Toronto Film Festival ends with The Imitation Game grabbing big award

The much-heralded Toronto International Film Festival announced award winners from the 39th Festival on Sunday. Here’s a list of the winners.

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From student to award-winning director: Akshat Sharma’s Parabolic curve

AISFM direction alumnus, Akshat Ajay Sharma may still be basking in the afterglow of winning the Best Director gong at the Mumbai Short Film Festival held recently, but with two more of his films showing at Vancouver Film Festival later this year, the future’s wide open.

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Will 2014 finally be Leonardo DiCaprio’s year at the Oscars?

After two decades of stellar performances, Leonardo DiCaprio still doesn’t have an Academy Award. What gives, asks Time magazine’s Megan Gibson.  [Read more…]

Oops, they did it again: The great advertising scam

The trend of ad agencies creating ads that will never see the light of day just to win a gong is gaining steam. But is there anything wrong with this ‘scam advertising’, asks Ritika Saxena.   [Read more…]