Mazhar Kamran


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Associate Professor, IDC, IIT Bombay



Courses:
DE 410 - Perspectives on World Cinema
DE 709 - Sound and Camera
DE 801 - Mini Project-I
DE 802 - Mini Project-II
DE 804 - Qualitative Design Research Methods
DE 305 - Moving Image Design
DE 674 - Introduction to World Cinema: Filmmaker perspectives
DE 222 - Design Studio IV:  Video


Areas of Interest:
- World Cinema
- Indian Cinema
- Filmmaking- Narrative feature
- Filmmaking- Documentary
- Filmmaking- Animation
- Story-telling
- Cinematography
- Indian literature


Research interests:
- Indian styles for Animation
- Contemporary idiom for cinema
- Exploring the form of historical film

Academic background:
-B.Tech (in electrical engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras
-PG Diploma in Cinema, Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.


Work Experience:
-Team Director, Surabhi( culture-based television series) and Turning Point(science-based television series)

- Documentary film-making
Documentary filmography:

  • Lucknow: Legacy of an era, on the city
  • Ainie Apa, on Urdu novelist Qurratulain Hyder
  • Itr-e-Kafur, on Urdu short story writer Naiyer Masud
  • Uncle, on the work of one man teaching kids in the slums of Mumbai

- Cinematographer of mainstream films
Filmography:
  • SATYA
  • KAUN
  • TARKIEB
  • JHANKAAR BEATS
  • MASTI

- Director of feature film MOHANDAS


Awards and nominations :
For the feature film Mohandas

  • Nominated (Best film and director), Grand Prix, Fribourg International Film Festival(FIFF) Switzerland
  • Nominated (Best film and director), South Asian International Film Festival, New York USA.
  • Special Jury Prize, International Film Festival of Innsbruck(IFFI) Austria
  • Emerging New Directors, San Francisco International Film Festival(SFIF) USA


Website:

www.mazharkamran.in 

 

 



Contact details:

Industrial Design Centre,
Indian Institute of technology,
Powai, Mumbai 400076

Telephone:
091-022-25767813
Fax:
091-022-25783480
091-022-25767803
email:
mazhar@iitb.ac.in


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