An alumnus of the prestigious Film and TV Institute of India, Pune in 1983. Bina has been working as a Film Editor for the last thirty years. She has worked with many leading filmmakers in India and has won several State and National Awards for Editing. Some of the films she has edited are: Amma Ariyan Dir: John Abraham, Agnisakshi Dir: Shyamaprasad, Janmadinam Dir: Suma Josson, Mitr, My Friend Dir: Revathi, Dance like a Man Dir: Pamela Rooks, In Othello Dir: Roysten Abel, Daya Dir: Venu.
Bina has also worked as Director on Documentary films. Her latest film on Women in Universities The Sound of Silence has been screened at numerous National & International Film Festivals. As Executive Producer, Bina has worked on various film campaigns on tobacco use, elder care, diabetes management and palliative care. This has involved research, direction and production. Along with filmmaking Bina has also been the Artistic Director of the International Film Festival of Kerala and the International Short and Documentary Festival of Kerala since its inception. She has served on Juries at numerous festivals including Berlin, Durban, Locarno, Romania and Zanzibar. Bina regularly curates programs for film festivals in India and abroad.
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