Summary

Having worked as a Cinematographer/VJ with over 30 broadcasters in the region and internationally for over a decade. Earned credits in a wide variety of programs for productions including research and Pre-production. (TV, Films and Social Media)

Credits

1/20 – Current

Director of Photography (DP)

Staff Position — EuroNews (FBM Media Solutions) Details
1/20 – Current

End to End Media Production work, ENG and Studio Shoots.

11/17 – 12/20

Director of Photography (DP)

Staff Position — Our Media Group Details
11/17 – 12/20

“THINKING OUT OF THE BOX” is what separates Our Media Group from the other similar business in the region, based on extensive history of dealing not only with International and local Media Networks, but Government and non-Government Institutions. I am responsible for filming of all the major projects as well as supervising Multicams, ENG/EFP, Complete Cinematography and Camerawork, Handling Studio based programmes and Live events. Apart from these, I produce Television/Web Content for Corporate Clients. End-to-End role that involved me from client brief generation to delivering the finished Video for each project. Production Management, Directing, Packaging, Planning, Conceptualization and execution of special features in the region and internationally. www.ourmediauae.com

11/15 – 7/16

Camera Operator (Canon 5D Mark III) Arre Ho Ja Regender (Season 1)

arre.co.in — Digital — ARRE/Dreams Vaults Media Details
11/15 – 7/16

I was responsible for multi cams, key lighting, interviews, reality, candid and B roll shots.

7/15 – 10/15

Executive Producer (EP) Missing DVD (An abstract Film)

Film (Feature-length) — Garbage Productions, Mumbai, India Details
7/15 – 10/15

Planning to Execution of the film.

7/11 – 4/13

Director of Photography (DP) (Sony HD Series)

Staff Position — RSTV, Parliament of India Details
7/11 – 4/13

I have been involved as a core team player in the initial set up of the Rajya Sabha Television channel. With the responsibilities of formatting and conceptualization of new features such as lighting/shooting design and my feedback to the team to enhance the quality output from the studio as well as from the ENG/EFP. While working closely with the assignment desk, reporters and production to ensure the smooth coordination and execution of ENG/ EFP assignments. I was also responsible for maintaining industry standards and norms for the camera/lighting aspects of quality assurance out in the field and in the studios and the ENG/ EFP equipment for the camera work closely with technical stores and the technical department to ensure smooth distribution, maintenance and optimized utilization of all camera and related equipment that also involved in training personnel on the HD tapeless technology from Sony.

Orgs

  • Western India Cinematographer Association (WICA)

Self ID

I identify with the following groups:

  • Ethnicity: Asian
  • Gender: Man

Media

  • Colors CricQuiz 2018

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Education

Class of '00

Lucknow University

Bachelers of Arts

My Gear

  • Sony a7R III
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon C300
  • Sony FS7
  • Sony a7 III
  • Red Epic-W

Skills

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Social Media
  • Cinematography
  • Project management skills
  • • Creating and managing fixed/modular studio setup
  • • Extensive knowledge of the technical processes of film makin
  • • Film and television production
  • • Operation of ENG/EFP equipments
  • • Possess strong communication
  • • Sound knowledge of OB operations
  • • Video direction
  • RF backpacks
  • sound.