buff, Sunny saw more than 365 films in 1974. During his degree studies [Zoology] he made amateur Films in 8mm and 16mm formats. During 1977-1979 he founded and organised 'Free Circle Film Society' at Cherthala, his native town. In 1979 Sunny joined the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Specialising in Motion Picture Photography he graduated from the FTII in 1983. During 1983-1987 worked as an associate cameraman to cinematographers Venu, Shaji and Madhu Ambat.From 1987 onwards working as a Director Of Photography. During the last 12 years photographed more than 30 feature films and many short films. Working all over India he has worked in eight languages-Malayalam, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Manipuri, Hindi/Panjabi and English with eminent directors like G.Aravindan, Shaji N Karun, Aribam Shyam Sharma, Malay Bhattacharya, K.G. George, Pamela Rooks and Chandrashekar. Sunny Joseph also works as a Director. He has more than six short films and two television serials to his credit. Among Sunny's cinematography works "PIRAVI", "VASTHUHARA", "SANABI", "KAHINI", "TRAIN TO PAKISTAN", "MANGAMMA", "DAYA", "UNNI", "AMERICA AMERICA" etc. are well acclaimed. Apart from the professional activities Sunny, is also a keen film teacher, conducting regular workshops in Kerala; Film and TV Institute of India, Pune; Satyajith Ray Film and TV Institute, Calcutta, and Asian Film Centre, Colombo. Currently functions as the General Secretary of Indian Society of Cinematographers and as a member, Kerala Chalachtra Academy.
Awards
National Film Festival, Best Experimental Film, Director, 1984The Clown And The Dog was the diploma film made at the FTII
Kerala State Film Awards, Best Colour Photography, 1988, For the Film Piravi
Kerala State Film Awards, Best Colour Photography, 2001, For Swayamvarappanthal
Kerala State Film Awards, Best Colour Photography, 2003, For Nizhalkuthu

Sunday, August 8, 2010

A DAY WITH SUNNY JOSEPH

BANNER FILM SOCIETY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES.

WE ORGANIZE A DAY WITH SRI. SUNNY JOSEPH
FOR THE FILM LOVERS, AND STUDENTS.
A DAY, IN WHICH YOU CAN INTERACT WITH THE RENOWNED AND WELL EXPERIENCED CINEMATOGRAPHER OF INDIAN CINEMA. HE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU, THROUGH A CLASS ROOM SESSION ON CINEMATOGRAPHY TOO..

DATE: 14 AUGUST 2010 TIME: 10 AM TO 5 PM
VENUE: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, TRIVANDRUM
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: SRI. M.F. THOMAS

REGISTRATION FEES: Rs. 200/- FOR STUDENTS Rs/- 100/-
ENSURE YOUR REGISTRATION.

YOU CAN MAKE THE PAYMENT IN THE FOLLOWING BANK DETAILS
BANNER FILM SOCIETY
SOUTH INDIAN BANK, SREEKARYAM BRANCH
ACCOUNT NUMBER 0497053000005264
IFFC Code SIBL 0000497
(confirm the payment thro email/phone and don't forget to bring the payment receipt from bank when reaching for program.) PAYMENT THRO DD may be sent to the following address along with name and details

The Secretory,Banner film society, Trivandrum.TC 12/1241, Law college Jn.,Kunnukuzhy, Vanchiyoor POTrivandrum-35
EMAIL: banertvm@gmail.com http://banertvm.blogspot.com/
PHONE: 09349931452 , 9447190471
PROGRAM COORDINATOR: K J SIJU
PRESIDENT- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: HARIKUMAR
SECRETORY- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: BIJU

WITH RAMACHANDRABABU- A NOTICE

Dear friend,

We are very sorry to inform you that, due to an emergency situation arised to Mr. Ramachandrababu, by way of an urgent finishing work of an onam release film, he is held up in chennai and wont be attending the cinematography work shop we planned on 14th August 2010.

how ever, we are fortunate enough to have the great cinematographer Mr. Sunny Joseph to be with us for the programme on same day. We express our heart felt gratitude to Mr. Sunny Joseph for extending the support to us.

the venue of the programe will be

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM AUDITORIUM

PMG JUNCTION, TRIVANDRUM

ON 14th Aug 2010, 10am to 5pm.

the work shop with Mr. Ramachandrababu will be arranged in near future, along with a major event we are planning.

Monday, July 26, 2010

A DAY WITH RAMACHANDRABABU, CINEMATOGRAPHER

BANNER FILM SOCIETY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES.

WE ORGANIZE A DAY WITH SRI. K RAMACHANDRABABU isc FOR THE FILM LOVERS, AND STUDENTS.

A DAY, IN WHICH YOU CAN INTERACT WITH THE RENOWNED AND MOST EXPERIENCED CINEMATOGRAPHER OF INDIAN CINEMA.
HE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU, THROUGH
A CLASS ROOM SESSION ON CINEMATOGRAPHY TOO..


DATE: 14 AUGUST 2010
TIME: 10 AM TO 5PM
VENUE: MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, TRIVANDRUM

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: SRI. M.F. THOMAS


REGISTRATION FEES: Rs. 200/-
FOR STUDENTS Rs/- 100/-

ENTRY FOR FIRST 50 PERSONS ONLY

ENSURE YOUR REGISTRATION BEFORE AUG 5 , 2010.


YOU CAN MAKE THE PAYMENT IN THE FOLLOWING BANK DETAILS

BANNER FILM SOCIETY
SOUTH INDIAN BANK, SREEKARYAM BRANCH
ACCOUNT NUMBER 0497053000005264
IFFC Code SIBL 0000497

(confirm the payment thro email/phone and don't forget to bring the payment receipt from bank when reaching for program.)

PAYMENT THRO DD may be sent
to the following address along with name and details

The Secretory,
Banner film society, Trivanrum.
TC 12/1241, Law college Jn.,
Kunnukuzhy, Vanchiyoor PO
Trivandrum-35


EMAIL: banertvm@gmail.com
PHONE: 09349931452


PROGRAM COORDINATOR: K J SIJU

PRESIDENT- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: HARIKUMAR 9447190471
SECRETORY- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: R. BIJU 9349931452

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
SIVAKUMAR, PRASANNAKUMAR.

Monday, July 19, 2010

A DAY WITH RAMACHANDRABABU.. MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, TRIVANDRUM

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A DAY WITH CINEMATOGRAPHER RAMACHANDRA BABU

Banner film society Trivandrum organizes a day with renowned cinematographer Sri. K. Ramachandrababu for the film lovers, and students. A day, in which you can interact with most experienced cinematographer of Indian cinema.
He shares his experience and knowledge with you, through a class room session on cinematography on 14th August 2010 from 10 am to 5 pm in Trivandrum
program director: Sri. M.F. Thomas.

Registration fees with food : Rs. 200/- and for students Rs/- 100/- only.

Ensure your registration before july 31, 2010. For details please contact on email: banertvm@gmail.com, http://banertvm.blogspot.com, phone: 09349931452.

MEDIA COVERAGE

PLEASE SEE THE CLIPPINGS OF THE COVERAGE GIVEN BY
THE HINDU AND THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS NEWS PAPERS
FOR THE JULY 2010 PROGRAME




FILM SCREENING REPORT




Film screening of July 2010, on 17th July at YMCA Conference hall, was a great success.
Over 60 persons and an average 40 for all shows attended the screening despite being a working day.

Good response about the films screened, YOL, HIDDEN HALF, CRIMSON GOLD and INDOOR was really a motivating factor.

Media was also well supportive with program announcement and good write ups on festival.

Sri. K P Kumaran presented a well thought lecture on the cinema-creativity- and government control, followed by a discussion on it.

Our sincere thanks to all participants, Sr. K P Kumaran, and all media friends for the support extended to us.

Monday, July 12, 2010

FILM SCREENING SCHEDULE JULY 2010

DATE: 17th SATURDAY, JULY 2010

VENUE: YMCA AUDITORIUM A/C, TRIVANDRUM


THEME OF SCREENING : FILMS ONCE BANNED BY GOVERNMENTS

10.30 AM: YOL

Directed by Yilmaz Guney, Serif Goren

Turkey, 1982, 124mnts



1.30 PM: THE HIDDEN HALF

Written and Directed by: Tahmineh Milani
Iran, 2001, 95 minutes



3.30 PM. LECTURE BY EMINENT FILM /CRITIC PERSONALITY

TOPIC:

CINEMA-CREATIVITY- GOVERNMENT CONTROL



5.00 PM SPECIAL SCREENING OF A SHORT FILM: INDOOR

Directed By K J SIJU, (A Banner film society member)

Malayalam, 2010, 10mnts

5. 10 PM CRIMSON GOLD

Directed by Jaffer Panahi, written by Abbas Kiriostami

Iran, 2003, 95 mnts

Friday, July 2, 2010

PRESS RELEASE..A DAY WITH RAMACHANDRABABU

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A DAY WITH CINEMATOGRAPHER RAMACHANDRA BABU

Banner film society Trivandrum organizes a day with renowned cinematographer Sri. K. Ramachandrababu for the film lovers, and students. A day, in which you can interact with most experienced cinematographer of Indian cinema.
He shares his experience and knowledge with you, through a class room session on cinematography on 14th August 2010 from 10 am to 5 pm in Trivandrum
program director: Sri. M.F. Thomas.

Registration fees with food : Rs. 200/- and for students Rs/- 100/- only.

Ensure your registration before july 31, 2010. For details please contact on email: banertvm@gmail.com, http://banertvm.blogspot.com, phone: 09349931452.

K. RAMACHANDRABABU isc

Award Winning Cinematographer with over 125 Feature Films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Arabic and English. B.Sc. Graduate in Chemistry from Loyola College , Madras (Chennai) and obtained Diploma in Cinema ( Motion Picture Photography ) from the prestigious FILM INSTITUTE OF INDIA , PUNE. ( 1968 - 71)
Debut film "VIDYARTHIKALEY ITHILE ITHILE" - Malayalam Feature film Directed by John Abraham. Have been associated as the Cinematographer of many Nationally and Internationally renowned Film Directors such as John Abraham, Ramu Kariat, Sethu Madhavan, P.N.Menon, Bharathan, K.G.George, M.T.Vasudevan Nair, I.V.Sasi, Sasi Kumar, Hariharan, Mohan, Mani Rathnam, Lohitha Das etc Lives in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala State, INDIA Hobbies include Reading, Painting in Water Colours and Writing Poetry in English. Some of the Poems were published in various magazines. Creator of CINEKU, an unique genre of Short Film combining Cinema with Japanese Haiku Poetry format




Professional
Membershi
ps:
PRESIDENT – Indian Society of Cinematographers
Vice Chairman - Malayalam Cine Technicians Association
General Secretary - Malayalam Cine Technicians Association
Life Member - Cine Technicians Association of South India
Life Member - Southern Indian Cinematographers Association
Member - Cinematographers’ Combine
President - MACTA Cinematographers' Union
Vice President - MACTA Federation
President - MACTA Federation

Positions Held:
Chairman – Technical Committee, India International Film Festival 1997
Member – Technical Committee, International Film Festival of Kerala, 1999
Jury – Kerala State Television Awards Committee 1998
Jury – Padmarajan Film Award Committee 1998
Jury – Asianet Film awards Committee 2002
Jury – John Abraham Film Award Committee 2003
Resource Person - MACTA Chalachitra Kalari
Jury - SICA Awards for Malayalam Films 2002
Exec. Committee Member – Kerala Chalachitra Academy 2003
Jury - ARAVINDAN PURASKARAM 2004
Jury - Mathrubhoomi - Medimix Film Awards - 2003
Jury - SICA Awards for Malayalam Films 2006
Jury - J.C. Daniel Award for outstanding contribution to Malayalam cinema 2009

https://sites.google.com/site/ramachandrababuk







A DAY WITH RAMACHANDRABABU ISC

BANNER FILM SOCIETY PROUDLY ANNOUNCES.

WE ORGANIZE A DAY WITH SRI. K RAMACHANDRABABU isc FOR THE FILM LOVERS, AND STUDENTS.

A DAY, IN WHICH YOU CAN INTERACT WITH THE RENOWNED AND MOST EXPERIENCED CINEMATOGRAPHER OF INDIAN CINEMA.
HE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU, THROUGH
A CLASS ROOM SESSION ON CINEMATOGRAPHY TOO..


DATE: 14 AUGUST 2010
TIME: 10 AM TO 5PM
VENUE: MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, TRIVANDRUM

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: SRI. M.F. THOMAS


REGISTRATION FEES: Rs. 200/-
FOR STUDENTS Rs/- 100/-

ENTRY FOR FIRST 50 PERSONS ONLY

ENSURE YOUR REGISTRATION BEFORE JULY 31, 2010.


YOU CAN MAKE THE PAYMENT IN THE FOLLOWING BANK DETAILS

BANNER FILM SOCIETY
SOUTH INDIAN BANK, SREEKARYAM BRANCH
ACCOUNT NUMBER 0497053000005264
IFFC Code SIBL 0000497

(confirm the payment thro email/phone and don't forget to bring the payment receipt from bank when reaching for program.)

PAYMENT THRO DD may be sent
to the following address along with name and details

The Secretory,
Banner film society, Trivanrum.
TC 12/1241, Law college Jn.,
Kunnukuzhy, Vanchiyoor PO
Trivandrum-35


EMAIL: banertvm@gmail.com
PHONE: 09349931452


PROGRAM COORDINATOR: K J SIJU

PRESIDENT- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: HARIKUMAR
SECRETORY- BANNER FILM SOCIETY: R. BIJU

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
SIVAKUMAR, PRASANNAKUMAR.

BANNER FILM SOCIETY: WHAT WE ARE

WE ARE AN ACTIVE FILM SOCIETY IN TRIVANDRUM, KERALA.

WE CONDUCT REGULAR FILM SCREENINGS AND FILM RELATED WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS.

JOIN US..TO SPREAD THE ESSENCE OF GOOD CINEMA.

WE PROMOTE NEW FILM MAKERS, BY SCREENING THEIR FILMS IRRESPECTIVE OF GENDER AGE,EDUCATION, LOCALITY AND EVEN THE TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE OF THEIR FILMS.

WE BELIEVE, RECOGNIZE AND UNDERSTAND A FILM MAKERS DESIRE, SINCERITY, GENUINENESS, AND EFFORTS PUT IN, TO MAKE A FILM BY HIM/HER. AND WE ENCOURAGE FILM MAKERS BY ARRANGING A PLATFORM FOR THEM TO SHOW THEIR FILMS. WE ASSURE YOU A SCREENING OF YOUR FILMS IN OUR VENUES.

WHO KNOWS..YOU MAY BE THE NEXT GREAT FILM MAKER OF OUR COUNTRY. A TALENT WHICH CANT BE IGNORED AND WHICH NEEDED SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT IN THE BEGINNING STAGES.

SO YOU ARE WELCOME

BANNER FILM SOCIETY

WE ARE HERE..
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