Attapady School Children get lessons in the fine art of filmmaking.

The Students of the Government Vocational Higher Secondary School at Agali, Attappady, took part in a short filmmaking competition organised last week by the school's Indywood Film Club.

The competition took the children's film experience to a higher level with the promoters of the school’s education theatre offering them to conduct a national children’s film festival at Attapady. The modern education theatre sponsored by Sohan Roy. Head of Aries Group of Companies, provided the perfect platform for the children to watch their little movie creations with great sound. It was the first time that the school, where majority are children from tribal families, witnessed a short filmmaking competition. “We wanted to expose the children to different spheres of cinema", said Sindhu A.V., the teacher who coordinated the programme.

Students from class 5 to the higher secondary took part in the short film competition. The contest focused on drug abuse and children's Day. Theruvile Pookal, scripted and directed by class 7 student Abhinav Thomas, was ad-judged the best short film.

Mohammed Risal won the best actor award for his role in the same film. Class 7 students Adin, Shaiju and Abhijith won the best cinematography award for the film Uyarangalilekku.

Ludhia Maria, who scripted the short film La-hari won the award for the best script. Sneha bagged the Best Actress award for he role in Venda Guys. Kalainan won the best editor award for the same movie. Ayush Baiju bagged the Best Director award for the film Kaikorkkam Laharik Kethire. Principal In charge Anil Kumar inaugurated the award distribution function. Aries Group project manager Arun Karavalur gave away the awards. Indywood Film Club convener Faisal presided over the function.

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