Wayne D’Mello

After winning the Best Young Critic award at the 17th Mumbai Film Festival, Wayne joined Film Companion as the youngest member. He writes, researches, entertains and pesters fellow employees with nagging questions. The only thing Wayne talks about more than his love for Linklater, Scorsese and The Beatles is why veganism is the need of the hour.

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Filmmakers Vinay Shukla and Khushboo Ranka on their upcoming documentary and maintaining objectivity by remaining non-partisan


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This year's Mumbai Film Festival line-up boasts of Indian films that were made on meagre budgets, iPhones and crews with only two people. We get the filmmakers to share their experiences


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The maker of viral short films like Taandav speaks about his feature film Ajji, a powerful rape-revenge drama that will compete at the India Gold section of the Jio MAMI Film Festival


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Ahead of the release of Newton, we look back at some of the small but impactful moments on-screen where the actor made us smile


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The Daddy filmmaker tells us about the perils of bringing to life the story of a living gangster and why Gawli makes a great subject for a film


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The National Award-winning director of the documentary Amdavad Ma Famous talks about what he’s learnt from being on sets of films like Lootera and Queen


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A vegan's account of how Bong Joon-ho's film about a loveable pig starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tilda Swinton is a well-informed and telling satire


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The writer-director of G Kutta Se tells us about his film on honour killings that has prompted death threats against the cast and crew


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