The 2nd edition of Cortokino – International Film Festival, organized by the Department of Mass Media, Thakur College for short-films, ad-films, documentaries, music videos and silent films was held yesterday and will continue till 18th January, at Thakur College, Kandivali (E).
The key objective of the festival is to provide aspiring talent the opportunity to showcase their work on a global platform. Several eminent personalities like Kamya Punjabi, Sambhavna Seth, Disha Wakhani, Amarpali Gupta, etc. are expected to attend the event. Cortokino is supported by celebrities like Vidyut Jamwal, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Piyush Mishra, Makarand Deshpande, Raghu Ram, Ali Asgar, Nigar Khan and Dilip Joshi.
Speaking on Cortokino BMM Head of Department, Deepak Tiwari said, “Cortokino is relatively very young as an international film festival. We had received entries from Australia and Singapore besides other institutions from all over India. On the first day, we had received a great response and we aim to increase the bar of the film-fest by opening up a multitude of event showcasing,”
“Cortokino 2014 hopes to become the launch pad for new talent. Our motto has been to bring to all the lovers of cinema the passionate subject of film-making an experience to count on. The manifestation of this will reflect in our festival,” Deepak Tiwari, further added.