We’re All About the People
Indegenous People Media has been producing video solutions since 2000 and delivering happiness & joy to society successfully. The company was established by Mr Prabal Mahto with a belief of showcasing ingenuity in it's finest form.
By the course of time, the company and the team has emerged with more and more compelling and prolific stories, meanwhile made a well-known name in the field of media production and filmmaking.
MEET THE TEAM
Our team is incredibly passionate about their work - from the initial creative process to the nitty-gritty details. We are a group of highly driven professionals that are ready to dedicate their time, speciality and expertise to create masterpieces.
Founder | Writer
Experience of more than three decades in various forms of media – print, radio and TV.
Started as a journalist in 1984 and worked with several leading Regional as well as National Newspapers.
In Electronic Media since 1993 as researcher, writer and director. Worked with numerous production houses on various subjects ranging from Corporates to CSR, Advertisements & Promotional to Documentary and Short films to full-length Feature Films.
He was associated with “WOMAN BETRAYED” (Best Short Film on Social Issues in 41st National Awards, India, 1994) as an associate director and researcher. “VEER BINJHWAR” (Nominated in National Competition Section at MIFF 2004) a documentary film on the Binjhwar Tribes of Chhattisgarh was also written and directed by him. Prabal Mahto has Written, Directed & Produced feature films amongst which “BARDU” – a Santhali feature film has won 8 AISFA Awards in 2014 including Best writer, best director and best film.
Writer | Communicator
Abhijit Sinha is a journalist with 30+ years of experience in print and documentary films.
He has worked in the national and international arena as Editor - Oman Economic Review (Muscat), Joint Editor - Sahara Time, Assistant Editor - Hindustan Times, Joint News Editor/Chief of Bureau - Sunday Observer (New Delhi edition), and Special Correspondent - The Asian Age (New Delhi).
As Media Advisor to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) from Nov 2008 to Oct 2010, he developed ‘communication policy frameworks’ for World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and projects with central and state governments, MNCs, UNDP/UNEP, national/international NGOs; media; and global academic institutes (Yale, Columbia).
He is a member of several professional groups in regional cooperation (economy-environment-media) and provides training on these topics to media and IAS/IPS/IFS officers (FRI Dehradun).
Music Director | Project Partner
Priyadarshan Pathak belongs to the Amta Gharana (Darbhanga) of Dhrupad singers. Related to Late Sri Ram Chatur Mallik and Sri Siyaram Tiwary. One of his elders, Sri Kameshwar Pathak is a noted Thumri and Tappa singer of the Gaya school of light classical music.
He was selected by ICCR, New Delhi to represent India in the Festival International “De’ la Mer” held in Mauritius in 1987 as the music director of a ballet titled ‘Jeevan Chakra’ in Bhojpuri. Also, he was associated with renowned Kathak dancer of Delhi Shrimati Shovana Narayan for a long period, as a music composer for several of her ballet performances. He was also selected as the Choir Director in the 9th Youth Festival of Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi and especially composed the famous poem BHATKA MEGH of Srikant Verma.
He has composed background score and songs for several Feature Films, Tele Serials, Tele Films, TV Commercials, Corporate AVs, Jingles, Spots, Kathak dance ballets and music albums in various languages.
“Jack of All” could be the sum-up for this fellow.
An Electronics & Communication Engineer turned documentary film-maker, has about a decade of experience in film-making and production. A will to explore, to know more and to be an efficient storyteller led him to have a diverse skill set, ideas and imagination.
He has undertaken Third Party Communication Projects with government departments - states and central, Corporates, NGOs and private parties.
His focus area includes Tribal Culture, socio-economic and infrastructural development, CSR and NGO activities, Corporate promotions and Entertainment.
Consulting CTO | Project Partner
A professional Web Designer turned UI/UX Consultant who has always been curious about the Science behind User Interface of digital products.
Co-founded OptumeIT Solutions, a startup that focuses on creating a better end-user experience through meaningful, thoughtful Interface/Experience Designs.
Having worked on over 50+ projects for clients in over 5 continents and have helped several companies to strategically enhance the User Interface and Experience of their digital products, resulting in better user engagement and ROI/Conversions.
A NIFT postgraduate, Garima Agarwal started her career as a Fashion Stylist for Grazia and also worked for a Fashion marketing firm. A recipient of the Sahapedia Grant, Digital Projection - Indian Photo Festival, and Jury award - TOTO Funds the Arts, she plunged into Photography as she strongly believes in “follow your heart”.
Her work majorly revolves in and around socio-cultural conditions of the society. In the tenure of her 6+ years of experience, she has extensively worked for CSR and magazines. Other than a few group exhibitions, her works have published in Sahapedia, 101 India, Man’s World Magazine, eShe Magazine among others.
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It was in Class 8th when Vaibhav first developed his interest in the camera and its functioning. Little did he know that it will lead him to his career path one day. As a school student, he had plunged into the field of photography and dreamed to continue with it while pursuing his graduation from Delhi University.
Being a part of Photography team of DU Beat, he led several photo walks in and around Delhi. As his love for telling stories grew stronger, he gradually inclined towards filmmaking with a wide area of interest in covering travel, dance and concerts.
In 2017, he was a runner up at Canon PhotoMarathon. An enthusiastic trekker, his inspiration and heart lie in exploring nature especially mountains.
VP Singh is into photography since 1977 and has kept himself abreast with the new developments in the field of photography having witnessed the transition from black and white to colour and then digital photography.
He has taken up workshops at many Government and private organizations. His Photography work has been a part of various exhibitions. He has travelled widely covering 28 nations whilst working under President of India.
As an advertising postgraduate, Jai started his career as a copywriter in 2009 and since then worked with various agencies, consultancy firms and MNCs.
His photography works have been displayed in many exhibitions and have received various national and international awards including National Geographic- MyIncredibleStory, Water Hero Award - Govt. of India and Sahapedia Grant.
The majority of Jai’s work revolves around the socio-economic environment of the society.
He was appeared in the MX Player Web series “Express Yourself” for his work on River conservation. Some of the leading platforms have published his photographs besides publications of repute like National Geographic, HIPA. ae, Indian Photo Arts Magazine, Dodho (Spain) Magazine.
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