Arushi Chugh is a cinematographer from India, currently living in London. An alumni of the MA Cinematography at the NFTS, Arushi has worked on productions that won prizes like the BAFTA for Best , Best Student Award at Hollyshorts Festival, nominated for a Royal Television Society Award, shortlisted for Best British Film at Iris Prize and broadcast on Film4.
She has worked on a FOX Star Studios feature as 2nd Unit Cinematographer and B-Camera Operator, which was released on Disney+ and Hulu in March 2023. She has worked on projects commissioned by the BFI Network, BBC, The Guardian, Lo'real and Marie Claire among others.
Arushi was also conferred the ARRI Award for Cinematography at the Chanel X BIFF Asian Film Academy in Busan in 2022.
Narratives that look at the layered relationships of characters on the periphery of society at a moment of transition are of particular interest. Supplementing them with imagery that depict the intricacies of mood, emotion and relationships through a symbolic approach to framing and lighting is her primary pursuit.
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