Shefali Akter Shetu was born in 1986 in Comilla, Bangladesh. She is a photographer, video-maker and video editor. She works at Drik Picture Library Limited as Videomaker & Editor of the Audio Visual Department.
Since 1999 Shefali has worked in Image related jobs in reputable organizations such as Drik, SARPV, Panos Bangladesh, World View International. Her work experience has included responsibilities from rendering professional photography and video making services to teaching and training on basic photography, editing photo-stories and video documentaries and to event and office management.
In 2005 shefali was given the Meena Media Award for the best documentary film given by UNICEF and was nominated for the best children’s film at Oberhausen Film Festival in 2004 for her work‘One Lokman’, a documentary on a child street singer in which she was the director and video-grapher.