WUIFF

WHITE UNICORN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SAVE BIRDS..SAVE NATURE

Team Members

Kaustav Chakraborty(Founder and Festival Director)

Kaustav Chakraborty(Founder and Festival Director)

STORYTELLER, Kaustav has been involved with the successful production of television commercials, corporate and promotional films, music videos, short film, feature film as director or editor. He has directed, associated and edited numerous regional, national & international commercials since 2003. He has also edited various short films, corporate films, television promo, and reality shows. An enormous experience over the last 15 years of Pre-production to post-production. Worked in a feature film (NATOBAR NOT OUT) as assistant director, editor, and promo editor in 2009 Now a founder of the production house called FILM PERTNERS STUDIOZ & WUIFF.

Amit Sen (Honourable Jury,India)

After graduating from the Film & Television Institute of India in 1990, Amit Sengupta has been actively writing, producing and directing short films, documentaries and advertising films under his company's banner Eyelevel Cinema Private Limited. Amit has also attended various workshops nationally and internationally. These experiences have enriched his vision and abilities which is apparent in his directorial & production skills while taking on a vast range of notes, chords and emotions - from farce, to comedy, to poetry spoofing, to nonsense verse and screenplay, to bathos, to children's fiction. An avid traveller, Amit has visited over 30 countries in most parts of the globe. These visits not only have been to various film festivals and workshops but also ranges from meeting the penguins in the south of Australia to watching the Nordic lights in the north of Iceland. Amit plans to digitally publish a travel book someday comprising of his personal stories spiced with all the black & white pictures he has clicked on the way.

Amit Sen (Honourable Jury,India)
Alexis Chaviaras (Honorable Jury,Nicosia, Cyprus)

Alexis Chaviaras (Honorable Jury,Nicosia, Cyprus)

Alexis Chaviaras is the director of the award winning animation short Agrinoui (2015). Alexis researches scenic design in computer animation as a DProf candidate at Middlesex University London. He has taught animation at Universities in Cyprus and he made the animated short Struthio in 2011.

Domi Cutrona, (Honourable Jury,Italy)

Domi Cutrona also is known as Danny Caprio, born 27th, 1980, in Siracusa (Italy) is a producer, director, and writer about a horror movie and action movie. Domi published two books since 2009 "Villa Dunardi Memories" and "Ernest", moreover he shot "Villa Dunardi footage" and "Dark Red Blood" (2015). Award winner in Los Angeles, Rome, New York, Miami, Malta.

Domi Cutrona, (Honourable Jury,Italy)
Sandip Pratihar (Honourable Jury,India)

Sandip Pratihar (Honourable Jury,India)

FILM DIRECTOR, A Graduated from Calcutta University in Physics(Hons). He believes that film is a medium where people enjoy some time together. They find both their joys and sorrows. They identify with the subjects when they rebel and protest. It will always be the endeavor to try to make the kind of film where the lost and unwelcome voices of our world will also get to reach the people. That in itself his motivation. Successfully Judges films in many Festivals from 2016.

Abhijan Basu (Honorable Jury, India)

Abhijan (actor/screen writer) was born in Sreerampore,Hoogly district later his family settled in DumDum,near Kolkata. He is a Commerce Graduate from Calcutta University.He has been a professional Theatre Practitioner for almost 15 years.He also participated in some Workshop oriented Programs regarding Film and Television Acting. As an Actor Abhijan appeared in a Mega Serial for Zee Network,in some T.V.Non-Fictions for Star and UTV,in Several Telefilms,and in some award winning Independent Short Films. As a Sreen-Writer Abhijan has worked for some of the most highly acclaimed Short Films. An avid Film viewer Abhijan believes that a good Cinema is one of the most amazing storytelling medium that can virtually break the barrier of Time and Space.

Abhijan Basu (Honorable Jury, India)
Mithun Debnath (Festival Co-ordinator)

Mithun Debnath (Festival Co-ordinator)

ACTOR, Born on 27th Aug, a simple Bengali boy from New Delhi, graduated in Mass Media & Creative Writing from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi in 2005, who started his career as R J /Radio Presenter/Announcer on ALL INDIA RADIO, New Delhi. Postgraduate from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune in 2010. In these two years of training in FTII, he learned -"अभिनय की बारीकियां " – quintessential elements of acting and other aspects of Film making. As an actor, he has done numbers of Hindi & Bengali feature films, short films, web series, Television series, Docu-features. Apart from on screen he is involved in 'Research and Development ' for fiction and non-fiction for various audio-visual medium and has enormous experience in Acting workshop

Abheri De

On her tapestry of film, Abheri De paints with light and darkness to craft visually enthralling cinematic experiences. Shattering the glass ceiling and bringing visual fables to life on the big screen, Abheri De is a Bengali cinematographer who is breaking all stereotypes. Her favourite formula for success is to create a masterpiece even while working with minimal resources. Abheri pursued a graduate degree in Mass Communication and Videography from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Realising her passion for creating images for cinema during her college days, She went on to complete her post graduate diploma in cinematography from the world renowned Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 2014. She began her career as second assistant cinematographer to ace Director of Photography, Binod Pradhan, for feature films like BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG and 2 STATES. Having made her mark with her impressive work, she went on to create more spell-binding work through her role as Chief AC and Operative camera person in collaboration with DoP Savita Singh and DoP Reshmi Sarkar, both her senior from FTII. Her first full-fledged work as Director of Photography was for a Bengali film, BITNOON, in her hometown of Kolkata. This was soon followed by ONYO BASANTO for ZEE Bangla Originals in collaboration with Nideas Production. CALCUTTA SONATA, a documentary she shot, premiered at KIFF 2018 and DRAMA QUEEN is still in post production stage. These films have propelled her cinematically, winning her team the Satyajit Ray Silver Award at the First South Asian Short Film Festival in 2018 for CALCUTTA SONATA. Brilliant opportunities never come easy but she got many independent projects with unique genres and types. She has worked on everything from short films and documentaries to corporate videos. She is an extremely spontaneous lady who believes in herself and goes the extra mile to deliver excellence. Painting is her passion and she loves to shoot stills on 35mm negative. Abheri De presently lives and works in Kolkata, where she continues to shoot independent projects like short films, documentaries and corporate videos. She is currently teaching in Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute as Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Cinematography for Electronic & Digital Media.

	 Abheri De
Victoria-lynn carter (Hazlehurst, Georgia)

Victoria-lynn carter (Hazlehurst, Georgia)

Victoria-Lynn Carter is an actress, writer, and director from a small town in Ga. Best known for her film “George.” Also known for “Broken” And “Jone’s Lake.” Having continious training in performing arts, mixed method, voice and post production. Victoria is thrilled to grow and expanding her knowledge within the film industry, helping others achieve their highest potiental.