Media Professional and Educationist, Documentary & Short Film Maker
Malti Mehta has produced more than 300 higher educational television programmes & E-content for national telecast & webcast while working as a Producer with Educational Multi Media Research Centre, Gujarat University (1984 to 2012). She also was Director, EMRC (2007-2009); Head, Centre for Development Communication (2000-2010); and Coordinator, Indo-Japan Students Exchange programme (1995-2010) at Gujarat University.
After formal retirement from EMRC, she, as an Independent filmmaker, producing documentaries and short films regularly. She has produced such documentaries for various organizations viz. GIDC, EDII, Vishwa Gujarati Samaj, Gujarat Vishvakosh Trust, AMA, Indo-Japan Friendship Association, National Innovation Foundation (NIF), SRISTI, RUDMI, Experiment in International Living, Bharatiya Jain Sangthana and many others. As a Communication consultant, she helped creating twelve Communication modules for ICECD – British Gas joint project for ITIs of Govt. of Gujarat.
With three post graduate degrees including one from the University of Manchester as a Foreign and Commonwealth Office Fellow, Malti is Course Director, Film Production and Management, Digital Film Editing & Creative Writing for Media & Films – Certificate programmes at Ahmedabad Management Association (since 2014); Adjunct Professor at Gujarat Vidyapith (2016-19); teaching various subjects related to media studies & Film production at various institutes; regular Jury Member at NID for Animation Film Design – UG & PG courses. Academic Council Member, Shreyarh University; Advisory Board Member, Institute of Design, Parul University; Vice President, Indo-Japan Friendship Association, Gujarat (since 2009); President, Association of British Scholars (2005-10); National Executive Council Member, Bharatiya Jain Sangathana (2016-18), State President, Bhartiya Jain Sangathana (2014-16); Regional Coordinator, Network of Women in Media, India (2003 -2018); Founder Member, Media Women’s Forum, Gujarat (since 1996); Life Member, Vishwa Gujarati Samaj; Chairperson (2020-2022) & Secretary (2017-2020), Indian Association of Experiment in International Living, Ahmedabad Centre; Member, Gujarati Film Preview Committee, Doordarshan Kendra, Ahmedabad (2013-18); Regular Jury for Laadli Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity since 2015; Travelled more than 20 countries including Japan 3 times.