Children’s Day Special Screenings

Children’s Film Society, India is dedicated to furthering “A Child’s Right to Entertainment”. We are happy to say that we have succeeded to a large extent in translating this motto of ours into reality, and our little Organization is effectively still reaching out to the children of the country in various innovative and imaginative ways.

 

The Society being a brainchild of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and 14th November being Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birth Anniversary and Children’s Day, CFSI is geared up to conduct screenings of its films at various places.

 

They are:
CFSI is screening three films viz “Bandu Boxer”, Nandu Ka Raja” and “Chhota Sipahi” along with National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi, at Mekhla Jha Auditorium.

 

CFSI’s films will also be screened at eleven theatres spread all over Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh. Also screenings will be held in other districts of the state of Andhra Pradesh viz Kothavalesa, Gajapathi Nagaram, S.Kota, Kozhikode.

 

Shows will also be held in the state of Karnataka in the following districts of Belgaum and Bellary, Kerala in the districts of Malappuram, Tamil Nadu in the district of Ramanathapuram and Thoothukudi.

 

CEO, CFSI, Dr Shravan Kumar wishes the Children of India ‘HAPPY CHILDREN’S DAY’.

Children film festival plan for 5 states in Southern India covering 19 districts from July 2012 to March 2013

Details of theatrical shows completed & planned during 2012-13

 

S.No.

State

District

Dates

No. of shows

Coverage

1.

Tamil Nadu

Madurai

02.07.12  – 18.07.12

85

43,000

2.

 

Theni

23.07.12  – 28.07.12

63

32,000

3.

 

Tiruchirapalli

22.08.12  –  29.08.12

60

35,000

4.

 

Villupuram

22.08.12  –  04.09.12

50

30,000

5.

 

Erode

22.08.12  –  05.09.12

84

50,000

6.

 

Tiruvarur

08.10.12  –  12.10.12

45

25,000

7.

Andhra Pradesh

Guntur

24.07.12  –  08.08.12

170

35,786

8.

 

Vizianagaram

14.11.12  –  21.11.12

102

51,000

9.

 

Srikakulam

03.12.12  –  21.12.12

88

40,000

10.

Karnataka

Bellary

22.08.12  –  13.09.12

116

60,000

11.

 

Mangalore

November’12

28

20,000

12.

 

Chikmagalur

November’12

60

30,000

13.

 

Shimoga

November’12

60

30,000

14.

Kerala

Palakkad

11.09.12  –  28.09.12

92

16,649

15.

 

Kozhikode

November’12

14

7,000

1.

Tamil Nadu

Thirunelveli

January’ 13

60

35,000

2.

Andhra Pradesh

Mehaboob nagar

January’ 13

90

50,000

3.

Karnataka

Chamaraj nagar

January’ 13

50

25,000

4.

Pondicherry

Pondicherry

February’13

40

20,000

 

 

Details of Non – theatrical shows completed & planned during 2012-13

 

S.No.

State

District

Dates

No. of shows

Coverage

Expenditure

1.

Tamil Nadu

Sivaganga

Aug – Nov

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

2.

 

Ramanathapuram

Sep – Dec

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

3.

 

Madurai

Aug – Nov

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

4.

 

Virudhunagar

Sep – Dec

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

5.

 

Thoothukudi

Nov – Mar

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

6.

Andhra Pradesh

Srikakulam

July – Nov

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

7.

 

Vishakapatnam

July – Nov

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

8.

Karnataka

Bellary

Aug – Nov

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

9.

 

Bijapur

Jul – Oct

102

33,140

1,53,000.00

10.

 

Bagalkot

Jul – Nov

101

26,000

1,51,500.00

11.

 

Belgaum

Nov – Dec

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

12.

 

Mandya

 

100

25,000

1,50,000.00
(Sanction yet to be received from H.O)

13.

Kerala

Malappuram

Sep – Dec

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

 

 

Kasaragod

Nov

150

60,000

10,000.00

14.

 

Kollam

Nov – Jan

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

15.

 

Trivandrum

Nov – Jan

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

16.

 

Kozhikode

Nov – Jan

100

25,000

1,50,000.00

Activities for Month of Oct 2012

Theatrical and LCDs film shows covering 5 States and 8 Districts during the month of October, 2012

 

Theatrical Shows

State
District
Shows Audience
TAMIL NADU Tiruvar 45 25,000
       
UTTARAKHAND Nainital 22 10,270
       
RAJASTHAN Ajmer 37 20,140
       
  Total
104
55,410

 

Non Theatrical Shows (LCD Shows)

State
District
Shows Audience
WEST BENGAL
Jalpaiguri 50 15,000
       
MAHARASHTRA
Dhule 50 15,000
  Thane 140 42,000
  Latur 108 25,369
       
TAMIL NADU
Virudhunagar 100 25,000
       
UTTARAKHAND
Nainital 50 13,000
       
RAJASTHAN
Ajmer 124 36,777
       
  Total
622
1,72,146

 

Sale of 379 DVD’s & 3 VCDs sold during this month.

Gattu bring joy to children with cancer

With Diwali approaching, followed by Christmas and New Year gift shopping is being made easy by CFSI’s Marketing Cell. We will customize a gift pack of our best DVDs for you to give your children – Your Budget, Our Best Films, Home Delivered. Start your Online Shopping Today with a CFSI gift pack. CFSI’s DVDs are now available at the click of the mouse – any day, any time, through the year.

On November 3, 2012 children suffering from cancer will experience a brief relief from their pain during a special show of Gattu in the auditorium of the Tata Memorial Hospital. As November 14 is Children’s Day, CFSI is offering schools and NGOs an opportunity to make it special for children with a screening of our award winning and much acclaimed film Gattu. NGOs, clubs and housing colonies can organize their own screening of Gattu. Call our Marketing Officer for details and bookings.

NGOs, schools, institutions, clubs are invited to have a festival or single shows of children’s films. Call our Marketing Cell with details about your premises, we will lend all our support and include your shows in our Calendar of Events. If you have a suggestion for how best we can reach out with our films do write in to us.

This year belongs to Gattu, directed by Rajan Khosa and produced by CFSI; it has been charming audiences and winning accolades all over the world. It was the only official entry from India at the Berlin International Film Festival, where it earned a Special Mention Award by International Jury for Generations: Berlin International Film Festival 2012.

The other awards include:

  • Audience Award: Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) 2012
  • Best Film: New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2012
  • Best Young Actor for Mohammad Samad: New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2012
  • Honourable Mention at: Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles” (IFFLA) 2012
  • Citation of Excellence:Tel Aviv International Children’s Film Festival 2012
  • Master Mohammad Samad nominated as Best Lead Actor : South Asian International Film Festival in New York
  • Selected in Golden Horse Taiwan 2012 : Network for the Promotion of Asian Films

To date we have received 21 script proposals for future productions. In keeping with emerging communication technology, the CFSI website has introduced an Online Film Proposal and Form Submission link for film production from September 15, 2012. Filmmakers are invited to access the link which is available on our homepage and complete all formalities online.
HAPPY DIWALI FROM GATTU & FRIENDS AT CFSI