Aditya Kapur

Aditya Kapur

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Aditya Kapur is an award- winning Director Of Photography from India.  Brought up in Calcutta and currently based in Mumbai. He has always been interested in images and in their power to create impact. He started a production house at the age of 18 and quickly moved on to work as Cinematographer in a variety of projects including narrative fiction, music videos and documentaries.

Projects that have integral connections to music always stand out for him as he sees a strong connection between the rhythm of a song and the imagery involved in motion picture. He is interested in how visuals can add an extra layer of interpretation to music and is always trying to push the boundaries of his visual language. The film Sound Thief won the prize of Best Documentary at Sound & Image Challenge 2014 in Macau.

Always ready for a conversation about cameras, lights and cinematography make sure you say hello when you see him at the festival! Aditya has always lived in cities, which have an integral connection with cinema. He shot his first feature fiction film last year, which released in cinemas in July 2018.