Biography

Shweta Ghosh is a National Award winning documentary filmmaker and researcher from India. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. (by practice) in Film, at the Department of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading, U.K. Her film and research explores disability and filmmaking in India with a focus on cultures of diversity, inaccess and inequality.

An alumnus of the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India, Shweta has explored a range of subjects including documentary, disability, sexuality, culture and cuisine through writing and filmmaking. She has received prestigious fellowships from the Public Service Broadcasting Trust (New Delhi) and Early Career Film Fellowship (TISS, Mumbai) to make her films. Two of these films have been telecast on national television, been screened in film festivals across India and abroad, and used for research, training and advocacy. Read selected film reviews and press interviews here. Shweta also has two publications and has presented research papers at several international conferences.

Download Shweta’s resume here.