Wildlife Filmmaker


Wildlife Filmmaker

KRISHNENDU BOSE, after acquiring a Masters degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics in 1985, heset up Earthcare Films, making films on wildlife conservation and environmental justice. Since then has produced severalinternationalaward winning documentaries.His film, Tiger the Death Chronicles won the conservation award in International Wildlife Festival in Montana USA. The Latent City, film on Public Art and the City, has been showcased in the Indian Panorama in 2009 and won the Grand Prix at Document.Art film Festival in Romania. Missing, his film on women and climate change, won the best director award at the Casselle film festival, Italy in 2014. He is the recipient of the CMS-UNEP PrithviRatnaLifetime Achievement Award in 2009.His film The Tiger Who Crossed the Line, was premiered on Discovery Channel in 2017 and received the National Award for the best environment film in 2017.

He is the founding member of,ECO (Earthcare Outreach Trust). ECO works with children and adolescents across the South Asia, empowering them with the tools of filmmaking. He is also avisiting faculty to the National School of Design. He is a nominated member of IUCN’s Commission of Education and communication. He has served on the Jury of National Film Awards. He is currently on the board of Trustees of the NGO, Toxics Link.

Krishnendu also has co produced, produced and line produced several international award winning Televisionshows,prominent among them is Multiple Emmy award winning The Amazing Race.

Krishnendu, lives with his wife Madhurima and two children in Delhi.


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What do tigers teach us about conservation? Winner of two awards at Delhi and screened at festivals in Dehradun, Eckernförde, Guwahati, New York and Publika.

Directed by Krishnendu Bose | 2014
Producer and Commissioning Editor: Rajiv Mehrotra

Krishnendu Bose set up Earthcare Films, after acquiring a Master’s degree from Delhi School of Economics. He has since produced many award winning documentaries, including the first wild life series for children in India – Jungle Gang, in collaboration with WWF India. He was awarded the Grand Prix for the Best Film at Dokumenta Art Film Festival, Romania, and was presented the prestigious CMS-UNEP Prithvi Ratna Award for Environment and Wild Life Filmmaking.

Rajiv Mehrotra is the founding Managing Trustee and Commissioning Editor of PSBT – his films have won more than 300 awards worldwide, including 32 in 31 years from the President of India. His nine books are available in 50 languages and editions. He serves as the Trustee/ Secretary of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of HH the Dalai Lama (For more, see…).

PSBT was a not-for-profit that nurtured and supported the production of independent documentary films by a diversity of filmmakers from across India. Over two decades, it produced close to 700 documentary films, each film averaging two film festival selections and every second film an award. 

EarthCare Films Website

EarthCare FILMS is a Delhi-based production house set up in 1995, producing independent documentaries on environment conservation.
EarthCare engages in the space overlapping nature and people – looking through the lens of the politics of conservation. Creating public opinion – especially among children and the youth, reaching out to the people who really matter at the grassroots and sensitising policy-makers on key environment and development issues is our mandate.


52 min | 2014 | English | Environment and Wild Life
The film is an exploration of the lives of tigers and the forest spaces they live in, outside the tiger reserves. Do these tigers teach us something new about conservation?

Heroes of the Wild Frontiers: Krishnendu Bose documents lives, challenges of India's forest guards

Suryasarathi Bhattacharya, FirstPost
September 21, 2019
Acclaimed wildlife documentary filmmaker Krishnendu Bose’s latest docuseries Heroes of the Wild Frontiers pays tribute to India’s unsung heroes of the wild. The six-episode series has been shot in some of India’s most beautiful wildlife habitats.