Dr Jayasankar is involved in media production, teaching and research. His films, directed jointly with Prof. Anjali Monteiro, have won 32 national and international awards. Their most recent award is the Basil Wright Prize for ‘Like Here Like There’ at the RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film, Edinburgh 2013. He was a visiting scholar/professor at the University of Heidelberg, Goldsmith’s College, London, Lund University, Sweden and University of Technology Sydney. He is actively involved in ‘Vikalp', a documentary filmmakers' collective campaigning for freedom of expression. Prof. Jayasankar has also published in the area of media and cultural studies.