Kashif Siddiqui

  • New Delhi Delhi

Senior Cameraperson


A professional with proficient training in the field of Camera, Documentary Filmmaking and Radio Productions. A thorough understanding of the TV media from a program producer’s point of view. Great command over written and spoken English, Hindi and Urdu. A trained Voice-Over Artist.

Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Senior Cameraperson


–News Coverage–

  •  Royal Weddings- (Prince William and Kate Middleton in London and Bhutan King’s wedding)
  • Covered natural calamities like Tsunami, Leh cloud burst,
  • Covered General Elections
  • Cricket World Cups (South Africa, England ’09 and Sri lanka 2011, India-England cricket series in UK- 2014)
  • Travel Shows (Macau, Spain, South Africa, Hong Kong, Japan, and within the country)
  • Special stories on Wildlife, social issues


–Involved in ideation and execution for programs/documentaries, lifestyle and entertainment stories– 

  • ELECTION EXPRESS: In depth coverage of the 2014-2015 election- Travelled on wheels for 60 days covering and taking out stories from the very interiors and myriad corridors of India.


  • TRAIN AND TRACTION: A unique political travelogue covering and gauging the political flavors of the Assembly Elections 2014-15. On board trains from Kashmir right up to Kanyakumari....capturing and encapsulating an open political dialogue on the biggest political spectacle of the continent... presenting the pulse of the Indian Electorate.


  • AYODHYA KO KUCH KEHNA HAI- An award winning feature on Ayodhya as it stands today.


  • IN-DEPENDENCE, A Badayun Story: A special feature on Independence through the eyes of women in Badayun in Uttar Pradesh- the province growing in notoriety after the horrific rapes


  • A Special Feature on SHAMSUR RAHMAN FARUQI


  • THE GHOSH PROTOCOL: A feature on Amitav Ghosh’s writings. MEDICAL FILES: A series on the path breaking medical cases of the country BHOPAL: AIDS Special


–Camera person/Producer with the Promo team- Involved in the ideation and execution to re-launch the look of the channel–

2005 - 2006

Features Cameraperson


Involved in ideation and shooting travel shows, promos and fiction based program.


2001 - 2003


Jamia Millia Islamia University

M.A. in Mass Communication from AJKMCRC

2000 - 2001

Postgraduate Diploma

Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
1998 - 2000


Jamia Millia Islamia University
B.A. (Hons.) English


Chahat Hai Jeene Ki - Director of Photography for the Action Aid Film on female foeticide (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL0qnC4zo0c&feature=youtu.be


There’s Something in The Air- DOP for the 2011 PSBT project that won the National Award for Best Documentary Film & Best Film at the Kerela Film Festival and the South Korea Film Festival 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Bmpe8xoC0c



A New Gift - The film is on the “Navdanya” movement by Dr. Vandana Shiva- Cinematographer for this Supriyo Sen venture. http://focusforwardfilms.com/films/34/new-gift


Another film on Poverty- a PSBT project and My Mother’s Daughter- an NGC project- Content development and visual depiction.


A feature on surrogacy in Anand, Gujarat for CCTV


Shot a story for HEALTH CHECK, a Health magazine show for BBC Worldwide Television- on Jaipur Foot http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11552780


Worked with BBC Urdu and Hindi service as a Video Journalist:

-Khap Panchayats/Honour killings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i4jiXh4_Q4

-1857 mutiny

-A story on Indian Economic development, ‘Gaon Se Sheher Tak’


Co-directed, shot and edited a digital documentary “The Doors” (DV) on the issue of identity and representation. The film got selected for the 0110 Digital Film Festival

2004, organized by British Council of India.


Group of 54- A Documentary on Prisoners of War in 1971- Shot a part of this film by 2-time National Award winning filmmaker, Supriyo Sen (Aug-Sep 2004)


Directed and shot an all India meet for Magic Lantern Foundation on housing rights of slum dwellers and Homeless people. (Delhi, Oct 2004)


Worked as a director/cinematographer for a 17 min. documentary ‘Water’ (16 mm) on water crises in Delhi.


Kingdom’s End- an adaptation of Saadat Hassan Manto’s short stories- Directed this television drama. Shot with a multi camera set-up. Live on tape production (2003)



  • Familiar  with Radio,  television,  film (16mm)  and video production techniques.
  • Experience of sound recording and mixing (for film, television and radio)
  • Experience of multiple cameras  Live-on-tape  production
  • Operational knowledge  of  Beta   cam  SP,   DVCPRO,  DSR  PD150/170,  XL  1,  XM2, DVX100/102, Studio  Cameras, Bolex ARRI  16 BL, ARRI  16 SR II and  ARRI  SR III film Cameras.
  • Editing: familiar with non-linear editing techniques, worked with Final cut PRO3 and manual cut to cut and A/B  roll editing  machines.