The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Rintu Thomas

Rintu Thomas is an Academy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning Indian filmmaker, whose decade-long body of work sits at the intersection of storytelling as both an art and a conversation. Her recent feature documentary ‘Writing With Fire’ was India’s first feature documentary to be nominated for an Oscar. Rintu is a co-founder of Black Ticket Films, an award-winning production company invested in the power of storytelling. With a strong eye on social justice stories, Black Ticket Films’ critically acclaimed slate of films are being used as advocacy, impact and education tools by institutions across the world.

Rintu’s award-winning shorts include ‘Dilli’ (2010) and ‘Timbaktu’ (2012). She is a recipient of the President’s Medal of India, an IDA ‘Courage Under Fire’ awardee, a Skoll Stories of Change Fellow and also a South Asia Fellow with the Japan Foundation. She lives between New Delhi and a quaint mountain town in North India.

OCRI Event

Train-the-Trainer climate reporting bootcamp in New Delhi

DataLEADS is organising a comprehensive two-day, in-person training bootcamp aimed at improving the understanding of the criticality of climate change reporting and its influence on addressing urgent climate-related inquiries with significant ramifications on policy-making.