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.
Variety : Pan Nalin, Gurinder Chadha Projects on the Slate as India, the U.K.’s Civic Studios Continues Global Expansion (EXCLUSIVE)
June 5, 2024
IMDB : Pan Nalin, Gurinder Chadha Projects on the Slate as India, the U.K.’s Civic Studios Continues Global Expansion (Exclusive)
June 5, 2024
Yahoo news : Pan Nalin, Gurinder Chadha Projects on the Slate as India, the U.K.’s Civic Studios Continues Global Expansion (EXCLUSIVE)
June 5, 2024
Medianews 4u : Civic Studios raises global awareness of social issues and promotes actionable solutions: Anushka Shah
June 5, 2024
Storyboard18 : Breaking Barriers: The role of Indian women filmmakers at Cannes 2024
May 31, 2024
Variety : London Indian Film Festival Celebrates 15th Year With Nationwide Outreach, Expanded, Music, XR and Gaming Strands (EXCLUSIVE)
May 29, 2024
Eastern Eye | ‘Christmas Karma questions people like Rishi Sunak,’ says producer
May 17, 2024
Cinema Express | Anushka Shah: Christmas Karma questions people like Rishi Sunak
May 15, 2024
Midday | Think you’re progressive? Family Aaj Kal’s makers dissect society’s biases through the story of a ‘liberal’ family that can’t stomach their daughter dating a cab driver
Apr 27, 2024
Telegraph | Christmas Karma: Gurinder Chadha’s next film is a modern twist on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Apr 27, 2024
The Print | Gurinder Chadha announces new film ‘Christmas Karma’, Kunal Nayyar to play lead role
Apr 19, 2024
The Week | Gurinder Chadha announces new film ‘Christmas Karma’ Kunal Nayyar to play lead role
Apr 19, 2024
India Today | Kunal Nayyar, Eva Longoria roped for Gurinder Chadha’s ‘The Christmas Karma’
Apr 19, 2024
Hindustan Times | Gurinder Chadha announces new film ‘Christmas Karma’, Kunal Nayyar to play lead role
Apr 19, 2024
English Jagran | Family Aaj Kal:A love Story Breaking All The Biases
Apr 3, 2024
Cine Blitz | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ wows the audience at the 53rd International Film Festival of Rotterdam
Jan 30, 2024
Homegrown | Ishan Shukla’s Debut Film Imagines A Dystopian World Through Psychedelic Animation
Jan 29, 2024
Newsdrum | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ premieres at International Film Festival of Rotterdam
Jan 29, 2024
Hindustan Times | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ premieres at International Film Festival of Rotterdam
Jan 29, 2024
Devdiscourse | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ premieres at International Film Festival of Rotterdam
Jan 29, 2024
Cartoon Brew | Indian Dystopian Sci-Fi Feature ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ Gets An International Trailer For Its Rotterdam World Premiere
Jan 29, 2024
Money Control | IFFR 2024 | Animator Ishan Shukla: ‘Ramayana is much better than The Odyssey or Game of Thrones because it is so tragic’
Jan 27, 2024
Scroll | How an Indian animator assembled an international cast for his futuristic movie
Jan 17, 2024
Mid-day | Indian animation filmmaker’s feature film to premiere at the Rotterdam Festival
Jan 14, 2024
Outlook India | International Film Festival Of Rotterdam: Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ To Premiere At IFFR 2024
Jan 7, 2024
Eastern Eye | ‘Schirkoa’ to premiere at the Int’l Film Fest of Rotterdam
Jan 6, 2024
The Week | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa In Lies We Trust’ to premiere at IFFR 2024
Jan 6, 2024
TOI | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ to premiere at IFFR 2024
Jan 6, 2024
The Print | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ to premiere at IFFR 2024
Jan 6, 2024
Devdiscourse | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ to premiere at IFFR 2024
Jan 6, 2024
Dailyhunt | Ishan Shukla’s ‘Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust’ to premiere at IFFR 2024
Jan 6, 2024
NDTV | All About Indian Animated Film Schirkoa, Set For Rotterdam Debut
Dec 11, 2023
Money Control | Bollywood delays releases, keeps box office under pressure
Jun 05, 2023
MediaBrief | Anushka Shah, Civic Studios: Entertainment is the best tool to further civic education
May 09, 2023
Livelaw | ‘Vakeel Babu’: A Film By Civic Studios, Inspires And Engages Young Lawyers And Students With Screenings At India’s Top Law Schools
Apr 10, 2023
ADgully | Civic Studio’s Latest Series #BreaksTheBias
Mar 17, 2023
The Leaflet | ‘Vakeel Babu’ offers a timely lesson in public morality
Feb 14, 2023
MediaNews | At Civic Studios we are committed to bringing previously untold stories and good narratives to the forefront: Anushka Shah
Apr 12, 2022
ESTD | How can entertainment be a driving force towards creating social change?
Feb 06, 2023
Indian Television | “We green-light projects across three aspects – entertainment, engagement, and empowerment”: Civic Studios’ Anushka Shah
Feb 06, 2023
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
Animation Express |Civic Studios debuts in animation with feature film ‘Schirkoa’
Sept 14, 2022
Media Brief | Civic Studios forays into animation; announces feature film Schirkoa
Sept 08, 2022
Media Brief | 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
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
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
Newslaundry | In a country where two yards distance is not being maintained, why is data privacy important?
June 24, 2021
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
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
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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