The Path to Connectment

Connectment Films is the evolution of Connect Magazine which was co-founded by Nyay Bhushan, Niket Bhushan, Namrata B Durgan and Niyam Bhushan in November 1990. In the spirit of today’s startup culture, Connect launched as a Minimum Valuable Product (MVP) in the form of a photocopied stapled magazine designed on Apple Macintosh computers. Billed asContinue reading “The Path to Connectment”

‘Stuck in Inner Traffic’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

Rush hour isn’t always where you think it is. All those loud noises you hear? Those aren’t blaring horns. You’d be surprised where all that ruckus is coming from. Just relax and immerse yourself in this ‘filmaiku’ – where film meets haiku, the Japanese art of meditative poetry. ‘Stuck in Inner Traffic’ came about inContinue reading “‘Stuck in Inner Traffic’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

‘The Saint’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

Memories are movies in real life. This is what I experienced when I made my short film ‘The Saint’ back in 2007 which features my late maternal grandmother. Just some months before she passed away, I spent some time with her, video taping her memories of her life’s journey.She was going through an illness andContinue reading “‘The Saint’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

‘Mango Shake’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

The rhythm of life is always an open invitation for you to let go and immerse in the moment. I made ‘Mango Shake’ as an expression of what it means to be in sync with the sounds and colors of India, while capturing a moment in time in 2008 when my visual inspirations were beingContinue reading “‘Mango Shake’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

‘Backdrop’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube

As we battle an invisible enemy, ask yourselves, were we really at “peace” back in pre-pandemic times when the world was supposedly “normal”? And hopefully, when these tough times are behind us soon, what will “peace” be like in the “new normal”? I made my short film Backdrop in 2007 after I first witnessed theContinue reading “‘Backdrop’ – Bandra Film Festival x YouTube”

Industry Interactions

The rapid globalization of the Indian entertainment industry has seen leading figures from India and overseas interacting at various forums to discuss a range of topics of mutual interest. As presented below, Nyay Bhushan has moderated a number of such interactions in his capacity as the first India-based correspondent for The Hollywood Reporter (from 1999Continue reading “Industry Interactions”