Jury Member

Gaurav Vijay Yaldarkar is an accomplished arts graduate with a diploma in filmmaking from the Zee Institute of Media Arts. Over his 8-year career in the Indian film industry, Gaurav has demonstrated his versatility by working in multiple capacities, including assistant director, art department, and more on mainstream Indian films. His collaborations with renowned directors such as Shoojit Sircar, Raj Mehta, Sangeeth Sivan, Ranjan Chandel, and Anant Mahadevan have enriched his expertise and deepened his understanding of cinematic storytelling.

Gaurav has made significant contributions to various film projects, notably his short film “Believe” and  feature film, “Oh My Ghost”, which was nominated for Best Film at the FFTG Awards.  As a 2024 jury member, he brings extensive experience and keen insights, promising to enrich the evaluation process with his creative vision.