Harshvir Oberai is a Cinematographer and Director who started his career with shooting and directing short documentaries in 2011. One of his documentaries, “This Circle is Mine” won a special mention at the Mumbai Film Festival in the Shorts Category. Post that he began working on music videos for independent artists such as Mikey McCleary, Anushka Manchanda & Alo Wala. He’s shot a wide variety of content since across formats - commercials, documentaries, TV shows, branded content and film.
Counterfeit Kunkoo (2018), a short film he was Cinematographer on premiered at the 2018 Sundance film festival and won the Best Cinematography award at the Prisma Rome Independent Film Awards amongst many other accolades globally. He recently finished filming Bejoy Nambiar‘s latest feature and Ram Madhvani’s upcoming web series Aarya.
As a filmmaker, Harshvir prefers to work on shorter format and has directed films for leading brands like PUMA, BMW, Jeep and Vodafone. He enjoys directing films & music videos with a stylized aesthetic but looks forward to expanding his directing portfolio by working on experimental films as well.