Girls will Be Girls, “a female-driven dramatization composed by debutant Shuchi Talati, has gotten a creation award from France’s Aide aux cinémas du monde.
The award will cover around 25% of the film’s creation budget. The film is delivered by Pushing Buttons Studios, an outfit established by Indian entertainers Richa Chadha (Gang of Wasseypur) and Ali Fazal (Death on the Nile) and co-created by Claire Chassagne of Dolce Vita Films (2019 Venice and Cairo winner “A Son”) and Sanjay Gulati and Pooja Chauhan of Crawling Angel Films (2020 Berlinale determination “The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs”).
The film is set in an elite boarding school in a little Himalayan slope town in northern India and follows the narrative of a 16-year-old young lady, whose rebellious coming-of-age is hijacked by her mom.
The content was chosen at the current year’s Jerusalem Script Lab and Berlinale Script Station and was introduced at the Gotham Week project market in New York.
Chassagne said: “I’m excited that the film is called Aide aux Cinémas du monde, which is an exceptionally aggressive asset. For me it is likewise a compensation for my contribution in the advancement of the film for more than you years. On a financial level, this award will permit the film to have more access in the global market particularly in France and Europe.”
“The prize money is an enormous lift for us to be able to make the picture the way we need to, with almost no imaginative trade-offs,” Talati added.
“As new creators, Richa and I are quite excited that we’re deciding on the appropriate options for our first work,” Fazal added.
Chauhan and Gulati said: “Determination for the renowned award of Aide Aux Cinémas du monde brings us satisfaction as well as an approval of the way that Crawling Angel Films have decided to recount solid neighborhood stories that associate universally.”
The Aide aux Cinémas du Monde reserve upholds global movie producers who have co-creations with France. It is overseen by the Center National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC) and the Institut Français.