A young and dynamic film mix engineer based out of Mumbai, Pingal is one of the youngest expert certified Pro Tools trainers in India. He has worked with Prime Focus as an assistant film mixing engineer on India’s only dual-operator ICON D-Control film mix stage with multiple Pro Tools HD systems, he has also worked on many well-known Bollywood and other regional Indian language films during his near-decade long career. He has a Bachelors of digital film Making and recording Arts degree from the university of Dibrugarh He has Two Diplomas in Audio Engineering from SAE (Byron Bay, Australia) and Digital Film making from Navitas (SAE) (Perth, Australia) and an expert-level Pro Tools certification from Alchemea College of Audio Engineering, London, UK.
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Live Sound Engineering
Mujeeb Dadarkar is an Electronics Engineer also holding a Diploma in Studio Recording from Full Sail Recording Workshop, Orlando, U.S.A. Has been a recording engineer and technical consultant to the Audio/ Video industry since 1983. Has also designed and custom built various electronic equipment for specific application in the field.
Acting as consultant to Indian National Theatre, Bombay since 1984. Has designed and implemented their Audio/ Video studio, and been involved with the recording of several of their productions. Has also custom-built to their requirement various lighting control equipment. Was actively involved in the setup of M/s RAVE’s Audio studio in May 1986, and their Video studio in May 1987. Worked with them as consulting Audio/ Video Post-Production engineer 1986-88. Involved as Engineering Consultant with M/s Progress Electronics, Bombay from 1988
to 1992 for the design and development of their tape duplication and tape tailoring systems.Designed and installed the complete Public Address/ Sound system at the Patidar Stree Samaj Auditorium, Bombay under contract to their architects M/s Shirish Mehta & Associates in January 1988. He is a very experienced person in his field.He is a dedicated teacher, and gets the Best Out of his students.
Electronic Music Production
Has Learned PIANO: Grade 1-8 (theory and Practical) From Trinity Guildhall (Trinity College Of London) year 2006-2009. Has worked on many projects and has more than 12 years of experience in this field.
He has also worked as a Music Teacher for Khar Gujarat Research Society and since then he developed interest in Teaching .
He has worked as a Music Composer and Arranger for T-Series ( Album MOHABBAT Sound Track ” TERA ISHQ JEE PAUUN”). He has also Worked as a Assistant Engineer For Movie “Men Will Be Men”.
He has Done the Cover videos for Songs Like Jumme Ki Raat, Tattad Tattad, Sunn Raha Hai, Mirrors, Locked Out Of Heaven, Counting Stars, Maron 5, ColdPlay, Happy, Inteha ho gayi, Roop Tera Mastana, Gulaabi Aankhein.
Electronic Music Production
Sumanta Das started his musical journey at the age of 16 when he took formal vocal training he was passionate about music and decided to turn it into a career. He completed his sound engineering from SAE Mumbai, after which he started assisting, composing and arranging music for various TV programs . He is an excellent teacher. His teaching techniques are very practical- based thus providing the students with first- hand experience in music production. He makes sure that the students grasp the concept thoroughly, thus preparing them to work skilfully in the industry. His repertoire includes.
D3 (Dil Dosty Dance), Making of RA1 ,word match ,luck luck ki baat, Yeh Parinde, Ishaan. Songs for Big CBS , Arrange & mix for AM Radio, Ad score for Daima production, Songs produced for Twilight productions, MEN will be Men, he has also done live shows and composed music for kingfisher .
Raviraj Panchal believes that a person should be creatively as well as technically proficient to create a mark in the industry! Raviraj is a postgraduate in sound engineering from The Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. He has worked on a number of short films and documentaries, one of which had been screened at IFFI Goa and MIFF Italy. Apart from being a sound engineer he is a singer and a musician. He plays Guitar, Piano and tabla. He composes music for jingles and background scores for films. He is a dedicated teacher, and gets his students completely involved in every class.
Abhinav Patankar is an experienced professional, dedicated AV technician, who started his sound engineering career by studying at one of the premier sound institutes. Having being top of his class, he became the youngest head of department to lead one of India’s leading live music venue brands, blueFROG Pune. Abhinav is a recurring visiting faculty member at some of the best sound engineering schools in India.
Currently Abhinav is the FoH engineer for Hari&Suhkmani, the Punjabi folktronica duo, Maati Baani, Gujarati folk rock, Moonstruck Project, who specialize in funk music and Across Seconds, a Bombay based post rock act. He is also the system engineer for the ‘Outline’s flagship model GTO’ and ‘DnB’s V series’ in Gujarat and ‘Meyer Sound’s Leopard’ in Pune.
Abhinav has travelled extensively for live sound engineering. Some of the countries he has visited are Azerbaijan, Oman, Dubai, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia. The festivals that Abhinav has worked on and successfully mixed at are as follows:
The Grub Fest
Wonderflip Music Festival Vh1 Supersonic Music Festival Taalbelia
Abhinav has worked with some of the biggest names in India and internationally including Eric Prydz, Pandit Bikram Ghosh, Purbayan Chatterjee, Hang Massive, V. Selva Ganesh, Lucky Ali, Soulmate, Indian Ocean, Prem Joshua, Parikrama, Euphoria, Gilby Clarke,
Abhinav has been nominated by the prestigious Indian Recording Arts Academy at the IRAA Awards at Palm Expo 2016 for the category “Best Live Sound Engineer”. Also, During his tenure at blueFROG, the venue had won many prestigious awards such as the INCA Awards for “The Best Performance Venue 2016”, Times Nightlife Award for “The Best Nightclub 2016”. He has an incredible work ethic and is one of India’s finest sound engineers.
Avinash Oak has a Diploma in Cinema ( sound engineering and sound recording ) from The Film & TV Institute Of India, Pune.He was with Western Outdoor media technologies ltd, for nearly 20 years. He has recorded songs for feature films like Maachis, Tere Mere Sapne, Sarfarosh ,Gadar , Albela , Bade Miyan Chote Miyan,
Pyar to Hona Hi tha , Jab Pyar Kisise hota hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Leela , Pinjara, Pyar Ishq Mohabbat and Aakriet ( Marathi).
He also has private albums called Marasim by Jagjit Singh & Gulzar, Mere Watan Ke Logo – Lata Mangeshkar , Cry for cry -Jagjit Singh, Husn-e-Ghazal – Ghulam Ali, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi & Pt Jasraj and many more… He has been an Engineer and Partner at Neosonic Recording Studio.