DIRECTOR VIBHA BAKSHI

Vibha Bakshi is a National Award winning filmmaker and Co-Producer / Co-Director with Oscar winner Maryann Deleo.
A former business reporter for CNBC, Vibha has studied Journalism and Broadcasting from Boston University and New York University. Vibha’s films have been aired on HBO and Lifetime TV in the United States.

VIBHA BAKSHI’S FILMS INCLUDE:

TERROR AT HOME, a film which was part of the United States Government’s Emmy Award winning campaign to Stop Violence Against Women. Directed by Oscar winner Maryann De Leo, Co-Produced by Vibha Bakshi and Executive Produced by singer/activist Michael Bolton.

TOO HOT NOT TO HANDLE is HBO’s highly acclaimed film on Global Warming. Executive Produced by Laurie David- whose film Inconvenient Truth with Al Gore won the Oscar for Best feature Documentary. Co-Directed by Oscar winner Maryann De Leo, Co-Produced by Vibha Bakshi.

VIBHA BAKSHI’S LATEST FILM:

‘DAUGHTERS OF MOTHER INDIA’ is this year’s winner of the National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues, awarded by President of India.  This is the highest honour in Indian Films. Directed and Produced by Vibha Bakshi.
Winner for Best Documentary at the New York Indian Film Festival.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER MARYANN DE LEO Academy Award winning filmmaker Maryann De Leo has been working in documentary filmmaking for over twenty years.

SHE HAS RECEIVED NUMEROUS AWARDS:

CHERNOBYL HEART: AIRED ON HBO  Oscar in the category of Best Documentary Short Subject at the 76th Academy Awards 2004

A CINDERELLA SEASON: THE LADY VOLS FIGHT BACK  Awarded the National Sports Emmy and aired on HBO in August 1995

HIGH ON CRACK STREET: LOST LIVES IN LOWELL Nominated for a Cable Ace award and aired on HBO in August 1995

RAPE: CRIES FROM THE HEARTLAND Awarded the National Cable Ace Award

NBC TODAY SHOW: SERIES ON PHILIPPINES Awarded the National Emmy in 1986

De Leo has worked on stories from Vietnam, Cambodia, El Salvador, Cuba, Guatemala, the former Soviet Union, China, Afghanistan, Angola, Korea, Baghdad, and from the mountains of Mexico during the Zapatista rebel uprising in Chiapas. During the Gulf War, De Leo and Jon Alpert were the only reporters who got out of Iraq with uncensored footage. De Leo’s work has premiered at the American Museum of the Moving Image and has been shown at The Museum of Modern Art.


DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY ATTAR SINGH SAINI

Attar Singh Saini is one of Indian film industry’s well-known cinematographers, with over two decades of experience.

A graduate from Film & TV Institute of India, Pune (1992 batch), Asia’s premier film school, Attar Singh Saini has started his carrier with television series & also shot hundred of commercials for leading brand of the country, later move to big screen feature films titles includes: 7 ½ Phere, Chocolate, Darna Jaroori Hai, Dil Diya Hai, Dhan Dhana Dhan, Goal, Summer 2007, Victory, Fruit and Nut, Radio, Jane Kahan Se Aayi Hai, Buddha In Traffic Jam, Hate Story, I went shopping for Robert De Niro (short film), Khiladi 786 & Daughters of Mother India.

Attar Singh Saini is an active member of Western Indian Cinematographer Association (WICA) and Cinematographer’s Combine (CC).

www.attarsinghsaini.com


EDITOR HEMANTI SARKAR

Hemanti Sarkar is a Mumbai-based freelance film editor. She holds a post graduate diploma in film and video editing from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. She has been an associate editor to Renu Saluja, who was one of the earliest women editors in India and a pioneer in the New Age Cinema Movement. Hemanti has edited several feature films including Parineeta, Barah Anna, Peepli Live, Kucch Luv Jaisaa, Yeh Hai Bakrapur, Maati Maay, English Vinglish, Ballad of Rustom, Kapahl: Wild Berries, Yeh Hai Bakrapur & Shamitabh


Director Vibha Bakshi Director of Photography Attar Singh Saini | Editor Hemanti Sarkar Second Unit Camera Karan Tolani | Location Sound Viraj Selot Music Bapi Tutul | Sound Design Boby JohnPromo Editor Aasif Pathan | Production Abhishek YamsanwarProduced by Vibha & Vishal Bakshi Executive Producer Academy Award ® winner Maryann De Leo

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