Navroze Contractor is the cinematographer for many award winning feature films. Some of them are: ‘Duvidha’ directed by Mani Kaul, ‘22nd June 1897’, ‘Limited Mansuki’ and ‘Devi Ahilya Bai’ by Nachiket Patwardhan, ‘Percy’ by
Pervez Merwanji, ‘Love In The Time Of Malaria’ directed by Sanjiv Shah and ‘Frames’, by Chetan Shah. He is one of the biggest contributors to the documentary scene worldwide, and his name is attached to such legendary films such as ‘Balad Of Pabu’ by George Luneau, ‘Dreams Of The Dragon’s Children’, shot entirely in China, by Pierre Hoffmann, ‘Are You Listening’ by Martha Stewart, and the ‘Last House In Bombay’ by Luke Jennings, ‘All In The Family’ by Ketan Mehta, ‘The Advocate’ by Deepa Dhanraj, and ‘Famine 87’ by Sanjiv Shah.
He has had five one man shows of his still photographs: three in India, two in San Francisco, USA. His photographs of jazz musicians are in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC, USA. He has taken photography and film workshops at the School of Architecture, Ahmedabad, NID at Ahmedabad, IIM in Bangalore, Pomona State University, California, USA and at the University of the Andes at Merida, Venezuela. He particularly enjoys taking photography, films and art workshops with primary school children around India.