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Rohit Sardesai

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

Location:Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
Phone: +64-0273699363
2 Skills

Aurangabad, India.

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Obtain a worthy position and leverage my skills as a Video Artiste, creative and team lead in order to become a leading multi-talented professional in the industry.


Previous Work experience.
• Web4Me Limited. Auckland, New Zealand.
o Senior Multimedia Specialist.
o Take care of the entire video side of the business.
o Act as a liaison between the clients & Web4Me.
o Handle Video Pre-Production, Client Presentations, Video Production & Post Production.

Freelance Work in New Zealand

• Dreams Immigration Services Ltd. Auckland. August 2013 – Current.
o Freelance Videographer & Video Editor.
o Conducting Testimonial & Interviews of Clients.
o Editing Montages and Testimony videos.
o Adding Motion Graphics and 2D Animations elements.

• Snap Fitness. New Zealand. February – 2014.
o Freelance Senior Videographer.
o Managed a Team of 4 Camera Operators.
o Worked on a schedule of 19 hours spanning 2 days.
o Took care of Lighting, Camera Operating & Sound Recording – On Site.

• The Turkish International Film Festival, 33rd Edition.
o Video Editor. December 2013.
o Motion Graphics Artiste.
o Digital Colorist.

• Project Studios, Auckland. December 2013.
o Freelance Video Editor.
o Edited 3 Minute long Music Video on a tight deadline of 16 hours.
o Rendering the final output for multiple formats such as TV, Internet, Mobile uploads.

• Tomorrowz Madness, Auckland. September 2013.
o Freelance Video Editor.
o Responsible for Editing & launching a Teaser video for the company’s upcoming event.

• Hartcourts Real Estate, Auckland. September 2013.
o Freelance Videographer.
o Shot Live Auction event with 3 Cameras.
o Camera 1 for Audience.
o Camera 2 for Auctioneer.
o Camera 3 for Individuals in Crowd.

• Senior Editor, Colorist, Shoot Supervisor. May 2013 – August 2013.
o Senior Editor for “Theo” A Chinese Documentary Film.
o Shoot Supervisor for the entire schedule.
o Officially selected for Beijing Film Festival, 2013.
o Official Entry for Berlin International Film Festival, 2013.

• Private Tutor March 2013 – July 2013.
o Private Tutor for Students of University of Auckland
My Responsibilities involves the following: -
• Film Making Theories
• Pre-Production Planning
• Production Supervision
• Editing. Theories and techniques
• On-Shoot Supervision
• Post Production. Both theoretical & practical.

• Editor & Visual Effects Artiste May 2013 – Jun 2013
o For Shenanigans Irish Pub Wellington, New Zealand

• Visual Effects Artiste Feb 2013 – Mar 2013
o For Soul Destiny Productions Auckland, New Zealand
o Worked as on-shoot Visual Effects Supervisor
o Digital Visual Effects Artiste

Freelance Work in Australia Oct 2010 – Aug 2011
• School of Asian Studies, The Australian National University:
o Senior Videographer of live events and live performances
o Production supervision
o Video Editing
o Visual effects
• Editor for short films
• Camera assistant for Canberra ACT events.
• Roto work for various Indian projects as freelance Roto Artiste

Studio Work in India PRIME FOCUS LIMITED Feb 2007 – April 2009.
Roto Team Lead & Junior Compositor
• Managed a team of 45 Roto artists
• Responsibilities included managing the Rotoscopy work of other artists, recruiting and training artists and coordinating with overseas offices to ensure quality of deliverables
• Managed projects like Dragonball Evolution, Quantum of Solace, Little Zizzou and large Indian productions like Ghajini, Chandani Chowk to China
o Delivered 48 shots of the X-Files project by managing a team of 12 artists with a 20-hour turnaround, instead of 36 hours deadline given to us
o Recruited and trained a team of 12 artists and supervised their rotoscopy work to deliver an Indian movie project Ghajini project within 25 days
o Took the initiative to manage shot collection, sequencing and quality control of a team of 35 artists after the original supervisor was moved to a different project. Coordinated with multiple offices while simultaneously contributing individually as a roto artist

Online Portfolio Information

1. Music Video.

2. TV Advertisement.

3. Digital Advertisement. (No Sound)

4. Music Video for Auckland based “Project Studios”.

5. Advertisement for Auckland based "Tomorrowz Madness".

6. Official Music Video for "Theo - A Chinese Documentary Film." Made in New Zealand.

7. Show Reel as a VFX & Motion Graphics Artiste.

8. (“Theo” - A Documentary Film I worked on as Senior Editor.)

9. (My IMDB Profile)

10. (LinkedIn Profile)

11. (My Profile on The

All the videos included in my work online, have been either shot or supervised by me.

Media Design School Feb – Dec 2012
Diploma of Visual Effects and Motion Graphics. (With specialization in Videography & Video Editing.) Auckland, New Zealand
• Proficient in Visual Effects with The Foundry Nuke & Adobe After Effects.
• Professional Video Editing.
• Digital Compositing.
• Skilled in lighting, shooting, extracting Green Screen elements.
• Manipulation of Motion Graphics Elements.
• Color Grading.

The Australian National University (ANU) Mar – Dec 2010
Master of Visual Effects (MVFX) Canberra, Australia
• Visualized & created major project displayed by ANU in Honor Archives

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Jun 2001 – Jun 2004
• Bachelor of Commerce (Specialization in Advertising) Aurangabad, India

Volunteer Work.

o Weekend Volunteer for St. Patrick Cathedral Church. March 2012 – Present.
• My Responsibilities includes taking care of Weekly Prayer arrangements.
• Supervisor for Furniture arrangement.
• Taking care of Attendants needs.
• Managing security at the Church during Prayers.

o Weekend Volunteer for Sydney Central Church, CBD. January 2011 – August 2011.
• My Responsibilities includes taking care of Weekly Prayer arrangements.
• Supervisor for Furniture arrangement.
• Taking care of Attendants needs.
• Managing security at the Church during Prayers.
• If required, assist the Video Production team.


o I can provide references on request.
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Video Editing