Author : Asmit Pathare

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Asmit Pathare is a screenwriter, filmmaker, actor and a stage lighting designer. His films have been screened at MAMI, IFFLA, Kerala Film Festival as well as the Sapporo Short Film Fest in Japan. He has been part of the first collaborative ventures in film-making - international and national. The Owner (2010) was the first collaborative filmmaking experiment where 25 filmmakers from 16 countries came together to make one feature film. Back home, Asmit spearheaded the Creative on The Last Act (2012) which brought 12 filmmakers from 12 different cities in India together to make a film. It received the ABBY Award at Goafest 2013. Asmit has worked as an actor in MOTORBIKE (FTII Diploma Film) which received the Best Director Award at PIFF (2012). His first feature film VEES MHANJE VEES was an NFDC Production. His latest work is Karan Gour's much awaited FAIRY FOLK. Asmit has lit for theatre productions in English, Hindi and Gujarati. He won the 2017 META Award for Best Light Design for their play ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM. He has conducted Storytelling Workshops for children and worked as the First AD and Language Coach for lead-actor Manoj Bajpayee on the Hindi film ALIGARH (2017) .