31st Aug-7th Sep, 2014

Himalayan Film School "Imagination and Storytelling"

Manjusha Nair

Imagination and Storytelling are the tools used by human beings during the evolutionary process.

Storytelling helps us to make meaning of our world.

And Imagination bridges the gap between perception and reality.

In the workshop,the participants  would use Imagination and Storytelling to create Images, Narratives and small vignettes as modes of expression.

A hands –on and Learn As You Make approach characterizes the methodology of the workshop.

Spanning 7 Days the participants would Ideate, Explore imageMaking, Construction and basic putting together or Editing to create stories in groups.



 Manjusha Nair has a post graduate Diploma in Cinema with specialization in Film Editing, from the Film &T.V. Institute of India,Pune.

Her first film ‘Manav’…on Eunuchs and the psychosocial aspects of their life had a world premiere at Cinema Du Reel, at Paris in 1990.The film went on to participate in Sakshi , celebrating 25 years of Independent Indian Documentary

Bangalore, Munich Docu Film Fest and the Neubrandenberg Festival,Germany.

She has over 15 years of experience working in varied capacities as Director, Conceptualiser, and Project- Coordinator in multi hued projects for Corporate and Image films,Travel, Promos, and  Television Programmes. 

She  has also worked with many social sector organisations  creating films for their needs as well as facilitating Training Workshops. She has participated in Educational initiatives with Middle level and High school Children across States to teach Digital Film Making and using Film as text to enable language learning.

She is passionate about the different uses of video/film as a medium whether to  facilitate learning ,empowerment or create spaces for dialogue beside the traditional onus of the medium as a form of expression.

She is currently Faculty at Srishti School of Art ,Design and Technology,Bangalore,India.