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Sanjeev Sood

Professor, Mass Communication

sanjeev.sood@sharda.ac.in

About

A postgraduate from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune, Sanjeev Sood is a seasoned media professional with experience of over 35 years as Cinematographer, Director and Producer of films, videos and television programs. Besides Motion Picture Industries of Mumbai and Delhi has extensive international filming experience in over twenty countries

Experience
  • 35+ Years
Qualification
  • PG in Cinema (Spl. Cinematography) FTII, Pune
  • B.Com. (Hons.) Delhi University
Award & Recognition

Have won accolades for his work not only in India but overseas too.

His films, to name a few…

  • WATER WARRIORS and WATER RESOURCES & MANAGEMENT- part of a co-production “A Voyage to the Future” among DD Bharati (India), KBS (Korea), RTM (Malaysia), TV12 (Singapore), Channel11 (Thailand), Vietnam TV and the host NHK- Japan Broadcasting, for global co-operation through broadcasting on the issues concerning survival of mankind. Selected to launch the campaign in Japan.
  • A joint venture of BBC World Service Trust, Prasar Bharati (Indian Public Broadcaster) and National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) selected his TVCs on AIDS Awareness to launch the campaign from London.
  • Series of 4 documentaries THE SEEDS OF WAR, THE ARAB WORLD TODAYPEACE PROSPECTS IN WEST ASIA & JERUSALEM and AFTER EFFECTS OF GULF WAR analyzing the roots of and the causes leading to the Gulf War of 1991 commissioned by Doordarshan (Indian public broadcaster)

Research

His work includes over hundred researched documentaries, fiction films, television programs, TVCs, promos and corporate films. He has been associated with several prestigious media institutions in the country where he conducted workshops and masterclasses in film making and motion picture photography at regular intervals.

Certifications

  • Member of ‘Regional Screening Committee of Films Division of India,  GoI for the screening of proposals from independent filmmakers for the production of documentary films.
  • Member of film preview and selection committee for the 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for participation in the ‘International Competition and ‘Cinema of the World sections of IFFI held at Goa.
  • Member of Jury for 'IDPA Awards for Excellence' at Indian Documentary Producers' Association, Mumbai.
  • Member of the Advisory Board and Jury for the ‘International Film Festival of Shimla.
  • Chairman at a symposium on ‘India-ASEAN Film Market–Co-Production Opportunities in ‘ASEAN-India Film Festival to explore areas of cooperation in cinema and culture.
  • Member- Management Committee of GraFTII (an FTII alumni association) Mumbai and General Secretary- GraFTII North

Area of Interest

  • Exploring new media tools. Avid traveler. Keen learner of hitherto unexplored grounds