Editors Note: This workshop took place on the 18th of March in collaboration with Budweiser Studios at the #HGStreet Festival.
This is a Budweiser Studios x #HGACADEMY initiative. The star at the Oscars this year, Everything Everywhere All At Once was directed by American film directors, producers and screenwriters, The Daniels. The duo started their careers as music video directors known for Lil Jon's Turn Down For What and brought the same visual creativity to their films which even Steven Speilberg became a fan of.
Skills acquired in creating music videos are invaluable in the film industry because they bring a new and refreshing approach to storytelling.
This weekend, the #HGStreet festival is bringing a workshop where you can learn how to make a viral music video with India-based Ukrainian director, screenwriter and producer, Daria Gaikalova known as Dar Gai who has also worked as an intimacy director in the Bollywood film, Gehraaiyan starring Deepika Padukone, Ananya Pandey and Siddhant Chaturvedi.
She is also the co-founder of Jugad Motion Pictures, a Mumbai-based boutique production house that specializies in conceptualizing and executing feature films, advertisments and music videos.
Workshop: How to make a viral music video by Dar Gai
Date: 18th March, 2:45pm - 3:30pm
The artist has since been writing and directing feature films, TV shows, commercials, short films and music videos in India. In 2018, her narrative feature, Teen Aur Aadha co-produced by Anurag Kashyap won over 18 awards and travelled to over 40 International film festivals. She wrote and directed music videos like Cold/Mess by Prateek Kuhaad and Liggi by Ritviz.
An alumnus of the distinguished Berlinale Talents Program, Dar was born and brought up in Kyiv, Ukraine. She has acted in more than 15 theatre plays and has directed about a dozen plays and street performances. After obtaining a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Philosophy with a minor in film and theatre from Kyiv, Dar was invited to India to direct a play for the 'Founder’s Day' of Scindia School in Gwalior and also to teach screenwriting and film appreciation at Whistling Woods International (India’s premier private film school) in Mumbai.
At a first-of-its-kind culture and lifestyle festival in India that will weave Homegrown, South Asian, and global talent to reimagine the fabric that defines contemporary Indian culture and creativity today, Dar Gai brings her vision and experience in a workshop on filmmaking from 2:45 PM to 3:30 PM at Richardson & Cruddas, Byculla this Saturday so make sure you don't miss it.
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