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Ms. Debjani Banerjee


  • Phone: +918697584006

Faculty at iLEAD

  • About

  • Teaching Interest

  • Professional Work

  • Written and Directed films

  • Other works

  • Achievements

  • Hobbies

Debjani Banerjee has been associated with Ilead since 2021. In 2021 she joined in Film & Television department of Ilead. Before this, she was associated with the Satyajit ray Film & Television Institute, as visiting professor in the film direction & script writing department. She was also associated with the Ramesh Sippy Academy of Cinema and Entertainment (RSACE), Mumbai, as an associate professor.
She is a film director by profession, as well as a professional scriptwriter, who directed films and wrote feature film scripts.
She has been teaching film direction and scriptwriting. Other than that, she has also taught cinematography and sound in cinema, and production design.

  • Film Direction
  • Script Writing
  • Film Theory
  • Production design
  • Basic Cinematography
  • History of Cinema

Other than teaching Debjani works as a regular professional filmmaker. Presently producing and directing a documentary film, and working on the pre-production of her upcoming narrative feature film.

  • Bhum (Terra) (2017)
  • Rachora (a night bird)
  • Scattered Clouds (documentary)(2015)
  • Guqin Melody (2015) (In China) (Direction, Cinematography, Edit and Sound done by me)
  • Written and directed one music video Ubhachar (Amphibian)
  • Wrote a feature film Script named Burning Butterflies in (2020)
  • Directed two Documentaries for OFK (Khamariya, M.P) (2018)
  • Published Film and History related articles in the online magazine Other voice.
  • Film Terra ,Bhum was selected for the Bangaluru International Film festival (BIFF)
  • Film Terra, Bhum was selected for the South Asian Film Festival.
  • Film Terra ‘Bhum’ was selected for SIGNS film festival Kerala
  • Film Terra ‘Bhum’ was selected South Asian Short film Festival
  • Terra was selected in PAB Film Festival, UK
  • Documentary film, Scattered Clouds (14mint) was selected for International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kerala, (IDSFFK)(2015)
  • Scattered Clouds was selected in SIGNS Film Festival Kerala (2015).
  • Short film, Ratchora (a night bird) 11 mints film, was selected for Kolkata International Film Festival (2016)(KIFF)
  • Ratchora was selected in SIGNS Film Festival Kerala (2016).
  • Visited China as a part of a student exchange program from SRFTI in 2015 and directed, shot and edited a documentary on the Chinese Instrument “Guqin” (9 minutes,) in the Mandarin language, with the help of an interpreter.
  • Writing poems, short stories, articles in Bangla
  • Singing.

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