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Akanksha Shakya

Freelance Video Editor


I am currently an editor at Pocket Aces where I cut for two of their brands - FilterCopy & the newly launched food channel GobbleMy previous editing work includes cutting beauty and lifestyle videos for Glamrs , sketches for comedian Anuvab Pal & a web series pilot for comedienne Kaneez Surka. My former clients include comedians Abish MathewKanan GillAll India Bakchod & ace music producer Karsh Kale. I'm interested in collaborating with upcoming comedians and other web content creators. I enjoy telling stories in a variety of formats such as sketches, music videos, YouTube series, showreels and short films. 

Work History

Pocket Aces

May 2016Present


Project : Various.

I am  currently responsible for cutting sketches for Filtercopy & editing food videos for Gobble.


May 2015Sep 2015


Project: Various.

As an editor with Glamrs, I've cut videos on beauty, fashion, lifestyle & health. 

Breakthrough Productions

Apr 2015May 2015


Project: Audition | Short Film | Director : Samir Alam

Audition is a directorial debut for Samir Alam and is produced by Abha Talesara at Breakthrough Productions. 

Anuvab Pal

Apr 2015Apr 2015


Project : Tinder in India | Online Comedy Sketch | Producer : OML Entertainment

This is my second collaboration with comedian Anuvab Pal. The video has had a great response with about 18 lakh views since it's release.

Jason John 

Mar 2015Mar 2015

Assistant Editor

Project : Horlicks Stay Strong | Online Video | Director : Thomas Koshy

This project was a  series of short stories celebrating the modern Indian woman.

Hello Robot

Feb 2015Feb 2015


Project : Google CMO Bootcamp | Corporate Video | Producer: Abha Talesara

This was my first project with Hello Robot with Google as a client.

OML Entertainment

Oct 2014Jan 2015


Projects : Various. Including content for Kanan Gill (Pretentious Movie Reviews), Abish Mathew, Kaneez Surka and Anuvab Pal.

My recent stint at OML enabled me to work exclusively on scripted comedy - a comedy pilot for Kaneez and a comedy short for Anuvab Pal.

Zeekay Films

Jul 2014Oct 2014

Assistant Editor

Project: Ikka Top | Feature Film | Director: Faizan Kareem

Ikka Top is a directorial debut for Faizan Kareem, the film stars Manjot Singh and Dipannita Sharma.

Oct 2013Jun 2014

Post Production Assistant / Assistant Editor

Projects : Various. Including NH7 Weekender 2013 Promos, sketches for AIB, Showreel for Karsh Kale etc.

Started off as an assistant cutting promos for NH7 Weekender to gradually handling edits from client brief to final delivery. Worked as an editor with All India Bakchod, Karsh Kale, comedian Abish Mathew and others. 

Face Entertainment

Jun 2013Oct 2013

Executive Producer

Project: Edutainment Shorts | Client : Epic Television Networks

Responsibilities included: Researching content, sourcing footage, establishing contact with copyright holders, acting as a liaison between my seniors and content providers such as Getty Images & cutting content for each episode.

Mar 2013Jun 2013

Assistant Director

Projects: Various.

Responsibilities: To represent the Agency'c Creative Brief as a liaison between editors & the CG house.

Wideframe Pictures

Feb 2013Feb 2013

2nd Second Assistant Director

Project: Aatma | Feature Film | Director : Suparn Verma

On Set Responsibilities: Assisted the Chief AD and liaised with the Costume and Sound Department throughout the shoot. Additionally, I edited a short video for the film's trailer launch.

Sikhya Entertainment

Jan 2013Mar 2013

Post Production Intern

Project: Monsoon Shootout | Feature Film | Director: Amit Kumar 

Produced by Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt Ltd and several others. Responsibilities included assisting the director during edits, creating subtitles and sound mixing.


Mar 2012Nov 2012


Projects : Various.

At Boinc, I handled the social media profile of the company on Twitter. I handled the social media profile for BOT Videos as well, which is a sister company to Boinc that produces Explainer Videos.  I also received training in digital animation and After Effects.

Little Lamb Films

Oct 2011Jan 2012

Assistant Director

Projects : Various.

Responsibilities: Referencing and research, assisting with casting, costumes and post production. 

Australian Film & TV 

Sep 2009Dec 2010

Assorted Roles

Projects : Short Films & TV Shows

I worked in the Australian Film & Television Industry as a student & on a contractual basis. For more information, send me an email.

Aug 2009Aug 2009

Best Boy Electric

Project : One More Tonight | Short Film | Director : Al Mehicevic

Responsibilities: Managing lighting setups before shoots. 

Jun 2009Jul 2009

Lighting Technician

Project: Vanished | English, Indie Feature | Director: Michael Adante

Responsibilities : Assisting the gaffer during lighting setups. Also had the opportunity to work with renowned Cinematographer, Lazlo Baranyai (ACS, HSC).


Jan 2009Jan 2010


Subjects included: Cinematography, Direction, Scriptwriting, Video Editing and Motion Capture.

Arena Multimedia


Higher Diploma in Animation

Subjects included Illustration, 2d & 3D Animation, compositing and basics of video and audio editing.

KC College



Specialised in Advertising.

Pocket Aces - FilterCopy & Gobble Videos

Anuvab Pal's The Empire

DIY Videos at Glamrs

Anuvab Pal - Scenes from an Indian Life

Karsh Kale Reel 2014

Son of Abish - Promos and Chat Show

All India Bakchod (AIB) - Assorted Videos.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2013 Promos