Authors

Aastha Madhur

A self-confessed addict of overanalyzing all things onscreen. Prone to tangential thinking. An avid reader she especially loves Dickens, LOTR, and her Kindle. She is currently working on her second romance novel.

Abhay Budki

A professional writer, I was selected to compete in the 'India Story' category at MAMI 2020. Assisted National Award-winning filmmaker Kireet Khurana for a feature film script and worked as an associate writer for the feature film 'Janhit Mein Jaari'.

Aditya Sarma

I'm an engineering graduate trying to make the most out of what life throws at me. Currently working as a Brand Strategist at Mitsogo Inc, Chennai. Outside work, you can find me on a football pitch, a basketball court, or in front of a tea stall - still trying to make the most out of what I get.

Advait Kamat

Advait writes about films on his blog, 'These Talkies Gabble.'

Andy Winter

Andy Winter (they/them/theirs) is a non-binary ice goddess living in the warm tropics of Singapore. Their works have appeared in Stellium, Strange Horizons and beestung.

Akanksha Dhanorkar

A freelance writer, food blogger and digital marketer, I graduated in English Literature, with a Masters in Political Science. I love to travel and explore life to the fullest.

Aldren Castro

I am a published author of a light novel. I write about my favourite anime and manga series on various websites such as Comic Years and BlastingNews.

Amit Mehra

An independent film producer, director, screenwriter from Mumbai, India with over 18 years of experience across films, advertising and broadcasting.

Anil Srivatsa

An eminent radio personality, Anil Srivatsa’s career spans a vast gamut of experiences - CEO, Kings XI Punjab, COO, Radio Today (launched India's first FM network for women only, Ishq 104.8 FM). A perennial film buff, Srivatsa is currently dedicated to the cause of organ donation.

Arun Kumar

An ardent cinephile, who truly believes in the transformative power and shared-dream experience of cinema. He blogs at ‘Passion for Movies.’

Barnali Ray Shukla

Writer, filmmaker, compulsive travel- enthusiast, sans the baggage, a mutant poet. My feature film as writer/director, Kucch Luv Jaisa is streaming on Netflix.

Barnali Saha

Dr. Barnali Saha is Assistant Professor of English at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, GGSIPU, New Delhi.

Benjamin Slack

A film enthusiast, I’m a senior year student at the Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, Indiana, set to graduate in May 2023. My degree is in Broadcasting with minors in Journalism and Advertising.

Cheyanne Chua

Cheyanne is an English undergraduate from Singapore who seeks to expand her small world through her love for stories and art.

Conall M.

Growing up in the west of Ireland, I am passionate about films, writing, reading, reviewing, photography, and scriptwriting. I co-host a podcast called ‘The Monochrome Picture Show’ where we talk about classic and contemporary films.

Devraj Kalsi

A writer by profession, Devraj Kalsi has published short fiction in Deccan Herald, The Bombay Review, Assam Tribune, and The Statesman. He's authored a family drama novel titled 'Pal Motors' and is currently working on a memoir.

Dipankar Sarkar

FTII alumnus and freelance writer. My articles have appeared in Scroll.in, The Hindu, Livemint.com, The Quint, The Tribune, Upperstall, among other publications.

Gabrielle Edwin

Gabrielle is passionate about cinema that carves spaces for women behind the camera and on screen.

Gabrielle Shiozawa

Gabrielle Shiozawa is the author of One Breath at a Time: Lessons on Grief and Growth. She is studying journalism at Brigham Young University. In her free time, you can find Gabrielle writing, hiking, or enjoying movie theater popcorn.

Gautam Bisht

Gautam Bisht is pursuing a PhD in Learning Sciences at the Northwestern University, USA. He is the founder of Sinchan Education and Rural Entrepreneurship Foundation. His interests include cinema and culture.

Grace Magee

I’m an actor, singer, writer, and artist, incredibly passionate about film and other art forms. Outside of work, I love spending time with my dogs and eating Poke.

Hiranmoy Lahiri

Hiranmoy Lahiri is a writer who studied video editing at Kolkata Film and Television Institute, India. A postgraduate in English Literature, he has published articles in The Statesman, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, the Offscreen website and Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature.

Joslyn Jay

I'm a published poet, travel writer, and "vintage" pop culture blogger. I love movies, and especially those dusty old classics. I "heart" the rich history of film.

Kevin Ferris

Before reviewing films, Kevin spent several years in the film industry in Los Angeles, appearing in minor roles on TV, while also doing short films and theatre. Kevin lives with his wife, stepson, two cats, a dog, and bearded dragon near Baltimore, MD.

Michael Aakhus

Michael K. Aakhus is Professor of Art at the University of Southern Indiana. He retired as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

Nikos Branikas

A programming tutor based in Arta, Greece, Nikos is a lifelong cinephile with a love for films of all ages and genres.

Parnab

23. Freelancer.

Prachurya Das

An avid reader and a life-long lover of blue skies, I like to spend my time with obscure poetry and dissecting films. Currently besotted with Maupassant, art history and all things Nolan, you can find me spacing out to Queen while I look for new things to obsess with.

Praveena Preety Kaur

Praveena Preety Kaur is a fourth-year student majoring in English , minoring in Drama and Performance. She occasionally binge watches horror, thriller, romance movies and pursues acting on the side.

Robert Barger

Robert is a freelance writer and American scholar. He is known for bringing his old-world perspective to the modern world landscape. In his spare time, Robert can usually be found reading Steinbeck or watching reruns of 90s sitcoms.

Rohit Remesh

I am a Chartered Accountant Final Level student from Kerala, India. Between my stressful workdays and weekends spent cruising around the hills on my bike, I like to slow things down by watching a movie once in a while.

Shreyas D.S.

A self-proclaimed movie buff who swears he's funnier on the Internet than he is in real life. He also constantly makes sitcom references to make sense of a life that is slowly succumbing to entropy.

Sophie-Anne Lim

Sophie-Anne Lim is a fourth-year student at Nanyang Technological University. She is majoring in English with a second major in Communication Studies. In her free time, she enjoys playing sports and the piano.

Swapnil A.

Swapnil is an architect and writer currently based in Goa. Curiosity and cats are her guiding lights and her primary area of work is spatial justice. She can be reached at swap.saan@gmail(dot)com.

Talia Voon

Talia Voon is an undergraduate final year student studying English Literature at Nanyang Technological University, who loves to watch and dissect films.

Tammie Lim

Tammie reads English Literature at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She has a bad habit of rewatching the same films too many times for her own good.

Tiasha Chakraborty

An avid cinephile, Tiasha is an engineer by profession and is currently pursuing her MBA. When she's not watching films, Tiasha spends her time reading Albert Camus and Franz Kafka.

Zach Franz

After studying journalism in college, Zach went on to pen film reviews for two local St. Louis outlets. He's since published two novels and continues to write about movies from his home in the Missouri countryside.

Zelda Xie

Zelda loves aburi sushi and mandopop ballads. Her favourite movies are Grave of the Fireflies, The Handmaiden, and Little Forest. She also enjoys psychological thrillers and Taiwanese romance films.