DIRECTOR’S PROFILE

TANUSHREE CHATTERJEE-BASU

Tanushree has directed over 150 advertising commercials, a couple of music videos & a short film in the last 12 years as an independent ad-film director. An award-winning director, at a young age, Tanushree has won awards at the New York Festival, a nomination at Cannes as well as recognition in international ad festivals in Africa & the South Asian region including Bangladesh & Srilanka. Her music video ‘Kashmakash’ for ‘Alms for Shanti’ (formerly Indus Creed) won appreciation in San Francisco & Europe Music Fests & her short film “Silenced Voice’ has been sent to the Berlin and London Film Festivals.

After having assisted Mumbai based ad film maker Mr. Prahlad Kakkar, Tanushree moved on to opening her own production house at a young age in 1997.
Gaining quick success with advertisements for Pepsi (featuring Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan) & also for brands of companies such as Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle among others; Tanushree grew fast in the advertising business. With style and ability to handle large canvas commercials, she moved to directing ads with celebrities for brands like Samsung & Kelloggs featuring Indian film stars & cricketers like Sehwag, Dravid & Harbhajan & actors like Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty & Bhumika Chawla.

Tanushree’s Production House, TCB Productions, is today credited with making successful ad campaigns for Kelloggs, Nestle and Unilever beauty products not just in India but also in East & South Africa.
In Africa she has also worked on commercials for companies like Coca-Cola, Diaggeo, Vodacom, Kodak, Cadbury & MTN she has gone on to win awards like a Gekko (Gold) in the region & New York Festival nominations.
Poised to make her debut today as a feature filmmaker. She is making a youth based, coming of age film, starring young Indian stars.

 



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