Editor & Co-Producer
Anand Kamalakar is a Brooklyn based film director, producer and editor. The Gowanus Canal (Winner, Best Film, Brooklyn Film Festival), Chief Engineer Conrad, Citizen Sharma, Building Bridges, 300 Miles to Freedom and Garwin are some of the films he has directed.
Heart of Stone a film he produced and edited won over ten awards including Best Film at Slamdance Film Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival and Cinequest Film Festival. It also won an award for Best Editing at the Santa Fe Film Festival. Anand has worked as an editor for Primetime (ABC), Dateline (NBC) and 20/20 (ABC) and was the editor of the 2004 Emmy nominated ABC special on the Iraq war titled Brothers in Arms. Anand was also a creative consultant on the academy award-winning documentary Born Into Brothels. His latest project Holy (un)Holy River premiered at the Telluride Mountain Film Festival.
Anand is currently directing and editing a feature documentary about the famous Nobel laureate from Pakistan, Abdus Salam.
Anand is the co-founder of the Brooklyn based arts company, Trilok Fusion Arts, Inc. and Trilok Fusion Media. He has also taught as an adjunct professor atSyracuse University and School of Visual Arts, New York. He has also been aguest faculty at the Tisch Film School, New York University and Parsons School of Design, The New School University.
Apart from making films and listening to the Blues, Anand writes a blog on the state of the world we live in.