A 'look-and-feel' trailer of a new TV series based on the history of Indian cuisine. Tentatively titled, 'The Story of Food', the series explores the histories and myths surrounding culinary-culture, foods, ingredients and various-recipes from across India. We delve into the the evolution of the Indian palette in different regions by examining the sumptuous tables of numerous Royal families from across the country, while simultaneously understanding the geo-political and cultural factors that led to the transformation and maturation of food and its philosophies.
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DIRECTION : Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
CINEMATOGRAPHY : Swapnil Sonawane, Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai, Ankit Trivedi
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Ryan Quadros
LINE PRODUCER: Ryan Quadros
EDITING : Shreyas Beltangdy
COLOR CORRECTION : Shreyas Beltangdy
TYPOGRAPHY/GFX : Shreyas Beltangdy, Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai, Vishal Tanwar
MUSIC : Gustavo Santaolalla (Not intended for broadcast)
A short story about an independent guitar makers philosophy about music & sound. This was an entry for the BOSE Brief in the MOFilm-London 2014-Contest. It was an execution mandatory that we used a specific BOSE Product(SoundLink Mini). The whole spot was conceptualized, shot, edited and uploaded within 48Hours.
A scripted Video Spot, that details out RADO's brand philosophy as a Luxury-Watch manufacturer and how it connects to the values of somebody like Hrithik Roshan who had just been selected as RADO's Brand Ambassador in India. Completely made in 3Ds MAX and Maya interspersed with a few stock shots from the RADO guys themselves.
A Teaser/Trailer of a Pilot Episode about the history of Indian Art. It chronicles the enormous legacy of Fine Art & Creative styles that our country boasts of. It was conceptualized as a series with 8x1Hr Long-Episodes and targeted for the new 'intelligent-urban' viewing audience. The show's dominant focus was on the lives and inspirations of Artists across the country in different times in history. Ranging from classic multi-faceted artists like Rabindra Nath Tagore and Raja Ravi Verma to the modern expressionists like A Ramachandran and MF Hussain.
This pilot Episode was shot on location in Shanti Niketan, Bolpur & Kolkata (WB,India).
The treatment is a 'Docu-Fiction' style relying extensively on 'dramatized-recreations', in addition to subject expert commentary and historical content.
PRODUCERS: Art Aware (Mrs. Gurnani & Mrs. Sen)
PRODUCTION HOUSE: MIND HEIST MEDIA
SCRIPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
DIRECTOR: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Anuj Dhawan & Akshar Pillai
1st ASST. DIRECTOR: Kritika Singh
POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Kritika Singh
EDIT: Krishna Prasad & Akshar Pillai
MUSIC: Stock Music (Creative Commons)
SOUND DESIGN: Krishna Prasad
GFX PACKAGING: Vishal Tanwar