Sanjay is an established writer, producer and director with 15 years of experience in the industry. He is the Co-founder and Chief Producer of Flute Song Media. He is responsible for overseeing all the creative and business activity.
In the past he was responsible for setting up and establishing a reputed Film and TV production house – Sepia Tone Dreams. At Sepia Tone Dreams, he wrote, produced and directed numerous successful documentaries, commercials and on-air campaigns for some of the biggest brands and networks in the business. His first film, Three Aces, premiered on Star TV network to a critical acclaim. Prior to that, he was associated with Sony Entertainment Television as Senior Producer, B4U Networks as Creative Director and Sahara One as Non-fiction Programming Executive. He has also been a part of award winning teams at Crest Communications and Maya Entertainment.
Sanjay is an Engineering Graduate from Bangalore University and has a diploma in Film and TV production from Xavier’s Institute of Communications, Mumbai.
Vineeta oversees company strategy and operations for Flute Song Media. She guides strategy for each of the various business units and its productions. In addition, she oversees the smooth running of all Flute Song Media outputs. She is responsible for everything from budgeting to crewing, HR to contract negotiations, production schedules to delivery.
Prior to joining Flute Song Media, she was the Executive Producer at Sepia Tone Dreams for over 8 years. A hands-on person, she uses her management skills to the optimum, especially in pressure situations.
Before entering the media business she has held high level positions in the Hospital Industry. Vineeta received her undergraduate degree in Dental surgery from Mysore University and a Masters of Hospital Administration degree from the renowned Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.
Varun is involved in every creative aspect of Flute Song Media’s productions. He is a “self taught” screen writer, editor, graphic designer, sound designer, special effects aficionado, who learnt the craft not in film school or by assisting other film makers but by viewing thousands of movies by other filmmakers he liked, reading books and magazines about technical innovations and watching films accompanied by director’s and technical crew’s commentary. The films of Stanley Kubrick, Milos Forman, Coen Brothers, Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson are his constant source of inspiration.
In his eight years as a director for Sepia Tone Dreams, he has directed numerous ad films, promo campaigns, documentary shots and designed several title sequences and packaging elements.
In the past, he has worked as Commercials director in CNBC -TV 18.
Varun is fine arts graduate from the prestigious Chitrakala Parishad(CKP), Bangalore.
A successful entrepreneur and businessman, Manish is responsible for sourcing funding and structuring of new deals for Flute Song Media. Manish has extensive operational and financial experience in handling various aspects of business, including raising finances and capital restructuring.
He is a voracious reader with an avid interest in financial research.
Arvind has over 15 years of experience in production. His expertise includes budgeting, scheduling, liaising with local production crews and vendors, location scouting and management. At Flute Song Media he is responsible for making sure the projects stay within budget, schedule and deadlines. In the past Arvind has worked for Equus Films and B4U Multimedia producing hundreds of TVCs and promos.
He has also worked as a production manager on Bollywood feature films such as Shanghai and the upcoming, Shamitabh and Mirza Sahibaan.
Shubhra is a postgraduate in fine arts with a focus on digital photography and design.
At Flute Song Media, she handles computer graphics and is an in-house digital artist for all the outputs. In the past she has worked as a product designer at Glue Designs and photographer for various clients such as Vodafone, Air India and McDonalds.
She has also worked as an Apple iPhone Apps designer at Arkenea Technologies.
Kaustubh oversees the entire Post Production activities at Flute Song Media. He has over 15 years of experience as a reputed editor and Post Production supervisor in the film and television industry.
In the past, he has worked with ET Now (Times of India Group) and CNBC- TV 18 as the Chief Editor and Promo Producer. Among other Television networks for which he has rendered services as an editor are ZEE MGM, ZEE Cinema and ZEE TV. Kaustubh has edited numerous prime time Television series, shows and telefilms broadcasted on various reputed networks like Sony Entertainment Television, Star TV Network, ZEE TV. He has also worked as an in-house Editor for ZEE Arabia, UAE.
He has won many awards in his long career including PROMAX/BDA Asia and RAPA for his contribution to the editing.
Amit is a Chartered Accountant with 20 years of experience handling big corporate clients such as SONY and Pepsi. He deals with corporate finance, budgeting, audit, treasury and accounting.
He has been a part of the core team since 2001 and has been responsible for guiding the company in all matters related to finance, accounting and taxation.