Shaunak Sen: Wiki, Bio, Age, Oscars, Films, Documentary, Net Worth

Shaunak Sen: Wiki, Bio, Age, Oscars, Films, Instagram, Net Worth, Documentary, Height, Weight, All That Breathes, Cannes, IMDB, Filmmaker: Shaunak Sen is an Indian filmmaker, film scholar, and a video artist who is best known for his environment based- documentary ‘All That Breathes’. The film has grabbed attention all across the globe and has won several awards including the Golden Eye Award at Cannes Film Festival in 2022. Sen is an Alma Mater of the A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Centre and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Recently, the young filmmaker made it to the news headlines when his film was nominated at the Oscars for the Documentary Feature Film category.

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Shaunak Sen Birth, Age, Zodiac Sign, and Family

At the moment, we were unable to fetch any details regarding Shaunak’s parents, their occupation, his place of birth, the date and month in which he was born, or his zodiac sign. Also, there are no details available in the public domain regarding his siblings, early life, or his relationships.

Shaunak Sen Education

Sen has been a bright and creative student which is quite evident through his educational qualifications. While we have no information from where he competed in his primary and high school education. Details regarding his graduation are also inaccessible.

However, Shaunak completed his post-graduation at Delhi’s A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Center or the Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre. Later, he did his Doctorate of Philosophy from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

He received a Film Division of India Documentary Fellowship in 2013, CSDS- Sarai Digital and Social Media Fellowship in 2014, Pro Helvetia Residency in 2016, and Charles Wallace Fellowship in 2018. The same year, he participated in ERC Urban Ecologies Project at Cambridge University as a visiting scholar.

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Shaunak Sen Career

Early Days

During the initial years of his career, he worked as an editor for films like Squad’s Fall Guys, Old Town, and T&Lily. Then he co-conceptualized ‘Downtime’ along with Amitesh Grover and Frank Oberhausser. It was a live installation event that was held across Delhi and Berlin.

In January 2015, Shaunak co-curated ‘Notes of Mourning’, a live performance and video installation along with Arnika Ahldag and Amitesh Grover. In the month of June, he became part of the Copycat Academy Residency at the Luminato Film Festival in Toronto.

Cities of Sleep

Cities of Sleep

His actual career as a filmmaker began in 2016 when Shaunak released his debut feature-length documentary titled “Cities of Sleep”. The film showcased the condition of people who struggle to have a peaceful night’s sleep in Delhi. Funded by the Film Division of India, the film was screened at about 20 international film festivals.

All That Breathes

Sen’s next and widely recognized feature-length All That Breathe was released at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2022. It showcases the story of two brothers who work to save Black Kites in Delhi. The film bagged some of the top awards at Sundance and Cannes and is recently nominated for the Oscars.

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Shaunak Sen Filmography

  • All That Breathes (Director and Producer, 2022)
  • Cities of Sleep (Writer and Director, 2016)
  • T&Lily (Editor, 2014)
  • Old Town (Editor, 2013)
  • Squad’s Fall Guys (Editor, 2013)

Shaunak Sen Awards and Accolades

Shaunak is known for making documentary films. While his debut film won a total of six awards at several international film festivals. His second feature-length documentary film All That Breathes bagged the Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in 2022.  It also received the Golden Eye Award for Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival last year.

Shaunak Sen News

A film scholar, Video artist, and filmmaker, Shaunak Sen has been in the news of late for getting nominated in the 95th Academy Awards on the night of January 24, 2023. His award-winning feature-length documentary “All That Breathes” made it to Oscar nominations under the Documentary Feature Film category.

Shaunak Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Shaunak has not shared any details regarding his height, weight, eye color, hair color, or other physical features as of now. We will update this section as soon as we gather any information regarding the same.

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Shaunak Sen Religion, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Net Worth

Unfortunately, information about Shaunak Sen’s ethnicity and estimated net worth he has is not available at the moment. It seems like he is a very private person and does not like to share much about his personal life.  Moreover, according to the information available, he is an Indian national.

Shaunak Social Media

As of January 2023, he has a total of 6779 thousand followers with 56 posts on his Instagram account. Additionally, he follows 422 people and often posts regarding his work. Moreover, the young filmmaker cannot be found on Twitter, Facebook, or any other social networking site.

Here is the full bio/wiki of Shaunak Sen his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, family, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Instagram, Twitter, Oscars, Films, Net Worth, Documentary, Height, Weight, All That Breathes, Cannes, IMDB, Filmmaker and more.

Information Table

Name   Shaunak Sen
Known For   All That Breathes (2022)
Gender   Male
Profession   Filmmaker
Height (approx.)   in centimeters – Not Known

meters – Not Known

feet inches – Not Known

Weight (approx.)   in kilograms – Not Known

in pounds – Not Known

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Date of Birth   Not Known
Age (as of 2023) Not Known
Birth Place   Not Known
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Not Known
Nationality   Indian
Hometown   Not Known
School   Not Known
College/University   A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Centre

Jawaharlal Nehru University (School of Arts and Aesthetics)

Educational Qualification   Ph.D. 
Religion   Not Known
Ethnicity   Not Known
Caste   Not Known
Address   Not Known
Hobbies/Interests   Not Known
Marital Status   Not Known
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends   Not Known
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Parents   Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Siblings   Not Known
Husband/Spouse   Not Known
Children   Not Known
Net Worth   Not Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Shaunak

  • Sen is an alma mater of A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Centre and Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • His feature-length documentary ‘All That Breathes’ is nominated for the 95th Academy Awards.
  • Shaunak is into filmmaking since 2013.
  • His film has been part of popular film festivals like the Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival.
  • The popular English television network, HBO has acquired the television rights to his 2022 documentary ‘All That Breathes’.


1. Who is Shaunak Sen?

He is an Indian Filmmaker known for his film ‘All That Breathes’.

2. What nationality does Sen have?

Sen is an Indian national.

3. Where did Shantanu study?

He graduated from A. J. K. Mass Communication Research Centre and then attended the Jawaharlal Nehru University (School of Arts and Aesthetics) to get his Doctorate of Philosophy degree.

4. When was Shantanu’s All That Breathes released?

The documentary film was released on January 21, 2022.

5. Which was Shantanu’s debut film?

He debuted with Cities of Sleep in 2016 as a writer and director.

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