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Annual Lab

Vivek Sachidanand

Vivek

Vivek attained a 3 year Diploma in sound recording and sound engineering from Television institute of India (FIII), Pune. He has worked on quite a number winning feature films and documentaries sa a sound designer and production sound mixer. Vivek worked on Slum Dog Millionaire, which won 10 Oscar awards including, sound. In 2006, He Read More

Sooni Taraporevala

Sooni Taraporevala

Sooni Taraporevala has been a screen writer since 1986 when she wrote her first screenplay Salaam Bombay! For Mira Nair. Her other produced credits are “Mississippi Masala”, “My own Country”, “Such A Long Journey”, “Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar” and “The Namesake”. In 2008 she wrote and directed “Little Zizou”. She is the recipient of the Lillian Read More

Miles Goodall

Miles Goodall

Known for sensitive lighting and his natural storyline ability, Miles Goodall’s imagination and ideas inspires those he works with. Miles keeps his fingers firmly on pulse, from inception to end product. His patience and gentle ways create memorable collaborations between light and emotion, making working with him an absolute pleasure. This sought after cinematographer has Read More

Mehreen Jabbar

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Mehreen graduated from UCLA in 1993 with a film, Television and Video certificate and to Pakistan returned to Pakistan to direct and produce made for TV movies and drama series/serials under the banner of TasVeer productions, almost all of which were critically acclaimed by the Pakistan press. She went on to direct ward winning tele Read More

Lee Percy

Lee Percy

Percy Values his experience working with Maisha Founder Mira Nair on 2009 Amelia, starring Hilary Swank and Richard Gere. The film offered Nair and Percy and opportunity to truly explore the power of editing as they took the film through several different structures. He finished his Columbia Picture summer movie “Salt” with Angelina Jolie directed Read More

Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito

Giancarlo Esposito is best known to theatergoers for his award-winning work on stage. He has won two Obie Award’s for “Zoo man and The Sign” at the Negro Ensemble Company and “Distant Fires” at “The Atlantic Theatre Company” where he performs and teaches as a company member. Giancarlo’s long list of Broadway credits include “Sacrilige Read More

Devlin Johan Belfort

Devlin Johan Belfort

He was born on April 1 1978 and is of French and Brazilian Nationality. The first part of his life was in cinema option, mostly films analysis, within a linguistic pedagogy. In 2011 I will be fulfilling a one year exchange mission at Tulane University (Louisiana, USA) as a teacher assistant, in charge of French Read More

Adam Countee

Adam Countee

Adam Countee was born in New York City and raised in New Jersey. He studied at New York University before transferring to Georgetown University in Washington DC, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in English and graduated with high honors. While at Georgetown, Adam was am award-winning screenwriter, playwright and actor. He began his career Read More

Shernaz Italia

Shernaz Italia

Shernaz Italia is a Delhi-based producer, with her partner Freny Khodaiji, has created numerous documentaries for BBC and discovery channel since 1985 like “Time watch” and “around the world in 80 days” In addition to their television production experience they have provided production services for such award winning films as “Ghandi”, “Salaam Bombay” and “Silent Read More

Rajen Kotheri

Rajen Kotheri

Rajen Kotheri was born into a business family. Although he wanted to join Medican School, his grades were wanting to join so he accepted his father’s advice and converted his hobby, still-photography, into a profession. However, there was no formal training available in stills at the time, so he joined the Pune Film School and Read More