Faculty

We have professionals teaching our course – some of whom are mentioned below.
Any one or more of the experienced faculty can be assigned to a course batch.

Rajesh Thakar

Rajesh Thakar is a technically astute, creative and resourceful industry professional and an experienced teacher with 15 years of experience in Smoke/ Flame and Editing. He has edited and done Color Grading on Smoke for various Serials, Ad films, Promos, Films, Promotional Videos, Music Videos, Documentaries and Short Films. He is also an Autodesk Certified Trainer for Smoke and Flame.

Vineet Pamarthi

Vineet Kumar Pamarthi is graduate in Science (BSc.), Literture(BA addl. in Eng. Lit.) and Law (LLB). He did his post graduate diploma in cinema from Film And Television Institute Of India, Pune(FTII) and specialized in Film Editing.

He has edited over two thousand episodes of various fiction and non- fiction shows including Swabhimaan and Movers And Shakers and has Directed over three hundred episodes of various non- fiction shows.

He has won Dada Saheb Phalke Honor and Vinayak Kamlakar Karkhanis ( a renowned film editor) prize for Excellence in Performance in the institute.

His diploma film STILL LIFE won the national award in the Best Short Fiction category in 1995.

Anjali Punjabi

Anjali Punjabi has worked as the Line Producer for films like ‘Voices in the sky’ by Farhan Akhtar, ‘Little Zizou’ by Sooni Taraporevala and as Assistant Director for films like ‘Kamasutra’& ‘Monsoon Wedding’ by Mira Nair. She won the Best Director Award at the 50th National Film Awards 2003, in the non-feature section for the film ‘A few things I know about her’. ‘Miranagari’, her film on storytelling and the role of the artist in society woven around multiple narratives of the poet- Saint Mirabai. Funded by IFA (India Foundation for the Arts), won the Best Documentary, in the Mumbai International Film Festival, 2002 and the Special Jury Award at the Kara Film Festival, Karachi 2003.

Other award winning filmmakers she has collaborated with include Sabiha Sumar (who along with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, won the Oscar for the short documentary “Saving Face’), as well as Prashant Bhargava whose fiction and documentary work has been supported by the Sundance Institute.