Kabir Mehta

Kabir Mehta

India

Biography

Always a devoted cinephile, Kabir was encouraged to pursue filmmaking professionally after unexpectedly winning a filmmaking competition organised by the Delhi University while he was studying Economics. An encounter with director, Ashim Ahluwalia led Kabir to Mumbai where he worked with the filmmaker on feature films as well as groundbreaking avant-garde cinema.
Kabir Mehta has since gone on to produce and direct his own work under his company Meta Motion Pictures. His docu-fiction film titled SADHU IN BOMBAY premiered at the 29th European Media Art Festival where it won the ‘EMAF Award’ for best film. The film had its North American premiere at Slamdance Film Festival and subsequently won the award for Best Narrative Film at the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival.
Kabir’s first feature length project BUDDHA.mov had its world premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017.
He is also selected to develop his fiction feature film project, Showdots, at Le Groupe Oust’s LIM platform – the European development programme for limited budget feature films.

Films Selection