Bhavani Rao has been in the entertainment industry for 20+ years - A unique 360-degree content experience encompass television production, programming, development, to transmedia storytelling,Currently looking for temp/Freelance in production.


6/13 – 12/14

Producer VEX

Scripted (TV) — Bhavani Entertainment Details
6/13 – 12/14

Was fortunate enough to option VEX, a brilliant graphic novel byBrian Shearer and Danny Paris. Currently working on pilot and pitching it to various production companions

12/13 – 2/14

Producer (DIRECTOR) Unfiltered

Internet — Bhavani Entertainment Details
12/13 – 2/14

A short skit in 3 , Unfiltered is another production of Heather and Bhavani. Heather wrote the comedy shorts in 2012. Just locked a location for free in NY, currently working on casting and crew.

5/12 – 12/13


Internet — Bhavani Entertainment Details
5/12 – 12/13

Worked with screenwriter Heather Gordan Huntington to bring this short to life. We shoot over 2 days and had two crews.Due to family emergency, post production was delayed. Short will be released at the beginning of next year. Currently in final post, as well as creating marketing and promotion plans.

6/08 – 7/11

Director of Programming Sezmi

Sezmi Details
6/08 – 7/11

Analyzed Linear and VOD to optimize presentation of content in our personalized, multi-platform environment. Interpreted audience and ratings analysis to create content promotional strategies that enhance the visibility and consumption of Sezmi’s offerings, as well as promote key shows for our content partners.

11/07 – 3/08

Producer (Awards-Watch) Awards Watch

REELZ — Internet — Reelz Channel Details
11/07 – 3/08

Developed production schedules and initiatives synergistic with programming, marketing & ad sales departments. Worked with on-air talent to create online grassroots marketing efforts, planned for all major awards season events—from nomination to on-air coverage and the awards shows (Golden Globes, Oscars,etc.) themselves.

4/05 – 11/07


SOAP — Scripted (TV) — Disney/ABC Television Group Details
4/05 – 11/07

Served as site operation producer for, ABC Daytime and SOAPnetic. Produced online video clips for original programming on SOAPnet. Orchestrated game build-out to attract SOAPnet’s female demographic. Conceptualized and produced various features including the Path to Divadom game and soap opera-themed horoscopes for

8/06 – 4/07

Producer Soapnetic

SOAP — Internet — Disney/ABC Television Group Details
8/06 – 4/07

Worked on SOAPnetic's launch and getting all the short content ready for launch. Had to work extensively with Legal, On Air promotions and digital to get all content ready for launch.

5/02 – 8/02

Production Assistant Leela

Film (Theatrical) — Lemon Tree Films
5/02 – 8/02


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Class of '95

St. John's University

BS. Communication Arts


  • Avid
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Broadcast
  • Broadcast Television
  • Camera
  • Comedy
  • Commercials
  • Content Management
  • Content Strategy
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Digital Distribution
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Video
  • Directing
  • Dvd
  • Entertainment
  • Feature Films
  • Field Producing
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Final Draft
  • HD Video
  • Media Production
  • Multimedia
  • New Media
  • Post Production
  • Pre-production
  • Producing
  • Production Managment
  • Reality
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Social Networking
  • Sound
  • Streaming Media
  • Television
  • User Experience
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • VOD
  • Voice Over
  • Web Video