In a journey plagued by depleting natural resources and delineated by the two elements of fire and water, Shiva, an audio installation artist from Kolkata,…
Kenneth Cyrus is a cinematographer with a strong technology background. Occasionally he also works as a colourist, editor and producer. He grew up in various places across India, pursued an engineering degree in Electronics and Media Technology, then worked in the tech sector as an educator before transitioning to filmmaking after graduating in Cinematography from SRFTI, Kolkata. He aspires to converge his interests in technology and visual arts to create immersive cinematic experiences that document the human condition.
In a filmmaking career spanning more than a decade, he has been involved in the production of feature films, short films, documentaries, commercials, music videos, corporate films, 360° VR films, video art and experimental films. His diploma film at SRFTI, An Irrelevant Dialogue, won the Student Camera Award for Best Cinematography at the FilmschoolFest Munich 2019 and bagged several other awards at various film festivals. His debut feature as a cinematographer, Whispers of Fire & Water, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2023. The films he has worked on have been screened at various international film festivals such as Locarno, IFFR, Visions Du Réel, Laceno d’Oro, IFFSA Toronto, Mumbai, Kolkata and IDSFFK, as well as at art venues such as Delfina Foundation, Experimenter Gallery and India Art Fair. Apart from filmmaking, Kenneth has interests in photography, computing, game design and extended reality (XR).
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