Poets and Speakers

Tangella Madhavi

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Tangella Madhavi is an Indian documentary filmmaker based in Mumbai. She majored in Direction and Screenplay Writing from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata, 2009. She also holds a post graduate Diploma in Social Communications Media from Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and a Master's degree in English from Mumbai University. In 2006, she was selected for the prestigious Asian Film Academy and also is a recipient of the SARAI Fellowship ’2005, New Delhi, India. She has also been a documentary mentor for Idocs (Documentary Resource Initiative), Documentor (Imphal) and was on the selection committee for International Documentary for Mumbai International Film Festival, 2015. Currently, Tangella Madhavi is reaches documentary filmmaking at Sophia Polytechnic. She has worked with BBC India, VPRO Netherlands, NHK Japan and has worked as a non-fiction researcher with leading production houses in India. Tangella Madhavi spends her time writing, teaching and is a certified canine counsellor wherein she specialises in teaching sign language to deaf dogs.