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A graduate of Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute, Kolkata, multiple award winning screenwriter, video artist, producer and filmmaker, Vipin Vijay’s works are made under strict independent codes and defy any categorization merging film, documentary, essay, and fiction all into one. His works include, The Egotic World (2000), Khurasyadhara (2001), Hawamahal (2004), Video Game (2006), A Flowering Tree (2007), Broken Glass, Torn Film (2007), A Perfumed Garden (2008), Chitrasutram / The Image Threads (2010), Venomous Folds (2012), Feet upon the Ground (2014), Prathibhasam (2018), Anthropocene Relooked(2018) Small-scale Societies (2018). His films have won short Tiger Award – Rotterdam, Best Film – Signs Du Nuit, Paris, National Film Awards, India (twice), Grand Jury Award MIFF, Golden pearl HIFF, Kodak Award, Kerala State Film & TV Award (thrice), Padmarajan Puraskaram, IDPA Award (thrice), Incredible India Award- IFFI Goa, John Abraham National Awards (thrice), Hassankutty Award- IFFK 2010. Apart from widely shown in film festivals, two of his works have been acquired for permanent archives at the United States Library of Congress. He is a recipient of the Sanskriti Award for cultural achievement in filmmaking. The prestigious Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany 2015 honoured him with a retrospective, showcasing his works. Back home, his works were showcased in the ‘Film Maker in Focus’ section by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy at the IDSFFK 2017.

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