Sandeep Chatterjee aka Sandy happens to be the latest Bong entrant in the filmy horizon but in the directional arena, holding a Directorial Diploma from Moving Images. Besides he is also the proud possessor of full time training course in acting from Barry John’s Imago School of acting, as well as a Certificate Course in linear Editing from Astute Media Vision and last but not the least Sandy has also acquired a Professional Training in Camera from a veteran cinematographer namely S. N. Dubey. All this apart Sandy, as he is more popularly known as, has also picked up directional skills under the tutelage of small screen director Surendra Mohan for the serial ‘Draupadi’ & above all small screen editor Vinay Mallu for the serial ‘Koi Apna Sa’ (443 episodes).
Having reeled out his academic & professional qualification & work experience till date, Sandy further elaborated about his debut 2 short films which have already won critical appreciation & awards galore in the festival circuits. Over to him. “Of late I have made 2 short films under my own home production banner namely Point Of View Cinema. The names of the 2 short films are aptly titled ‘In Search Of An Answer’ & ‘Vo Ladki’. Incidentally speaking both my debut short films ‘In Search Of An Answer’ & ‘Vo Ladki’ have not only garnered lots of critical acclaim but also awards galore In most of the film festival circuits. The 1st film ‘In Search Of An Answer’, which has a duration of 27 minutes was first selected as an official entry for the 5th Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival 2015, in which it received a “Certificate Of Excellence”. It has also participated in other film festivals of 2015 like NMIFF, KISFF & RISFF. In RISFF it was nominated in 3 categories namely “Best Actor Male”, “Best Actor Female” & “Best Editing” where it bagged the trophy for “Best Actor Male”. My 2nd film ‘Vo Ladki’, which has a duration of 10 minutes, has got 11 thousand hits in just a span of a year.”
And then concluding the interactive session Sandy revealed his future big screen directorial plan, “Right now I am in the midst of penning the script of my debut big screen feature film titled ‘Deltaposs’. The title is derived from 2 words Delta, which stands for graph showing either up or down and Poss which means positive. Frankly speaking the script is almost complete. It is targeted at today’s youth. It is a comedy & drama oriented film. My next step is to garner adequate funds for my film. So wish me luck. Period!