Gitanjali Rao Click here to go back to the list of 2012 artists.

Gitanjali Rao is a self taught animator, filmmaker and theatre artist, based in India. She has independently produced, directed and animated two award winning short films, Orange and Printed Rainbow: the latter premiered at Cannes 2006, where it won Best Short film and went on to win a further 25 International Awards and screenings at over a hundred international festivals (available on the BAA DVD International Modern Classics LINK?). She also has a string of very popular and award winning animated commercials to her credit.  She also conducts workshops and presentations and has been in the jury at various International Film Festivals including the prestigious Cannes Critic's week jury for short films in 2011. She has been working on two feature length animation films and is currently pursuing her next short animation film.