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Judhajit Bagchi

Judhajit Bagchi

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Countries India
Gender male
Birth 26 October 1981 (Serampore, Hooghly district, West Bengal, India)
Star sign ScorpioScorpio
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Biography

Judhajit Bagchi a.k.a. Jeet (born 26 Oct 1981) is an Indian director, screenwriter, editor and producer. He began his career as an assistant to Prahlad Kakkar. He co-directs with Ranadeep Bhattacharyya. In 2010 produced the short film Amen (2010 film).
Judhajit is the first filmmaker from India to win the International Business Awards (Stevie Award) and Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. To date he is the only Indian filmmaker to win both of these awards two years running (2015, 2016).

Early life

Judhajit was born in the historical city Serampore, West Bangal, India. After completing his Bachelors in Economics from Presidency College, Calcutta with a first class degree, he went on to post graduate in MS Communication from Manipal Institute of Communication. Judhajit's post-graduate dissertation titled Inclusive National Identity in Bollywood films: A Case Study of Swades submitted to the Manipal Institute of Communication in 2005 partially fulfilling the requirements for the post-graduate degree forms the background of the section The Cultural Aspect - Chapter 8: Towards a More Inclusive Indian Identity? A Case Study of the Bollywood Film Swades in the book Indian Media in a Globalised World.

After completing his studies he joined Genesis Films, Mumbai under the advertising guru Prahlad Kakkar and worked there for two years as his apprentice.

Career

Post Genesis he started writing and conceptualising television commercials for advertising agencies and independent production houses. In 2010 he opened his film production house Yaanus Films with Ranadeep Bhattacharyya and directed and produced their first short film Amen (2010 film) which went on to win the Best Indian Narrative Short at Mumbai Queer Film Festival, Mumbai, 2011.

Judhajit also freelances as an independent director and in that respect has made advertising films and brand films for Passion Film. In 2015 he won the Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards for the Corporate Image Film for Shakti Bhog Foods Ltd. In 2016 he won his second Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards for the Marketing Film made for the Bareilly-based oil company B.L. Agro Oils. Both the films have also won the Gold Stevie Award at the International Business Awards (Stevie Awards).

Photography & Cinemagraph

Judhajit is also a photographer with his photography works being published in Heritage India Magazine & the award-winning Maharashtra Unlimited magazine. He is also a Cinemagraph artist and is affiliated with Gallereplay.com & Comealiveimages.com.

Awards

Award Film Awarding Body Year
Official Selection Red Riding Scarves and Stoles - "I'm my fairy tale" Merceder-Benz Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festival 2017
Platinum Award Muse Creative Awards 2017
Gold Stevie Award B.L. Agro Oils - The Story of Liquid Gold International Business Awards (Stevie Awards) 2016
Silver Dolphin Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2016
Gold Summit Creative Award Summit Awards 2016
Award of Excellence Accolades Global Film Competition 2016
Award of Excellence The Communicator Awards 2016
Bronze Telly The 37th Telly Awards 2016
Platinum Award MarCom Awards 2016
Award of Excellence Videographer Awards 2016
Gold Award AVA Digital Awards 2016
Platinum Award Hermes Creative Awards 2016
Gold Award Muse Creative Awards 2016
Platinum Award Aurora Awards 2015
Silver Dolphin Shakti Bhog Brand Film - Celebrating the Spirit of Philately Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2015
Gold Stevie Award International Business Awards (Stevie Awards) 2015
Silver Telly The 36th Telly Awards 2015
Bronze Summit Creative Award Summit Awards 2016
Award of Excellence Accolades Global Film Competition 2015
Award of Excellence The Communicator Awards 2015
Platinum Award AVA Digital Awards 2016
Platinum Award Hermes Creative Awards 2016
Platinum Award Muse Creative Awards 2016
Award of Excellence Videographer Awards 2015
Platinum Award Aurora Awards 2015
Gold Award MarCom Awards 2015
Best Corporate Film Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development CSR Film IDPA Awards 2015
Special Mention Best Corporate Film All Cargo Project Engineering & Shipping Solutions Film IDPA Awards 2015
Bronze Award ABCI Awards 2013
Best Animated Corporate Film EGE Brand Film IDPA Awards 2013
Best Animation Film Global Photography & Graphic Film Festival 2012
Best Corporate Film Tata I Shakti Pulses Indian Advertising & Corporate Film Awards 2012
Best Indian Narrative Short Amen (Short Film) Mumbai Queer Film Festival 2011
Gold Award Best Script for Short Fiction IDPA Awards 2011
Gold Award - Best Animated Corporate Film Power of One - Tata Chemicals IDPA Awards 2011
Gold Award - Best Corporate Film ABCI Awards 2011
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