Vipin Vijay, award winning Indian screenwriter and Film Director graduated from Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata. In 2003, he received the Charles Wallace Arts Award for research at the British Film Institute (BFI), London. His films have won short Tiger Award – Rotterdam, Best Film – Signs Du Nuit, Paris, National Film awards, India (twice), Grand Jury Award MIFF, Golden pearl HIFF, Kodak award, Kerala State Film & TV Award (thrice), Padmarajan Puraskaram, IDPA Award (thrice), Incredible India Award-IFFI, John Abraham National Awards (thrice), Hassankutty Award-IFFK 2010. Apart from widely shown in film festivals like Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Oberhausen, São Paulo, Nantes, Montreal, Japan, Vladivostok and art museums like Serpentine Gallery, London, Ullens Centre for Contemporary art (UGCA) Beijing, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, two of his works have been acquired for permanent archives at the United States Library of Congress. The prestigious Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany 2015 honoured him with a PROFILE, showcasing his works.