Sitar Rose is a documentary filmmaker. After training in Social Anthropology at Edinburgh University, she started making documentaries in 1980. She has since researched, directed, filmed and edited her own productions and has been a freelance editor and director for other independent film companies. She specialises in health, education work and the arts. She won awards for the best short documentary at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival in 2009 and 2010, and was highly commended for her documentary Tell Tale Signs at the festival in 2014.