Festival Team

Executive & Programming DirectorCary Rajinder Sawhney
Deputy Festival Director & Head of Birmingham Indian Film Festival Dharmesh Rajput
Festival ProducerAlice Maestrini
PR Consultant & Film ProgrammerAshanti Omkar
Business ManagerMilan Mantri
Film ProgrammerKrushil Patel
Sponsor & Partnership ManagerAdele Newman
Production ManagerMarta Calderon
Digital Marketing Consultant Karen Lane
Honorary Programme AdviserNaman Ramachandran
Programme AdviserUma Da Cunha
Programme AdviserNeeraj Churi
Programme AdviserSanjay Ram
Programme AdviserAsjad Nazir
Festival GuideMomtaz Begum-Hossain
Website ManagerPrinesh Mistry
Senior Digital EditorParag Sankhe
Digital EditorKieran Akhtar
Receptions ManagerDheeraj Agnihotri
Birmingham & Manchester PRMandy Rose
Manchester Project ManagerOriana Franceschi
Birmingham Assistant Project ManagerPolina Zelmanova
Birmingham Volunteer ManagerBhaskar Choudhury
Birmingham Media ManagerSerena Patel
London Outreach ManagerAneesha Srinivasan
Birmingham Outreach ManagerNeelam Heera
Manchester Outreach ManagerYemi Bolatiwa
Web and Design ManagerRobyn Larkin
Web and Design AdviserAndrew Whiteside
Industry Events AdviserTejinder Johal
Strategy AdviserChris Hainsworth
Legal AdviserLee 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 | Antonio Aakeel
Festival Brand Ambassadors | Sunny & Shay Grewal
Festival Brand Ambassador | Feryna Wazheir