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Director & Writer

Mayank is a filmmaker based out of Mumbai. He has been directing for about 5 years. His body of work includes over 50 ad films, 20 sketches and a few short films. He has shot for top brands like Asian Paints, Centerfresh, Bingo!, Castrol, Shoppers Stop, Gulf Oil and more. In his previous creative life, he used to work in advertising. His work as copywriter has won him metals from various award festivals like D&AD, Cannes, Kyoorius, Effie, Mirchi Kaan and more.

On screen or otherwise, Mayank likes to tell stories. He believes idea of a script is like the guiding light of execution. Every element of craft must originate from it. One can count on Mayank with stories that need to be emotional or funny or both. What separates him are his sensibilities. For him stories are like people. They only touch you if they are genuine.







AsAs Director

  • Kyoorius 2021 – Prompt Mr Bacteria

  • Hindustan Times WTF  –  featuring Methi Ke Laddoo

  • Best Shot Video, The Digital Hash award, April 2018 –   If Indian Mothers Had Superpowers

  • Best Shot Video – Streaming Awards, June 2018 –  If Kids Behaved Like Parents

     As Copywriter 

  • D&AD 2015 Wood Pencil, Kyoorius Award 2015 in book mention, Kyoorious Digital awards 2015 Blue elephant, Envies 2015 - Cadbury 5 Star Buffering 

  • Cannes Lions, 2010, finalist for Virgin Mobile‘Coins’

  • The Work 2011, in book selection, Virgin mobile 'Coins'

  • Ogilvy Envies 2013 for Fevicol Marine ‘Ferry’  

  • Silver Effie 2016 - Godrej Kala Hit - Kono mein hai danger 

  • Gold, Golden Mikes 2013, for Cadbury 5 Star ‘Kidnapping’ 

  • Silver, Mirchi Kaan 2013, for Cadbury 5 Star 'Kidnapping' 

  • Kyoorius 2013, in book, for Cadbury 5 Star 'Kidapping'

  • Silver, Effie 2012, Best Digital Campaign, Cadbury 5 Star 'The Date' 

  • The Yahoo Big Idea Chair Award 2012, for Cadbury 5 Star 'The Date'

  • Gold, Best Online Video Advertising.Cadbury 5 Star 'The Date' 

  • Bronze for Best Digital 360 Campaign. Cadbury 5 Star 'The Date' 

  • Goafest 2010, finalist, Vrigin Mobile Coins 

  • World Tourism Day award, 2006, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India

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