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Groovy Two Shoes

The most awesome job in the world is to find a way to do what you love and these girls are right on track! As kids we celebrated fancy dolls tea party with the neighbourhood kids in the backyard of our house. But for Pragnya Rao, 29 & Yashika Punjabee, 28 it did not end there. It just got bigger ...

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ACTING CRAZY?

Do you dream of becoming an actor? If yes, then JAM gives you some cool acting workshops to look forward to this summer. “O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Acting is a passion, hobby, love and life for a lot of us. Be it school plays, college short films or a video made for a friend’s birthday, we all ...

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Radio ga-ga!

Two new courses on ‘radio management’. Are they worth joining? JAM finds out. With 338 new licenses being awarded to private broadcasters in 91 cities all over India, radio is all set to boom. And so are jobs in this field – in sales, marketing, content development, engineering and of course, presentation and announcing. Most of the people in radio ...

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Ek chutki Bollywood

Acting is full of struggle. But one has to struggle smart and not simply struggle hard; Varun Vazir tells you how If you are not a ‘star’ kid and the acting ka ‘keeda’ has bitten you sore, then you definitely, need to read this. Firstly, you need a good photographer to make your portfolio. A shoot will cost you anything ...

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Biz boy on the block

All of 22, Jubin Joshi juggles 3 businesses, is a freelance photographer and has also started his own multimedia company. Prachi Parekh finds out how Most students depend on their parents for money during college, but Jubin Joshi was already earning by the time he passed out. “Technology has always fascinated me, so when my uncle started a cable Internet ...

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DJ da kamaal

The first Indian to have his music played on Vh1, 23-year-old DJ EXCELEON talks about his passion, how it all began and the reason behind buying his own racing team… Where did you start playing? I started playing in the UK in 2006-07. From spinning in-house and mobile parties, I moved on to playing at commercial parties at Geneva, Miami, ...

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Sketch Up

Does art define your life? Then pre-production is the field for you. Prachi Parekh draws a report. WHAT IS IT? One of the essential pre-production processes for a film requires artists to sketch the look of characters, layouts, storyboards, etc based on the story. Pre-production is greatly required in animation, gaming, advertising and live-action films. SKILLS “Good drawing skills and ...

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Fully filmi

RJ Anirudh Chawla introduces JAM to the Filmwallahs, a community that acts as a support system for people from the film industry What is Filmwallahs about? It’s a community of people related to the film industry – actors, writers, casting directors, music directors, cameramen, cinematographers and many others. We work to help each other. How does it work? The fee ...

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Dancing

Footloose: Dance as a career How often have you been so moved by a particular dance performance that you wished and prayed that you could move with the same grace? In this age of unconventional careers, a career in dance is both an exciting and lucrative option, writes Komal Mehta ‘Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, will you ...

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Film Making – Part 2

FILM MAKING AS A CAREER Has making your own film been a longstanding, unfulfilled dream? Assistant Director Tim A Rakrusam has some inside-the-industry gyaan for wannabe filmmakers. Intro: I have been working in the film industry as an assistant director for the past 1 1/2 years – after dropping out of a professional degree course. I think I made the ...

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