Interlude to show at Creation International Film Fest

Motion Picture Institute is happy to announce Ashray Dravidian's film, Interlude, was accepted into the 2017 Creation International Film Festival (CIFF). CIFF was ranked a Top-100 Best Reviewed Film Festival according to Film Freeway, and this upcoming year's festival will be held in Ottawa in February. Interlude is an experimental film about a storyteller who journeys into the deepest recesses of his mind, discovering the reasons behind his haunting guilt.

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Ashray, who graduated in 2014, wrote and directed the film, and used many MPI alumni in his film, including Jonathan D'Ambrosio and Hayward Crawford in the camera department, and Patrick Neff as a VFX artist. Jonathan won Best Cinematographer for Interlude at the festival as well.

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