Sunday June 16, 2019

Fantastic Time To Be In The Entertainment Industry: Actress Nimrat Kaur

On the work front, Nimrat will return as Tasneem Qureshi in the final season of American thriller series "Homeland". 

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Nimrat Kaur: The actress has starred in web series "The Test Case", in which she was seen essaying role of a combat soldier. 

Actress Nimrat Kaur says it is a fantastic time to be in the entertainment business — thanks to the boom of digital platforms.

“It is a great time (to be in the entertainment business). There is a lot of work happening. People are constantly coming out with new content be it actors, technicians, writers and directors. So, it is a fantastic time to be in the entertainment business,” Nimrat told IANS.

The actress has starred in web series “The Test Case”, in which she was seen essaying role of a combat soldier.

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Actress Nimrat Kaur says it is a fantastic time to be in the entertainment business — thanks to the boom of digital platforms.

She said working on the show has been the “most gratifying experience” for her.

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“As a medium, it (digital platform) is so fantastic and exciting. You are able to tell a story over such a long format. I have been really fortunate and really loved that experience a lot,” she added.

On the work front, Nimrat will return as Tasneem Qureshi in the final season of American thriller series “Homeland”. (IANS)

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YouTube Joins The Race to Stream Interactive Content, After Netflix’s Raising Popularity

YouTube is likely to announce new programmes next month. However, details about an official announcement of an interactive show or series remain unclear as of now, the report added.

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While Netflix never revealed how many accounts accessed "Bandersnatch", the multiple endings were a trending topic on all social networking platforms, including in India. Pixabay

After the raging success of Netflix’s original interactive choose-your-own-adventure film ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’, Google-owned YouTube is now working on interactive shows and live specials.

Following the traditional format of interactive shows, the content YouTube is planning would allow viewers to make their own choices throughout the show and eventually conclude an ending of their choice.

The project is under the supervision of Ben Relles, former Head of YouTube’s unscripted programming, SlashGear reported on Tuesday.

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With Bandersnatch that launched in December last year, Netflix became the first content platform to attempt an interactive entertainment aimed at adults. 
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Developers who create this kind of interactive content develop multiple storylines for the same show.

To keep the story flow smooth, the different storylines are made to intersect at certain points, resulting in different potential endings for a single show, which once started, cannot be paused, rewinded or forwarded.

With Bandersnatch that launched in December last year, Netflix became the first content platform to attempt an interactive entertainment aimed at adults.

Because of its design to keep viewers hooked watching and playing, Bandersnatch did not come with a set run-time.

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Following the traditional format of interactive shows, the content YouTube is planning would allow viewers to make their own choices throughout the show and eventually conclude an ending of their choice. Pixabay

However, according to information available on public domains, it lasted for a peiod of 40-90 minutes roughly before getting to the end credits.

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While Netflix never revealed how many accounts accessed “Bandersnatch”, the multiple endings were a trending topic on all social networking platforms, including in India.

YouTube is likely to announce new programmes next month. However, details about an official announcement of an interactive show or series remain unclear as of now, the report added. (IANS)