JURIES

JURIES

ICAFF 2021 Jury Panel

Mohan DAS (Chief Jury)

Award Winning Writer , Director and Producer

Documentary and Ad Film Maker

Respective Jury of Imphal International, Cotton City international, Kala Samruddhi , Nilofer-E-Abi and Many more International Film Festivals

Editor in chief – Printcom Asia and Printcom India

Festival Director –
Lakecity International Film Festival – Gwalior
Karnavati International Film Festivals – Ahmedabad

GURUDUTT SONSURKAR (Jury)

  • Writer, Director, Film Critic, Art Director, Vice President 9XM & 9X Jhakkas, Content Selector for Amazon Prime Marathi Cinema.
  • Abby & AAAI Award winner for Coca-Cola & Indian Idol Advertise Campaign.
  • Koimoi.com Creation and Publisher.
  • Spotboy.com Creation and Product Head.
  • Author of Yadon ka Gulmohar, Parambya, Ajgar & Varkh.

ICAFF 2020 Jury Panel

Mohan DAS (Chief Jury)

Award Winning Writer , Director and Producer

Documentary and Ad Film Maker

Respective Jury of Imphal International, Cotton City international, Kala Samruddhi , Nilofer-E-Abi and Many more International Film Festivals

Editor in chief – Printcom Asia and Printcom India

Festival Director –
Lakecity International Film Festival – Gwalior
Karnavati International Film Festivals – Ahmedabad

AVINASH DAS

Film Writer, Director, Poet & Journalist

Writer-Director of Anarkali of Aarah (Feature Film)

Director of She (Netflix web series)

Worked for Satyamev Jayate as Correspondent

The writer of Mohalla Live – Blog

Former Output Editor at NDTV

Former Editor of Dainik Bhaskar and Prabhat Khabar

Ritesh Taksande

Film Maker, Media Educator, Editor

Director at My First Film Organization

The program director at www.myfirstfilm.org

Worked in- 
Disney’s Planes II – Fire and Rescues (Feature Film) – Sequence

Producer • Shaktimaan – The Animated (TV – Series Season 1)

Course Director for Film Orientation Courses

Mobile Journalism Courses at SKIFT Intiative by FTII.

vaidehi sancheti

Screenplay Writer
FTII alumnus, Vaidehi Sancheti is a screenplay writer. She has been conducting Screenplay Writing workshops for the last 5 years in and outside FTII.
Vaidehi is a dedicated teacher with a deep relationship with films and filmmaking.
She considers herself a student of cinema.
She is the founder member of BYQA.INK an organization that promotes content created by women and queer.

Country Focus Cinema of Iran Jury Panel 2020

Ajay Dhoke

Ajay Dhoke is a Government Officer. He is working as Additional Commissioner of Income Tax in Pune. His main interest is in arts and culture. He has been Organized Four Buddhist International Film Festivals at Nagpur and Pune. He has been mentoring new talented young filmmakers coming from grassroots. His team’s first film Kastoori – The Musk has been selected for MAMI, Sydney, Norway, Indo German Film Festival and New York International Film festival 2020. The Film has been released recently online on moviesaints.com & Kastoori Won National Award in 2020 .

Dr. Pradnyawant Deolekar

Dr. Pradnyavant Deolekar is medical practitioner. But apart from his profession, art is his passion. He is a skilled painter and Also a good critics of films. He analyse films very accurately and present his views. He studied deeply in literature and cinema.

Cine Quiz Jury 2020

Gurudutt Sonsurkar

  • Writer, Director, Film Critic, Art Director, Voice President 9XM & 9X Jhakkas, Content Selector for Amazon Prime Marathi Cinema.
  • Abby & AAAI Award winner for Coca-Cola & Indian Idol Advertise Campaign.
  • Koimoi.com Creation and Publisher.
  • Spotboy.com Creation and Product Head.
  • Author of Yadon ka Gulmohar , Parambya, Ajgar & Varkh Ye bhi dal dena bhai sath me.

ICAFF 2019 Jury Panel

Mohan DAS (Chief Jury)

Award Winning Writer , Director and Producer

Documentary and Ad Film Maker

Respective Jury of Imphal International, Cotton City international, Kala Samruddhi , Nilofer-E-Abi and Many more International Film Festivals

Editor in chief – Printcom Asia and Printcom India

Festival Director –
Lakecity International Film Festival – Gwalior
Karnavati International Film Festivals – Ahmedabad

Usha Deshpande

Freelance Writer, Director, Producer and Journalist
  • Alumni of Film and Television Institute of India
  • President Indian Documentary Producers Association