Umesh Patel & Maulin Makwana

Umesh Patel & Maulin Makwana

Omni Vibe Films

Director, cinematographer and colorist in Ahmadābād, India

About Umesh

Umesh Patel
83-D, Harasiddhapark, GST Road, Ranip, Ahmedabad, India. PIN 382480
(M) +91 9824363798
umeshaanand@gmail.com

Education
B.Sc. (chemistry) Gujarat University April-1993
Oriented as an editor at Ramoji Film City (Hydrabad) (09/2001)
6 month’s drama direction diploma at TMC

Workshops
10 days acting & drama workshop arranged by C U Shah Arts
College
10 days mime workshop by Padmashree Niranjan Goswami, organized by Sangeet Natak Acadamy and ICCR

Languages
Diploma (B2) in French language from Alliance Française of Ahmedabad
Basic & Advance Certificate course in Sanskrit from Gujarat Vidyapith (2004-05)


Faculty
Faculty at TMC for “Video Film Making diploma” at TMC (Affiliation to Saurashra University, Gujarat) and IGNOU
Faculty for the filmmaking students of CEPT organized by TMC
Faculty editor in filmmaking department at NID
Direction

DIT and color grading for a Bangladeshi film “Paatshala”
Technical direction and workflow design for Gujarati feature film “Shikaar” shot on canon 5D mark 2 to film.
Technical direction and workflow design for Gujarati feature film “Shikaar-2” shot on canon 5D mark 3 to film.
Technical direction and workflow design for Hindi feature film “Haunted House” shot on canon 5D mark 3.
Technical direction and workflow design for Hindi feature film “The stranger in what’s app” shot on Arri Alexa, Canon C 100 and canon 5D mark 3 to film.
Corporate film,"Saradargarh Heritage Hotel" (Rajasthan)
3 documentaries for Information & Broadcasting Department, Gujarat
Documentary "Panchmarhi", for Touching Nature series for ANALA on nature education camp
Advertise film “Relax Furniture”
Directed & edited a docudrama “Mahila Nyay Panch’, on domestic violence issue for VIKAS
Assisted direction and edited a documentary film "Boded Labor" on socio-political issue for VIKAS


Editing
Gujarati feature films “Shikaar 1& 2”
Hindi feature films “Haunted House” and “The stranger in what’s app”
Off line editing of a Marathi film "Hambarada", by Mr. Chandravadan Seth

Three 15 min. documentaries films for Touching Nature Series on nature education camps at Manali, Dalhouse, Mithapur for ANALA
“Beyond Freedom from Bondage” a documentary on bonded labor issue for VIKAS
11 quickies (Divadandi) for ISRO, Ahmedabad
2 documentaries, "Industrial Solid Waste Management" and "Biomedical Solid Waste Management for Gujarat Pollution Control Board, directed by Praful Bhavsar
Film, “Theatre Games” for TMC
Convocation film 2010 & a film for graphics students at National Institute of Design
Documentary for an NGO "ANVIL", running a playgroup for kids
Two 20min documentaries on earthquake rehabilitation for Action Aid (Gujarat)
3 episodes of "Munjharo", directed by Joseph Valakuzhi
3 documentaries “Bharuch Adi Jati Vikas” “Turi Samaj Na Santo”, Surat Jillo Vikas Na Panthe” for Information & Broadcasting department” Gujarat Govt.
NL editor at Gurukrupa Vision Studio, Ahmedabad (8 months)
Worked for a month as an editor in E-TV channel (Ahmedabad) (09/2001)
NLE at World News Service (Tehkikat programs on Jain TV) (Gandhinagar)
Freelance editor at Swayam Communication


Shooting
Documentary on Leadership & Motivational programs at Polo, by Agakhan Trust (Ahmedabad)
Documentary on AIDS by Urban Management Center (2006)
Shot and edited a documentary film “Lathi” for UMC
24 hours archive material on development work at backward region of Jambusar and Bharuch for NGO SAVE (2004)
Documentation on rehabilitation camp for riot victims and backward females at Mt. Abu, for NGO "Sehrweru"
Motivational trekking programs for blind people of blind school (Ahmedabad)
Expedition to trek at height of 14,500 ft. in Himalaya (Manali) for physically challenged students of 'Vikalang Shala' (Uvarsad)
Archive on issue "Bonded Labor" at Jambusar, for VIKAS (2006)
Shot and archived many interviews for TMC archive
Archive material on rehabilitation work done by Scout (Ahmedabad) at Bhuj after earthquake (Jan 2000)

Shot extensively on cameras
Arri Alexa classic Canon C100, 5d Mark 3, Sony's AS7, NX 5, PD 170, 250, Panasonic's 537, 637,

Theatre
Translation & assist. Direction of drama “Gheli” for TMC
Assisted in Script and Direction of play “72 hours” (2012) by playwright director Hasmukh Baradi
Acted and associated in the play "Hathi Raja" for Sangeet Natya Academy, Delhi directed by Kailash Pandya

Softwares
Premier Pro CC, After Effect CC, Photoshop CC, Scenarist, Davinci Resolve and other post production related software and plug-ins

Production
Wrote 2 chapters in the text book for video film maker by University Granth Nirman Board
Associated with Hasmukh Baradi on theater, serial productions and documentary shootings (1995-2014)
Production and post-production of serial "Bhaththi", produced by Hasmukh Baradi
Audio-visual archive handling and Technical adviser at Theatre Media Center
Worked as a Production in-charge for Sakhi Ri... daily (Icon Media) (2002)
Post production of 6 episodes of title "Prerna Nu Jharanu", a motivational program by Jitendra Adhiya (2004)
Design production for “Right Action with the People” presentation cd for an NGO Action Aid
Design production for documentary “Struggle for Right” for an NGO (Action Aid)
Design production for title “Bio-diversity of Ahmedabad” for Centre for Environment

Other Activities
N.C.C Air wing (#2 Gujarat Air Sqn. Ahmedabad) 1991
A.T.C Camp at Ahmedabad (N.C.C Air wing) 1989
Power flying at Gujarat Flying Club (Vadodara) 1992
Model rocketry and aero-modeling at Vikram Sarabhai Community Science Center
Member of Astronomy club run by R.A. Science College (Ahmedabad) (1992-93)

Many bicycle expeditions, most adventurous was from A'bad to Mt, Abu
Basic, Advance, Coaching Rock Climbing course from Gujarat State Mountaineering Institute (Mt. Abu) all with "A" Grade (1993-99)
Ice & Snow Basic Course at Manali from GSMI with "B" grade (1994)
Trekking in Manali organized by GSMI (1995)
Trekking in Narmada Valley by Youth Hostel and Narmada Nigam

Instructed 2 Adventure camps by GSMI at Sembalpani, holding an average strength of 40 students
Managed and instructed more than 7 wilderness camps organized by Auro Adventure Academy at Mt. Abu and Sembalpani
Managed and instructed a trekking camp at Manali for an American team by AAA
Trekking instructor to arrange trekking and camping with Ultimate Adventure

Passed A.S.O.C (Amateur radio) examination held by Ministry of Telecommunications (Govt. of India) and holding amateur radio operating license with call sign: VU3 UKP (1989)
Co-ordinate "National Institute of Amateur Radio" (Andhra Pradesh) to establish wireless clubs at Bhuj, Ahmedabad, and Jamnagar
Installed Wireless stations for Electronik Lab (Ahmedabad)
Member of Gujarat Institute of Amateur Radio and worked as a teacher in wireless training programs

Practiced and taught Tae Fu Do martial arts holding an average students of 50 (Advance Green Belt)
Practiced Wing Tsun martial art for more than 3 years (Green Belt)


Miscellaneous
Knowledge of electronics, electric, computer hardware (Especially video editing system)
Interested in semi classical and folk music Film Music.
Fan of R. D. Burman (a highly acclaimed musician of Hindi movie industry)


Reading
Literature, psychology, Indian philosophy, psychology, physics, occult and anthropology, Indian philosophies,


Name: Umesh Patel & Maulin Makwana

Lives in: Ahmadābād, India

Company: Omni Vibe Films

Occupation: Director, Cinematographer, Colorist and Editor

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