All Roads Lead to Cinema by Sumit Khanna
The Film offers glimpses into the lives of assistant directors in an attempt to understand their role in the filmmaking process - how some have realised their dreams whereas most others are driven to the point of despair.
Vikalp - Films for Freedom, Mumbai
Sumit Khanna started his career working as an assistant to directors Aziz Mirza, Saeed Mirza and Meghna Gulzar on various feature films and documentaries. He made his first independent documentary, for PSBT, on the lives of assistant directors in the Mumbai film industry. Since then, he has made numerous documentaries, corporate films and promos for feature films. He was associate producer on the acclaimed film Parzania. His film Mere Desh ki Dharti won the National Award for the Best Investigative Film. His latest work, A Movement, A World, A Cinema - the Indian New Wave, will be screened at the National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai.
- Cinematography: Chandra Sekhar Reddy
- Sound: Debashish Mishra, Anita Kushwaha, Sharif Barkatulla
- Editing: Aarif Sheikh
- Project Partner: Doordarshan