Nishant Nayak

Director

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  • LocationIndia

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Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Directing
  • Creative Direction
  • Multi Camera Directing

Work history

2016

Director

On-air with AIB

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Studio director of one of the Star TV digital Hotstar network's hottest news comedy shows -- On-Air with AIB. Built on the lines of 'Last Week with John Oliver', the show was filmed in front of a live audience & in two languages, a first on the Indian broadcast terrain. I directed a 9-camera setup each week.

2015

Series Director

Miss Diva

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • The second season of Times of India's Miss Universe format 'Miss Diva', witnesses the human stories that makes one supermodel from 1000 hopefuls. The key pay-off being the winner gets to represent India at Miss Universe. I directed a 9-camera studio setup. Clients -- Times of India Group

2015

Series Director

India’s Next Top Model

Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
  • The first season of India's Next Top Model, localised on the America's Next Top Model franchise, witnesses the human stories behind the ultra-competitive format that makes one supermodel from 1000 hopefuls. I directed a 9-camera 10-episode series Clients -- MTV & CBS International

2015

Director

The Glenlivet Presents ’malt Trail

Mar 2015 - May 2015
  • 'The Malt Trail' is a branded content program for Pernod Ricard that traces the origins of The Glenlivet single malt whiskey. Vir Sanghvi hosts this experiential journey to discover what the fuss about the malt is really all about. Creative directed & directed a 1-hour travel special Client - Pernod Ricard

2015

Series Creative Director & Director

Coke Studio MTV Season 4

Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
  • Developed and executed the template for a brand new season of Coca Cola & MTV's branded content series -- Coke Studio @ MTV 4.Having creatively directed the previous two seasons, the challenge was to introduce a fresh spin to songs created by luminaries like Amit Trivedi, Sachin-Jigar, Dhruv Ghanekar, Ram Sampath, Vishal-Shekhar & Pritam.This year's programming included one song & music video on each artiste and later developing into a multi-song in-studio series. Creatively drove and executed both programming approaches. Clients -- MTV & Coca Cola

2015

Series Director

Stay Home Chef

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
  • 'Stay Home Chef' is Discovery TLC's new cooking show featuring Masterchef Australia finalist Chef Rishi Desai, who takes viewers through a dazzling array of smart, hip dishes for a stay-in dinner with friends. The 6-episode in-studio branded content format was filmed in Bombay and I directed the 6-episode series. Client - Discovery Travel & Living Channel

2014

Series Reality Director

Fear Factor

Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
  • The 20-episode series was shot in Capetown, South Africa with an exhaustive crew, handling the on-ground execution of the content leading up to the stunts as well as a couple of the stunts. Clients - Endemol Shine India & Colors TV