Brokering News: Media, Money and Middlemen by Umesh Aggarwal
The Film investigates the state of news in India.Journalism is up for sale and selling of editorial space has become both blatant and institutionalised.
Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism
Gold Award, Indian Documentary Producers’ Association Awards
Mumbai International Film Festival
International Film Festival of India, Goa
Nepal Human Rights Film Festival
Bioscope Global Film Festival, Delhi
Umesh Aggarwal has been producing and directing television shows and documentary films for almost twenty years. His show Kiran – Joy of Giving, on Doordarshan, has won the Indian Telly Award a record five times and the Indian Television Academy Award twice. His films have been screened and awarded at various national and international film festivals. His film on pesticides in bottled water and soft drinks, The Whistle Blowers, for PSBT, won the National Award for Best Investigative Film.
- Cinematography: Abbas Shameel Rizvi, Mohd. Jamshed Khan, Madhav Salunka
- Editing: Naveen Samhotra
- Narration: Roshan Seth
- Animation: Rahul Singh
- Project Partner: Doordarshan