Kshitij Sheetak - Shoot Guru

Filmmaker

An enthusiastic filmmaker and photographer, Kshitij has been in this field for more than a decade.

After receiving his MBA in Marketing from the University of Western Sydney, Australia, he was determined to make a name for himself in marketing by connecting with audiences.

Kshitij’s creative journey started with a religious film called ‘The Trial’ which was produced and distributed independently.

With 10+ years of experience,he has contributed a lot in the process of movie-making, from pre-production to post-production and to many major projects.

He has proven his skills on a number of diversified projects ranging from corporate films and documentaries to feature films.

He worked as a light and production assistant at TLC, interning with Highway On My Plate, before making his mark in the industry.

He specialises in travel filmmaking.

He was recently honoured by being selected as a global expert mentor for Panasonic Lumix. 

Kshitij is also partnering with brands like Accsoon Tech,a leading manufacturer of Gimbals.

He is the founder and CEO of a Delhi-based production house called ‘the good karma Inc’ which provides photography and production services to many clients. Not only this but, TGKI also specialises in shooting documentaries, short films, print shoots, High Fashion shoots, infomercials and everything to fulfill your video and photography needs.

Apart from that, Kshitij also runs an institution in Gurgaon, called ‘shoot guru’ which provides a strong platform to showcase the work and stories from both sides of the lens. Conducting more than 500 online and offline workshops, the shoot guru community has grown to have 149k+ followers over Instagram, 6k+ YouTube subscribers, and 9k+ Facebook followers.  

Some of Shoot Guru’s notable projects include Swiss Tourism, Malaysia Tourism, Marriott Hotel, Mahindra Groups, MP Tourism, and Jammu Tourism.

Over the past few years,Kshitij has worked with big names in the industry such as Outlook Traveller, Apollo Group, Mahindra, Isuzu, Havells, Canon India, NDTV, TLC, Fox Life, YRF and many other companies.

His film ‘Mystery Man’ has won awards at Dada Saheb Phalke, a renowned film festival and many other international film festivals.

In 2017, Kshitij and his team completed production for a feature film ‘Narayan’ (IMDB) which was released nation-wide.

He is frequently traveling around India and World teaching young and old filmmakers and photographers better techniques, not just through technology but through better storytelling ideas.

He aims to bridge the gap between freshers and the media industry by providing a supportive and committed platform.

Kshitij, who consumes 12 hours of content daily, draws inspiration and influence from all sources possible. Talking about his past work in London, he cites the London based cinematographer Philip Bloom as a major influence. 

He is an ardent follower of the works of Peter McKinnon and Casey Neistat.

Being a technology enthusiast, Kshitij is continuously on the lookout for the latest technology to maintain his work at its usual state-of-the-art standards.

He loves to imagine and reimagine different angles and lights for shots and that usually gives him the perfect permutation.

A philanthropist, Kshitij aims to educate 1M content creators by 2025.