Interview: Nepali Director Deepak Rauniyar on ‘Highway’ and a Conscious Cinema
Highway (2012), the feature debut of Nepali filmmaker Deepak Rauniyar, marks the rise of a fresh new...
bollywoodtrade.com/ Friday, January 27, 2012
Generally a few films from India, the country that claims to produce the largest number of films in the world, would find a place in this section of the Berlinale programme. This year has been an exception though. Indian films are conspicuous by their absence. A Nepalese film HIGHWAY by Deepak Rauniyar is the lone representative of the cinema of the Indian sub-continent in the section.
MARCH 10, 2014, Variety – Deepak Rauniyar’s “White Sun” has been selected for Cannes Festival Cinefondation Atelier among 15 projects that will be pitched at the a co-production mart and networking hub for films in development from Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa among principal sources. Speaking with Variety Cinefondation’s general manager Georges Goldenstern said “It’s an optimistic film which notes the weight of the Nepalese past on the present, but explores new ways in which the Nepalese can work together,”.
White Sun, Deepak Rauniyar’s second feature film, which was supported by Hubert Bals Fund for Script & Project Development in 2013 and was subsequently selected for the Boost! coaching trajectory, a joint initiative of IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund, CineMart, the Binger Filmlab and the National Film Development Corporation of India, has been now selected for the first round of The Netherlands Film Fund + Hubert Bals Fund Coproduction Scheme 2015 (NFF+HBF).
March 19, 2015 /Filmmaker Magazine –
Fifteen works — scripted, documentary and interactive — were selected today for the Tribeca Film Institute‘s All Access program, which offers grant monies and other non-monetary support to projects by creators from statistically underrepresented communities. The projects were chosen from a submission pool of 710 entries.