CHANDIGARH,02.08.18-The Chandigarh Chapter of INTACH in association with HCES (Heritage Conservation and Education Services) organised a workshop for students onmakingof short films based on Heritage related themes hosted byStrawberry Fields High School.

FILMITis a multi-cultural project that aims at nurturing cultural understanding, care and concern amongst school children through the exciting experience of making and sharing films and is in its 6th year in Chandigarh now.These films on heritage and culture made as part of a project funded by the Helen Hamlyn Trust (United Kingdom)are later shared with students in the United Kingdom.

Close to 100 eager students and faculty from various schools of the city attended the workshop conducted by Ms Purnima Datt, Director, HCES .Datt and Deepika Gandhi, Co convenor INTACH Chandigarh held an interesting brainstorming session with the students and teachers on some interesting topics that could be taken up for the next round of FILMIT movies.Ankit Pogula form Tuning Fork Films gave the students vital tips on the process of shooting, editing and composing short films.Deepika Gandhi informed that each year the level and number of films from Chandigarh is increasing and they plan to take on many more schools in the next round.