DER Filmmaker - Sheetal Agarwal

Sheetal S. Agarwal

United States
  • Sheetal has been awarded the Michael Moore Award Best Documentary Film at the 44th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Best Documentary KODAK Award at the 20th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and the Best Documentary Award at the International Student Film Festival Hollywood for Ordinary Lives (her thesis documentary). She received the Grand Prize at the Fifth Short Film Competition, Beijing Student Film Festival, for her first documentary Home and Away a documentary showcasing the lives of Filipino migrant workers in Hong Kong. Sheetal is one of the eight students worldwide to have received the “Small Gifts Project” GRANT by Saatchi & Saatchi NYC to direct a short film in China. She has a Masters in Fine Arts degree, majoring in documentary film making, from the School Of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.