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Pranay Nichani

Pranay Nichani


Story Seeker

Media Specialist / Assistant Editor

Toronto, ON - 2018-23

Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story

Banger Films: Doc Feature

Dir: Michael Mabbott; 
Editor: Mike Munn

Eye of the Hurricane

The Red Car : Doc Feature

Dir: ; Peter Thurling; Prod: Joan Schafer
Editor: Dave Kazala

Black Life: A Canadian History

Studio 112 / CBC: Docu Series

Dir: Nadia Louis; Prod: Leslie Norville;
Editor: Mike Munn


Scarborough Pictures / CBC Gem

Short Doc Series. Prod: Amar Wala; Soko Negash

Editor: Caitlin Durlak

72 Summit Series
Mercury Films: CBC Docu Series

Dir/Prod: Nick de Pencier; Robert MacAskill; Ravi Baichwal;
Editor: Mike Munn

Evil By Design
Blue Ant Media
3 Episode CBC/Stars Docu Series
Dir: Deb Wainwright | Editors: Pamela Bayne; Deb Palloway; Barry McMann

Prod: Kim Creelman; Sup: Jeff Bessner

To Kill a Tiger

National Film Board |NoticePicturesInc

Dir: Nisha Pahuja | Editor: Dave Kazala, Mike Munn

Prod: Cornelia Principe; David Oppenheim


Freeframe Entertainment

Dir: Michael Allcock | Editor: Dan Hawkes

Prod: Samara Truster


Red Queen Productions

Dir: Maya Gallus | Editor: Dave Kazala

Prod: Howard Fraiberg

Where I Am (NFB Covid Films)

National Film Board

Dir: Various | Editors: Roslyn Kalloo

Sonia Togobo

Prod: Lea Marin; Justine Pimlott

(Avid Media Composer)

Fear of Dancing

Breakout Media | Tortuga Films

Feature Documentary

Dir: Michael Allcock | Editor: Dan Hawkes

Prod: Lalita Krishna

Bangla Surf Girls
Insync Media,
Chicken and Egg Pictures
Feature Documentary
produced by Lalita Krishna

Untying the Knot
Insync Media | Documentary Channel
Feature Documentary
produced by Lalita Krishna

The Nine
Berkeley, CA - 2014-15
Independent feature directed by Katy
Grannan and produced by Marc Smolowitz

• Prepping the project for editing
• Organizing footage and logs
• Creating and managing workflows
• Prepping and delivering for final sound
• Creating assemblies and outputs for
editing and online
• Troubleshooting and providing
technical support
• Managing workflow for subtitles
• Co-ordinating and managing
translators and other team members
• Animating vector graphics and text on
Adobe After Effects CC


Eye of the Hurricane

The Red Car : Doc Feature

Dir: ; Peter Thurling; Prod: Joan Schafer
As Additional Editor.

Toronto, ON 2024

Professor - Non-Fiction Editing - Seneca College@ York University

Course: Documentary and Non-Fiction Media Production. (Documentary Film Institute w/ Sunny Yi and John Haslett Cuff)

Toronto, ON - 2022 - Present

Citizenship, a Canadian Conversation

Toronto, ON - 2023
Feautre Documentary for Sound Venture Films and Canadian Geographic Society

Dir: Sun-Kyung Yi

It Happens to Us

Toronto, ON - 2023
Short Narrative Fiction- Canada Arts Council

Dir: Anubhav Singh


Salt+Light TV

Toronto, ON - 2022 - 2023
Documentaries for Magazine Style TV Shows :

Behold; FAITOC, etc

National Film Board (NFB- Ontario)

Toronto, ON - 2020 -21

Prod: Anita Lee, Kate Vollum

Open Immersion lab with ImagineNATIVE 

Trailer video, and pitch videos for 'Paypura',

'A long time ago', and 'Game of strife'

Intel SuperComputing - Globacore

Toronto, ON 2021

Corporate Videos for Intel.

Schneiders Winter Grilling -The Hatchery

Toronto, ON - 2021

Multiple social media videos for the winter

grilling campaign

Shopper's Drug Mart - Friends & Enemies

Toronto, ON 2021
Health Care and Virtual Care Videos for SDM

Global Pluralism Award Video - Route Eleven

Toronto, ON 2021
Short Docs featuring Global Pluralism Award winners.

Royal LePage

Toronto, ON - 2021

Motion Graphics using google earth studio

locations across Canada

TRANSFER - Resolve Films

Toronto, ON - 2020

Short film - Won Best Editing at International British Film Fest 2020

The Brand Factory

Toronto, ON - 2020

Docu-style and Web commericals for various Clients such as - Menkes, Tridel, Brixton

7 Dale, Kylemore, etc

Anton - Circling Home;

Toronto, ON - 2020

Motion Graphics for feature Documentary

Prod: Katy Swailes; Dir: Dennis Mohr

Salt+Light TV
Toronto, ON - 2019
Segment for Magazine Style TV Show.


University Health Network

Toronto, ON - 2019

Ads for Toronto General and Western Hospitals.

Buchanan Group

Toronto, ON - 2019

TV ads for Medifacts / Brand Power;

Theraflu, Polysporin, Crest 3D White Strips

DMS Video
Vaughan, ON - 2019

Editing Videos for various DMS clients on Contract Basis.

National Film Board (NFB - Ontario)

Toronto, ON - 2019

Edited the 2019 Producer's Reel for the National Film Board of Canada.

Editor / Motion Graphics Artist - LA-INC

Toronto, ON - 2019
Created two Marketing Videos for LA inc developer clients - 'United' and 'Sunday'


Editor / Motion Graphics Artist - InSync Media

Toronto, ON - 2019

Created a series of Motion Graphic Videos for feature doc 'Untying the Knot'.

Editor; DP - Real Life Stories, LA-INC
Toronto, ON - 2018
Documentary style commercials.
Nominated for Best Long Video under
Marketing Category for BILD Awards 2019

Editor; DP - The Things We Carry
(Mira Godard Gallery), TP Films

Toronto, ON - 2018
Short Film on Artist Michael Thompson’s
exhibit ‘The Things We Carry’

Jutta's Atonement

Toronto, ON -2018

Dir: Theresa Bonello

Short Documentary | official selection at 'Rendezvous with Madness' Film Festival

Rune Entertainment
Toronto, ON - 2017-18
AD for GMC Sierra, GMC Acadia,
Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Cruze
Commercials (Agency: IsoBar)
Loblaws Canada 150 - Taste of Canada
Commercial Videos. (Agency: 6 degrees)

Various, Calira Media
Toronto, ON - 2016-17
Editing Media for multiple clients

Castrol Squadrann
Episode 3 & 4, Rannvijay Singha

Mumbai, India - 2016
Rannvijay Singha and Castrol
Motorbike stunts webseries

Illusion Bound
Dir: Jagadish Metla
Mumbai, India - 2016
Independent feature film

Vox Parables
Mumbai, India 2015-16
Zandu Balm Mood Video
TVC for Dabur’s Zandu Balm
Mentho Plus Balm Tamil
Mentho Plus Tamil TVC starring Ravana
Fair & Handsome - Winter Cream
Casted and Edited Fair & Handsome
Winter Cream TVC

John McNeil Studio
Berkeley, CA - 2014
Edited various corporate videos such as
Microsoft, Samsung, CapCom, etc

Editor; DP - Ploughed Lives
Mumbai, India - 2010
A short documentary about farmer
suicides in rural Maharashtra, produced
by University of Westminster, London

Direction / Production

Director - Various, And Media
Mumbai, India - 2015-16
Directing, Writing, Cinematography
undertaken for various corporate
projects for clients like Godrej, Navratna,
JWC, Parle, etc

Production Coordinator, Stuart Stone

San Francisco, CA - 2014
Two State Farm TV commercials

Production Assistant, Warner Brothers/
Village Roadshow/New Line Cinemas

San Francisco, CA - 2014
San Andreas, feature film starring
Dwayne Johnson

Production Assistant, Mortarotti -
Ramirez Productions

San Francisco, CA - 2014
For Vote Yes on Prop A, PSA for
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Casting Director, New Horizon Pictures

San Francisco, CA - 2013-14
For Art School of Horrors (Feature Film)
Coordination, Logistics, etc for entire
cast of the film

Director/Writer, The Exotic Others
San Francisco, CA - 2013

Documentary short film, nominated for
Best Documentary at Epidemic Film

Audition Manager, Israni

Mumbai, India - 2008
Conducted Auditions for advertisements
and soap operas for various National TV


Humber College
Postgraduate Certificate
Toronto - 2018
Radio Broadcasting

DFI - Seneca
Postgraduate Certificate
Toronto - 2017
Documentary and Non-Fiction Media

Academy of Art University
Masters of Fine Arts
California - 2014

Rajeev Menon’s Mindscreen Film Institute
Associate Degree
Chennai - 2010

University of Mumbai
Bachelor of Mass Media
Mumbai - 2009

Best Editing for Short Film 'Transfer' at International British Film Festival 2020

Best Long Video BILDA Awards

Toronto, ON -2019

Inspirational Leadership Award for Crisis
L.S Raheja College

First Prize in Rotaract Short Film Festival

‘Freak’uency; Blitzkrieg
1st rank in Radio Jockeying contest

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