Reshmi Sarkar is a Cinematographer based in Mumbai, India. After graduating from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata in 2003, with Honours in Mass Communication and Film Studies, she was fortunate towork with directors like Rituporno Ghosh (Antarmahal, 2003) and Shaad Ali (Bunty aur Babli, 2004), working her way through the camera department.
To further pursue her dreams in Cinematography, she joined FTII (Film and Television Institute of India, Pune) in 2005, enrolling herself in the 3 year Motion Picture Photography course.
Her Diploma film “Motorbike” featured in the Indian Panorama section of 2010 and was screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI Goa, 2010) and Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) that same year.
After that she moved to Mumbai in 2010 and worked as an Associate Cinematographer for eminent cinematographers like Binod Pradhan and H.M Ramachandra of the Indian Film Industry.
She shot her first independent feature film in Kannada, a psychological thriller called “Ring Road”. It released in 2016 She has extensively shot both Fiction and Non-Fiction which include Commercials, Corporates, Documentaries and Travelogues.
She believes that she represents the emerging world of women cinematographers who are carving their own niche in cinema.