THE CORNER TABLE - A film by Manjari Makijany
Manjari is an Indian Writer-Director based in Los Angeles. She’s one of eight directors selected for the prestigious American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women and is a participant in the inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab. She’s written and directed three dramatic short films, I SEE YOU, THE CORNER TABLE and THE LAST MARBLE.
Her films have won prestigious awards in India, USA, Europe and Australia and have played in festivals like Clermont Ferrand, Rochester, and Emerging Filmmakers showcase at the American Pavilion in Cannes among others. She’s the second Indian woman to go through the prestigious AFI DWW, where her short, I See You, was awarded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation Grant. She was one of the shortlisted finalists for the Warner Bros. Emerging Filmmakers Program.
Her feature script, CITY OF GOLD, was nominated for the Nate Wilson Award at the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA, 2015. She’s worked for incredible filmmakers like Christopher Nolan on Dunkirk, Patty Jenkins on Wonder Woman and Vishal Bhardwaj. Her credits as a 2nd-2nd Assistant Director include ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘Mission Impossible 4’ and Bollywood features like ‘Saat Khoon Maaf’, ‘Wake Up Sid’ and ‘Gandhi of the Month’ starring Harvey Keitel.
Her vision for storytelling and her diverse film experience, both in India and America, has served as a fertile ground to craft her unique voice as a filmmaker. She’s currently developing her feature debut.Filmmakers Official Website
A Creative Producer and Production Manager with over 15 years experience filming in South Asia. He has produced award winning features including ‘MAYA’ and’ ‘RETURN TO RAJAPUR’. His credits as a production manager include / Indian schedules of Disney’s ‘HEXXE LILLI’, ‘EIGHT MILES HIGH’ Peter Weir’s ‘THE WAY BACK’ and Warner Bros. ‘THE DARK KNIGHT RISES’. He’s worked on projects in Australia, Germany, France, Pacific Islands and the United States. In 2014, he joined Warner Bros. Feature Production where he works in the physical production department that oversees films such as ‘JUSTICE LEAGUE’, ‘WONDER WOMAN’, 'BATMAN vs SUPERMAN’ , ‘AMERICAN SNIPER’ and ‘WAR DOGS’ among other upcoming titles.Read More
Kevin is an independent photographer & cinematographer based in Mumbai who is constantly on the look out to collaborate on projects that involve passionate storytelling.
After studying visual communication at the Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication (Pune), Kevin sharpened his skills behind the camera at the Prague Film School in Prague, Czech Republic.
Over the last 8 years as part of the filmmaking industry he has worked as an assistant director, assistant cameraperson, production manager and location scout on a number of television commercials, television series and feature films.
Since 2010, Kevin has focused on work as an independent photographer & cinematographer working on projects such as The Dark Knight Rises, Mission Impossible 4 among others.Read More
SALIM & SULAIMAN MERCHANT
Today Salim and Sulaiman are among Bollywood's hottest music directors, and everyone is dancing to their tunes. By incorporating western, folk, Hindustani and Sufi influences to their music, the duo has managed to enthrall audiences across the world and not only keep up with the changing face of India's film industry, but also help redefine it.
If the fan following and regular additions to their awards list (Filmfare, Zee Cine, Screen, IIFA) are anything to go by, Salim and Sulaiman have earned the respect and adoration of both the audiences and the film industry in India. Winning an award at New York's Syracuse International Film Festival for Fashion..... nation last year for Nickelodeon USA's show Wonder Pets! only serves as proof of their immense talent and diversity as music directors in a worldwide context.Read More
Abhijeet is a Graduate of the Film and Television institute if India, Pune. He has been working as a Film Editor since 2007. Having completed studies in Editing in Paris, France he has over 15 feature films to his credit. His credits as editor include the film "Deool" which won the National Award for the Best Feature Film in 2012 as well as comedy feature, Aiyyaa (2012).Read More
RIYAZ ALI MERCHANT
Riyazali merchant started off his career as a stylist in TV commercials and promos. He worked with the top most ad agency and directors, after 5 year in the ad world he added his focus into movies also, working for few Hindi and foreign language movie he finally got an opportunity to work with Stanley Tong for the movie The Myth it was great experience dressing up Jackie Chan.
In 2007 Slumdog millionaire happened, after that he worked for some big Hollywood movies such as Eat, Pray and Love, The best exotic marigold hotel, a sequence fromMission Impossible 4 (ghost protocol) and Zero dark thirty and many more.
He got his own team of Assistant designers, tailors, wardrobe supervisor and dresser. hence the chances of error on set is zero. He is well researched in clothing style of India and it's sub continent, middle east, Asia and also European clothing history.Read More
MANOJ M GOSWAMI
Manoj M Goswami is a very enthusiastic sound designer. He started his career at the Fireflys Post Sound studio in 2007, where he worked closely with PM Satheesh and learnt all that he could about sound design and sound editing.
His first film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Sawariya' after which he went on to do Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Saat Khoon Maaf' and 'Matru Ki Bijlee ka Mandola'. He recently also worked on 'Talaash' and now works independently. Manoj also worked on the award winning short film 'The Last Marble' directed by Manjari. This is their second film together.Read More