Kolkata Knight Riders
Documentary, Sports, Cricket
I traveled with and shot the Kolkata Knight Riders during the 2016 season of the Indian Premier League. My job was to interact and build rapport with the players and go wherever they went to document their lives, thoughts and moments. Suffice to say that it kept me on my toes. As a two man (sometimes three) team my colleague Rhitam Bhattacharya and I managed to produce around 50 videos over the course of April and May. A little more than a video a day. Our schedule was simple; we shot during the day and edited into the night.
From the client side, we had Achint Gupta, the Head of Content and Media for KKR to guide us in terms of tone and content.
Arani Sen oversaw the project as the creative director, through Initium Productions.
With over 13.5 million views on both Facebook and Youtube, our videos have done quite well in terms of engagement with the fans. Here are a few examples: