My journey as an independent filmmaker: Shonali Bose
Shonali Bose, director of Amuand winner of the Sundance Institute– Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award 2012 writes about the compromises she refused to make while treading the indie tightrope.
I taught for a year at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles. And this is what I told my students. Be very sure, be very committed, be very passionate about your films – otherwise choose another line of work. It’s one of the toughest professions in the world!
What does it mean to be an independent filmmaker whether in LA or in Bombay?