INDRAJIT BASU ROY CHOWDHURY
A Graduate, in his 50’s trained as Sound designer from Chitrabani, Calcutta. Went into documentary shooting in the initial years and completed more than 58 well acclaimed documentaries in different fields and telecast over Doordarshan and also some private channels. Later went into fiction and started with Hindi serials and Telefilms made for Zee, Star Plus, Sony and Doordarshan and also worked in some Films and was based in Mumbai for 3 years from 1997 to 2000. In 2000 came back to Kolkata to join Ravi Ojha and continued to be with his production till date. Initially working with him as Sound Designer for serials, EkAkasher Niche for Zee Bangla, Nana Ranger Dinguli for ETV Bangla, Khela and Mohona for Zee Bangla, NeerBhangaJhor for Star Jalsa, but later on his request shifted to Administration and looked after Bou Katha Kau, RoiloFerarNimantran, OgobodhuSundari, Checkmate, Arakshaniya, Sokhi, RangaMathayChiruni and BoyeiGalofor his Production House from 2009 as an Executive Producer.
CREATIVE / TECHNICAL ADVISOR
After passing out with a national scholarship from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, since 80s'I have primarily been working as a documentary filmmaker. Producer & Director of Industrial & Corporate films: I have made films for various industrial and corporate houses like TATA STEEL, JUSCO, TAYO, EXIDE, COAL INDIA, LIC, BATA& DHUNSERI. Producer & Director of Educational & NGO films: Have directed a series of training films for the Indian Air-force and madeeducational films for UGC through EMRC. I have made innumerable films for NGO's like RDI (Landesa), which is funded by the Gates Foundation. Creative Head for Ravi Ojha Productions I have worked as an Editor and later creative head for Ravi OjhaProductions for the path-breaking daily serial called - 'EkAakasherNeeche'. Creative Head for museum renovation: The museum 'Centre for Excellence', Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, was recreated under me as the creative head. It involved giant Wall Panels, Touch screens and series of films Teacher & Mentor I have been the chief mentor and course coordinator of a Television course at NSHM -the Institute of Media and Communication. Earlier I taught filmmaking at St. Xavier's College of the Calcutta University and at ISFT. Skills: My skills are in research, scripting, directing and editing for: Industrial & corporate films Public service films for NGO's and Government bodies Educational films Television serials
A diploma Architect starting her carrier with a job of Architect designer. But thereafter she joined fiction show as an actress. Doing daily soap like BEHULA (STAR JALSA), SUBARNALATA (ZEE BANGLA), APORAJITO (STAR JALSA), BHALOBASA DOT COM (STAR JALSA), SATI (ZEE BANGLA), BIYER SCHOOL (ETV BANGLA), SAKHI (STAR JALSA), GOURIDAN (ETV BANGLA) etc. She also imparted her creative ideas in different projects.
She is doing a lead character EK POLOKE EKTU DEKHA (RUPASI BANGLA).
She has an experience in ANCHORING of PROTHOMA (ETV BANGLA) etc.
A Commerce Graduate, from Kolkata in 2000. From that time doing news coverage for Doordarshan Kolkata as trainee. Then thereafter starting carrier as cameraman, editor and sound recordist for many Documentaries. Assisted Directors for making Documentaries and Corporate films etc. Making first fiction TELE-FILM for NATIONAL DOORDARSHAN on behalf of MINISTRY OF PANCHAYETI RAJ as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER named DHARMAYUDH. Worked with JAGANNATH GUHA as ASSOCIATE PRODUCER for Tele-film LABON JALER SIRA (TARA TV). Worked with SUVRAJIT MITRA PRODUCTION as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER for their digital film KOLKATAR JANGOLEY, SINDUK RAHOSYA, RAJBARIR RAHOSYA (MOHUA BANGLA). Worked with BLUE WATER PICTURES as EXECUTIVE PRODUCER for their fiction show APORAJITO (STAR JALSA), event show STAR JALSA PARIVAR AWARD 2012 (STAR JALSA), fiction show TOMAY AMAY MILEY (STAR JALSA). Worked with FIRE WORKS (BOMBAY) as CREATIVE HEAD for their fiction show CID BANGLA (SONY AATH). Working with production house named BANGLA TALKIES as EXCUTIVE PRODUCER for their magazine show PROTHOMA (E TV).
Ranajit Ray, after graduating from Jadavpur University, joined “Film & Television Institute of India” in Pune to study cinema. He has Produced, Directed, Scripted and Cinematographed films for Indian television channels and international production companies like BBC, WILD THINGS (USA), LA REPUBLICA (Rome), CICADA PRODUCTIONS (London), ZENTROPA (Sweden), MIGMA FILMS AB (Sweden) His short film AJOPA GACHA was selected in the Indian panorama 2001. He is also a member of the academic council and external examiner of the Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata. Some of the ventures he Produced and Directed are: Fiction: ACHENA MANUSH, MOHO, PROBAL RANGER ALO, GUEST HOUSE, CHENA ACHENA, AJOPA GACHA etc Documentaries: CLAY IMAGE MAKERS OF KUMARTULI for which he has won RAJ AT KAMAL at 62nd NATIONAL AWARDS, 2015 from GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, ROD PUPPETS OF WEST BENGAL, PEMAYANGTSE - MONASTERY OF PURE LAMAS, PRAYER FLAGS OF SIKKIM, JNANENDRA PRASAD GOSWAMI etc.
Serving Television Media since 26 years and FILM Media since 9 years. Diploma from FILM SCHOOL INDA (INC) on FILM EDITING in the year 1985. Got Scholarship from LIFS (LONDON INTERNATIONAL FILMS SCHOOL) Worked for all prime Bengali Channels i.e. ETV, ZEE TV, Star Jalsa, Edited documentaries for FILM DIVISIONS, National Geography and BBC. Worked in Television media with the Directors like ASIT SEN, INDER SEN, PRABHAT ROY, BIRESH CHATTOPADHYAY, KOUSHIK GANGULY (National Award Winner), ASHOK VISWANATHAN (National Award Winner), DEBKUMAR BASU (National Award Winner), etc. Edited the following television programs: BIBAHA ABHIJAN (DDK BANGLA), JANMA BHOOMI (DDK BANGLA,TELECASTED OVER SIX YEARS), POUS FAGUNER PALA (DDK BANGLA), KONO EK DIN (ZEE TV) NAYANTARA (ZEE TV), BOYEI GALO (Z BANGLA), EK NAMBAR MESS BARI (ETV BANGLA) EK CHILTE RODDUR (ETV BANGLA), KOASHA GHERA DARJEELING (ETV BANGLA), CHECK MATE (ETV BANGLA), KAKHONO MEGH KAKHONO BRISHTI (ETV BANGLA), KRISHNO KOLI TARE BOLI (ETV BANGLA), ICHHE DANA (STAR JALSA), TARE AMI CHOKHE DEKHINI (STAR JALSA), INDIAN CLASSIC DERBY (STAR SPORTS). Worked in Film media with the Directors like Raaj Mukherjee, AniketChattopadhyay, SunandoMitra, Mumbai (starring BABUL SUPRIYO as Hero), Partho Roy (Mumbai), AmitavoDasgupta(SUBRATO DUTTA as Hero, Mumbai), Ujjwal Chatterjee Mumbai (9 Times NATIONAL AWARD WINNER) Edited a docu-feature in Hindi, Directed by IndranilGoswamiand Anchored by Mr Mahesh Bhatt. Edited a documentary in Hindi on Ashoke Kumar, Directed by Partho Ghosh (Mumbai). Edited a special documentary on Mr. TAPAS SEN for Internal Light Designers’Association. Thrice Awarded the Best EDITOR for ONIDA PINNACLE, UJALA ANANDA LOK AND PROMOTHESH CHANDRA BARUA. Documentary SOUL OF THE FOREST, which won the Best International Documentary Award in JAKARTA last year (2014) Edited the only one documentary ever made on MAHANAYAK UTTAM KUMAR for FILMS DIVISIONS Directed Two Documentaries and Several Commercials.
A Science graduate and learned Cinematography from National Institute of Film & Television (SRFTI Kolkata) his short film got selected in Cannes film festival in the year 2006. Has shot various documentary films with directors like TanveerMokammel, PutulMahmood etc. Shot different TV commercials like Khadims, OLX, Pathfinder, CESC, PrioGopalBisoyi, KeoKarpin, RFL Plastics etc. Also shot more than a dozen Promo Films for different serials and events for Star Jalsa. Has done corporate films for companies like TATA, OTDC, RUNGTA Groups, TEA Board India, GOODRICK, KARBON MOBILE etc. In Fiction he has shot a number of Tele-films for channels like ETV, Mohua , Tara TV etc. and also done few independent short film for KaushikGanguly, AnjanDutt, Prosenjit Ghosh, SubirMondol. In the year 2010 He shot his first feature film "RANJANA AAMI AAR AASBONA" for director AnjanDutt, which has won the National Award and went on doing 17 feature films with various directors like Raj Chakroborty, ParambratoChattopadhay, MainakBhowmik, AniketChattopaddhay, AvijitGuha, Sudeshna Roy, Manoj Michigan etc.