Born in 1986 in Mumbai, India, Archana Phadke is a is an alumni of the Berlinale Talent campus. Her short film as a Director, “Uski Baarish” (2013) was screened at various international film festivals including Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, Aspen Shorts Fest, Toronto International Film Festival (KIDS), Seattle International Film Festival and 34 others. She has Produced and Edited, feature-length documentary Placebo. Placebo was an Indo-Finnish co-production premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA), 2014, where it won the jury nomination for Best Film in First Appearance Category. She has Co-edited the film “Raghu Rai, An Unframed Portrait” – Winner of IDFA Europe fund and Winner of Best International Pitch at Asian Side of the Doc and which had its premiere at IDFA 2017 (Mid length Competition).