Kashif Khan - CEO
Born in India, educated in the UK and having traveled around the world, he has seen and worked with an assortment of people in the most variable settings.
Starting his journalistic TV career off with BBC Current Affairs in 2006, he later diversified into mainstream cinema getting hands-on experience in all avenues of film making and production. He has worked on sets and locations for various English and Hindi films and has developed a formidable arsenal of knowledge in all major film functions like pre-production, production and marketing & distribution.
His work credits include stints with the BBC, Universal Studios- Hollywood, NYFA- Los Angeles, Qlab- Mumbai, Marwah Studios- Delhi and many others around the world.
He has so far written, produced and directed several projects in the USA, UK, India, UAE, Qatar and many other countries in collaboration with local talent, cast and crew.
Rananjay Singh - Managing Director
Rananjay is a MBA graduate from NUBS, UK. He also holds a graduate degree in science and a dual postgraduate degree in Life science and Environmental science. He has over a decade of managerial experience in public as well as corporate sector in research, strategy and financial domain.
He started his career as a scientist in NBRI (a government of India enterprise) and later moved to the financial sector where he worked as a consultant with a UK based investment bank. He has also worked as an independent management consultant for organisations like Home Retail Group, Richer Sounds & Non Linear Dynamics. He is an associate of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and a member of AMBA.
His key strength is his research and analytical skills which he acquired and developed from his days as a scientist and has successfully carried forward and aligned it to his current management responsibilities.
His passion is cinema, where he not only finds solace but it also acts as a cradle of his creativity. His vision is to position IGV as a production entity which crafts products that are a perfect blend of intelligence, entertainment and innovation.
Paul Jenkins - Executive Producer
After leaving Stonyhurst College in 1983, Paul studied Russian language and history at the University of London’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies.
On graduating in 1989, he worked as a researcher and producer with the BBC and at several of Britain’s leading independent production companies on films including A Town called Kozarac (Channel 4 Dispatches, 1993) that uncovered the ringleaders of concentration camps in northern Bosnia, Russia’s Deep Secrets (BBC Horizon, 1995) about Russian nuclear submarine waste in the Arctic, short films as director for BBC Newsnight and Channel 4’s French Express, and assistant producing A Cry from the Grave (1999, 105’, directed by Leslie Woodhead), a detailed account of the Srebrenica massacre and winner of many international awards.
Following the Srebrenica film, Channel 4 True Stories commissioned Jenkins in 1999 to direct Soldat, an award-winning 90-minute investigative documentary about bullying in the Russian army.
For the next seven years, Jenkins made a series of films for British and international television, principally for the BBC as an independent, then in-house, producer/director and series producer/director.
Since 2007 Jenkins has lived and worked in Paris, directing feature-length documentaries funded principally by ARTE and France Television for the international market. He has made five feature-length films there to date, including 1917, The Russian Revolution and Body Hunters, a documentary investigation into the subcontracting of pharmaceutical clinical trials to developing countries like India.