Sajeed.A is a Post Graduate in Mass Communications from School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin, India and completed graduation from St. Johns College, Anchal, Kerala. He attended the Sabarigiri Central School, India. Sajeed began his career with MTV India in May 2000 and went on to partner/create/ … Read More
Sajeed.A is a Post Graduate in Mass Communications from School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin, India and completed graduation from St. Johns College, Anchal, Kerala. He attended the Sabarigiri Central School, India. Sajeed began his career with MTV India in May 2000 and went on to partner/create/ direct/co direct some of the most popular shows and promos on MTV - Bakra, Fully Faltoo, Most Wanted, LoveLine, VJ Profiles, Eat This, Dance Crew, Style Check and directed heavy duty outdoor Concerts like MTV Music Summit, Deep Purple, Bryan Adams, MC Hammer etc and Events like Style Awards, Video Music Awards (India - Immies) and the smash hit humor reality MTV Bakra. The Bakra association was pretty long which started in late 1999 till April 2010. Post his exit from MTV, he still continues to do interesting projects for MTV. He has donned the cap of Creative Director for the Indian adaptation of the silent game show Silent Library (Loudless in India) He also directed India's first horror reality show Girls Night Out for MTV recently. It was one of the most complex and challenging experiment in Indian Television where you set a trap for ghosts or other paranormal phenomenon and later on, once you spot them, analyze using the most advanced scientific instruments, cameras and sound engineering. Girls Night Out went on win many awards like the Best Thriller in Indian Television Academy Awards 2011 and Best Cinematography at Indian Documentary Producers Association, 2011 and the coveted Best Reality Show in Asian Television Awards, 2011. All this apart from various specials, concepts, formats for shows in various genre in the capacity of Shows/Creative Director ranging from Reality (Teen Diva, VJ Hunt) , Interactive (Most Wanted, Kya Baat Hai), Humor (Silly Point, Scam TV, Baap of Bakra), Concerts (Music Summit, Deep Purple, Bryan Adams, MC Hammer) Events (Lycra MTV Style Awards, Immies) etc.
He has directed many music videos for various artists like Nikhil Chinnappa, a 26/1initiative “Stand up Together, Unite Together” (BlaaZe and Prince Ali) and bands like Fuzon (Unplugged), Sessions/Unplugged for Indian Idol, Lucky Ali and for the rockband Jigsaw Puzzle - The song ‘Revelation’ was nominated as the best musicvideo shot and worked on using Digital technology at the International Video Festival 2002. He has also associated with NDTV Imagine’s ‘Oye Its Friday’ as a Comedy sketch director (Pilot) and India Director for ABC, Australia on Lawrence Leung's ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ and ‘The Chasers War on India’.
Sajeed's fiction directorial debut was the short film ‘Buddha Never Smiled’ which went around internationally and got the India Vision Best Debut Director (Shorts). Currently, he is working on a Bollywood Musical called Mousiqui. Goodbye December,slated to go floors in February 2012 will be his feature debut which will be a experimental film in Malayalam language. Read Less