Lensight Relaunched

Lensight Inauguration 2016

ISSN 2395-4604

An academic journal of Film and television Institute of India

Lensight has made a comeback in February 2015 with a new mandate and a new way of looking at the art of moving images.
This includes discussions and articles on contemporary cinema, its history and aesthetics, as well as discussions on how digital media is affecting the way we relate to moving images.
Lensight is published QUARTERLY.

The January - June 2016 issue of FTII's prestigious academic journal 'Lensight' was released 15/06/2016 in the hands of eminent film scholar Samik Bandopadhyaya. Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, and Anil Zankar, Prof. Screen Studies and Research were also present on the occasion. The Journal was released during the ongoing 41st Film Appreciation Course in FTII.

Bhupendra Kainthola

Editorial Coordinator:
Deb Kamal Ganguly

Content Advisor
Prof.Indranil Bhattacharya

Executive Editor:
Chandrashekhar Joshi

Copy Editor:
Suparna Dutt-Dcunha

Cover Design
Akhil R.P. ,Prasad Thorat

Single copy Rs. 200/-, Annual subscriptions Rs. 600/- (download the subscription form) [link to be provided]
The current – January-June 2016 - edition contains:

The Documentary Archive

1. Exploring Tagore through documentaries: a universal man with many facets
Kallol Gangopadhyay

2. The lesser Known of Prabhat!
Milind Damle

3. Of Sensitivities and Sensibilities: Documentaries made the FTII students
Chandrashekhar Joshi

The Biopic Essay Form

4. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: a biographical Essay Film’
Anita Chahal

The Documentary Discourse

5. Visuality and Writing: The Reclaimable Interface, the Realizable Interference
Debkamal Ganguly

6. Documentary and Documentation or Documentary is Dead
Sanskriti Chattopadhyay

7. Citizenship and Nomadity in Documentary Narrative:Raja Shabir Khan’s Shepherds of Paradise
Vellikkeel Raghavan

Documentary Practice

8. Talking about Lightning: An interview with Manuela Morgaine
Debkamal Ganguly

Documentary:Form and Technology

9. Authenticity of Hybrid Documentaries: An Exploration of their Contiguity to Docudramas Neeraja Vyas

10. Changing Trends: New Media and a Paradigm Shift in Documentaries
Sujay Kapil, Rabindranath M

'Lensight' accepts contributions of academic and analytical nature from researchers, teachers, and film critics. The contributors are requested to send a synopsis (maximum 200 words)
to editorial team at : lensighteditorial@gmail.com


Lensight Call for Papers

Lensight annual subscription form Click here to download

Single Copy - Rs.200/-

Please visit FTII Campus for single copies of Lensight Journal.