Deepu S Unni, a student for the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune has been selected as a scholar in the Budapest Cinematography Masterclass (BCM) 2009, scheduled to be organized in Budapest,Hungry later next month. Deepu is currently studying in final year of cinematography. He is the only Indian among 15 other participants who has selected for the prestigious bi-annual event. The event will start on August 30 and end on September 13.
All the 16 participants will get a platform to learn the modern techniques and aesthetics of cinematography at this event, conducted by Academy Award-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond. The Hungarian University of Drama, Film and Television and the Hungarian Society of Cinematographers, in association with the National Film and Television School of Great Britain has been conducting the BCM twice in a year since 1991. Previous master classes have been conducted by Zsigmond, and other Academy award-winning cinematographers, like Haskell Wexler ( One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest') and Billy Williams ( Gandhi').