Chief Festival Adviser


Premendra Mazumder is a renowned film festival consultant from India. He is also a film critic, author, curator, consultant, society activist, festival-organizer and festival-advisor. He has taken the responsibility as the Chief Festival Adviser of the 4th Sylhet Film Festival 2020. Premendra Mazumder is working on cinema in versatile capacities. As a film critic writes extensively in many publications worldwide. He is the General Secretary of the India Chapter of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI: Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique and Editor of its quarterly film journal E-CineInda. He is working as the advisor, program director and curator for several International Film Festivals in India and abroad. He has served on the Jury of many International Film Festivals. He has authored several books on cinema and other issues. He has delivered many lectures and conducted many workshops in different film festivals and educational institutions worldwide. He is an activist of the film society movement for more than four decades and presently holds the posts of the Secretary Asia-Pacific of the International Federation of Film Societies and Vice President of the Federation of Film Societies of India.