Chennai: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announces the selected participants of the first-ever BAFTA Breakthrough India Initiative, in partnership with Netflix.
A jury of industry experts including Anupam Kher, Monika Shergill, Mira Nair and Siddharth Roy Kapur selected 10 of the most promising talent from the film, games and television industries in India.
Chennai’s Karthikeya Murthy and Coimbatore’s Arun Karthick have made to the list.
BAFTA invited candidates from across the country to apply for its flagship talent initiative ‘BAFTA Breakthrough India’.
Due to an overwhelming number of quality applications from the film, games and television industries nationwide, the initiative selected ten emerging Indian talents, double the number previously announced.
The participants will receive one-to-one mentoring, global networking opportunities, free access to BAFTA events and screenings for 12 months, and full voting membership.