Team

Dattaprasad Mete

Founder & CEO


A self-taught artist whose paintings and sculptures explore and experiment with the assumed reality within the human mind. He is a screenwriter, filmmaker and a passionate entrepreneur. In 2011, his first documentary "Art & Life of Baba Pathak" sparked off the venture Artizens which was selected in Economic Times Power of Idea 2012. His technological exploration in moviemaking and animation resulted in a 3D animated short film “No Smoking” which was one of the country’s first few works completely made on Blender platform. He went on to set up an animation Studio in 2013. Since then DP Animation Studio has been the center of his creative, technological and entrepreneurial exploration. Apart from being the creator of Art and Life Series, he is currently developing entertainment IPs in various formats for kids and generic audience alike.



Laxmikant Bongale

Director


Laxmikant is a person of curious mind, one who wants to know everything that is known and wants to explore more. He is a Poet, a Photographer, a Musicologist, a Hindustani Classical Vocalist, a Writer, an Actor, a Social Media Expert on Film Marketing and an Executive Producer. He looks at cinema as a medium of expression which allows him to employ all arts, skill and craft; to conjure his philosophy. Brush Mileage is one of his important projects. He’s been working as Director, Executive Producer, Creative Director for various Music Videos, Dance in Cinema Projects and Fiction Films for last six years.

(His notable projects & associations include Killa (2014), Time Pass 2 (2014), Pohankar’s Gurukul, Ghazal Funk, Ganesh Stotram, FRIENDS (2015), Chauranga (2015), Rangaa-Patangaa (2016), One Night with Right and Wrong, Bhartiy Digital Paty, Daaravatha – The Threshold (2016) and two feature films he’s working on presently.)



Kaustubh Khandalkar

Managing Director


Kaustubh has the ability to project from every angle without losing sight of the details and ingrained love of scheduling. He is a logical thinker who loves applying organizational thinking and practicality in the aim of making great creative happen. Kaustubh is a Computer Engineering graduate from University of Pune with specialization in software development- testing, scripting and operating systems. His five years of previous experience with companies such as ITConcepts, Quest Software and Bank of New York Mellon gave him the unique ability to see a project through client’s eyes, allowing him to help guide creative to great design that fully expresses the brand or organization it represents. His varied skills and strengths make him a total unicorn. Kaustubh is drawn to brands that empower and inspire, and to a collaborative creative process that allows room for ideas to play off each other, evolve and grow.