Devansh Mathur

Director, Writer, and Actor in Panchgani, India

Devansh Mathur

Director, Writer, and Actor in Panchgani, India

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Devansh Mathur is a highly accomplished and experienced filmmaker, with a background in cinema and a specialization in direction and cinematography. He graduated from Srishti School of Design in Bangalore, and later went on to study at the Prague Film School in 2016.

Devansh's passion for filmmaking began at a young age, as he made his first film, "Birds Through my Window," along with his brother at the age of 9. This film went on to win the Golden Tree Award at the Vatavaran Film Festival in 2003.

Throughout his career, Devansh has continued to produce critically acclaimed films. 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 attend the Global Peace Summit called Three Dot Dash in New York.

In 2016, Devansh's 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, and is now streaming worldwide on Hotstar Disney+.

Devansh's short documentary, “Uprooted,” which tells the story of an Adivasi who strives to help his community and navigate the demands of the state and insurgents, was screened at over 15 film festivals worldwide, including the "Respect Belfast Film Festival," "Stories Lived," and "Auroville Film Festival."

His most recent film, 'Alternism,' which follows the story of a postgraduate science student who chooses to live among a remote tribal community in Central India, has been screened in over ten festivals worldwide, including the "Dharamshala Film Festival," "Royal Stag Barrel Select Films," "Flickfair," "Lift of Sessions," "Short Cut," and "SpudFILM."

Devansh is also the co-founder of Floating Tiger Films, a company that specializes in creating high-quality ad films for brands and companies. He is currently working on two web series for OTT platforms.

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