Dr. Gauri D Chakraborty
Dr. Gauri D Chakraborty graduated from F.T.I.I, Pune and has been a part of the Audio-Video Industry since 1995. She has worked with prestigious institutions like BBC (WST) in India on HIV awareness. Gauri was the Associate Producer for the award winning film ‘Sheep Thief’, (1997) directed by Asif Kapadia. At present, Gauri co-heads Amity School of Communication in Noida, India, which is one of the largest media training hubs in the country. She is also a member of IAMCR and The Asian Media & Cultural Studies Network. She is a practicing filmmaker, academician and artist who believes in creating intersecting spaces, which overlap research with reception. She was the Festival Director for the 15th edition of the IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival 2019. An artist at heart, Gauri founded the social movement Vansh Vyom in 2016, which relooks at traditional arts from the point of view of matriarchal inheritance.