Souvid Datta

Souvid Datta

SD Films
Director, Director of Photography and Screenwriter

London, England

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August 2017
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About Souvid

I'm a writer, director and visual creative. @souvid

Mumbai and London are my homes: great metropolises which quickly taught me to come at life with principles of curiosity, perseverance and social vision. They led me to my degree in International Relations, Law and Conflict Studies at UCL, after which I went on to work as a freelance multimedia journalist and filmmaker.

Over the following years I completed commissioned and personal projects for commercial and editorial clients including Google, National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, Channel 4, BBC, TIME and The Guardian.

Through narrative storytelling and visual-led investigations, my work continues to focus on under-reported contemporary issues, attempting to empathise with human aspiration and failure – particularly in communities where social injustice and inequality are rife.
The ultimate hope is to realise more worthy stories that earn their spot in everyday lives. To collaborate and learn from visionaries who have something constructive to say about the world. And to forge stories as powerful instruments to engage, and even change, minds.



  • Tuning 2 You

    Tuning 2 You (2016 - 2017)
    Series by SD FIlms (Adventure, Documentary and Music) Director / DOP 6 episode documentary series on fading cultures, music and art across India's off-the-beaten-path. Commissioned for Channel 4. Co-director and DOP.


  • University College of London

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