Bhubaneswar, March 23 (LocalWire): Odisha filmmaker Jitendra Mishra has been selected as a jury member for the 36th BUFF International Film Festival from March 23-29 in Malmo, Sweden.
The festival is organised by BUFF, an NGO founded in 1984 to recognize best children films across the world. Mishra had been a jury member at nearly two dozen international film festivals in the past.
Jitendra has produced over 100 films in various categories, and many of which, such as “I am Kalam,” “The Last Color” and “Desires of the Heart” have received world acclaim.
He is also a festival director of Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFFCY).
Born in Titalgarh in Bolangir district, Mishra has been a recipient of many prestigious awards like “Son of Odisha”, “Young Jury,” “Youth Icon”, and “Youth inspiration”, amon others.
He’s also an active member of the Cannes producers’ network.