Atiksh Entertainment Private Limited is an independent entertainment company set in India and deals in Media Consulting & Production of Videos, Shorts & Features. Within few years of inception, the company has co-produced an international feature, produced a multi award winning film, curetted an international film festival & developed corporate videos for multinational clients. Currently, the company has multiple features in development, including, ‘The Thug’, a psychological drama about an ancient Indian Cult.
The first feature of the company was ‘SWEN’, which it co-produced and completed in late 2012. A challenging film, it has been shot in geographically diverse locations of India with an equally diverse international crew. World Premiered at International Director’s Lounge Berlin 2013, SWEN has started international festival circuit with awards and selections at film festivals in Mexico, USA, Germany, Greece, South Africa, and India.
The first short film of the company was ‘Visible Bra Straps’, an Indo-Italian English Featurette shot in India and Italy with cast & crew from both the countries. It went on to become a pioneer film from India and was selected and awarded at 24 international film festivals. It was also the Official Indian Nomination to Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2011 at Brisbane. Shorts International (United Kingdom), which is the exclusive buyer of all Oscar Nominated Short Films, later acquired the worldwide distribution rights of Visible Bra Straps, and it became the first Indian film to be acquired by them.
The company was also the Creative & Logistic Consultant to Global Cinema Festival 2009, organized by Film Federation of India in collaboration with State Government of Madhya Pradesh. Curetted more than 250 films from 57 countries in a weeklong event in October 2009.
The company regularly develop projects and work for international fashion houses. The first fashion video of the company 'India Says' was made for Fashion Designer 'Jaya Misra' and it was featured at Miami International Fashion Film Festival and London Fashion Film Festival. Later the second fashion video 'Together', shot at Thailand in collaboration with a Russian Team was selected at Mercedes Benz Bokeh International Fashion Film Festival South Africa ; it being the only Indian Video in the line-up featuring fashion video giants. Post that company has developed many more internationally recognized fashion videos, including "The Call of the Tarots", which was the only Indian Fashion Film to feature in 3 International Fashion Film Festivals in 2015.
The first Music Video of the company 'Ek Dua' is shot in Six Countries Portugal, Spain, France, Turkey, Russia and UAE. The video was released on "Keep Rolling Films" in 2015 and is touching close to a hundred thousand Views. Another Music Video Single tiltled "She & Me", which is completely shot in Moscow and is done by American Singer "Jill Gioia" will be released by mid of 2016.
Apart from this the company has developed Tailor-made Corporate Films for many Multinational Clients, such as: Gunnebo (Sweden), Gulbrandsen (USA), Heidelberg (Germany), Lanxess (Germany), Sewells Group (UK), Godrej (India).
Shilpa Sharma – The founder director and in-house producer at AEPL. She has bachelors & masters in information technology. An eye to creativity and flawless logistics are her forte. She has also done styling in many in-house projects and she is responsible for running the overall operations of AEPL.
Ajitesh Sharma – The founder director and in-house director at AEPL. He is a technocrat with bachelors in mechanical engineering & masters in production technology. He also has an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
In past he has served Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as a scientist and Reliance Big Pictures as a senior manager. He has an excellent track record with scholarships, awards, certifications, memberships, and technical papers in his name.