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Maya [Shorts Session 5]
September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm CDT
Tortured by the pressure of his successful first film, a young screenwriter struggles to come up with his next. Confused over whether he should write for himself or the industry, drawing from reality or fiction, he lines up his half-baked ideas in the confines of his lonely home.
Ani I.V. Sasi has worked in several different roles in Indian cinema over the last 7 years. Most notably he was an integral part of Pan-Indian filmmaker Priyadarshan’s creative team, on his last 11 films over the course of 2010 to 2016. He started out as an assistant director and worked up to co-director on the award-winning Tamil film “Sila Samayangalil” (“Sometimes”), which has travelled to over half a dozen festivals. He has also worked as an Associate Director in the Malayalam industry on the film “Nakhangal” and directed several commercial advertisements for brands such as Lenovo and Viari. He is currently working on his first Tamil feature script.