17th Annual Filmi!
Filmi Toronto’s South Asian Film Festival Celebrating 17 Years!
December 2nd – December 3rd, 2016
7:30PM Shorts Programme
Director: Sarvan Singh
Duration: 10 min 47
Dopple-ganger is a worldwide phenomenon originating in Germany it means that a person has physically seen themselves in the same reality.
The film questions the previous theories of this paranormal event through a university professor whom has been seeing his dopple-ganger for years.
Sarvan Singh is a Writer, Producer, and Director. He is operating Dalewood Productions since 2010
Sarvan Singh has always enjoyed filmmaking. In fact, by the time he was 4 years old, he had already been acting in student films . Soon afterwards Sarvan Singh began writing, filming and directing his own films. Now he is a 2008 graduate from the Toronto Film School; a Film Director for Dalewood Productions, Music Video Director for Planet Recordz and Producer at Sunshine Films.
“I got into this line of business when I was 11 years old when my mother was producing her first feature film. I would sneak onto the editing computers late at night, and edit my own version of the film. I would quickly delete all history and my work… so no one would find out. Eventually I started editing clips I found on the internet”.
“My favourite part of being a filmmaker is telling exciting, meaningful stories, because it allows me to express my views and beliefs.” “Making a film is almost a surreal experience, like playing a sport and your in the final quarter. It takes a lot of mental stress to make a movie and can be exhausting emotionally and physically. I treat my audience with a great deal of respect, I put everything into every film I make and don’t take for granted how lucky I am to be doing this for a living.”
Director: Kartik Singh
Duration: 15 Minutes
Nayla hosts a jazz radio show at her university. One day, a man from her past asks her to appear on the show to talk about the political situation in their home country. She refuses his request, but this choice will have consequences.
Kartik Singh loves telling stories of underdogs and unlikely heroes. He brings to his work the perspective of a triple culture. Born in the United States to Indian Sikh parents, he has spent half his life in Paris, where he earned an MFA from the Sorbonne.