Kushal is a Bombay-based filmmaker. His work is diverse and wide-ranging, but always with a strong focus on visual storytelling, striking visuals, and the apt use of all aspects of filmmaking to put his pieces together to have the independent impact every project needs to have, whether it is a film or a commercial.
In 2018, Kushal's first short film Dabba Gul (The Lunch), was the winnner of the World's Largest FIlm-making Challenge with over 1800 films made from Concept to Screen in just 50 hours. After receiving critical acclaim, he continued to tell stories and won the challenge once again in 2020 with his short film OFFLINE.
In 2019 Kushal founded the production house Vermmasilly Films which produced the multi-award winning short film OFFLINE. The film was appreciated by the Cannes recognised Filmmaker Gaspar Noé.
In 2020 Kushal finished his first project as a Screenwriter for a feature film and currently working on the next project.
His experience covers award winning short films, feature films, TVCs, digital brand films, music videos & new media content. He has directed films and campaigns for Jio, Swarovski, Urban Company, Nestle, Sunsilk, Pepperfry, ZYPP, Absolut, Diageo, Pernod Ricard and many more.
Kushal founded DaakNinja, a tech-logistics startup in 2015. Having worked as a Founder, Creative Producer, Executive Producer, Copywriter and a Screen-writer, he has a a 360 degree approach and good understanding of bridging the gaps between business objectives and creative approaches needed to move forward in the most efficient manner. He has been a consultant to businesses across categories like F&B, Fashion, Events, Beauty, Ed-tech and a lot more. Currently, he is also a Consulting Creative Director & Studio Head at NEWJ, a mobile-first digital tech -media startup where he leads all the Creative and Production teams.
“I want to make films that will evoke and inspire. Films that will, not only entertain you, but leave a lasting impression, trigger a spark in you..
When it comes to brands, we work on briefs, we take feedback, we love what we do.
More importantly, others love what we do too!"
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