Vivekananda Institute of Mass Communication

Our Faculty

Rochak Sahu

Rochak Sahu

An alumnus of the most prestigious film school in India FTII (Film and Television Institute of India), Global Ranking 7th. A creative soul, known for the unique & experimental style. A winner of multiple awards as filmmaker, scriptwriter & as and instructor.

  • Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) Direction, 2015
  • Harvard Faculty of Arts & Sciences ( HARVARD UNIVERSITY), Online certificate Course in Tangible Things (Pursuing)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx), online certificate course in Becoming an Entrepreneur (Pursuing)
  • National Film Archival of India (NFAI), Film Appreciation
  • University of Delhi (DU), Certificate in Career Counseling & Adult Education.
  • B.U. State Government Institute, B. Tech in Computer Science.
Work and Interests
Work and Interests
  • Business unit production manager and coordination for country of India, BTV Management & Productions, LLC US & Canada
  • Film Director & Script Writer (Freelancer). iRealities Technology Pvt. Ltd. ( Written 22 Short films script, Directed 8 Short Films. This project was produced by prestigious TATA Group)
  • Screenwriter, Director & Project Head 2017 Akino {It was a start-up where I worked on multiple projects.}
  • Assistant Director, Voot app web series 2016, launched a web series called “Chinese Bhasad.”
  • Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Executive – Post Producer, Conceptualizer & Project Head. Central University of Rajasthan {Played multiple roles in this Central Government Film Project. This film was produced by the Central Government of India and is screened on a prestigious television platform on DD National (Doordarshan)
  • Executive Producer & Project Head Raizada Film Company
    Oct 2018 – Jan 2019. {This was an International Docu-Drama feature film project, produced by USA based producer, a political film about Aam Aadmi Party.}
  • Creative Consultant Zee Learn Private Limited Sep 2018 – 2019 {Worked as a creative consultant in this Asia’s No.1 & fastest growing network.}
  • Creative Director ( Freelancer ) Apollo Hospitals Dec 2017 – Feb 2018 (Worked as a creative director in this medical web series produced by Apollo Group.)
  • Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Conceptualizer, Executive – Post Producer & Project Head. Nayamigro Fashion Media April 2019 – Jan 2020 {It was an Independent film project and an Indo-German collaboration}
  • Ads Director & Project Head (Freelancer) Phuture Studio Feb 2020 Product: Fotosoto application (Android based)
  • Director, Project Head & Conceptualizer (Freelancer) VIPs Delhi Dec 2019 – Feb 2020. (Worked for their Commercial Promotional Film)
  • Director & Project Head at Kinderpass Kick-Starter Sep – Oct 2019 {worked for the AD film of this Singapore based company} Product: wobble (tummy toys)
  • Executive Producer, Mohan Azad Workshop Jan – Feb 2019 {Worked as an Executive producer in this promotional film.}
  • International Film festival Doctor Part-time
  • Consultant in content acquisition for OTT platforms Part-time
  • Director, Script Writer, Project Head, Creative Producer & Conceptualizer (Freelancer) Rotalia Studios 2015 – Present, Worked on many projects like Feature Films, Short Films, Web-series, Documentaries, Ads, Music Videos etc.
  • Jury Head at an intra-college film festival, IIT Kanpur Jan 2020
  • Awarded by renowned personalities like Madhur Bhandarkar, Leena Yadav, Umesh Kulkarni, Anand Patwardhan, Prateek Babbar, Aditi Gowitrikar & Ministers.
  • Worked as a Filmmaking & Video Production Instructor in more than 20+ prestigious film & media Institutions & Universities.
  • Worked as a jury member in three Film festivals.
  • Approximately 50+ months work experience as Filmmaking & Direction Instructor.
  • Designed & planned the syllabus & structure of two film schools.
  • We have educated more than 2000+ students till now.
  • Worked as a jury member in three Film festivals.
  • Written & conceptualised two Feature Films, Two Web Series, 30 Short Films etc.
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Recognition
  • Multiple Award Winning Film-Maker (100+)
  • Nominated for prestigious ‘Golden Fox Award (GFA) 2020’
  • Nominated for prestigious ‘GSF Award Cannes 2020’
  • Nominated for prestigious ‘Starlight Film Awards’
  • Nominated for prestigious ‘Prisma Award, Rome’
  • Recognised as ” Innovator Around The World” by ‘Beijing International Film Festival’
  • Nominated for prestigious ” China Academy Awards for Documentary Film(CAADF)”
  • Nominated in ” LIFT-OFF GLOBAL NETWORK SESSIONS 2020, Hollywood.
  • Recognised as “Talent-track of the year 2018”

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