Akansha began her foray into films & events as an intern with ‘The Times of India’,
This experience helped her to create a show for Sahara Samay in which she interviewed leading politicians
She later found the challenges of advertising tough to resist & went on to join Lowe Lintas, here she worked in the client servicing department on leading brands like Woodland, Idea Cellular & HFCL Connect.
As a production manager, Akansha worked on commercials & music videos with Intearctive Television.Producing was not far behind & Akansha began to produce commercials
Akansha was in the in the middle of activity & experimented with directing short films which won a few film festivals.
Having tasted initial success, Akansha soon joined Sony Entertainment Television in OAP for SET Asia and then shifted to programming. There she worked on huge television shows like Indian Idol, Miss India, Filmfare, Gladrags and CRY Telethon.
Longing for international exposure, she joined Fremantle Media where she worked as projects coordinator. She longed for greater challenges and joined in with a leading production house, Optimystix, she was the supervising producer on Reality shows & then shifted to the advertising, where she head that division.
Her love for films kept growing stronger & thats when she decided to join Vishal Bhardwaj. Post that she worked with InDepth Entertaining Arts as a Creative Producer.
She was working at Geon Studios which is co-founded by Academy Award Winning Producer (Lord of the Rings & matrix Fame) Barrie Osborne, Seemanto Roy (Sahara Pariwar), Michael Peyser, Jon Labrie & Madhu Sudhanan before starting her own production company "Silver Grain Productions".
She has produced over 580 hours of content on 2 daily TV shows for daily prime time viewing for Mi Marathi & Saam TV. Her company produces for TV, TVCs, Feature Films, Events, Corporate AVs and Animation.
Below The Line Activities
1999 - 2000 (1 year)