Coding Culture

Bangalore's Software Industry
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English (subtitled), 85 min, 2006, India

A series of three films that explores the diverse cultures of work in Bangalore's software outsourcing industry:
 
The 'M' Way: Time + People = Money (30 min)
Fun@Sun: Making of a Global Workplace (32 min)
July Boys: New Global Players (30 min).
 
Each film is set inside a single company. The films are ethnographic and observational in nature. Separately and together, they provide a rare glimpse into the new global workplaces that are materialising in post-liberalisation India.
 

 
Producer:
National Institute of Advanced Studies
 
Creative Crew
Camera:
Gautam Sonti
Editing:
Gautam Sonti
Co-Author: Carol Upadhya
 
Awards and Screenings:

Screened at:
Persistence Resistance, Delhi India, April 2008
Viscult Festival of Visual Culture, Joensuu Finland, Sep 2007
Bangkok International Film Festival, Bangkok Thailand, Jul 2007
Days of Ethnographic Film, Ljubljana Slovenia, May 2007
Tartu Festival of Visual Culture, Tartu Estonia, Mar 2007
American Anthropological Association, San Jose USA, Nov 2006
International Ethnological Film Festival, Belgrade Serbia, Nov 2006
One Billion Eyes, Chennai India, Aug 2006
Bollywood and Beyond, Stuttgart Germany, Jul 2006
Nordic Anthropological Film Association, Bergen Norway, Jun 2006
Gottingen International Film Festival, Gottingen Germany, May 2006
Montreal Ethnographic Film Festival, Montreal Canada, Jan 2006