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Ridhika Kapur

6 years of industry experience

As a production designer, Ridhika is in charge of the overall visuals of the story. With over 6 years of experience, she has worked with extensively with multiple directors, cinematographers and producers. She has worked on films like Mom , Uri , Gunjan Saxena , Bhoot , Bhavesh Joshi and on advertisements like Colagate with Ranveer Singh , Malabar Gold with Kareena Kapoor , Nirma with Hrithik Roshan , Pepsi with Pulkit Samrath.

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Abhishek Chakraborty

Head of Design

9 years of industry experience

An accomplished product designer who has founded several successful online platforms.
An alumnus of IIT Bombay, Abhishek has conducted extensive research on various topics and had his design papers published in several nationals and international forums.

KEY SKILLS

  • Visualisation

  • Understanding the script and executing a set for it

  • Spatial skills

  • Production process

  • Sketching and Technical drawing

  • Planning

  • Creating an appropriate environment which conveys the mood

  • Creating scale models

  • Rendering

  • 3D Design Softwares

  • Ability to work with various mediums and materials

  • Communication- woking with directors, producers, choreographers, costume designers etc.

  • To make sure that the set design created is achievable and portable

  • Convey your ideas to the audience through your sets

  • Giving the illusion of the real place the film/play is set in

  • Making adjustments to suit the performers' needs

  • Estimation of budget

PROS

  • Opportunity to create sets for film, television, theatre etc.

  • Your work will be viewed by a huge audience all around the world

  • You have a lot of creative liberty

  • You get to work with prominent personalities

  • An above average salary

  • Flexible working hours

  • Freelancing is possible

  • Skill set can be utilised in various industries

CONS

  • Rigorous work involved

  • Handling a lot of heavy equipment and models

  • Hectic schedule prior to production

  • Budget, time and space constraints

  • Structured education is required

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Production Designer

  • Set Designer

  • Scenographer

  • Film Sculptor

  • Lighting designer

  • Sound designer

  • Prop master

  • Scenic painter

  • Stage designer for music concerts

  • Music video production

  • Highly visual imagination

  • Curiosity

  • Thumb-nailing initial ideas

  • Translate 2D sketches to 3D models

  • A good sense of scale and proportion

  • Collaboration

  • Good with composition and space

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