Sameera Jain is a filmmaker and editor, and has worked for over 30 years in the arena of film and video. Sameera has edited several award winning documentaries and some fiction feature films. Her directorial ventures ‘Portraits of Belonging’, ‘Born at Home’ and ‘Mera Apna Sheher’ (My Own City) have been acknowledged for cinematic excellence at national and international festivals. She has been on film juries and participated in curriculum formulation at various institutions. She has been mentoring film students and filmmakers at diverse platforms and has been invited to teach filmmaking at many places, including her alma mater FTII. She has conceptualized, and is Course Director of a unique Creative Documentary program at SACAC (Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication) in New Delhi.