Dev Benegal - Feature Film 2014
Samvida Nanda of the Mosquito Massala had the pleasure to work with Dev Benegal and his production house August Entertainment.
Working with him and Sarat Rao, on their ongoing scripts entitled "Dead End" and "Bombay Samurai", Samvida had the opportunity to learn about the process of creating Moodboards and LookBooks that help define the character, world and mood of feature films. From editing an animatics using the images from the storyboard to undertand the pacing of the film; to wandering through Delhi, Noida, Bombay and the vast arrays of the internet to seek out strange and facinating architecture for inspiration; to exploring the world of cinema and delve into film noirs; and working on sub projects such as Graphic Design of Posters and other visual elements to aid in the submission of "Dead End" to various film festivals, to so much more!
We are happy to announce that director Dev Benegal’s pitch for a dark comedy ‘Dead End’ was named as the best project at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films .
"The story of a man who is declared as dead by a shady government department and has to take extreme measures to prove that he is alive, was written by Benegal and Sarat Rao and is to be produced by Satish Kaushik Entertainment and Benegal’s August Entertainment. The Bucheon Award is worth $15,000."
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Final Posters Designed by Samvida Nanda:
Other Iterations of Posters (made in collaboration with Viktor Furiani, Neha Bhanu, Somudra Banerjee)