Devansh Mathur

Director, Writer, and Actor in Panchgani, India

Devansh Mathur

Director, Writer, and Actor in Panchgani, India

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Devansh Mathur graduated from Srishti School of Design, Bangalore specialising in cinema. He further studied direction and cinematography from the Prague Film School in 2016.

He made his first film when he was 9 along with his brother called "Birds Through my Window", which won the Golden Tree Award at the Vatavaran Film Festival, 2003.

His film, "Yet Another Gulliver's Travels" won the Special Jury Award at the Chinh India Kids Film Festival. In 2008, he was also selected to go to New York to attend a Global Peace Summit called Three Dot Dash.

In 2016, his film Gotya was a finalist in the "Flame First Cut" and the "Chinese American Film Festival". It was also the only Indian film to be screened at the "Filmed by Bike Festival" in Ohio. This film is now streaming worldwide on Hotstar Disney+.

After returning from Prague, he made a short documentary called, “Uprooted”- the story of an Adivasi (person belonging to an indigenous tribe) who strives to help his own community, trying to strike a balance between the demands of the insurgents and the state. This film was screened at over 15 film festivals all over the world notably being “Respect Belfast Film Festival, Stories Lived" and "Auroville Film Festival”

His most recent film, 'Alternism’ (2020) follows the story of a postgraduate science student who chose to live amongst a remote tribal community in Central India. This film has been screened in over ten festivals worldwide, notably being “Dharamshala Film Festival (India), Royal Stag Barrel Select Films (India), Flickfair (LA), Lift of Sessions (UK), Short Cut (Serbia), SpudFILM (UK)”

He is currently working on creating India's first animated TV show for adults.

  • Work
    • Roots & Wings Productions
  • Education
    • Srishti School of Art Design and Technology
    • Prague Film School