Debu Bhattacharyya, Producer
Debu Bhattacharyya graduated from the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute of India in Kolkata, with a specialization in film direction and screenplay writing. Bhattacharyya also studied at the Université d’été (Summer University), at the FEMIS in Paris in 2005. A Charles Wallace Fellow, he was selected as India’s Best Young Screen Entrepreneur in 2007, and as a participating producer in EURODOC in 2009. His interests include facilitating an increase in documentary productions in India, and the creation of a documentary production fund for Asian directors/producers. Journals of a Wily School was the first documentary produced by his company, Theme Entertainment.
Sudeshna Bose, Director
Sudeshna Bose studied at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute of India between 2002 and 2006, with a specialization in film direction and screenplay writing. Prior to that, she graduated with a degree in English literature from the University of Calcutta. Journals of a Wily School was her first documentary outside of the film institute. She has since directed two other documentaries, Scotland in Kolkata and Fairytale Dreams. Currently she is writing a screenplay for a film she plans to direct in 2010-2011.