KARACHI: Youth Film Festival received a tremendous response, not only from Lahore but from Karachi and Multan as well. More than 125 films were received.
The panel of judges selected some of the best from the submissions. The short listed films were also screened at the festival. The winner of the festival received professional series Canon DSLR cameras. Mr. Sarshar Ali, Country Head Canon Pakistan, distributed the cameras.
CEO/Director of Roshan Rahain, Shaigan Azhar shared the overall objective of the festival by saying “The idea behind organizing the Youth Film Festival was to provide the youth with a platform where they can engage and share their work with millions of people. Film Making is fast becoming a popular concept amongst young people. Our partners of the festival offered prizes such as paid work contract, professional series cameras and a chance to work on an in-house production. We are thankful to each of our partners for making this project possible.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sarshar Ali Country Manager, Canon Pakistan said, “Pakistan is gradually becoming one of the prime markets for photo enthusiasts. To set the stage right, Canon is continuously associating with variety of photography / videography platforms and organizing training sessions for amateurs as well as professional photographers.“