Concrete Jungle is one of my first two short films. I made them for a competition conducted by ABILITY FOUNDATION. The other film I did along with this is ATTITUDE. Though they did not win any prizes nor recognition, I learnt a lot in the process of making them.
After which I did KRISHNA THE BELOVED and four more videos of the same kind. Three on Lord Rama and one on Hanuman ji, available in my tamil blog iamhanuman.blogspot.com.
Now, I have completed yet another short film ILAIGNARKAL KAIVANNATHIL SWAMI VIVEKANANDAR (SWAMI VIVEKANANDA IN YOUNGSTERS PAINTINGS) for Shri Ramakrishna Vijayam.
Shri Ramakrishna Vijayam is a Tamil monthly magazine run by Shri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai. They conducted a painting competition for youngsters and students as a part of The National Youthday Celebrations. Around 20,000 youngsters participated in it. All of them got certificates and 16 of them won cash prizes. A painting exhibition was also organised with 500 paintings that came for the competition.
My short film records this fabulous event. It comprises of interviews with Swami Gautamananda, President of Shri Ramakrishna Mission, Chennai, The judges and three of the winners alternated by slide shows of some of those beautiful paintings. Duration is about 40 minutes.
As the T-shirt reads in this short film, I have miles to go before I sleep.