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The Faculty

Magic In Motion is constantly enrolling the help of different people to enable the students to get the best of the professional industry to supplement their learning.

To get the best of available talent at all times, MIM has had the policy of a rotating faculty panel.

MIM is constantly in touch with professionals with a flair to teach, to provide the best to its students, includesing many working professionals in different disciplines.
Some of the past and present faculty has been introduced here.

Nikhat Powell


Nikhat has done her M.A. in Mass Communications from the prestigious Mass Communications Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in 1990 and has been a video editor in the Bombay television industry for several years.

With over 15 years of experience, Nikhat teaches the basic filmmaking course, the documentary filmmaking course, the kids courses and the editing course. She has put hundreds of students of all ages into the fiction industry, the documentary industry, the news industry and the advertising industry. Also an active film editor, she has worked both nationally and internationally.

For the past six years, she has been teaching at MIM, while she is still an active video editor.


Senthil Kumar

Senthil Kumar was on the faculty of MIM for several years, guiding the students through Camerawork and various aspects of production.

An alumnus of Montana State University film school, Senthil is a widely experienced film and television professional, having worked in a variety of positions from live sports cameraperson to feature film screenwriter. He is now turning writer-producer and is developing a slate of feature films, in India and the USA. With an impressive ability to tell stories (of all kinds), Senthil is the core faculty for the scriptwriting course.



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