Neel, Tuhin and Mrinal run Bandstand Entertainment to live so many lives in just one. Read on to know more about these young filmmakers.
Tell us about your life journey in brief?
We are Bandstand Entertainment, we started back in september 2014 when Tuhin while interning at ‘TVF'(The Viral Fever) met Neel who was fired from ‘The Wedding Filmer’. One day,while sitting at Bandstand (Mumbai), we came up with this idea of setting up a digital agency and we named it after that place as a tribute.Then, Mrinal,who is from an engineering background left his placement and came on board.
Since then no looking back.
What prompted you to become filmmakers?
It is simply amazing how you get to live so many lives in just one. You play so many roles,you draft so many stories.
We at Bandstand Entertainment feel that when people get to see and appreciate what we imagine in our heads,is something that will keep on prompting us to become better filmmakers.
Tell us about your team, if you have?
Currently,Bandstand Entertainment consist of three members Tuhin (CEO,Founder) Neel Nigam(Director,Founder) and Mrinal(Creative Director,Co-founder)
As of now,we hire freelancers for our project.But very soon,we will be on a hiring spree.
How many/ What kind of movies you have made?
We currently make digital ad films and viral videos for brands.Till now we have made approx. 7-8 of them and many are still in the pipeline.
We will be entering into short film business very soon
What is your dream/ vision?
Two-Three years down the lane, we will see Bandstand Entertainment competing with the best digital creative agencies in the market.
What inspires you or keeps you going?
Our Motto: “Come, See and Conquer”
Any fun/ memorable incident?
When you are on an entrepreneurial journey, it is both fun and memorable.
What advice you’d like to give to someone who is interested/newbie in film making?
Filmmaking is a game of patience and hard word. All the folks out there,don’t lose hope and keep on trying.
The struggle that you are going across today will define you in the future.
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