‘Life! Camera Action…’ nominated for Washington fest

New Delhi, April 25 (Calcutta Tube) New York-based Indian director Rohit Gupta’s ‘Life! Camera Action…’ has been nominated in seven categories at the World Music and Independent Film Festival (WMIFF) to be held Aug 15-19 in Washington.

Written by Rohit Gupta and Washington based lyricist-screenwriter Amanda Sodhi, ‘Life! Camera Action…’ was filmed in New York. It is in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

It will compete in categories like best screenplay (Rohit and Amanda), best drama, best actress (Dipti Mehta), best supporting role (Noor Naghmi), best supporting role (Swati Kapila), best original soundtrack (Manoj Singh), and best director (Rohit Gupta).

The film narrates the story of Reina, a young Indian-American woman who pursues a career in filmmaking against her parents’ wishes.

‘The film will keep you watching it all the way to the end,’ June Daguiso, co-founder and CEO, WMIFF, said in a press statement.

The film has also been nominated for best feature film – North America at the Swansea Bay Film Festival (SBFF) 2011, to be held May 5-15 in Britain.

It premiered at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival 2010 in New York last year.

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