RUCHIKA NEGI: Ruchika is interested in exploring questions of socio-ecological transformations, imagined histories and cultural practice through her work. Her films include ML 05 B 6055, Malegaon Times and Every Time You Tell A Story. She has been a part of art and film residencies at Khoj Studio, Delhi, Parco Arte Vivente (PAV) Experimental Centre of Contemporary Art, Turin and Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski, Warsaw, and is the recipient of Charles Wallace India Trust Short-Term Fellowship, 2016.

SAMEERA JAIN, Course Director: Sameera has been a director and editor for over 30 years. She has edited numerous award winning documentaries and also fiction feature films. Her directorial ventures have been recognised for cinematic excellence at many national and international festivals. Participation in film juries and curriculum formulation have been part of her engagement. She has been mentoring film students and filmmakers on diverse platforms and has been invited to teach filmmaking at several institutions, including her alma mater the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).