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Birth date: 1966-10-25
Birth place: London, England, UK
Profession:Director, Writer, Cinematographer
Education:University of Cambridge
Nationality:English and American

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Zana Briski (born October 25, 1966) is a photographer and filmmaker best known as the director of Born into Brothels, the 2004 winner of the Academy Award for Documentary Feature. Her belief in the power of art to transform lives—for both artist and viewer—led her to found Kids with Cameras, a non-profit organization that teaches the art of photography to marginalized children in communities throughout the world.Briski's interest in photography began at age 10. After earning a master's degree at the University of Cambridge, Briski studied documentary photography at International Center of Photography in New York. In 1995, she made her first trip to India, producing a story on female infanticide. In 1997, Briski returned to India and began her project on the prostitutes of Calcutta's red-light district, which led to her work with the children of prostitutes. Her latest project Reverence is an experiential multimedia exhibit about transformation. Inspired by dreams of a praying mantis, Briski was led around the world to collaborate with living insects, taking their portraits in photographs and film. “My work is a tribute to insects, to their intelligence, personality and elegant beauty,” she says. The project raised initial funds through the crowdsourcing site Kickstarter in 2010.Briski has won numerous awards and fellowships including the George Soros's Open Society Institute Fellowship, an Alicia Patterson Journalism Fellowship in 2000 to research and photograph in the Brothels of India, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, the Howard Chapnick Grant, and first prize in 1999 in the World Press Photo foundation competition in the category "Daily Life stories". Briski and co-director Ross Kauffman were awarded grants from the Sundance Institute, the Jerome Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts for Born into Brothels. Wikipedia

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Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004Documentary

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004Documentary

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004Documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004Documentary producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love2015/IDocumentary short grateful thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The WIN Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Charlie Rose2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 77th Annual Academy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Documentary Feature
The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards2005TV Special documentaryHerself
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004DocumentaryHerself "Zana Auntie" (uncredited)

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