Sylvester Fonseca trained as a cinematographer at the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) graduating in 2013.
His most recent and notable work includes the Netflix’s Sacred Games, a crime drama based on a book by Vikram Chandra.
He has also shot Manmarziyaan which released in theatres in 2019 and Choked which will release shortly on Netflix..
His debut feature film Island City (2015) had its world premiere at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival as part of the Venice Days section. It has also been screened at various other prestigious film festivals. The film was commercially released in India in September 2016 garnering tremendous critical acclaim.