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The Director

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Ritesh Taksande

Film Maker | Educator | Editor | Director

The program director at www.MyFirstFilm.Org



Working in the media industry for the past 10 years as Director, Cinematographer, Film-Maker and Media Educator.

Worked on many national and international film project including the famous

Disney’s Planes II – Fire and Rescues (Feature Film) – Sequence Producer

Shaktimaan – The Animated (TV – Series Season 1) – Production Manager

Worked on Films VFX on Jupiter Ascending, Baaji, Classmate

Line Producer – Screenyug Creation Pvt. Ltd., Pune


Director – My First Film organization, Pune


My First Film is a unique film school for everyone. My First Film has been developed as a valuable and enriching activity for those who want to learn Basic Film Making.

Has taught more than 4000 young filmmakers.



Nominated in many International film festivals for short films on social issues.

Received International award at the ASCRS Scientific Film 2016, USA.

Special screening of the short film “Who is Responsible” at the Pune International Film Festival 2014.


Events & recognition

FTII – Film and Television Institute of India Pune - (Course Director for Film Orientation and Film Making Course – Andaman Nicobar, Delhi, Bihar, Uttrakhand, Mumbai, Pune, Chandigarh, Kashmir, Jaipur, Nainital)


Resource Person to Conduct Film Making sessions for:-

  1. Children Film Society of India (Govt. of India)

  2. Vigyaan Prasaar (DST – Govt. of India)

  3. Film & Television Institute of India (FTII – Govt. of India)

  4. Many International School, MBA Colleges, and Mass Media Colleges across the country.

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