Meenakshi Shedde is South Asia Delegate, Berlin Film Festival, pre-selecting films since 1998, and independent film curator, based in Mumbai, India. Winner of India’s National Film Award for Best Film Critic, she has been on the jury of 20 film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin and Venice. She has been international programmer/curator/ consultant to the Berlin, Sundance Institute Documentary Fund, Toronto, Locarno and many others. She has been Mentor on Script Labs and Film Critics' Labs worldwide. A journalist, she freelances for Variety, Screen International, Sight & Sound, Film Comment, Cahiers du Cinema and has written for/ edited 19 books.