Debjita Dhar


Debjita grew up on a staple of Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak films. She started off working as an assistant director on feature films in Mumbai before moving to London to do her MA Filmmaking at LFS. Here she developed her skills both as both a director and editor. Uproot is her graduation film and she is currently developing it into a feature length script.

Debjita Dhar

MA Filmmaking
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Graduation film


Mumbai, India. Sharmi, a working mother, entrusts her baby in the care of a nanny. Driving home earlier than usual, she thinks she sees her baby in the arms of a beggar. On reaching home, she finds both baby and nanny missing. She desperately starts looking for them.
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LFS Filmography

Uproot, WRITER/DIRECTOR, RED, 15m, LFS, 2013
Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, SECOND UNIT DIRECTOR/ASSISTANT EDITOR, 35mm, 96m, Sahara Motion Pictures and Rising Star Entertainment, 2013
Seesaw, EDITOR, HD, 15m, Bee Stung Productions, 2013
City Bakery: the leftovers, ASSISTANT EDITOR, HD, 25m, 2012
Remains, EDITOR, RED, 15m, LFS and 4AM Films, 2012
Where the Wind Hides, EDITOR/SOUND DESIGNER, 35mm, 15m, LFS, 2011
Black Spots, DIRECTOR, 35mm, 8m, LFS, 2011
Kings in the Ring, EDITOR/SOUND DESIGNER, 16mm, 8m, LFS, 2010
Shadows, WRITER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR, 16mm, 3m, LFS, 2010
Int. Kitchen, EDITOR, 16mm, 3m, LFS, 2010
The Light at the End, WRITER/DIRECTOR, DV, 8m, 2009
Road, Movie, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, 35mm, 95m, Fortissimo Films and August Entertainment, 2008
Echo, WRITER/DIRECTOR, DV, 15m, 2008


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