Mad Arts, Jaspal Bhatti Film School’s short film ‘The Story of A Story’ has won the Founder’s Award for the best short film at the prestigious 12 years old, Riverside International Film Festival, California, USA.
The film has been directed by international award winning filmmaker Jasraj Singh Bhatti and has been written by Padm Bhushan Awardee Jaspal Bhatti.
This 7 minute creation is a visually seamless heart wrenching film on the commercialization of society. Through its storyline it conveys how emotions have taken a back seat in today’s commercial world. The film is one of the very few serious work created by Jaspal Bhatti, known mostly for his unique satirical humor.
“It is indeed a great news, and a source of immense encouragement for all of us at Mad Arts, Jaspal Bhatti Film School, as our efforts to present Jaspal Bhatti’s story and vision on a global platform have been rewarded.” said Jasraj Singh Bhatti, CEO and Director of Mad Arts Jaspal Bhatti Film School.
Surilie Jasraj Singh, head of administration & film festival coordination at Mad Arts, said, “What makes this truly a remarkable achievement is the fact that this film has been created totally by our students and local talent of this region. This just proves that, if a film is made with a honest intention, powerful storyline and a well trained team, one can match global standards in film.”
The film was also nominated at the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival. The film stars Anoop Sharma, Savita Bhatti, Surilie Jasraj Singh, Brijesh Ahuja, Sachin Sharma, Mohit Khan and Harman Chopra.
Gaurav Malik has done the music for the film and the visual effects have been done by Nipun Sharma of Mad Arts. The film has been shot and edited at Mad Arts, Jaspal Bhatti Film School, Mohali.