He grew up in Lucknow and is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design. He believes that ‘everything begins with a good script’ and that the craft should mostly be invisible. His work has won several shortlists at Cannes, Clios, Adfest, New York Festivals and many awards at Kyoorius, Abbys and Promax.
An alumna of the National Institute of Design, Sonali is the co-founder and the Head of Design at Flying Saucer. Fueled by talents that cut across disciplines, Sonali has directed a diverse range of animated promos and design-based spots. Her commercials have a neo visual appeal and her work has been featured in SHOTS. She has a vibrant visual style and delves deep into the subtext of her images. Sonali is the Production Designer for our feature film, Ghoomketu.
After graduating in mass media (B.M.M. Major in Advertising) from Wilson College, Sharmista worked for 7 years as an AD in TV, documentaries and feature films. However, her hunger for learning and honing her film-making skills kept on growing and made her take up a PG course in Direction and Screenplay at Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata. Humour, Good performances and storytelling is what she tries to achieve with her aesthetic and technical skills.
Ari has been writing and directing for the past 8 years, he has worked on a gamut of brands like Jaguar motors, Mahindra, Tata, Hungama Media, ID Fresh, Asian Paints, MasterCard and more.