Awards and Appreciations as DOP
Award of Excellence from Canada International Film Festival for the Feature Film PARTAV in the field of Cinematography and Colourist.
Best Cinematographer Award from Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival for the film “HIJR-The Separation”.
Grand Prize for the feature film Half Widow from New Jersey International Festival in the field of Cinematography.
Audience Award for the feature film Half Widow from South Asian International Film Festival.
Best Feature for the feature film Half Widow from South Asian International Film Festival.
GAASH Short Film premiered at Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival
32 Official Selections in National and International film festivals for the movies PARTAV, HIJR-The Separation, SAMA, Half Widow, Gaash and GUL as Producer, DOP, DI Colourist and Graphic Designer.
Photograph of the day, weak and year in the News Paper The Guardian and The Mail UK.
Awards and Appreciations as Producer
“HIJR-The Separation”. The Film 2020
Best Indian Feature Award 2020 June Edition at Crown Wood International Film Festival
Best Indian Feature Award 2020-21 at Crown Wood International Film Festival
9th Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival 2020
Golden Bridges Istanbul Short Film Festival 2020
Indo American International Festival of World Cinema 2020
Anatolia International Film Festival, Turkey 2020
Crown Wood International Film Festival
Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival
Primary Interest: Cinematography
Secondary Interest: Multimedia Production & Film Editing
Working as Freelance Multimedia Producer for 15 years.
Faculty to teach Videography, 3d Animation Techniques, Video Editing & 3d Compositing in Wigan and Leigh College, Srinagar (2008-09)
Teaching Multimedia (Digital Video Editing, Videography for Broadcast and Graphic Designing) in ANHAD INSTITUTE OF MEDIA STUDIES for last 2.5 years (2009-11)
Director of Photography, Colorist for Dithyramb Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (2011-2014)
Conducted Digital Video Editing, Cinematography Workshop for the Deptt of Convergent Journalism, Central University of Kashmir (2013 and 14)
Shot 6 Short Documentary Films for Amnesty International, USA in Kashmir Region.
Visiting Lecturer for the Deptt of Convergent Journalism, Central University of Kashmir
Production Manager in the Department of Convergent Journalism, Central University of Kashmir from May 2015 to Nov 2017
Multimedia Consultant at Greater Kashmir Communications from Dec 2017...
Conducted Digital 3day Workshop on Cinematography for the Deptt of Journalism, Govt Women’s College, Srinagar (2018)
Worked as Photographer for Ritu Kumar Fashion Designer (Photographed 300 to 400 year old Sozni Samples)
Short Films on Child Abuse For | Domestic Violence | Beti Bachao Beti Padhao | Sexual Abuse | Child Labour Helpline 1098 | Good Touch Bad Touch | Drug Addiction | Child Begging for the Department of Social Welfare Kashmir as DOP
British Broadcasting Corporation, J&K
Press TV, India
Department of Convergent Journalism, Central University of Kashmir
Department of Journalism, Government Women’s College, Srinagar
Department of Journalism, Government Degree College, Anantnag
My online links
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQekuzq8Wk16yQwTp-rWl_A (Showreel as DOP and DI Colorist)
My Photography link
I worked for
Amnesty International USA, Leeds Metropolitan University UK, Asian Heritage Foundation New Delhi, Islamic Relief UK, Delhi Public School, Central University of Kashmir, Islamic University of Kashmir, Department of Education J&K, J&K Tourism, All India Radio, School of Design, Department of Handicrafts, J&K Bank, HDFC Bank, Rajya Sabha Television &
Software Application Expertise
Macintosh and Windows
Film, Video and Audio
Blackmagic Davinci Resolve, Adobe Premier Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Grassvalley Edius, Steinberg Nuendo and Adobe Audition
3d/2d Graphics, Colour Grading, Finishing and Compositing
Autodesk Smoke, Adobe After Effect, Adobe Animate, Easy DCP Creator, Autodesk 3ds Max, CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Urdu Inpage
Name: Mohammad Younis Zargar
Parentage: Mohammad Maqbool Zargar (Father) | Fatima (Mother)
Marital Status: Married
I have my own film editing setup with 10 gbps Synology NAS Storage.