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UTTARAYAN DEB

mobile: +91 98743 27501 / 94331 27501

email: uttarayan@uttarayandeb.com

website: www.uttarayandeb.com


Academically trained and with 20 years of Productive & Administrative experience as a Creative Director, Writer and the Leader of Programming team in quest of professional enrichment opportunities in Television, Print and Radio Programming in Media & Broadcast Industry and as well in Academic .


========== APERCU ==========  

  • 2016 [March, 2016 to till date] Mentor-Faculty (Asst. Professor) Film Making at KL University, Vijayawada.
  • 2013 – 2016 [January, 2013 to February, 2016]: Media Consultant and Media Trainer.
  • 2011 – 2012 [ Sep, 2011 to Dec, 2012]: Programming Head of Reliance 92.7 BIG FM, Kolkata, RBNL.
  • 2010 – 2011[Apr, 2010 to Mar, 2011]: Programming Head of Aakaash Bangla (Satellite TV Channel).
  • 2010 [Jan, 2010 to Mar, 2010]: Senior Manager Programming of Zee Bangla.
  • 2009 [Feb, 2009 to Dec, 2009]: Creative Head and Programming Head of RCTV (Non-fiction Programme based 24 hours TV Channel under the RCTV Pvt. Ltd).
  • 2006 – 2008 [Sep, 2006 to Dec, 2008]: Founder, Station Head, Creative Head of CCN Binodan (Non-fiction Programme based 24 hours TV Channel under the Cable Combine Communications Network Pvt. Ltd).
  • 1995 – 2006: Worked as a Freelance Director, Cameraman, Editor, Writer in several Projects. Such as –

Musical

  • The only full length Bengali Music Video ever casted on MTV and Channel V till date.

Concept, Script, Camera, Editing and Direction by me. Singer: Usha Utthup.

  • Above 900 Music Video Projects in 8 years, especially for HMV SAREGAMA Music Company.
  • Song based Tele Magazine Programme GANER ARGHYA for Kolkata Doordarshan, on behalf of HMV SAREGAMA Music Company which continued more than 1 year.
  • Spiritual Non-fiction Programme ANAND VILAS for Zee Bangla, continued more than 1 year.
  • Special (On-Line) Programme: CLINIC ALL CLEAR MUSICAL NIGHT on 31st December 2000, for Kolkata Doordarshan (First time as an Out-Side Producer & Director on behalf of HMV SAREGAMA).
  • New Years Programme on 31st December 2001, for E-TV (worked as Director).
  • The Video Project of BISWABANGA SAMMELAN on Behalf of of WEST BENGAL.
  • Patriotic Music Video Disc Project (first time in India) VANDEMATARAM of Calcutta Choir of HMV SAREGAMA Music Company.
  • Many Theme Music Video Disc Projects for SAREGAMA-HMV, SAGARIKA Music

Fiction

  • Regional Feature Film: MAO MORE BHAGABAN (Best Director Award in NBFF).
  • Telefilm: FERA, casting Mamata Sankar & Bodhisattya Majumder(Best Telefilm Award in NBFF).
  • Telefilm: MUSHKILASAAN, casting Biplabketan Chakraborty, Soma Bhattacharya (Awarded in NBFF).
  • Telefilm, JANAK JANANI, casting Mamata Sankar, Biswajit Charaborty & Bhaskar Banerjee.

Documentary

  • English Fictive Documentary Film Project for VES (NGO). The Film was accumulated many International appreciation from various Foreign Countries.
  • Many Documentary Film Projects for Kolkata Doordarshan.

Corporate

  • Ground Promotional Film of NAVRATNA Oil of EMAMI.
  • Television Commercial for FIXTIGHT
  • Television Commercial for FLAVOURS Ice Cream.

========== PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS ==========

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Conducting the secession (Theory and Practical) and coordinating the Semester end Project.
  • Preparing the Syllabus, Course Handout, Secession Plan, Question Bank.
  • Evaluation of Exam copies and preparing the Score card.
  • Conducting the Internal and External Lab exams.
  • Counseling the Students to develop their skill and performance.
  • Motivating to the Students to fix their target in carrier.
  • Sharing the experience and the knowledge for how to bridge to the Media and Broadcast Industry.
  • Presenting the clear and updated competitive scenario of the Media and Broadcast Industry.
  • Fixing the Monthly and Semester plan.
  • Responsible for handling the Television & Radio Programming (Live & Recorded) and Show ideation.
  • Research and Designing the Station Programming strategy and objective set.
  • Providing effective leadership to the entire Programming team ensuring quality output from every member.
  • Assistance and Direction the Performance up gradation to the RJs, Anchors and In/Out house Producers.
  • Coordinating the Live and Recorded contests and prizes with the coordination of Sales and Programming team.
  • Deciding and Fixing the Station Monthly FPC.
  • Ensuring the Assistance to the Music Manager for the Music policy of the Station as per the competitive study.
  • Ideation, Planning and proper On Air/Ground execution of special Events and Festivals on regular basis.
  • Ideating new Promos, Bug Logos, Aston-bands and Teasers in collaboration with the Promo & Graphics team.
  • Ideation, Planning, proper execution, consultation and co-operation with Sales and Marketing department.
  • Creative support to the Sales team on programme integration.
  • Competition Mapping and proactively counter planning Competitor strategies.

Additional Credentials

  • Published Serial Short Stories RATER SHES TRAIN in monthly family magazine Totthokendra.
  • Regularly publishing Short Stories, Serious & Humorous Articles, Special Report in different leading Bengali News papers, such as Ananda Bazaar Patrika, Uttarbanga Sambad
  • Radio Talk Writer (Humorous) and Presenter in AIR.
  • Creative Direction in several Fiction and Non Fiction


========== AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENT ========== 

  • International Pixoto Photo Award and Viewbug Photo Award in Still Photography, 2014.
  • Best Director Award in Film making, 1st North Bengal Film Festival, 2008.
  • Best Docu-Feature Award, 1st North Bengal Film Festival, 2008.
  • Best Director Award in Tele Film making, 2nd North Bengal Film Festival, 2010.
  • MTV and Channel V approved Music Video Creator.

========== PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENTS ==========

  • Examiner of MA final year at RBU, in areas of Mass Communication, Videography and Drama.
  • Guest Lecturer of Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication & Video Production at the NBU.
  • Consultant Trainer in Film Direction, Camera, Editing, Script Writing, Acting, RJ and


========== EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS ========== 

  • 4 years Diploma in Television Programme Production from WINGARD, Kolkata with specialization in the areas like: Direction, Camera, Editing, Sound Recording and Script Writing.
  • Sangeet Prabhakar degree in Music (Percussion – Tabla).

========== ACADEMIA ==========

  • MA. in Fine Arts – Drama (Direction) from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.
  • BA. (Hons) in Fine Arts – Drama from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata

========== PERSONAL DOSSIER ==========

  • Date of Birth : 5th December, 1969.
  • Address :

i] 399, Block – BJ, Salt Lake, Sector II, Kolkata, WB, India, Pin – 700 091.

ii] 1st Floor, Block B, Asharani Apartment, 54K, Girish Ghosh Sarani, Hakimpara, Word No. 16,  Siliguri, WB, India, Pin – 734 001.

  • Languages :           Bengali, Hindi, English.

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