Friday 15-July-2016, 10:43
Sniper signs Rohan Sippy on directorial roster
~The Bluffmaster maker to direct exclusively for The 120 Media Collective’s production arm~
Mumbai, July 13, 2016: Commercials and video content production company, Sniper now has
director Rohan Sippy exclusively on board for commercials and digital content.
Apart from producing and directing mainstream Bollywood films, Rohan has directed commercials
for distinguished brands such as Suzuki, Pantene and Head & Shoulders, among others in his
meteoric career. He has also worked on TV and digital shorts, one of which was featured at the
India Today Conclave 2016.
Speaking on the signing, Rohan Sippy says, “Great marketing depends on good content. And
keeping it fresh is the key. With proven production capabilities from Chahna’s team at Sniper, I’m
confident of producing some kickass short and long-form content through this symbiotic
Rohan Sippy has directed four Hindi feature films – Kuch Naa Kaho, Bluffmaster, Dum Maaro Dum
and Nautanki Saala. His feature credits as a producer include Taxi No. 9211, The President Is
Coming, Chandni Chowk to China and Sonali Cable. He also serves as a board member of MAMI,
Mumbai's prestigious international film festival.
Here’s a link to Rohan’s showreel -
Chahna Rupani, Executive Producer, Sniper, comments, “We endeavour to always churn out quality
content for our clients, and having superlative talent like Rohan onboard with Sniper is only a
natural progression towards this.”
Sniper, a part of Roopak Saluja’s The 120 Media Collective, and led by Executive Producer, Chahna
Rupani, aims to redefine commercials and content production with its lean and agile approach.
Bang Bang Films - India’s International Production Company, also a part of The 120 Media
Collective, was the precursor to Sniper.
From shooting the India leg of Coldplay’s recent music video Hymn for the Weekend, to launching a
strategic partnership with Handloom Picture Company’s Ram Subramanian for direction, and adding
a host of renowned directors to its roster including Abhishek Kapoor (Fitoor), Sniper has grown from
strength to strength.
Some of its recent commercials include Vivo starring Ranveer Singh, Samsung starring Shahid
Kapoor and Kurkure starring Parineeti Chopra, Boman Irani, Farida Jalal - all directed by Dibakar
Banerjee, whom Sniper signed exclusively with in early 2015.