In line with the launch, GIIS hosted a screening of Reunion, a war-drama feature film, directed by 18-year-old, award-winning Canadian filmmaker and music composer Kesava Geeta Kumar.
Global Indian International School (GIIS) has introduced its first Movie Club and Radio Club at its Dubai and Abu Dhabi campuses, where students can choose to learn the art of Film Making and Radio and develop their creative media skills as well. As part of the after-School activity, GIIS students as well as Non-GIIS students can avail of the courses.
The film club will cover all aspects of film making including videography, direction, production, script writing, editing and more. The Radio Club course will give students an insight on Radio Jockeying, Production, Editing etc.
In line with the launch, GIIS hosted a screening of a war-drama feature film titled Reunion, directed by 18-year-old award-winning Canadian filmmaker and music composer Kesava Geeta Kumar. The film has already been selected and awarded Best Feature Film at the Aasha International Film Festival and will be sent to over 200 film festivals globally.
Originally from Dubai, Kesava is the creative director and the founder of Labyrinth Studios; a Canada-based media group focused on providing a platform for youth talent to flourish. The filmmaker was present at the screening and interacted with the GIIS students on the art of filmmaking and the changing world of content.
Commenting on the launch Amol Vaidya, Sr. Director Operations, GIIS said: “The movie making, and video industry is changing globally. New technical and creative practices are redefining the art of film making and content creation. This will be a great opportunity for our students to learn and explore these professions while having fun as well. It will help them identify their interests and nurture it, while some of them might even take it up as a profession.”