Shalin Sirkar

Shalin Sirkar
© Chalia
Producer, Chairperson, Consultant
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

South African Producer and Consultant.
Shalin Sirkar is a graduate in Psychology and Legal Studies with a post-graduate qualification in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. She has worked in various NGO's including Gender Advocacy Program, Law, Race and Gender Research Unit and Parliamentary Monitoring Group. In 2004, Shalin created Chalia Films to develop Independent Feature Films with a focus on international co-productions.

Selected Producer credits of Feature Films include 34 South (Hybrid Films), Adaora (Godfather Productions) and a trainee producer credit on Forgiveness (Giant Films & DV8). Shalin is currently producing Feature Films: Home Sweet Home, Distances, Husen, Sugar Cane Fields and Reality TV Series, Ultimate Africa.

In 2009, Shalin will make her directorial debut with Home Sweet Home in South Africa.


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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