Sunrise अरुणोदय (Arunoday) is in post-production in Paris since November 2013. The post-production was part of the Indo-French co-production deal with Dolce Vita Films, Paris. The picture editing lasted for 12 weeks and was done by my film school (La FEMIS) classmate Annick Raoul, who also edited my first feature Hava Aney Dey and all my film school short films. The sound editing began in January 2014 with editors Gurwal Coïc-Gallas, Nicolas Bourgeois and Ken Yasumoto. Dialogue editing and final mixing will be done by Jérôme Wiciak. The sound design is being done by Nicolas Becker. More soon….
Sunrise अरुणोदय has been selected in the list of 26 projects selected for its annual co-production market, a part of NFDC Film Bazaar held on the sidelines of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.
Film Bazaar will be held from November 21-24, 2012 in Goa and will be attended by Producer Rakesh Mehra, Paris based French Co-producer Marc Irmer and writer-director Partho Sen-Gupta.
Adil Hussain would also be present in Goa for the premiere of his Hollywood spectacle Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ which opening film of the film festival.
Check out the new Sunrise अरुणोदय (Arunoday) blog and website – www.sunrisethefilm.com.One can find a lot of information regarding the progress of the production, technical information and tests, making of and behind the scenes videos, podcasts, casting information. As the production goes along I’ll be adding lots of other stuff.
One can also crowd-fund the project and get super perks.
Check it out www.sunrisethefilm.com/crowdfunding
Great news this morning! On the Locarno Film Festival Website – Press Release saying-
“From over 200 projects submitted, in 18 different languages, from 30 regions in India, these are the 12 finalists which will participate in Open Doors, the Festival del film Locarno’s co-production lab.”
Sunrise (Arunoday) was one of them.
Let me introduce you to my new feature film project, Arunoday (Sunrise).
Sunrise, to be shot in Mumbai, stars Adil Hussain (Life of Pi) and Tannishtha Chatterjee (Brick Lane, Hava Aney Dey). It tells the story of Joshi, an embittered Mumbai cop who has been searching for his missing daughter for ten years since she disappeared one day after school. Joshi’s quest is used to reveal the horror of child trafficking and exploitation in India, a taboo subject which nonetheless affects a huge number of the children in the world’s most populous democracy, a country where lives are often cheap.