Gharat by Pankaj Rishi Kumar
A film on the traditional gharats or watermills of Garwhal aimed at increasing awareness of tapping low cost power from existing watermills in the mountains and achieving decentralised and sustainable economic development.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Delhi; Puri; Chennai; Mumbai; Bangalore; India
Pankaj Rishi Kumar graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India with a specialisation in Film Editing. After editing numerous documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film Kumar Talkies. Subsequently, he has become a one-man crew, producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films, which have screened at film festivals the world over. Pankaj has won grants from Hubert Bals, IFA, Jan Vrijman, AND (Korea), Banff, Majlis, Sarai and Pad.ma. An alumnus of the Asian Film Academy (Pusan) and Berlin Talents, Pankaj also curates and teaches.
- Cinematographer and Editor: Pankaj Rishi Kumar
- Location Sound Recordist: T. Madhavi
- Sound Mixer: Gissy Micheal
- Sound Designers: Gissy Micheal, Pankaj Rishi Kumar
- Project Partner: Doordarshan