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New Writing Workshops

Mark DeGasperi`s ten-week Writing and Developing a Series for Television class at 

New York University-SPS starts on September 20, 2021.

 

Previous students have placed highly in the Nicholl Fellowships, Sundance, 

Slamdance, Blacklist, Austin Film Festival contests and more; have had their scripts optioned, and films produced. 




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THE STOLEN RIVER Premieres at Asia's Largest 

Green Film Festival


Media Development International/Karuna Productions 'The Stolen River' wins 

second place in its premiere in the category of the 'Water for Life' Award for 

 CMS VATAVARAN 2015 – the 8th Competitive International Environment 

 & Wildlife Film Festival and Forum, held in New Delhi, India.  

 It is also the 2017 winner as best green film at the LIFFT film festival 

 in Mumbai, India.


Awards:

Winner, Critics’Choice Award, Best Film on Nature, L’Age D’Or Arthouse Film Festival, 

 Kolkata, India (3/31/2019)

Winner, Bronze Award, Independent Shorts Awards, Hollywood  (4/2/2018)

Winner, Best Film on Environment, Nature & Wildlife, Calcutta, International 

 Cult Film Festival, Kolkata, India (3/16/18)

Winner, Best In Show Award, Cinema Verde International Environmental Film 

 & Arts Festival, Gainesville, Florida (2/11/2018)

Winner, Award of Recognition, Impact DOCS Award Competition (1/28/2018)

Winner, Best Green Film, LIFTT India Cinefest, Lonavla, India (9/5/2017)

Top 5 Finalist, Kuala Lumpur International Eco-film Festival, 

 Malaysia (10/25/2017)

Semi-finalist, Green Earth Film Festival (10/5/2017)

 







For further information, please go to the website:

www.naturesiqfilm.com



THE TEMPLE OF THE VEDIC PLANETARIUM - A DOCUMENTARY 

The Temple of The Vedic Planetarium is a unique and ambitious project aiming 
to reconcile the two main aspects of human search for truth: science and religion. 
It is being built on the banks of the river Ganges, in Mayapur, West Bengal, India. 
This is the first part of a series of films produced by MDI in collaboration 
with Karuna Productions, documenting the development of this one-of-a-kind project.





The film was released on September 5th, 2012.