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Rintu Thomas            

Award-Winning Indian Director & Producer; Best Known for "Writing With Fire"

Rintu Thomas is the director and producer of Writing With Fire & Untitled Rintu Thomas Project. Thomas' award-winning work is supported by the Sundance Institute, Chicken & Egg Pictures, IDFA, SFF Film Fund, Doc Society and Bertha Foundation, among others. Her debut feature documentary, "Writing With Fire," won two awards at Sundance ’21 (Audience Award and Special Jury Award: Impact for Change).

In 2009, Thomas founded Black Ticket Films, a multi-award winning organization that has been recognized in the industry for its commitment to create innovative and engaging film and video content. The company's films have been showcased across premier national and international film festivals as well as global television networks and our clients are leading corporate institutions, development sector organizations and national and international Governments.

Over the last 10 years, Rintu’s films have been used as advocacy tools for social impact, included in the curriculum of universities and exhibited globally in spaces such as the United Nations Climate Change Conference and The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts – becoming catalysts for new conversations. A Sundance and Japan Foundation Fellow, Rintu lives between New Delhi and a quaint mountain-town in North India.


Film-maker Rintu Thomas jumps with joy at 'Writing With Fire' Oscar Nom
'Writing With Fire', an Indian documentary has been nominated in the Best Documentary Feature category at the 94th edition of the Academy Awards and the ...
'Writing With Fire' Review: Speaking Truth to Power - NYT
These are the reporters of Khabar Lahariya, India's only women-led newspaper. In “Writing With Fire,” the directors Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh follow the ...

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