Abhilash Vijayan (1981, India) has made several short films and documentaries. He did his post-graduation in Communication from the University of Hyderabad and completed Diploma in Direction from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). ‘Rope Trick’, a short film directed by him for the international project 360º by ‘Motiroti’, was screened worldwide. His student short film ‘Dwand (The Dual)’ was screened in 20 international film festivals so far and had won 4 international awards and 25 awards at film festivals in India. His documentary ‘That Elephant from the Bridge’ had its world premier in Dok Leipzig, Germany, 2013.