A short film contest, a digital art exhibition and the return of the play Nostalgia Brand Chewing Gum are all in today’s Quick Fix.
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The Indian Republic: A Report Short Film Contest Announced
Q, director of Gandu and member of Kolkata alt rock band Gandu Circus, will join up with Aamir Bashir, actor and director of Harud, to judge a short film contest at the Owl Scope: X Rays of a Republic film festival. The contest which has been dubbed the Indian Republic: A Report, will accept entries for short films between three to five minutes long that represent what the Indian Republic means to the creator of the film. The shooting medium will not be a judging criterion and participants can use any means necessary to make the film. The winning film will be screened at Owl Scope film festival and the creator will receive other prizes as well. The final date for submissions is March 20. For more details about the competition check out the Owl Scope website.
Art Stack 2013 to Take Place at Blue Frog, Mumbai
Art Stack, a multi-media art show that is now in its fifth year, will take place at the Blue Frog, Mumbai, on March 11. The show has been organized by graphic design and branding company Design Stack and will feature digital and video art as well as photography, among other things. The show will start at 6pm and entry is free.
QTP’s Nostalgia Brand Chewing Gum Returns to Mumbai
You might have seen our behind-the-scenes coverage of QTP’s Nostalgia Brand Chewing Gum (if you haven’t check it out here) and hoped to catch the show but to no avail. Fortunately, the play will be staged at the Prithvi Theatre on March 12 and 13. Two shows will be staged per day at 7pm and 9:30pm and the tickets will cost Rs 125. You can buy tickets for the event on the Prithvi Theatre website.