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Assistant Engineer

Location:
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted:
March 21, 2020

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Summary

Accomplished enthusiastic writer & Executive producer offering a solid background in screenplay writing, video production, Television & Film Production.

Skilled & Experienced in researching, writing & executing shows and video content for Television, OTT and digital platforms.

Strength in budgeting and scheduling for all manner of video content productions (digital short-form, long-form, ad-funded content).

Exceptional artistic vision and creative skills not only to fit but also drive organization DNA forward, developing world-class and original shows.

Possess extensive understanding of the entire video making process, from both technical and creative points and has strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.

Passionate and outgoing, possessing a strong networking skills and ability to identify and pool talent across the region.

Hands-on Producer effective at bringing projects from concept to reality. Expert in personnel and project management with a passion for turning the best ideas into stories that entertain and inspire.

Skills

Screenwriting Photojournalism

Strong interpersonal skills Copyediting and proofreading Press conferences

Creative writing

Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro

Concept development Strong communication skills Experience with Final Cut Pro Talented public speaker

Non-linear editing

Firm grasp of journalistic ethics TV platforms

Film editing

Strong creative vision Public relations expert Copyediting

Media relations

Excellent written and verbal communicator Print and electronic media

Analyzing data

Public opinion expertise Interviewing strength Investigation ability Voice-overs

TV and radio background Quality shot making

News stories

Fluent in English, Telugu, Hindi

Experience

EXECUTIVE/CREATIVE PRODUCER 5/2019 to present

Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Hyderabad, Telangana

Will be responsible for ideation, writing and development of new television shows.

To supervise the creative workflow and deliverables for projects keeping in mind timeframes, budgets and aesthetic benchmarks.

To ensure consistent high-quality Television content with creative and executable ideas.

To supervise production closely to ensure highest quality within approved budgets and approve major production changes.

To maintain healthy relationships with internal team & Production houses.

To be part of all stages of production from pitch to delivery and will be expected to work with and

manage external creative talent across all functions including writers, directors, camera persons

and postproduction editors.

Establishing & executing the television shows keeping in view channel’s policies and philosophy.

Monitoring post-production processes to ensure accurate completion of details

activities such as overseeing budgeting, scheduling, planning, and marketing.

Consistently bring in new materials for development from a variety of sources such as pitches, books, articles, remakes, etc.

Compile extensive analysis and creative notes during all phases of development and production that provide ZEE as well as external production vendors with clear and concise edit notes and feedback.

Be the lead in terms of ensuring all final physical production deliverables such as posters, SRT, artwork and synopsis etc. are delivered to the highest of ZEE’s standards.

To collaborate with the Programming Strategy, Commercial & Marketing team on FPC planning, budgets, communication plan and PR on shows.

COPYWRITER, REPORTER, JOURNALIST AND ONLINE MEDIA PRODUCER 10/2018 to 12/2018

Times of India - Hyderabad, Telangana

Interned with Times of India, Hyderabad supplement for both Print and Online Edition and was

involved in Reporting stories for print and producing video stories for Online and Facebook Page.

Covered special events, interviews and produced special stories/short documentaries. Interviewed Film Actors, Cricketers and other celebrities.

Worked closely with Editor during Newsroom discussions, handling tasks such as conducting research, fielding reports and using Editorial skills for story leads.

Developed and pursued stories independently and for assignment, covering a range of topics. Interviewed sources, contacts and leads to gather information for stories.

Wrote and produced short-form content, sizzle reels and image spots.

Reported and penned front-page breaking news stories and provided real time updates online. Gathered information and video material required as well as created high-impact scripts for review and approval by editors.

Combined video, audio and graphics to effectively convey each story.

Wrote, produced and cut concepts and spots for show launches, current shows and advertiser- sponsored campaigns.

Networked with various industry leaders and experts to gather multiple perspectives on issues.

TRAINER 05/2018 to 06/2018

KAARMIC Education - Hyderabad, Telangana

Interned with KAARMIC Educational Services, an NGO and Social Enterprise with a focus on driving innovation and reinvention of the Govt. Education Ecosystem, as a Trainer teaching the underprivileged kids across the country for bridging the gaps in current Educational system.

Introduced and encouraged debate-style classroom setting to increase student active participation and critical thinking.

Performed student background reviews to ascertain learning deficiencies and strengths in order to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.

Conquered the challenges of working with a highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.

Applied progressive teaching principles to a class of 150 students and employed unconventional methodologies for teaching and grading.

ASSISTANT PRODUCER 09/2017 to 11/2017

Newslaundry - New Delhi, DL

Interned with News laundry and was involved in Editorial team and assisted, conceptualized and edited few episodes of "Consti-tution" web series.

Conceptualized, produced and edited the special stories.

Wrote and produced short-form content, sizzle reels and image spots.

Wrote, produced and cut concepts and spots for show launches, current shows and advertiser- sponsored campaigns.

Wrote and produced compelling investigative and human-interest stories about celebrities and iconic news subjects.

Researched potential news or feature stories for timely and quality distribution to public. Led concept development, graphics, storytelling and delivery of segment ideas.

Introduced fresh and new angles on previously reported material to update and inform readers.

Gathered and verified factuality in stories through interviews, observation and

research.

Wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines. Captured visual content and edited general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

WRITER, COPY EDITOR, ASST. PRODUCER 10/2014 to 04/2015

CVR News - Hyderabad, Telangana

Worked for CVR English Broadcast Channel as an Assistant Producer where my roles &responsibilities were as follows:

●Monitoring news feeds, preparing news packages for voicing by anchors or reporters, researching story information, booking guests for live interviews on news shows and producing segments of news programs.

●Developing and organizing local programs and is responsible for scripting, story development, booking of guests and overseeing field production and editing.

●Also performed the role of Journalist where I reported several events for making cover stories or special stories.

Education and Training

Christ University - Bengaluru, KA Master of Arts

Media and Communication Studies, 2019 Major in Multimedia Journalism

Vaagdevi College of Engineering - Bollikunta, Telangana B.tech

ECE, 2014

Activities and Honors

Attended the Filmmaking Workshop at Mumbai conducted by New York Film Academy. This workshop focused on the elements of scriptwriting and the Film direction.

Awarded as the BEST CREATIVE ENGINEER of the campus in 2014.

One of the Leading Speakers of Sahasra Organization, an Organization that conducts workshops in all Professional colleges on Attitude and Interpersonal skills.

Bagged first prize for Best film and Best Director for Short film titled "Reel India" at NIT Warangal. Assisted filmmaker Mr. Sunny Joseph for a feature film and helped execute Student diploma film projects.

Assisted and conceptualized music videos for Student film projects in Revathy Kalamandir Film Academy, Trivandrum, Kerala.

Accomplishments

Written & Directed the Play titled "FOREIGN BODY" in February 2018 Duration: 58minutes Synopsis: "Foreign Body" delves into how people isolate and alienate the other in a chain reaction and how the cycle continues. Told from the point of view of Abhinandana Atreyi- a ‘supposed' patient of Schizophrenia.

Websites, Portfolios, Profiles

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/events/hyderabad/trouble-in-tiss-protest- intensifi

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/students-rejoice-as-tiss-relents

/articleshow/6719

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/from-sexuality-to-sabarimala-this-12- year-old-hyd



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