Ashu wrote on 16 Jul 2009
Name : Pankaj Advani
Academic Qualifications : Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), M.S. University , Baroda.
Diploma in Film Editing, F.T.I.I., Pune.
WORK EXPERIENCE :
Co-Writer (Story and Screenplay) : KABHI HAAN KABHI NAA (Dir.-Kundan Shah)
Script, Editing, Direction, Executive Producer : SUNDAY (35 MM/ Children's film for N'CYP.) The film won 2 National Awards in 1994 - Best NonFeature Film and Best Music. It was shown in the Indian Panorama Section of the 25th International Film Festival of India, Calcutta; the Asian Panorama section of 8th International Children's Film Festival, Udaipur and has also participated in various other festivals including Cairo and Chicago Children's Film Festivals.
Script, Editing, Direction : Promos for CHANNEL [V] & ImageSpot- ‘Anarkali's Last Petticoat Show’.
Direction : ANBAN & BREAK KE BAAD ( Film based programmes for ZEE CINEMA)
Script, Direction,Producer : HIGHWAY (short fiction film on video; the film has participated in the South Asian Short Film Festival in Colombo and also the Dhaka short film festival)
Script, Editing, Direction, Producer : TOOFAN TV (a series on B-Movies for CHANNEL [V] )
Script, Editing, Direction, Producer : TIMECHECK CAPSULES ( a series of ID's for CHANNEL [V])
Script, Editing, Direction, Producer : WEEKENDER BHEJA FRY (a series of short musical films for CHANNEL [V], featuring artistes like Shankar Mahadevan, Silk Route, Mantra, Sanjay Maroo, Ashwamedh, Sivamani etc.).
THE ABOVE FILMS ARE A SERIES OF 10 MINUTE MADCAP, SILENT SHORTS (FICTION)
Script, Editing, Direction : KAL KI HASEEN MULAQUAT ( music video for HMV)
Script, Editing, Direction, Producer : THE DOOR, HORN OK PLEASE, TELEPHONE & ABDUL SATTAR ( 5 min. short films – FICTION for the new episodes of Bheja Fry for Channel [V]
Script, Editing, Direction, Producer : INDIAN BEAUTY and LETTERBOX ( image spots for Channel V on 35 MM.)
Script, Editing, Direction, associate producer : URF PROFESSOR (120 min, DV, fiction)
Winner of Best Film at the International Digital Film Fest India, Best Editing at Karafilmfest. Also screened at Daholenga Film Fest and Phillipines Digital Film Fest. etc. The film is being presented by Mr. Shekhar Kapur and currently we’re in the process of making a shorter version for the International market.
Script, Direction : CAPE KARMA (85 MIN, 35mm, feature film in English)
Editing : NAINA ( 104 MIN, 35 mm, feature film)