Indian cinematographers

Indian cinema has a number of regional film centres: Mumbai for films in Hindi, Hyderabad for Telugu Films, Kochi for films in Malayalam films, Chennai for Tamil Cinema films, Kolkata for Bengali films, Bangalore for Kannada films etc. Most Indian cinematographers are known for their work with one regional industry.

List of cinematographers

Indian Society of Cinematographers(ISC)

Full name Indian Society of Cinematographers(ISC)
Founded 1995
Members 200
Key people Anil Mehta
Santosh Sivan
Sunny Joseph
Office location Trivandrum, India
Country India

The Indian Society of Cinematographers(ISC) is an educational, cultural, and professional organization. Neither a labor union nor a guild, ISC membership is by invitation and is extended only to directors of photography and special effects experts with distinguished credits in the film industry. is a society for Indian Cinematographers. The society is situated at Trivandrum in Kerala. The members of this society will show a suffix, ISC with their name in film credits.

Western India Cinematographers' Association

Full name Western India Society of Cinematographers(WICA)
Founded 30 April 1955
Members 3800
Key people Anil Mehta
Office location Oshiwara, Andheri W, Mumbai
Country India

Western India Cinematographers Association (WICA) is a society for Indian Cinematographers. The society is situated at Mumbai in Maharashtra. The members of this society show a suffix, WICA with their name in film credits. It was formed on August 2, 1953 in Mumbai, and presided over by a leading cinematographer of the time, Faredoon Irani; in the following month the first office bearers were chosen, including Nitin Bose as President and V. Avadhut as the Vice-President.[2]


There are a vast number of awards for Best Cinematography in India.They are...

See also


  1. 1 2 "Best Cinematographer Award (B&W), Colour". Official Listing, Indiatimes. Retrieved Apr 28, 2013.
  2. "History". Western India Cinematographers' Association. Retrieved May 4, 2013.

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