Vipin Vijay, multiple award-winning filmmaker is an alumnus of SRFTI. He has been engaged in his search for new cinematic forms since 2000 working in the domain of creative documentary , film essay, feature film and video art. He has participated in seminars, confreneces, and workshops on various themes related to cinema, visual culture,pedagogy of cinema, and has taught extensively at national film schools across the country. Also served as Academic committee member, Board of Studies, University of Calicut, Syllabus Committee Member FTIl Pune, and was a Jury member on several occasions in national and international film festivals.
He has made several nationally and internationally acclaimed and awarded non-fiction and fiction works which were exhibited in film festivals of Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Oberhausen, São Paulo, Nantes,
Montreal, Japan, Vladivostok, IFFL, IFFK etc. Recipient of film grants from Rotterdam, Gothenburg, Global Film Initiative, PSBT, IGNCA, IFA, etc, his works have also been shown under curatorial program in art museums like Serpentine Gallery, London, Alserkal Arts Foundation, Dubai, Ullens Centre for Contemporary art (UGCA) Beijing, He has receivedvInternational awards, several National Awards, Kerala State Awards, Sanskriti Award for his works. The prestigious Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany 2015 honored him with a specially curated retrospective of his works. He was the ‘Film Maker in Focus’ at the IDSFFK, 2017.