Vivek began his career in the entertainment industry working as a DIT in Mumbai, India . Having found his calling card, he later went on to assisting some of India's top cinematographers like Vishal Sinha, Manoj Shetty and Sunita Radia as their 2nd and 3rd Assistant Camera on several feature films and commercial productions.
After realizing his innate knack for Production and his love for filming in un-controlled environments, he set out to freelance his production and editing skills as a 'one man shop' for many non profit organizations like PETA, Aajeevika Bureau, Divya Disha and several others across India.
With his latest passion for Editing and all things in Post- Production, he now works as an Assistant Editor at a reputable reality production house in Culver City.
Having won best documentary and social justice awards for his latest Short film 'A Tale of Two Veils', a short doc about women from a rural village in Rajasthan, India, standing up to the patriarchal mindsets of their community. His passion to tell stories that voices an opinion on human rights environmental or social justice subjects, inspired him pursue this film.
Vivek is now currently developing his next feature length project aside from traveling across the Americas and learning newer cultures.
Name: N Vivek Rao Nipani
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Editor and Producer