A highly respected and regarded programmer and curator, Da Cunha forms part of Basil Content’s core team members

It was announced that noted Indian film curator, programmer and journalist, Uma Da Cunha will form the core team of Basil Content Media PVT LTD.  

Aimed at being the country’s first ever sales and representation agency, Basil Content Media is led by National award winning Producer Vivek Kajaria along with former film marketing and festival consultants Sanjay Ram and Rajat Goswami.

Da Cunha’s partnership with the company marks a giant leap for the independent film community, with a dedicated outfit servicing the various needs of the community.  While Da Cunha will work with Basil Content, she will also independently continue her consultancy operations and the Film India Global publication.

Uma Da Cunha

Uma Da Cunha

“I am extremely happy to be working with Basil Content. It is a noble initiative and was about time that we had a film sales and support agency for inde film makers in India. The aim is to form a collective and represent our films internationally with a unified voice and I am glad with Basil Content I will be able to do that” Said Da Cunha.

Basil Content is India’s premier sales and representation agency aimed at assisting Inde filmmakers and films from across the country


Adding to it, Founder and Managing Director, Basil Content Media PVT LTD, Vivek Kajaria said, “We are extremely excited to be able to work with Uma Ma’am, someone who the entire team looks up to and someone who has really paved the way for Indian cinema internationally. With this collaboration, we are now better equipped to provide greater assistance and service to inde films at large”
A highly regarded name in the festival circuit and film industry, Da Cunha in the past has served as the Hon. Secretary for Anandam Film Society and initiation of Dristhi, the film society devoted to promoting new Indian cinema and has worked closely with leading international film festivals including TIFF, Busan, Locarno, IFFLa among numerous others.