Trained as a cinematographer from Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute (DBHRGFTI), Sanjib Parasar has worked as a cinematographer in numerous projects. He has directed several documentaries for various Government and non-governmental organizations. ‘Living… the natural way’ is his debut feature documentary, which is running in festival circuits and has won a couple of awards.
In 2009 he started teaching in the department of Cinematography in DBHRGFTI. He has worked as technical expert and subject expert for various projects. Apart from making films he visits Universities, colleges and institutions as a visiting lecturer and member of Bard of Studies for Media related courses, basically Mass Communication and Film Studies.
He is closely associated with an NGO, FICSNE which is instrumental in propagating the documentary film culture in North East.
At present he working on a project assigned to him by Sahitya Akademy.