AKASH SINGH ( A. K. S. ) is a young, extremely creative and passionate Multi International Award Winning Indian Filmmaker / Actor / Post Production Head / Executive Producer, Maker of international award winning popular films A POOR SMUGGLER and YOUTUBE BABA and CEO/ Owner/ Founder of CINEAKASH PRODUCTIONS Pvt. Ltd. ( Registered with Ministry of Corporate Affairs , Government of India with CIN no. U22219JH2019PTC013302 & Recognized as Startup by DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India with Certificate No. DIPP93505 ) which is headquartered at Kolkata, India & has Corporate Office in Ranchi, India & a base in Dubai, UAE.
Born and brought up in Ranchi, India and currently lives in Kolkata, India. At the start of his career around November 2016, he made couple of inspirational and comedy short films for an African-Indian Production Company named INDIGHA and worked in them as an Actor, Writer and Director. He started his own Film Production Company on 4 December 2016 consisting of lot of native and international Artists & Technicians under the banner of which since then he makes films, Documentaries, music videos, commercials etc and takes pre production contracts & ALL types of audio / visual media post production contracts ( VFX & CGI, Animation, Color Grading, Editing, Sound Design etc ) from all over the world. Since December 2019, his company also started providing filming / production services in USA, Canada, India & UK for films, series, music videos and commercials etc.
He is the first and only young filmmaker of his home state Jharkhand whose projects represented INDIA in reputed multiple international film festivals and made him win 60+ international awards and nominations and he is only filmmaker from his home state who got 2 awards for the same project in the same running year of Los Angeles Cinefest, USA. He has worked as an Editor / DI Colorist or Supervisor / VFX CGI Supervisor or Director / Animation Director/ Post Production Head in more than 80 international projects ( Feature Films, Web Series, Short Films, Music Videos, Commercials etc. ) of reputed internationally recognized companies like PARADOX , WARNER BROS., CBS, SCRAP CREATIVE , PROPORTION PRODUCTIONS, MOTION 20 Etc.
Best Photograph
A Golden Cage
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
Pune, India
2019
Semi Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - YOUTUBE BABA
Cyprus International Film Festival
Paphos
2018
Official Selection - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - YOUTUBE BABA
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Spain
2018
Semi Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - YOUTUBE BABA
Los Angeles Cinefest
Los Angeles
2018
Official Selection - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - YOUTUBE BABA
Mediterranean Film Festival
Italy
2018
Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - YOUTUBE BABA
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto
2018
Semi Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - A POOR SMUGGLER
Mediterranean Film Festival
Italy
2018
Semi Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - A POOR SMUGGLER
Cyprus International Film Festival
Paphos
2018
Finalist - BEST POSTER
OFFICIAL POSTER - A POOR SMUGGLER
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto
2018
Semi Finalist - BEST FILM
A POOR SMUGGLER
San Mauro Torinese International Film Festival
Turin
2018
Semi Finalist - BEST FILM
A POOR SMUGGLER
Los Angeles Cinefest
Los Angeles
2017
Official Selection - BEST TRAILER
OFFICIAL TRAILER - A POOR SMUGGLER
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Barcelona
2017
Semi Finalist - BEST SONG
THIS SUMMER WITH A POOR SMUGGLER
Los Angeles Cinefest
Los Angeles
2017
Award Winner
Official Poster of Nothing in the World
Port Blair International Film Festival 2021
Port Blair, India
Award Winner
Official Poster of Nothing in the World
Cult Critic Movie Awards 2021
Kolkata, India
Quarter Finalist
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Madras Independent Film Festival 2021
Chennai
Semi Finalist
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Chinh Youth Film Festival 2021
New Delhi
Semi Finalist
Corona Man ( Short Film )
New York Animation Film Awards 2021
New York
Award Winner
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Global Indian Film Festival 2021
Mumbai
Award Winner
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Port Blair International Film Festival 2021
Port Blair
Award Winner
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Port Blair International Film Festival 2020
Port Blair
Award Winner
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Cult Critic Movie Awards 2021
Kolkata
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
LIFFT INDIA FILMOTSAV & AWARDS - World Cine Fest 2021
Pune
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
LIFFT INDIA FILMOTSAV & AWARDS - World Cine Fest 2020
Pune
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Goa Short Film Festival 2021
Panji
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Chitra Bharati National Short Film Festival 2022
Bhopal
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Near Nazareth Festival 2021
Afula
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
The Buddha International Film Festival 2021
Pune
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Expo 2021
Palm Springs, California
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Diorama International Film Festival & Market 2021
New Delhi
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Bharat International Film Festival 2021
Mumbai
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Diorama International Film Festival & Market 2020
New Delhi
Honorable Mention
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Berlin Flash Film Festival 2020
Berlin
Official Selection
Corona Man ( Short Film )
Nepal International Film Festival 2021
Kathmandu
Honorable Mention
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Beyond Earth Film Festival 2021
Chennai
Semi Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Toronto Independent Film Awards Inc. 2020
Toronto
Semi Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
New York Animation Film Awards 2020
New York
Semi Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Visualis Film Festival 2020
Vilnius
Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Feel The Reel International Film Festival 2020
Glasgow
Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Near Nazareth Festival 2020
Afula
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Florence Film Awards 2020
Florence
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
New York Movie Awards 2020
New York
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Jharkhand International Film Festival & Awards 2020
Ranchi
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
RTF Realtime International Film Festival 2020
Lagos
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Point Of View Indie Film Awards 2020
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Madras Independent Film Festival 2021
Chennai
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Halicarnassus Film Festival 2021
Muğla
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Vesuvius International Film Fest 2021
Castellammare di Stabia
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
The Buddha International Film Festival 2021
Pune
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Seattle Open Screening Film Festival 2020
Seattle
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival 2020
Tokyo
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
The Genre Screenwriter Showcase 2020
Pinewood
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Buenos Aires International Film Festival 2020
Buenos Aires
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Mediterranean Film Festival 2020
Siracusa
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
New York Lift-Off Film Festival 2020
New York
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
The Lift-Off Sessions 2020
Iver
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Goa Short Film Festival 2020
Panji
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
International Film Festival of Shimla 2021
Shimla
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Global Indian Film Festival 2021
Mumbai
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
LIFFT INDIA FILMOTSAV & AWARDS - World Cine Fest 2020
Pune
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Goa Short Film Festival 2021
Panji
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
LIFFT INDIA FILMOTSAV & AWARDS - World Cine Fest 2021
Pune
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Expo 2021
Palm Springs
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
Nepal International Film Festival 2022
Kathmandu
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Lyrical Video )
International Music Video Underground Festival 2020
Paris
Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
Indie Short Fest 2020
Los Angeles, United States
Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
IndieX Film Fest 2020
Los Angeles, United States
Finalist
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
New York Cinematography AWARDS 2020
New York, United States
Award Winner
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
Cinema of the World International Film Festival 2020
Mumbai, India
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
Tracks Music Awards 2019
Burbank, United States
Official Selection
NOTHING IN THE WORLD ( Official Song )
International Sound & Film Music Festival 2020
Istria County, Croatia
Official Selection - BEST FEATURE FILM
A POOR SMUGGLER
The Comedy World Network International Film Festival
Las Vegas
Birth Date
June 11, 1995
Nickname
AKS
Birth City
RANCHI
Current City
KOLKATA
Hometown
RANCHI
Height
5'11''
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
HINDU
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Gemini
“It Ain’t How Hard You Hit…It’s How Hard You Can Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward. It's About How Much You Can Take And Keep Moving Forward!”
― Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa