3 – 6 December 2024
TUE, The ATF Leaders Dialogue | WED–FRI, Market & Conference | Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Samir Sarkar

Award-Winning Film Producer 
Magic Hour Films

Samir Sarkar is an Indian national award-winning film producer. He has produced 6 feature films and more that 50 TV commercials, documentaries, and music videos under the banner of MAGIC HOUR FILMS, an award-winning film production company he founded in 2008. Samir has worked on over 100 film productions in different capacities in a career, now spanning over 25 years.

Samir obtained a scholarship to study film production at the national film school of France, La FEMIS in Paris. He then trained himself in the field of advertising at Contract (a WPP group advertising agency).

Between 2018 & 2020 Samir produced 5 feature length films in 4 different Indian languages:

His latest feature film production “Paka” directed by Nithin Lukose was an official selection in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival TIFF 2021.

Samir offered production support and consultancy on Ang Lee's Oscar winning feature film "Life of Pi" and was associated on the project for over 8 years, working with several reputed Hollywood directors attached to it including M Night Shyamalan and Jean Pierre Jeunet.