Hello my name is Shantanu Desai. I recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Television Arts from California State University - Northridge. I have a strong interest and knowledge of Development, Production, and Casting for Film and TV.


8/13 – 11/13

Development Intern (Production Staff) – Dark Horse Entertainment

8/13 – 11/13

- Provided coverage and casting ideas for screenplays, comic books, graphic novels, novels, etc. - Answering/rolling calls, maintaining call sheets/inventory database - Assisted producers in their day to day work schedule, various industry research projects

1/13 – 5/13

Set Production Assistant – California State University, Northridge

1/13 – 5/13

Learned all aspects of television studio production, including audio and video; microphones, audio recorders, cameras, lenses, switching, and lighting equipment.


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Class of '14

California State University-Northridge

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Cinema & Television Arts


  • Entertainment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Film
  • Fluent in Gujarati and English; familiar with some Hindi and Spa
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Interest in and knowledge of actors
  • Media Industries
  • Media Production Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Online Research
  • Script Coverage
  • Social Media
  • Television