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Krushan Naik
Filmmaker | Educator | Editor

Based in Los Angeles, Krushan Naik is an award-winning director, producer, editor, and educator who has also served as the Head of Programming and a judge for film festivals; taught film production and post-production courses; worked as a Festival Specialist consulting filmmakers on film festivals and marketing strategies, and has featured in various publications, including Film DailyMid-DayMorgan Hill LifeDigital JournalNew York Amsterdam NewsVariety, and more. After receiving the "How to Navigate Film Festivals, Marketing & Distribution as a Filmmaker" certification from the Sundance Institute, he worked as a Festival Specialist, consulting filmmakers on film festivals and marketing strategies. In addition, he is an Avid Certified Instructor (ACI) and a Specialist and enjoys creating immersive audio-visual experiences from hours of footage. Krushan has won multiple awards for films produced, co-produced, or produced in association with Krushan Naik Films, including the Telly Award, and has premiered them at prestigious film festivals, including Oscar®/Academy Award®, BAFTA, Canadian Screen Award-qualifying. Moreover, he has a background in visual effects and 3D animation and was also the successful proprietor of an advertising agency, K.N. Kreative Studios, where he collaborated with Bollywood celebrities and top artists in the film and fashion industries from his time in India. 

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Interview

Krushan Naik: Blazing a Trail in Film Editing and Education

- Mid-Day

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Awards & Achievements

2023, May

Silver Telly Winner - General – Non-Broadcast  

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - 44th Telly Awards

2023, April

BAFTA/BAFTA CYMRU Qualifying Film Festival Official Selection - No Budget Shorts 

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

2023, April

Winner - Documentary Short

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Kanab Film Festival

2023, April

Winner - Documentary Short

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

2023, January

Winner - Documentary Short

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Utah Film Festival

2022, November

Winner - Documentary Short 

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

2022, November

Oscar® Qualifying Film Festival Official Selection - Documentary Short

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - St. Louis International Film Festival 

2022, August

Winner - Outstanding Excellence Award 

Resurgence - Directed by Krushan Naik - Documentaries Without Borders Film Festival

2021, December

Winner - Best Editin

Cybernetic Void - One-Reeler Short Film Competition

2012

Nominee - Viewer's Choice Award

The Lost World - Directed by Krushan Naik - MAAC 24 FPS International Animation Awards

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