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Born in Mumbai, Shweta Chanda graduated from S.I.E.S College of Arts, Science and Commerce with a Major in Advertising. After working as a production assistant at Crest Animation Studios she freelanced in production on commercials and music videos for a year. Following that she joined the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles to pursue a Masters in Fine Arts with a focus in Cinematography. While in LA she worked as a Camera Assistant and Cinematographer on numerous productions. She also interned at Shadow Machine Films in the lighting department for the hit TV show, Robot Chicken. After returning to India she worked on Sanjay Leela Bansali's film, Guzaarish, and assisted Cinematographers like Tassaduq Hussain, Sejal Shah and Laxman Utekar. Currently she works as a Freelance Cinematographer and has several shorts and 3 feature films to her credit. Living in Mumbai, Shweta continues pursuing her craft with passion.
Latest Posts | By Shweta Wadhwa
I Guess I’m Just Fond Of Dark Stuff! – Tapan Basu
2 years ago

I Guess I’m Just Fond Of Dark Stuff! – Tapan Basu

In a freewheeling chat with Pandolin, Tapan Basu talks about his love for thrillers, the approach to shooting his debut film Kahaani 2 and more.
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Man with the Binoculars selected as official entry for India Story section at MAMI
2 years ago

Man with the Binoculars selected as official entry for India Story section at MAMI

ANTARDRISHTI – Man with the Binoculars, directed by Rima Das has been selected as the official entry for the India Story section at the 18th Jio MAMI 2016.

 

The …
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Clover Wootton wields her makeup wand for Parched
2 years ago

Clover Wootton wields her makeup wand for Parched

Makeup artist Clover Wootton talks about the experience of working on Parched, her take on prosthetics, the makeup industry and more.
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Many a times we would set up different fake shooting units
3 years ago

Many a times we would set up different fake shooting units

Rahul Dahiya who aims to go beyond conventions and explore the aspects of honor killing in his film G – A Wanton Heart shares the experience of shooting it.
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Vancouver offers a soft landing for Indian companies in North America
3 years ago

Vancouver offers a soft landing for Indian companies in North America

Indian cinema is striving to establish itself in the international market for quite some time now. Aiding the process is Francois Bertrand from HQ Vancouver: A Home For Global …
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Nobody can stop romance and hormones – Gitanjali Rao
3 years ago

Nobody can stop romance and hormones – Gitanjali Rao

Internationally renowned animator Gitanjali Rao gets talking about her latest film Bombay Rose, her romance with 2D animation and experience at Film Bazaar.
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I cast 40 visually impaired children because the story is about them
3 years ago

I cast 40 visually impaired children because the story is about them

Filmmaker and producer Ayodhyakumar Krishnamsetty’ talks about his film Minugurulu, a contender for the Oscars, that features visually impaired children.
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Film Bazaar has changed the pattern of cinema being introduced in the country
3 years ago

Film Bazaar has changed the pattern of cinema being introduced in the country

She is the person responsible for giving NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) a new lease of life. Interestingly Nina Lath Gupta, MD, NFDC comes from an administrative background …
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We strike the balance between cost-effective and quality
3 years ago

We strike the balance between cost-effective and quality

Polish Producer Krzysztof Sołek has found a unique way to combine Polish sensibilities with Indian culture in a cost-effective but qualitative way.
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I was very curious about Film Bazaar
3 years ago

I was very curious about Film Bazaar

Filmmaker Prakash Jha talks about his movies, shooting in various locations in India and shares his thoughts on the ongoing NFDC Film Bazaar 2015.
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