Keshav Sharma is a result-driven Marketing professional with more than 12 years of extensive experience in Consumer Durables, Fitness and Media sector.
Sharma has worked with leading brands like Sony and Nikon. He has Expertise in managing and achieving set KPIs / TAT (Total Revenue) goals while providing the best customer service, business solutions and handling multiple projects concurrently. He is recognized for delivering revenue growth across the organization through innovation, strategic planning, team building and communication skills. He has excellent interpersonal relations with strong analytical capabilities to understand and interpret brand trends effectively.
He has built his own brand "Vanarshala" in the field of Fitness and “Moving Forests” in the field of "Content Creation"
Kylie is an award-winning director and screenwriter based in Canada with a focus on narrative film and television. Her films have been screened in numerous international film festivals, winning awards for best direction, best drama and artist of the year. Originally from Australia, her career in film and television began after a stint in a local theatre company where she performed in Shakespeare comedies. Most recently, Kylie worked as a 2nd unit director on 'Billy the Kid,' 2021 (EPIX) and directed her AFA-funded short, 'Clowning around.' She is set to direct her next feature, 'My Missing Year.' written by Stephen Foster and a new hybrid paranormal series, 'Paranormal North.'
Brooks Elms is a screenwriter and independent filmmaker. His specialty is grounded personal characters and writing story tension so thick it knots up your stomach. He's written 25+ screenplays, a dozen of them on assignment, and sold several scripts, including one this year with Brad Peyton as Executive Producer.
Priyanka Bannerjee is a Screenwriter-Director, Theatre Actor, Director and Producer. Not to mention, a hardcore lover of storytelling across mediums.
Priyanka Bannerjee started her journey in Theatre before she discovered her love for films. Without the help of film schools, she learnt the art of filmmaking by creating her own projects, which she was completely passionate about. Committed to the art of building narratives on screen, she gradually started working with other production houses
Before moving on to big projects (short film 'Devi'), she worked on a couple of short films like 'Commas', besides taking the lead on various other video advertisements and narrative-based projects.
Okearah is an oral historian - a keeper of tradition and culture, responsible for contributing to the growth and preservation of authentic storytelling. He strives to represent an appreciation for the world of Linguistics through art and writing.
Kimani is a visual storyteller, specialized and experienced in digital media production on small and large scales. He is a photojournalist (specialized in capturing bodies in motion), a film producer, a video editor, a graphic designer, a web developer, and a writer. Above all else, Kimani is a Linguist, who researches human communication theory, and his media endeavors contribute to his purpose in that field of thought.
Nandit Desai is an Indian Filmmaker, Cinematographer and Photographer. Born in Delhi, Nandit took a keen interest in films, music and performing arts from an early age, enabling him to develop a sharp eye and ear for fine and nuanced aesthetics.
Nandit also holds a Master's Degree in Cinematography from MetFilm School, London. His diverse body of work in England ranged from an online spot for BMW UK and live coverage of Tuned in London concert in Rotherhithe and the prestigious Indus Arts Festival organized in Cambridge by SAMA; to award-winning narrative shorts like Tribute to Arthur (Dir. Usha Sharma) and Love is Love (Dir. Nilabh Mozumdar).
Naima Kramer is a producer and actress, known for Tender Days (2021) and Faithful (2018).
Nia specializes in video production and editing, with a Bachelor's Degree in u201cFilm and Video Production.u201d She is strongly dedicated to creating media and documenting events, capturing the emotion of the scene and portraying it in a way that resonates with viewers. She enjoys working on projects that are thought-provoking, bring communities together, provide quality entertainment, and are emotionally captivating to the audience.
Franciszek Kozlowski studied sound design for films at the Warsaw Frederic Chopin Music University in Poland.
He is a Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer. He has been running his own studio for 15 years.
He has achieved prestigious awards for sound design for his feature-length movie in Poland, such as “Polish Film Award Eagle 2021” for Best Sound Design in “Kill It and Leave This Town”. He has also received the Best Sound Design Award for the same.
Kozlowski has worked on numerous projects including feature films, documentaries, tv series, commercials and art installations.
Puneet Sira has over 30 years industry experience in creative and leadership roles in entertainment. He’s a feature film director, producer, writer and creative head. Strategic, result-driven and collaborative, Puneet Sira has consistently delivered transformative cinema with an unrelenting charge to create compelling content that raises the bar.
He’s an award-winning director with multiple international releases including Hindi feature films I- Proud to be an Indian, Jai Veeru and Kisaan. Disney+ Hostar’s Super V, a Virat Kohli’s superhero animation series directed by Puneet was the highest rated show in the animation bracket in India.
Puneet leads the development and creative strategy of India-centric IP creation at The Foundry, a content development and production house he cofounded. His comprehensive experience in strategic management as a producer and director enables end-to-end delivery of landmark projects from concept, scriptwriting, talent relationships through to effective production with commercially valuable results.
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Nitin Tej Ahuja is an Indian film producer with a career that spans various functions and roles across the Media & Entertainment spectrum. A working journalist while stil a student, his first full-time position was at Star TV where he headed Publicity for Star Sports channel. Stints at Phonographic Performance Limited and WorldSpace Satellite Radio followed, interspersed with screenwriting assignments for various television shows and documentaries. In 2009, he founded Box Office India, India's premier film trade weekly, and oversaw the award-winning publication till it ceased printing in 2019. Simultaneously, he founded the Moving Pictures film production banner and produced various feature films including Saheb Biwi Gangster Returns, Bullett Raja and Revolver Rani (all in Hindi language); Zhapatlela 2-3D and Sara Lota (both in Marathi) and Kahaani (Telugu/Tamil bilingual). In 2020, he was appointed CEO of the Producers Guild of India, the premier association of Indian film, television and digital content producers.
Raaj Rahhi is a New York-based visionary producer, director, and distribution consultant. With over 25 years of experience in television, cinema, and advertising in the entertainment world. Raaj Rahhi is a well-known international creative production professional.
Raaj also distributes Indian Hindi and regional films like Bala, Ujda Chaman, Commando3, Blackia, Banjara, and the Stoneman Murders. Besides this, Hollywood films like, The Wish Fish, TimeShare, Devil Between the Legs, Tigers Are Not Afraid, The Adventure of Dhenchoo, I Dream in Other Languages, Burning, and more.
Varoon Indalkar is an animator, storyboard illustrator, voice actor who has given his voices for films like Frozen.
For a large part of his life he has done a tremendous amount of work in voice activities.
He is based in Vietnam.
Aastha Khanna film professional with a demonstrated history of working in the media production industry. Certified intimacy coordinator, pioneer in the field of intimacy direction in India.
Skilled in Film Production, Film editing softwares, Microsoft Word, Event Management, Team Building, design, costumes styling, copy writing and Journalism. Strong operations professional with a Bsc Film and TV Production focused in Film/Cinema/Video Studies from University of York. 4 years of work experience in the Entertainment industry.
She is the founder of The Intimacy Collective, India.
Raddhika Singh is experienced in mentoring and advising a wide range of clients across diverse industries, including technology, hospitality, media and entertainment, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and healthcare by devising strategies for IP adoption, protection, enforcement and commercialisation, drafting and vetting various agreements such as shareholders/founder agreements, share purchase, employment agreements, assignment and license agreements, lease agreements, franchise agreements, technology and Internet related, data privacy issues and general commercial agreements.
She talks about posh, startups, copyright, trademark, and commercial agreements
Adam u015alesicki is the head of DOC LAB POLAND which is the biggest in Poland program for development, consultation, presentation and promotion of documentary films. The Foundation runs many other programs such as courses for film directors and producers or film reviews. In March 2018 DOC LAB POLAND was awarded with the EDN Prize for outstanding contribution to the European documentary culture.