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Kishore Avijit Mukul

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Avijit Mukul Kishore

Avijit Mukul Kishore is a cameraperson and film maker based in Mumbai, who works closely with video artists and documentary filmmakers. He grew up in Delhi and is a graduate in history from Hindu college. During this period, he worked with Feisal Alkazi’s Music Theatre Workshop, as well as working for programmes aimed at children and adolescents on Doordarshan, the Indian state TV channel. After a course of cinematography at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune, he came to Mumbai. His films have been shown at international film festivals and won critical acclaim. Snapshots from a Family Album (2004) offered a new perspective upon the autobiographical and the intensities within experimental videography. Certified Universal was presented at Berlinale 2010. Vertical City was shown at Dok Leipzig, Sheffield Docfest 2011 and awarded special jury mentions at the London International Documentary Festival and International Documentary Film Festival of Kerala. Avijit is also closely involved in pedagogy with several academic and cultural institutions.