Anal Shah

Anal Shah


Associate Professor
Film and Video Production

Office: 217 Lake Superior Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8204
E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum Vitae


Anal Shah is an Indian filmmaker and photographer. As someone who straddles multiple cultures between his academic and creative practice, Anal’s work explores issues of identity, migration, and other things that are usually "lost in translation".  His work has been shown at numerous Festivals including premieres at the Vienna International Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival and Detroit Docs to name just a few. Anal received both his undergraduate as well as graduate education at the California Institute of the Arts.


M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts

B.F.A., Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India

B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts


  • CFV 125 - Media Production I
  • CFV 225 - Film Culture
  • CFV 226 - Media Production II
  • CFV 321 - Fiction Filmmaking I
  • CFV 327 - Film And Video Art
  • CFV 399 - Independent Study


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