Award winning filmmaker Oinam Doren has been invited as jury member by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, New Delhi for the Indian Panorama section of the 45th International Film Festival of India to be held in Goa from 20th to 30th November 2014.
Oinam Doren is a former television producer who moved on to form his own company Ourvillage Films in 2008 with the objectives of making local films for an International audience. In that same year, he could win development support from Goteborg International film festival, Sweden for a feature film project out of hundreds of applications worldwide. At present, he is working on a number of major projects that are in various stages of production. The films produced by Doren under the company are screened in a number of film festivals worldwide, won awards and is being distributed by the Times Group.
Apart from making various contributions in Indian film genres and delivering inspirational talks on independent film making, Doren is also a music producer and a cinematographer who has worked in a number of National and International films.
Since its inception in 1952 the IFFI, International Film festival of India has been the biggest event of its type in India. It has been an annual event and builds on strong competition. Indian panorama is a flagship activity of International film festival of India. Over the years the stature of Indian panorama has grown to make it a brand in itself, a signature identity which the film industry today associates with cinematic, thematic and aesthetic excellence.
The Festival is an assembly of people and nations where the world’s greatest film artistes hold hands with emerging talents on an equal footing. It is also a forum for film professionals to communicate face to face with film lovers around the world. The festival aims to nurture, encourage and inspire Indian cinema and introduce it to the world outside as well as the many audiences that coexist in this vast and diverse country.