Early July 2015, a bunch of us from CAFF gathered to discuss and reboot ‘Nirmukta Videos‘ project. It was also to deliberate on the idea of making the most out of our in-house paleontologist’s visit to TN. Nirmal Rajah, has hosted a talk about fossils and paleontology, and it was a runaway hit – so the decision to make this documentary film about fossils in Ariyalur, coinciding with his visit, was rather easy!
Around August, after days of shooting and weeks of toiling to put the final product together, the film premiered on 26th of January in Chennai and is now open for public consumption. Highly indebted to the generosity of funders, both financial and otherwise (no documentary team would have the luxury of working in the beautiful post production suite in Make Real Media, generously offered by Bala Bhaskar). (more…)