Sushmit Ghosh is a national award-winning director-cinematographer whose work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Tribeca Institute, Doc Society, SFF Film Fund, IDFA, The Bertha Foundation, Sorfond and the Finnish Film Foundation among others. Sushmit is also a Sundance Fellow. He enjoys producing films that have the power to create transformative social impact.
In 2009, he co-founded Black Ticket Films, a production company invested in the power of non-fiction storytelling. With a strong eye on social justice stories, Black Ticket Films’ award-winning slate of films continue to be used as advocacy, impact and education tools by institutions across the world. Five years in the making, Sushmit’s debut feature documentary, Writing With Fire, is the only Asian film competing in the World Cinema Documentary category at the Sundance Film Festival’ 21. In his spare time, you’ll find him motorcycling and hiking through the Himalayas.
At the SACAC Audio School, Sushmit teaches Film Sound.