A documentary filmmaker, television producer, cinematographer & editor

PRIYA THUVASSERY

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An independent documentary filmmaker and television producer based in New Delhi, Priya’s body of work has focused on women and gender, her stories windows into myriad experiences of the body, the environment, the community, mapped from gender and feminist perspective. Priya has been directing, producing and editing documentary films & television programmes for New Delhi Television, Fox Traveller, CNA, National Human Rights Commission of India, Films Division of India, Public Service Broadcasting Trust & Khabar Lahariya for over a decade now. 

Her independent films include Khanabadosh (2009), My Sacred Glass Bowl (2013), Survey Number zero (2016), Coral Woman (2019) and Bawra Lake Your Water (A Chambal Media production, work in progress). Her films have been recognised with participation, mentions and best film awards in many international and national film festivals. She has been Co-Director of the IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival, New Delhi, from 2019-2020 and is currently a board member for IAWRT India chapter 2020-2022. She is also recognized as a Canon Cinema EOS Platinum Associate. Currently, she is working on a series of climate change films and the impact of Coral Woman film. Priya has a Master’s in Mass Communication from the Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre, at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.