An engineer, author, and a passionate person about using film as a tool for social change, Sanjay’s one of the goals for life is to educate, enlighten, and empower others. Sanjay is interested in exploring how films can change attitudes, beliefs, and bring about individual and social change. Sanjay believes, if used correctly, the films could be an extremely powerful tool. It can help us understand the world from another's viewpoint. They can make us aware of issues we would never see or experience in our own lifetimes.
Sanjay made his debut as a director and producer with a film titled If You Love Your Children.
It is a live-action short film (drama), about 22 minutes in length, and it will provide exposure on climate change - the single biggest threat facing humanity. When social issues such as climate change is portrayed and humanized in a movie, viewers are left with a richer understanding of what it must be like for victims of climate change.
Sanjay Patel, a chemical engineer by education, he has been working in the energy industry for the last 20 years. Sanjay enjoys reading and writing about our energy future and the environment, especially issues related to climate change and he is author of “The Future of Oil” book.