The 19th edition of Frames Film Festival is celebrating cinema with its theme: Karwaan – An expedition through Cinema

This year, Frames is going to take the audience on a journey through the different eras of Indian cinema and some glimpses of international cinema.

Frames Film Festival 2022 is co-powered by MTV.

The event commenced with a cordial greeting to the online audience and a few faculty members greeted the guests. The events of the day were screenings of Animation and  Documentaries and a Panel Discussion about acting, called Actomania.

A festival trailer was played and the YouTube Livestream audience expressed their enthusiasm and eagerness for the screenings to begin.


The first event for the day, Animations began by welcoming the judges which included animators Reena Mapari and Jeevanchandra Karandikar.

The ten films that were screened for this category were received exceptionally well by both the jury and the online audience. Sir Jeevanchandra also praised the Selection Committee’s work.

The second event for the day was Documentaries, which had cinematographers Sunil Patel, Vikash Sivaraman and Director Rajesh Ranshinge. The films showcased here also drew praise from the judges for the messages conveyed and important issues conveyed. Vikash Sivaraman shared his  experience when asked about his most challenging work. He explained, “It was challenging for me when I was new to cinematography.”

The third event for the day, Actomania, was a Panel discussion about acting for which Kainaz Motiwala, Abhikant Tiwari and Girja Shankar were invited, who shared their experience about their acting and choices. Abhikant Tiwari’s advice to young actors was “Acting is a skill that should be properly studied and one should get education in it.” Kainaz Motiwala remarked “OTT platforms are great for viewers but have a negative impact on the industry from the revenue point of view.”

The second day of Frames Film Festival concluded, and the audience as well as the volunteers are extremely excited for the third and final day of frames, when the winners of all categories shall be announced.