Sanjib Dey was born in India. He completed his graduation in Arts from the University of Delhi. He then moved to Mumbai & joined as an apprentice in direction & soon started working as an assistant director/post production supervisor in television, commercials & later in films. He had the opportunity to assist famous Indian filmmaker Govind Nihalani for a music video. Sanjib directed couple of popular chat shows & game shows for Indian television. He also has written & co-directed a documentary titled THE LAND OF NATURE’S TREASURE. In 2009, he produced a short film titled THE 100 WATT BULB; the film won him the J. Abraham National Awards & the Indian Documentary Producer’s Association Awards for best short film. In 2010, he worked as a 2nd unit director/first assistant to Australian director Sean Lynch for the famous Afghan TV series EAGLE FOUR which was filmed in Afghanistan, comprising an international crew. The series has won SPECIAL PRIZE at SEOUL INTERNATIONAL DRAMA AWARDS 2011|South Korea.
In 2011, Sanjib made his directorial debut in fiction with his short film A REASONABLE COMPROMISE. The film was screened at Short Film Corner, Festival De Cannes 2012. It also selected in 9 more film festivals till now.
Sanjib has also been a speaker at TEDxSaraighat 2014
J. Abraham National Award 2009
IDPA award 2008-09