Habib Faisal, Rajit Kapoor to be jury for 48 Hour Film Project

Directors Habib Faisal and Rajit Kapoor are all set to be a part of the upcoming 48 Hour Film Project, which gives an opportunity to filmmakers to make it to the prestigious Cannes festival.

PTI| Updated: Oct 13, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Mumbai: Directors Habib Faisal and Rajit Kapoor are all set to be a part of the upcoming 48 Hour Film Project, which gives an opportunity to filmmakers to make it to the prestigious Cannes festival.

The 48 Hour Film Project is a contest in which teams of filmmakers are assigned a genre, character, prop, and line of dialogue, and have two days to create a short film containing those elements.

These short films, made by the participants, will be judged this year by 'Daawat-e-Ishq' helmer Faisal, Rajit, actor Parvin Dabas and writer Gopi Puthran.

10 of the best films will get a chance to screen their at the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival, next year.

Participants just need to login to www.48hfp.In and register to take part in the event taking place during different weekends of this month in Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad.

So far, 2009 Mumbai film 'Time Travel' and the Hyderabad winner of 2012, 'Anukokunda' have made it to Cannes.