Parthajit Baruah - Editor
Parthajit Baruah is a documentary filmmaker and film scholar. He directed ten documentaries which were screened at different film festivals. He authored three books on films-- Chalachitror Taranga (2010), Face to Face: The Cinema of Adoor Gopalakrishnan (2016) and Jyotiprasad, Joymoti, Indramalati and Beyond: History of Assamese Cinema (2021). His upcoming book is, The History of India's North-East Cinema: Past, Present and Future. He did two research projects at the National Film Archive of India, Pune. He was at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland as a part of his research project. He presented papers at the international seminars, such as London, Ireland, Scotland, Dubai, Delhi. He was invited as a guest faculty and speaker in MAHE, Dubai. He was a former Indian member of the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). He won State's Best Film Critic Award. He is the founder and editor of North East Film Journal. He did his post graduation in English literature, followed by his M.Phil on " Film Adapation: Shakespeare on Celluloid". His PhD topic is, " Literature and Film: Shakespeare in Indian Cinema".
Dr. Meena Longjam
Dr. Meena Longjam is a National Award Winning Filmmaker and a noted academic. She has fourteen years of filmmaking, academic research, and teaching experience. Dr. Longjam won the 2015 National Award for documentary filmmaking from former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee for her film, "Autodriver," which chronicles the struggles and victories of Imphal's first female Autodriver, Oinam Laibi. Additionally, she is the head of the Department of Culture Studies at the Manipur University of Culture.
Kivini Shohe is a multiple award winning film maker from Nagaland. She is the President of the Film Association of Nagaland. She served as jury member in several film festival. Kivini Shohe is based in Dimapur, Nagaland, India. She is a graduate from North Eastern Hill University, trained in Broadcast Arts (YWCA) and did Films Appreciation Course at FTTI, Pune. She has been making films, fiction/telefilms and documentary for almost 22 years now. She is a recipient of the Nagaland State Governor’s Award in the field of Arts (2014) .
Khanjan Kishore Nath
Khanjan Kishore Nath is a national award winning filmmaker. He was the recipient at the Asian Pacific Lab. He did his M.Phill in Mass Communication from Rajiv Gandhi Central University and did film making from Zee Institute of Media Arts, Mumbai. He made a few short films like “The Quest” (Surjya Sandhan), “Twilight” (Aporahno), “The Horizon” (Khuj), “Waiting For”, “If”, “Saknoia” (The River Flows), “Pistol” etc. His debut feature film is “Chor” (The Bicycle), and won several awards. His second feature film is "A Midday Without a Name" (2023).
Kalpa Jyoti Bhuyan
Film researcher Kalpa Jyoti Bhuyan obtained Masters' in Political Science from Gauhati University and in Mass Communication from Tezpur University. He writes film reviews and research papers in various periodicals on a regular basis. He has participated in the Rashid Irani Young Critics Lab 2021 organised under the 22nd Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Currently, he is working as a guest faculty in the department of Mass Communication, Journalism and Media Studies at Cotton University.
Sanjib Das is an Independent Filmmaker of Tripura. His first film An Intimate Relation was selected at Mumbai International Film Festival 2010, later on he made several non fiction films including "On a Roll" for PSBT Films Division, selected at IFFI 2015, MIFF 2018 and various film festivals.