Circus

A Film by Tariq Vasudeva

Synopsis

‘Circus’ is a film set in present day urban India – a concrete jungle of glaring class divisions and contrasting lifestyles under the same roof. An Indian woman working in the corporate world struggles to be included in an office filled with men. Another Indian man employed as a domestic helper in a wealthy home struggles to find his purpose. The consequences are devastating.

Director

  • Picture of Tariq Vasudeva © Tariq Vasudeva

    Tariq Vasudeva

    Tariq Vasudeva is an actor and director - having trained in Theatre from Denison University in Ohio, USA. Tariq has acted in many plays and featured in popular television commercials. He played a lead role in the award-winning short film - "Kusum - The Flower Bud" directed by Shumona Banerjee which won the prestigious Silver Prize at the Busho Film Festival in Hungary. As Director, Tariq has directed multiple training films in the corporate world that inspire people to think differently about their biases in the workplace. He runs his own film production company called Open Sky Productions based in New Delhi, India. 'Circus' is Tariq Vasudeva's debut film as Director.

Awards + Festivals

  • *NOMINATION FOR BEST SHORT FILM AWARD*
    40th MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Short Films Competition, World Premiere, Moscow, Russia) April 21, 2018
  • *NOMINATION DECEMBER EDITION*
    1st QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Coronet Selections, Palm Springs, CA, USA)December 1, 2018
  • BEYOND EARTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kolkata, India)December 22, 2018
  • 3rd CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 29, 2018
  • *NOMINATED FOR BEST SHORT FILM AWARD*
    DIORAMA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, New Delhi, India)January 18, 2019
  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)March 9, 2019
  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)March 13, 2019
  • 2nd MILKBUSCH INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cape Town, South Africa)March 31, 2019

Crew

Director
Tariq Vasudeva
Screenplay
Tariq Vasudeva
Producer
Tariq Vasudeva
Director of Photography
Harshvir Oberai
Art Direction
Tariq Vasudeva, Suhail Prakash
Costume Design
Tariq Vasudeva
Sound
Devendra Singh
Editor
Tushar Prakash and Tariq Vasudeva
Sound Mix and Mastering
Abhishek Sekhri
Sound Design
Sahil Vasudeva

Details

Running Time
26 minutes
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Tariq Vasudeva
Open Sky Productions
New Delhi, India

info@openskyfilms.in