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Mithun P.

India11 reviews

$300 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    5 reviews
  • Documentary DP

    4 reviews
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer

Equipment

Video

  • 2K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • 4K video camera
  • GoPro or equivalent

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig

About Mithun

Mithun Pramanik is a Kolkata-based filmmaker with more than a decade of experience covering regional news and making fiction and documentary films. He has played every role in the production process, including director, director of photography, producer, and editor. While covering news, Mithun often works as a one-man band, shooting, producing and editing all of his own work. He played a key role as a producer and editor in the film 'Fists of Fury' which won a Gracie award for Al Jazeera America in 2014 and he got 42nd Annual Tele Award for his short documentary on Indian Acid attack survivor in 2021. He has dedicated much of the last four years filming India's indigenous peoples, known as Adivasis. His coverage in India ranges from women's rights, to politics and human rights issues.

Top Projects

  • LADY WARRIOR

    • Documentary DP
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    This 75-year-old woman is India's oldest martial arts teacher

    Zinc

    Produced for Zinc on Storyhunter

    August 2017

  • Napkin Man

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Menstruation is a taboo subject in India. Muruganantham, an Indian inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad making machine & has innovated grass-roots mechanisms for generating awareness about traditional unhygienic practices around menstruation in rural India. He has started a revolution in india, selling 1,300 machines & has begun exporting them to developing countries all over the world.

    Zinc

    Produced for Zinc on Storyhunter

    January 2017

  • IndiaJMUattack

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer

    The livestreaming about huge protests happened in Indian for attacking JNU students in Delhi.

  • Kingdom of the Little People

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    It’s a hard life for dwarfs in India. They’re looked down upon everywhere they go. Many of them used to work in circuses as clowns. But 50 dwarves from Assam became part of the worlds only all dwarves theatre group called ‘Mirror’ – Thanks to Prabitra Rava. Today through theatre the Little actors have found respect, dignity & love. They’re now setting up a village with houses fit to themselves.

    Zinc

    Produced for Zinc on Storyhunter

    April 2017

  • Modi's Neoliberalism: Oligarchy vs. India's Working Class

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    India’s far-right BJP government has been ruling for the elite for the past six years. The richest 10% now own 77% of the national wealth, while over 130 million Indians still live in extreme poverty, an economic gap that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuing to widen through his neoliberal project. redfish travelled to several key states in India to discover the extent of Modi’s cronyism.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Translator

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Colorist
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Mithun's Clients

  • Al Jazeera America
  • teleSUR
  • Zinc
  • Pear Video
  • Al Jazeera Digital Newsroom
  • Happs
  • Breakthrough Media
  • redfish GmbH
  • Al Jazeera
  • BBC Reel
  • Deutsche Welle

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