Suruchi is a director - producer and founder of Studio Ainak, a sustainable film design outfit.
A graduate of NID, she has developed content independently as well as for leading media platforms that includes
Music Videos, Documentaries, TV Shows and Short films.
As a filmmaker her focus is on narrative exploration around themes of sustainability,
folk and heritage, with her home state of Rajasthan as the backdrop. As a producer, she strives to use art to bring in fresh perspectives to the audience and strives to keep the filmmaking
process environment friendly, fun and collaborative for all.
As Director-Producer at Studio Ainak
SEARCH / Music Video / for Shilpa Ananth / WIP
JUMNA / Documentary / for Sahapedia / 2022
RUNAK JHUNAK / Music Video / for Kanika Patawari / 2021
HOPEWALIDIWALI / Social Media Campaign/ for Noccarc / 2021
PHENKO MAT / Social Media Campaign/ for Recircle / 2021
MEEN RAAG / Documentary/ for Sahapedia / 2021
FEAR / Music Video / for Shilpa Ananth / 2021
WASTE NO MORE / Teachers Training Video / for Xynteo / 2020
SAARI RAAT / Music Video / for Kanika Patawari / 2019
PLASTIC SAFARI PROMO / for Xynteo / 2019
OF LOVE & ARTISTRY / Documentary / for Jaipur Virasat Foundation / 2017
UTSAV / Documentary / for Ainak / 2016
SANDHYA / Short Fiction / for Ainak / 2015
MADHURI USHA / Documentary / for National Institute of Design / 2014
AAJE WAGH NAHI AAVE / Short Fiction / for National Institute of Design / 2014
EQUALS SESSIONS S2/ Director/ Seven part docu series/ for Anahad Foundation / Aug 21- Ongoing
TCS/ Researcher/ Docu-drama series/ for a major OTT / Aug 21- Aug 22
THE ROYAL PALATE/ Creative Director & Writer/ Travel Show/ for TVF / 2019
RAJA RASOI AUR ANDAAZ ANOKHA S2/ Director/ Food Show/ for The Epic Channel / 2018
TYOHAAR KI THAALI S1-S2/ Food Show/ Creative Head/ for The Epic Channel / 2017-18
WHO ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
Suruchi as a director has successfully executed her ideas in the form of music videos, documentaries, short fiction films and educational programmes. She derives her unique style and insights, thanks to her experience as a researcher, writer, editor, cinematographer and much more.
Independently producing films since 2015, Suruchi is now running her Rajasthan based production house Studio Ainak, focussing on creative collaboration while being environmentally conscious.
A copywriter in her early career, Suruchi often writes poetry and short stories for her personal collection and jingles and lyrics as part of various collaborations. She has written for non fiction shows, short films, and is currently developing some feature scripts.
Suruchi has spent hours on research of various shows and content relating to food, history, culture, quirky and bizarre real stories from all across the country. Was recently enrolled as a researcher for an investigative docu-series for Amazon Prime in its development phase. In early satges, she also worked as a Design Researcher for CKS, studying the on ground public health system in Bihar.
Best Music Video 2022
Aravalli International Film Festival 2022
Tokyo Docs Fellow 2021
Docedge Kolkata Fellow 2021
Baltic Sea Docs Award 2021
Docedge Kolkata Pitch Award 2021
Best World Music Video
California Music Video & Film Awards 2020
Runner Up for Short Documentary
Albuquerque Film & Music Experience 2020
The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival 2019
Women International Film Festival 2018, Pakistan
Special Mention for Long Documentary
International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala 2017
Forum Lenteng Award
ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival 2017
Best Editing & Director
Rajasthan International Film Festival 2015, India
Best Documentary (National)
Darbhanga International Film Festival 2015, India
Special Mention (Fiction)
Cut.In Student Film Festival 2015, India
Best Fiction Film (Student)
Cinephile International Film Festival 2014, India
Design Management workshop for NID undergraduate workshop 20-21& 22
Photography workshop for Sadhika's Leaders for Change Summit 2021
Fiction Workshop for NID undergraduate batch 2021
Film Appreciation Course for NIFT Udaipur graduation batch 2021
Writing Workshop for emerging writers in 2021 (Voluntary & free)