The Filmy Monks
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TFM Online Film Festival 2019
TFM Online Film Festival is a premier film festival encouraging Indias Independent Film Makers showcase International films, television, and new media to the world. TFM festival that is devoted to finding and highlighting the best cinema in the world. Our Jury will award the best films through private screenings.
We Are Inspired by Innovation, Enterprise, and Creativity in Film making.
Thousands of films are made every year by extremely talented, innovative, and visionary filmmakers that are left unnoticed. We aim to celebrate these filmmakers for their efforts and share with the world the raw talent that we discover along the way.
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What We Do
TFM OTT PLATFORM
TFM FILM FESTIVALS
The Filmy Monks combines creative inspiration and artistry in Content Creation, Syndication and Marketing. With a constant focus on meeting the evolving needs of viewers and content buyers around the world, The Filmy Monks OTT Platform is uniquely positioned to meet the growing demand for original content as it continues to expand its portfolio of films, web series, and new media content.
From Content Monetization to Distribution, We've got you covered.
Prachee Soman - Festival Director & Creative Head
15+ years across various industries; Education, Banking, Shipping, Entertainment. Each one has been a phenomenal experience. Learning, Experimenting, Thriving at every opportunity I put my mind to. Blending my entrepreneurial experience of conceptualizing and executing challenging ideas and shaping them into sustainable business models. The filmy Monks is my passion venture, to create a platform that is both commercial and promotes Independent Film Making in India.
Ron Nag - CEO & Channel Head
With 2 decades of Film Business and International marketing experience, I have been at the fore front of negotiating business alliances, acquisitions & associations. Being a Producer and a Film Maker, I know the pulse of the growing content industry. An MBA in International marketing from Pune University, I have been Promoting content at international Film Markets for more than a decade, at prestigious markets like MIPCOM, CINEKID. Having enormous Media Trade Fair experience, TFM is an amalgamation of international trends & monetization opportunities worldwide.
Deepak Bhanushali - Content Acquisition Head & Independent Director
Deepak started his career as a producer for India's most critically acclaimed animated movie "My friend Ganesha". His 20 + years being a part of Film Industry across production roles brings in a sea experience of the commercial aspects, understanding of the production values and the economics of film making of the industry.
Uma DCunha - Consultant & Festival Jury
Cunha's work in cinema spans programming, writing and casting. Her career
started in 1974 with the Directorate of Film Festivals, Govt. of India. In
1978, she set out on her own, organizing film festivals and related events in
India and abroad, writing for leading newspapers and publications, casting for
films such as Deepa Mehta's 'Water', Mira Nair's 'Kamasutra', Jane Campion's 'Holy
Smoke', Dev Benegal's 'English, August' and Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Lagaan'. She
has assisted major festivals such as those at Cannes, Berlin and Venice and
more recently, Toronto and Busan. As well as, been Founder-Advisor to several
Indian film festivals held abroad (London, Los Angeles, Stuttgart). Uma has
also held Indian film sessions at New York's Museum of Modern Art, The Lincoln
Center and the Museum of Modern Image. In 1966 she edited Montage - A Monograph
on Satyajit Ray. In 2009, she served on the International jury for Cannes's Un
Certain Regard. She has programmed a section, now called 'Discovering India',
at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star, ever since its inception.
Ashok Purang - Consultant & Festival Jury
Producer of the award winning & critically acclaimed "Filmistaan"
(2012), He is the Festival Director of the Navi Mumbai International Film
Festival, was Content Head of Firangi Channel, Festival Director of Singapore
South Asian International Film Festival (2016/2017) and former core committee
member of the Ladakh International Film Festival, etc. Ashok has been
associated with theater since 1980, and having learned the basics from Mr.
Barry John, has directed about two dozen plays and is also the founder of two
theatre groups: Pierrot's Troupe and Showbiz Action Players.
Anne Doshi - Festival Jury
Anne Doshi, a French national, studied Cinema at la Sorbonne in Paris before shifting to Mumbai 14 years ago. Since then, Anne has worked for events like IFFA and the Marrakech International Film Festival. She has constantly promoted Indian culture and Cinema in France, Europe and Morocco. She is currently producing a short animation film based on an Indian short story and is consulting for the International Kids Film Festival.
Dr Manju Rughwani - Festival Jury
is a multi-faceted media, entertainment and communication professional
with over a decade experience in the field of journalism, communication,
public-relations and media training. Her passion lies in excelling her
career in three C's--Content, Communication and Corporate Social
Responsibility. Currently, she is the Head--School of Film & Media at
Ajeenkya DY Patil University. She is also the member of ADYPU Academic Council
as well as the Board of Studies for School of Film & Media and
Management. Her specialization areas are journalism, advertising, public
relations, experiential communication, corporate communications and content
publishing. Her forte lies in understanding the business dynamics of
filmmaking, particularly in the cyberspace and understanding the New Age Digital
Rajeev Gupta / Sweta Gupta- Content Acquisition Partner - USA
Rajeev & Sweta are content acquisition partners for TFM in the USA. Their Company has been doing a lot of work in the field of media & Films with TFM and share history of working on projects together for Indian productions. Rajeev has been a consultant and has actively been a part of international productions on behalf of TFM in the USA. Sweta has been part of all initiatives with Rajeev. Today Rajeev and Sweta are part of the TFM mantra of helping independent filmmakers showcase their work on the TFM channel. TFM is looking to acquire fresh content in terms of New web series, Shorts & Festival Films. If a filmmaker has made a film or is looking to distribute a film, they can get on touch with Rajeev or Sweta. Email Rajeev@ontfm.com
Epsita Mitra / Shoumik De - Content Acquisition Partner - India East
Epsita & Shoumik are content acquisition agency partners for TFM in West Bengal. Their Company has been doing a lot of work in the field of media & Films with TFM and share history of working on projects together for bangla productions. Epsita has been a consultant and has actively been a part of international productions on behalf of TFM in the West Bengal. Shoumik has been part of all initiatives with Epsita. Today Epsita and Shoumik are part of the TFM philosophy of helping independent filmmakers showcase their work on the TFM channel. If you have made a Film/Web series which is ready or under production, We at TFM are looking to distribute & acquire such content. TFM is looking to produce New web series in Bangla. Get in touch with Epsita or Shoumik at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shoumik@ontfm.com