The IndieScope Team
Over 150 years of collective global experience in the field of cinema.

Peter Scarlet

Chairman Emeritus & Global Advisor

A formidable name in the international film festival circuit, he was the Director of San Francisco International Film Festival (1983-2001), Director General Cinémathèque française (2001-02), Artistic Director at Tribeca Film Festival (2003-09), and Executive Director of Abu Dhabi Film Festival (2009-12).

Adil Hussain

Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador

Internationally acclaimed Indian actor who straddles the world of independent, mainstream, regional and global cinema with effortless ease, he has acted in Life of Pi, What Will People Say, Star Trek, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, English Vinglish, Delhi Crime & Hotel Salvation, amongst others.

Saibal Chatterjee

Co-Founder & Head of Films & Film Festival

National Award winning critic and senior journalist at NDTV Movies, The Tribune & Gulf Today, he is an authority on Indian and World Cinema, with two books to his credit. Served on the National Film Awards jury and selection panel for Indian Panorama, as well as preview committee of International Film Festival of India.

Utpal Borpujari

Co-Founder & Head of Content & Curation

National Award winning film critic and filmmaker, his directorial debut, Assamese feature film ‘Ishu’, won the National Award in 2017. He has served as a jury member at Mumbai International Film Festival, Montreal World Film Festival and MAMI, and is a part of the selection committee of films for National Film Awards.

Sanjay Sarma

Co-Founder & Head of Brand Strategy + Marketing

An advertising & communication professional with 25+ yrs. of management & entrepreneurial experience, he is an opinion leader with business dailies and was Co-Chairman of ASSOCHAM’s Expert Committee on Advertising, Brand & Design in 2007-08. He was also part of the team that produced the acclaimed Hindi feature film ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’.

Raj Barua

Co-Founder & Head of Business, Finance + Legal

Senior finance & business management professional from the media & entertainment industry, he served as CFO-Asia Pacific at Discovery Communications in Singapore, Managing Director at Fremantle Media, BBC Network, and was the CEO at Food Food channel and OTT platform Swissclear Global.


Samir Sarkar

Co-Founder & Head of Education, Skill Development + Production

A graduate from La Fémis Film School, Paris and acclaimed film producer, his productions include Bengali feature film ‘Jonaki’, Tamil film ‘Nasir’ and Hindi feature film ‘Nirvana Inn’. He was production consultant for ‘Life of Pi’ and a part of the production crew for films such as ‘Guru’, ‘Dor’ and ‘Ashoka The Great’.

Rakesh Gogoi

Head of Technology

A software evangelist with core experience in the field of Product Management & Development, he has served as IT Manager at District Administration Gurugram, SDE at Infosys and Senior Technology Consultant at multiple startups for over 7 years. A finalist at the mBillionth Award South Asia for best upcoming mobile innovation 2016.