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Hyderabad designer wins queer filmfest poster contest

Hyderabad designer wins queer filmfest poster contest

India Blooms News Service | 03 Apr 2014, 08:53 pm
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Mumbai, Apr 3 (IBNS) India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Hyderabad-based graphic designer Punith Mahesh as the winning design of the KASHISH International Poster Competition.


The poster will be the look of the fifth edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, scheduled to be held fromMay 21-May 25, 2014
 Wendell Rodricks said of the winning design, "The stark graphics and the concept of exploring the mind makes this poster a winner. At a time when we need a change of mindset over Section 377 and new concepts of expression in queer cinema, this poster makes for a refreshing think tank. The overall impact of the poster is unforgettable and easily identifiable. Congratulations to the winner".

Punith Mahesh said he was 'shocked' and 'overwhelmed' when he heard that he had been chosen the winner.  "It feels great to win a prestigious national level award. This award will be a great boost to my future and hope there are many more to come. I profoundly thank KASHISH and Wendell Rodricks for choosing my art as the winner,'' said Punith, who claims he lives by the quote "I dream my design, and then I design my dream".

Explaining his design Punith said that the butterflies represent the flight of human ideas, imagination and innovation, while the stars depict the infinite world out there for the ideas to soar.
May 21-25, 2014<span style="\\\\&quot;font-family:" arial,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 13px;\\\\"=""> in Mumbai at a multiplex and at Alliance Française de Bombay. KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is the first and only gay & lesbian film festival in India to be held in a mainstream theatre and the only queer festival to receive clearance from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Hyderabad designer wins queer filmfest poster contest

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