Consultant - Academics
Rama Naidu Film School, Hyderabad.
Involved in teaching of subjects related to Film Making, Film Editing, Film Studies & Production Design. I am also involved in the supervision of various exercises of the students.
Adjunct Faculty (Editing)
Ramoji Academy of Film & Television, Hyderabad.
Involved in teaching of subjects related to Film & Video Editing. I was also involved in the mentoring of students in their execution of their various productions as part of their academics.
Annapurna International School of Film & Media, Hyderabad.
Involved in teaching of subjects related to Film & Video Editing. I was also involved in the supervision of various exercises of the students.
Professor & HOD - Digital Film Making
SAE Colleges, Chennai.
Involved in teaching of subjects related to Film making like Scripting, Direction, Documentary film making, Editing, etc. to the students at a Diploma & Graduation level. I was also involved in mentoring the students & helping develop soft skills & survival instincts in the media industry.
Kosmic Film Entertainment Company Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.
I was involved in the planning of the setting up of their proposed religious television channel. The work involved
Coming up with concepts for the proposed programme, budgeting for the same, identifying the resources & drawing up the schedule for completing the programme.
Identifying & recruiting the technical manpower.
Scheduling the programmes for telecast.
Supervising the content creation in terms of the visuals, audio & also the graphics components.
Overall supervision of the execution of the programme not only in terms of conformity with the corporate policy, aesthetics and technical specifications.
In-House training of the various staff (mainly producers, Cameramen & assistants and Editors)
Co-ordination between the various departments involved in the production of the programmes
Head of the Department (Media Training Vertical)
Manipal Universal Learning Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.
Designing of the course curriculum & the course contents for the various courses.
Decision making process in the areas pertaining to the choice of Technical equipments like Cameras, Editing systems, library, etc.
Co-ordination between the various departments like the in-house Infrastructure & Facilities Deptt and the external agencies like the architects & Tech Consultants in activities related to the setting up of the institute in terms of brick & mortar.
Co-ordination between the organization & Technical consultants in the setting up & the commissioning of the Television studio & the Editing Labs.
Identification & the recruitment of the manpower needed for the Institute.
Dean for the Film School & Asstt. Director for the Hyd. campus
Rai Foundation, Hyderabad [erstwhile Rai University].
I was involved in setting up of the institution right from scratch.
As an academician, I was instrumental in designing the course curriculum for the various courses. I taught subjects related to film making like Editing, Script writing, Art direction, Visualization, Animation, Graphics & special effects.
Supervised the Practicals & TV Production exercises of the students as the Executive Producer.
As the head of academics, I administered the various academic delivery processes and supervised the evaluation processes testing the students i.e. the smooth conduct of the examinations.
As a mentor for the students, I was actively involved in inter-acting with the students, trying to solve their problems & motivating them to perform better.
Asstt. Professor (Editing)
Film & Television Institute of India, Pune.
I was involved in teaching the film students not only the theoretical but also the practical aspects of editing.
I was also involved in the training of Doordarshan & All India Radio staffers who came to FTII as part of their in-service training programmes.
Usha Kiran Media Ltd., Hyderabad.
I was involved in the launch of their Marathi Satellite Channel (ETV Marathi). As a senior editor, I helped in building up their programme bank running into hundreds of hours within a span of three months.
I was also involved in the programming, scheduling & packaging of the various programmes for telecast.
Chief Editor cum Chief Trainer
SIBAR Media & Entertainment Ltd., Hyderabad.
As the Chief Editor, I was the interface between the studio management & the clients hiring the facility. My job included editing clients’ projects, overall studio administration as also training students in the various aspects of editing with special reference to Non-Linear Editing. I have trained more than 25 trainees on the various aspects of non-linear editing, who are now successful editors not only in Hyderabad, but also in the Bollywood & Chennai industries.
Chief Editor (Avid)
Prasad Film Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad.
I was involved in setting up of the non-linear editing facility, which was a pioneer in the Hyderabad industry. My job involved not only editing clients’ films, marketing the facility among the Film producers & Directors, but also the overall administration of the studio.
Free-lance Director/ Producer
A&M Films and Audiovisuals, Hyderabad.