Festival Team

Executive & Programming DirectorCary Rajinder Sawhney
Deputy Festival Director & Head of Birmingham Indian Film Festival Dharmesh Rajput
Festival ProducerAlice Maestrini
PR ConsultantAshanti Omkar
Business ManagerMilan Mantri
Senior ProgrammerNaman Ramachandran
Film ProgrammerKrushil Patel
Film ProgrammerAshanti Omkar
Social Media ManagerMomtaz Begum-Hossain
Sponsor & Partnership ManagerNatalia Christofoletti Barrenha
Digital Marketing Consultant Karen Lane
Programme AdviserUma Da Cunha
Programme AdviserNeeraj Churi
Programme Adviser (Hindi cinema)Asjad Nazir
Website ManagerPrinesh Mistry
Senior Digital EditorParag Sankhe
Digital EditorKieran Akhtar
Receptions ManagerDheeraj Agnihotri
Johanna ThomsonToo Desi Too Queer Project Manager
Web and Design AdvisorAndrew Whiteside
Industry Events AdvisorTejinder Johal
Strategy AdviserChris Hainsworth
Manchester OutreachAziz Zeria
Legal AdvisorLee Stone at Lee & Thompson
Indian Visa ConsultantD Kadikar

Special thanks to our Brand Ambassadors and Patrons

Patrons:

Tony Matharu, Lord David Puttnam, Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Brand Ambassadors:

Festival Brand Ambassadors | Sunny & Shay Grewal
Festival Brand Ambassador | Feryna Wazheir