Visible Bra Straps, VBS as it is popularly called, is an Indo-Italian English Featurette. It was shot in India and Italy with cast & crew from both the countries. It went on to become a pioneer film from India and was selected and awarded at 25 international film festivals.

It was featured at Short Film Corner, Festival de Cannes 2011, and both the director & producer of the film attended the festival.

It was also nominated by Indian Government as an Official Indian entry to Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the Oscar equivalents in Asia Pacific.
Shorts International (United Kingdom), which is the exclusive buyer of all Oscar Nominated Short Films, later acquired the worldwide distribution rights of VBS, and it became the first Indian film to be acquired by them.

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An Atiksh Entertainment Pvt Ltd Presentation | Producer – Shilpa Sharma | Writer & Director – Ajitesh Sharma | Actress – Reeth Mazumder & Petra Khruz | Director of Photography – Alessandro Del Bianco| Music Director – Gaurav Dagaonkar | Editor – Gyanendra Singh | Line Producer – Aparna Purohit | Assistant Director – Divyansh Ganjoo | Camera Operator – Marco Geko Gaudiello | VFx – Uwais Ahmed & Sagar Patidar | Pre-Production – Pitara Studios | Line Production – Moovie, Italy | Casting (India) – Ace Media | Post Studio – Save India Studios & Shakuntalam Studios | Advisor – Pulak Mukerjee

VBS IN NEWS

  • Short Film Corner | Festival de Cannes 2011 | Cannes, France
  • In Competition | Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2011 | Sydney, Australia
  • Winner Award of Excellence | Accolade Competition 2011 |California, USA
  • Winner Remi Award | World Fest Houston 2011 | Texas, USA
  • Winner Best Drama Feature Film | Mexico International Film Festival 2011 | California, USA
  • Winner Gold Award for Best 1st Short Film | IDPA Awards 2011 | Mumbai, India
  • Winner Certificate of Merit in Best Short Film | IDPA Awards 2011 | Mumbai, India
  • Official Nomination Short Film | Bollywood & Beyond Stuttgart 2011 | Stuttgart, Germany
  • Official Nomination Golden Anteaters | Lublin Independent Film Festival 2011 | Lublin, Poland
  • In Competition | Mumbai International Film Festival 2012 | Mumbai, India
  • In Competition | Jaipur International Film Festival 2012 | Jaipur, India
  • Official Selection | Kolkatta Shorts & Docs International Film Festival 2013 | Kolkatta, India
  • Official Selection | Delhi International Film Festival 2012 | New Delhi, India
  • Official Selection | Ladakh International Film Festival 2012 | Ladakh, India
  • Official Selection | New Jersey Independent South Asian Cine Fest 2011 | New Jersey, USA
  • Official Selection Short Film | Kiev International Film Festival 2011| Kiev, Ukraine
  • Official Selection Short Film | Ahmadabad International Film Festival 2011 | Ahmadabad, India
  • Official Selection Short Film | La Femme International Film Festival 2011 | California, USA
  • Official Selection | Shaan-e-Awadh International Film Festival 2011 | Lucknow, India
  • Official Selection | Stepping Stone International Film Festival 2011 | Bangalore, India
  • Official Selection Short Film | Myrtle Beach International Film Festival 2011 | South Carolina, USA
  • Official Selection Short Film | Riverside International Film Festival 2011 | California, USA
  • Official Selection Feature Film | India International Film Festival Florida 2011 | Florida, USA
  • Official Selection Short Film | Director’s Loungs Berlin 2011 | Berlin, Germany