Press & Publications

Browse through the latest news and features on Civic Studios’ work.
And check out our blog here for writings and perspectives on ranging topics around civic entertainment.
The Tribune: Make way for mini web series ‘Ye Saali Naukri’
Nov 15, 2022
HomeGrown: A Web Series Exploring The Often Toxic Connection Between Career And Identity In India
Nov 11, 2022
Balaji News: ‘Ye Saali Naukri’ By Civic Studios: A Fresh Take On The Scenario Of Unemployment In India, Crosses 1+ Million Views
Nov 10, 2022
Film Companion: Long Story Short: ‘Vakeel Babu’ Practices More than it Preaches
Oct 28, 2022
Civic Studios debuts in animation with feature film ‘Schirkoa’
Sept 14, 2022
Civic Studios forays into animation; announces feature film Schirkoa
Sept 08, 2022
Civic Studio’s Pocket Change announces new mockumentary ‘Blue Collar Files’
Sept 03, 2022
Telegraph India: Abhishek Banerjee’s short film ‘Vakeel Babu’ makes New York Indian Film Festival 2022 cut
May 07, 2022
Outlook India: Abhishek Banerjee’s ‘Vakeel Babu’ Selected For New York Indian Film Festival
May 07, 2022
Tribune India: Abhishek Banerjee’s short film ‘Vakeel Babu’ makes it to New York Indian Film Festival 2022
May 07, 2022
Adgully: Vakeel Babu by Civic Studios makes it to New York Indian Film Festival 2022
April 26, 2022
Wion: Abhishek Banerjee’s ‘Vakeel Babu’ to premiere at New York Indian Film Festival 2022
April 26, 2022
ABP Live: Abhishek Banerjee’s Short Film ‘Vakeel Babu’ Makes Its Way To New York Indian Film Festival 2022
April 23, 2022
Free Press Journal: Abhishek Banerjee’s short film ‘Vakeel Babu’ makes its way to New York Indian Film Festival 2022
April 23, 2022
Bollywood Hungama: Abhishek Banerjee’s short film Vakeel Babu makes its way to New York Indian Film Festival 2022
April 23, 2022
Adgully: Civic Studio’s Latest Series #BreaksTheBias
March 17, 2022
Youth Ki Awaaz: भारतीय संसद और महिलाएं, कब आएगी #NariKiBari
March 08, 2022
Midday: A new Hindi digital channel is using humour to draw our attention to
Feb 27, 2022
Money Control: Pocket Change founder Anushka Shah on democracy, humour
Feb 27, 2022
Logical Indian: Entertainment Meets Awareness! This Mumbai-Based Startup
Feb 25, 2022
eShe: The founder of comedy channel Pocket Change on democracy,
Feb 24, 2022
Youth Ki Awaaz: “यदि आप मतदान नहीं करते हैं, तो आप शिकायत करने का हक खो देते हैं”
January 20, 2022
Feminism In India: Women’s Reservation Bill, 2008: Kab Aayegi #NariKiBari? Kab Banegi #SabKiSansad?
December 9, 2021
News Laundry: World Toilet Day: Public toilets and citizens, not a prem katha?
November 19, 2021
 
ADR Podcast: Women Representation in Electoral Politics: A lack of political will? – Part 2
November 8, 2021
 
MIT India: Imagination and Innovation in Storytelling: A conversation with Shekhar Kapur
May 28, 2021
 
Newslaundry: In a country where two yards distance is not being maintained, why is data privacy important?
June 24, 2021
 
Newslaundry: How female social media users reacted to Amrita’s decision in Thappad
August 7, 2020
 
Livemint: Rethinking the angry young cop in Indian cinema
July 13, 2020
The News Minute: ‘We have done injustice by glorifying custodial violence on screen’: Vetrimaaran
July 11, 2020
Lallantop: अगर आपके साथ या आसपास घरेलू हिंसा हो रही है, तो आपको ये वीडियो ज़रूर देखना चाहिए
June 3, 2020
ScoopWhoop: When Home Is Unsafe: This Video Explains How To Help Domestic Violence Victims During Lockdown
May 31, 2020
Firstpost: Crime, courtroom drama in Indian entertainment
January 23, 2020
 
Film Companion: Crime and Punishment in Indian Entertainment Launch Event Highlights
December 9, 2019
Film Companion: Can Bollywood Cop Movies Influence Real-Life Crimes? A Report Finds Out
November 14, 2019
The Hindu: Analysing reel vs real of crime and punishment
November 10, 2019
The Godrej India Culture Lab: Crime and Punishment in Indian Entertainment
November 8, 2019
The Hindu: Separating the difference between reel and real crime
November 06, 2019
Civic Studios Report: Crime and Punishment in Indian Entertainment
November 1, 2019
MIT Comparative Media Studies Podcast: How Entertainment Can Help Fix the System
October 15, 2019
Radio One: Hrishi K with Anushka Shah, Researcher MIT Media Lab on ‘Civic Studios’ & ‘Media Cloud’ projects
August 6, 2019
Twitter: Delhi Crime Twitter Chat
May 8, 2019
Film Companion: How Delhi Crime Gave Audiences A Chance To Reimagine The Police Force
May 6, 2019
IDR: Seven ways to create entertainment with impact
March 14, 2019
Henry Jenkins Podcast, USC: Anushka Shah on Civic Entertainment
September 29, 2018
The Hindu: Ways of seeing entertainment
August 9, 2018
Midday: A Studio that is seriously entertaining
July 31, 2018
The Wire: Vigilantism and Mob Justice Are Glorified by Bollywood and That Is a Big Problem
July 18, 2017

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