1. 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.

    **This Video has currently not been broadcast.**

    DIRECTION : Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    CINEMATOGRAPHY : Swapnil Sonawane, Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai, Ankit Trivedi
    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)

    # vimeo.com/81700827 Uploaded
  2. Latest music Video for UK based Reggae-Metal band SKINDRED. This is their new cracker track-- 'Kill-The-Power'... Shot & Produced on location, in Mumbai, India.

    CONCEPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai & Angshuman Ghosh
    DIRECTION: Akshar & Angshuman
    CINEMATOGRAPHY: Akshar, Angshuman, Sachin Pillai & Jitu
    PRODUCTION: Rizwan Memon
    EDIT: Dan Sturgess
    EQUIPMENT: Accord Equips (Mumbai)

    # vimeo.com/84648671 Uploaded
  3. 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.

    PRODUCER: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    CONCEPT & SCRIPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    DIRECTION: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai & Vishal Tanwar
    PRODUCTION: Akshar & Vishal
    CINEMATOGRAPHY: Akshar & Vishal
    EDIT: Akshar
    MUSIC: MoMusic Library
    VOICE: Vishal Tanwar
    ACTOR/TALENT: Samir Karnik
    AUDIO MIX: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai

    # vimeo.com/106828080 Uploaded
  4. 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.

    CLIENT: Wizcraft Entertainment Pvt.Ltd.
    CONCEPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    SCRIPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    3D MODELLING: Ram Singh
    LIGHTING & RENDERING: Utkarsh Kumar
    ANIMATION & COMPOSITING: Utkarsh Kumar & Ram Singh
    VOICE: Theron D'Souza
    MUSIC: Shikhar

    # vimeo.com/110443903 Uploaded
  5. 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)
    SCRIPT: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    DIRECTOR: Akshar 'Daaku' Pillai
    CINEMATOGRAPHY: Anuj Dhawan & Akshar Pillai
    1st ASST. DIRECTOR: Kritika Singh
    EDIT: Krishna Prasad & Akshar Pillai
    MUSIC: Stock Music (Creative Commons)
    SOUND DESIGN: Krishna Prasad
    GFX PACKAGING: Vishal Tanwar

    ** This was finally never broadcast.

    # vimeo.com/111400463 Uploaded


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