ABOUT PAVAN

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Born in Bengaluru, Pavan Bhat is a freelance film editor & film-maker, based out of Mumbai & Bengaluru, India.

His feature films as an editor include 'Last Film Show' (
India's Official Entry to the 95th Academy Awards, as a co-editor) directed by Pan Nalin, 'Bhasmasur' directed by Nishil Sheth, 'Nirmal Anand ki Puppy' & 'Danny Goes Aum' directed by Sandeep Mohan, 'Phir se Shaadi' (as a co-editor) directed by Imran Rasheed & as an additional editor on 'Bulbul Can Sing' directed by Rima Das. These films have won accolades & appreciation of the audiences and critics alike, at various film festivals and release platforms across the world.

Although a computer engineer by qualification, he holds a diploma in film-making from Whistling Woods International, Mumbai. He has been actively involved in films, ads, promos, trailers, documentaries & music videos since 2012-13, after working in various roles ranging from assistant editor/intern to post-production assistant on films like 'Angry Indian Goddesses' directed by Pan Nalin, 'Tumbbad' directed by Rahi Anil Barve, & 'Kothanodi' directed by Bhaskar Hazarika & many more...

In addition to editing and film-making, he has a penchant for teaching, and has served as an adjunct editing professor at Miami Ad School, Mumbai & DICE-Vancouver Film School, Mumbai.

FILMOGRAPHY

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LAST FILM SHOW
2021

Co-Editor

Directed by Pan Nalin

India's Official Entry to the 95th Academy Awards

Synopsis: A 9-year-old boy in a remote village in India begins a lifelong love affair with cinema when he bribes his way into a rundown movie palace and spends a summer watching movies from the projection booth.

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NIRMAL ANAND KI PUPPY
2019

Editor

Directed by Sandeep Mohan

Coming soon to an OTT near you

Synopsis: After being diagnosed with a health condition, an ambitious pharmaceutical salesman is forced to re-examine his life’s priorities, and embarks on a new path that he believes will make him happy.

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BHASMASUR
2017

Editor & Post-Production Supervisor

Directed by Nishil Sheth

Synopsis: A man who is heavily in debt decides to sell the family donkey, much to the horror of his young son who has developed a special bond with the animal.

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DANNY GOES AUM
2022-23

Editor

Directed by Sandeep Mohan

Releasing Soon

Synopsis: A spiritual and emotional journey of a burned-out British video editor Danny, as he travels to the same beach town in Goa (India) where his hippie parents had met back in the 70's during the heydays of hippie-dom.

 

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THE TINIEST INVISIBLE
PIECE OF SHIT
2020

Editor & Post-Production Supervisor

Directed by Pan Nalin

Streaming on Youtube

About: A pandemic has ravaged the modern society. All we did was meditated upon it with mindfulness, and acted in our confined solitude so that our reflections echo in the multitudes of tomorrow.

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BULBUL CAN SING
2018

Additional Editor

Directed By Rima Das

Streaming on Netflix

Synopsis: Bulbul a teenage school going girl, growing up in a rural setting in Assam, falls in love. While she's on the verge of discovering her teen life, a tragedy strikes her best friend. Bulbul free spirited, rebellious & stubborn begins to question herself & her love life.