Originally from Hyderabad, India I,’ve been working in the film business for the past 10 years, most recently with a Student Oscar Nomination in 2015. I’ve lived and worked in Los Angeles with an MFA in Film and Television Production from the prestigious Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. I specialize in Documentary and Non-fiction stories but a huge fan fiction as well. I am currently freelance working as an as a Writer-Producer and Editor.
Please reach out to me if you are looking for a Producer/Editor for your documentary or fiction story.
Name: Narasimha Vivek Rao Nipani
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Editor, Assistant Editor, Camera Operator, Colorist, Content Creator, Data Wrangler, Filmmaker, Line Producer, Location Manager, Post-Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, Producer and Screenwriter
Built to Fail
Film (Documentary) Editorial department Built To Fail follows Bobby Kim founder of The Hundreds as he goes on an intrepid journey to define and document one of the most elusive fashion phenomena of out times, "Streetwear." Only fifty years old, what started in the subcultures of the skate and the punk movement is today a $70 billion dollar industry. Bobby takes a very personal look at the people who were there at the beginning and started it all. From Rick Klotz of FreshJive to Eli Bonerz of X-Large and Stash and Futura of GFS -- they share the stories of their early struggles and what drove them in many cases, unwittingly, to create an industry. Bobby discovers what happened to Don Busweiler of Pervert who famously dropped out at the height of his fame. With Tommy Hilfiger and Russell Simmons Bobby learns how the business changed significantly once real money got involved. Bobby then talks to the latest generation of street wear designers and influencers from A$AP Rocky and Spanto of Born X Raised to Mega from Black Scale ... Written by Matti Leshem
The Hollywood Masters
Television (Biography) Camera and Electrical Department Personal. Provocative. Hollywood's greatest successes reveal the secrets behind their careers.
Congratulations, You're on Your Own: Life After Foster Care
Film (Documentary and Biography) Editorial department A documentary film that follows former foster youth after aging out of care. Each year, roughly 35,000 young adults reach the end of their allotted time in the foster care system and are thrust out into the world to make it on their own - whether they are ready for it or not. These young people are forced to navigate all of the responsibilities of adulthood, many without having sufficient preparation nor the ongoing guidance and safety net that in-tact families can provide during these formative years. Some even go straight from foster care to homelessness. The struggles these youth endure result in higher incidences of incarceration, unemployment, substance abuse, teen parenting, mental health issues and educational difficulties than the rest of the population. Through youth telling their stories, and also by hearing from professionals in the field, it explains how children enter the foster care system, what happens while they are there, and especially how they transition out of it. ...
Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department Restaurant owners call a company, called "mystery diners", when/if they are suspicious about their employees. Sometimes they steal or treat customers badly etc... The company will set up surveillance cameras and use actors to help find evidence that the employees are doing these things, sometimes leading to them getting suspended, fired or sued.
¡Que Viva Efraín!
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department When his favorite grandson denies his Mexican heritage, a cantankerous Mexican patriarch must put aside his pride to reconcile with his Americanized son.
Film (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A general's marriage is destroyed when a vengeful lieutenant convinces him that his new wife has been unfaithful. An adaption of the play by William Shakespeare.
A Tale of Two Veils
Film (Documentary and Short) Camera and Electrical Department Two women struggle to overcome adversity while facing a patriarchal government in their village. Poverty and illiteracy hinder Jassu Bai from feeding her family so she seeks help from Sadna, an activist in her community, who in turn is struggling to fight the patriarchal mindsets that continue to exist in their society.
That Could've Been
Film (Documentary and Short) Editor Women safety in India is being questioned after the rise of rapes and sexual abuses as the director tries to question is India safe for women, after his family personally experienced horrifying situation regarding woman safety , the documentary tries to cover the thin line between standing against oppression or just acting as a bystander . Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department When there is a shakeup at a small B-movie production company, the assistants and interns reevaluate their career goals against the ticking time bomb of their waning twenties.
Etude Op.10 No.3
Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Camera and Electrical Department This is a non-sync movie about Vincent, a very successful surgeon, who's on his deathbed. His soul comes out his body, tries to apologize to one of his patients before he dies.
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Exploring the dynamics of a classroom setting, and the changing relationships between twelve classmates on lock down during a school shooting.
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department After tragically separated, soul mates reunite in another life.
Dream of a Lullaby
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department A pregnant young woman, Alexandra, who begins to notice clues, which indicate the existence of another woman in her marriage, finally finds the mysterious woman is her younger self when their love was still fresh and vivid.
The Wedding Dress
Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The Wedding Dress follows a wedding dress through three generations of women of the same family in an exploration of love and marriage. Each act takes place in a different period of flux in mores and attitudes towards sex, religion, sexual orientation and race, and each potential marriage represents people struggling with the new ways of being. Written by TWD
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department An ex-con crashes his daughter's wedding so he can walk her down the aisle, only to find no one wants him there.
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Producer Arts teacher Ariel was hired by the Handley family for painting lessons of kids. At what seemed to be a friendly relationship soon turned into a lustful passion between Ariel and Tara. During a passionate encounter between the two, Tara's husband and her kids unexpected return back from a canceled swimming session. The couple caught off guard, Tara forces Ariel to hide in her closet. She has to decide between Tara's deceit of false promises or her love... Written by Anonymous
Chris' Happy Night
Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Chris' Happy Night is a comedy about a boy student wants to pursue a prostitute, but is treated as a gigolo at the end.
Film (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Camera and Electrical Department This is a city, an unhappy city. A clown and citizens here live in a routine. One day, a little boy chasing behind a big balloon runs into the city. The routine tempo has been changed.
Before Night Falls
Film (Short, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Nan looks at her corpse lying on the hospital bed. What could she do in the last moment of her life? How could she face her death?
Film (Drama) Editorial department Sapna and Manu enter a new world during the time of unparalleled prosperity and the late 90's American excesses. One arrives with bright eyes destined to be tempted. The other, skeptical, soon to be deceived by a mirage. During their search to make their lives complete, decisions are made which will alter their planned course. Trade Offs is an intriguing and witty tale about the greed and temptation that often accompany dreams and desires. A film shot through a cultural lens, but universal in theme. Trade Offs goes beyond what is obvious to explore the shades of gray. No culture has monopoly on greed and temptation. We all are temptful, greedy and lustful. We all make trade-offs. Don't we? Written by Anonymous
Film (Short) Editor Add a Plot »
Film (Drama) Editor American Addiction, an epic drama focussing on the plight of a young man chasing his dreams, is a dramatic depiction of the path taken by a South Asian individual seeking to make a feature film. The film deals with the clash faced by South Asians when balancing culture and passion, as well as the frailties of the human ego. It expresses the power of the human soul when driven by passion and the extent to which that passion both leads and blinds and individual in his quest for success. Written by Anonymous
Best Documentary, Film Outside The Frame
Promotion of Social Justice, Film Outside The Frame
Student Academy Nomination 2015
Documentary Finalist, Norwich International Film Festival
Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)