BRAINS

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

Medium Rare strives to create content that is done just right. Our creative force is driven by the need to make differentiated content with new age story telling and a unique narrative style.

Preparation is our secret ingredient, we pride ourselves in being well researched, on schedule and always on point.

Our collaborations with Nokia, Fox Life, National Geographic, History channel, Mercedes, Google and Discovery have forged long lasting relationships that have culminated into various projects.

We harbour a writer’s lab that caters exclusively to creating original content for our clients. The writers lab consists an array of characters from different walks of life. These diverse life experiences create a symphony that is just right to churn out a path breaking idea.

Our team members have written and directed multiple web series for portals like Alt Balaji, MX Player, Applause Entertainment, Voot, Eros Now and Arre.

Why us

India’s FIRST production company to work on ACTUALS

 

Billing on actuals and refunding clients’ money if unused

25,000+ hours of creative content on air

Inhouse WRITERS LAB creating original content and ideas

More than 50 brands & agencies have collaborated with us to successfully further their digital endeavours

100% track record of delivering projects satisfactorily under budget

 

0% BULLSHIT

Our Work

THE CALLING

NOKIA PDD NIGHT OFFS

FEMME FOODIES

YAMAHA ROAD TO LOVE

KKR NOKIA EXPERIMENTS

GANGA THE SOUL OF INDIA

COKE STUDIO

CADBURY EID

FOOD TRIPPING

101 TAP THAT

GREEN PEACE VOICES FOR CHANGE

KOTAK
JIFI

VANISH
SHAKTI

SANJUKTA PARASHAR – 92.7 Big FM

MTV UNPLUGGED

PAISA VASOOL

101 VARANASI

NIKE MERCURIAL

BACARDI LEGACY

DOMEX

BOSE
MY MUSIC

MARUTI SUZUKI COLORS OF YOUTH

GOOGLE GET WOMEN ONLINE

JK TYRE TRACKSTAR

Creative Team

Akshar Pillai

Creator – Director

Straight outta law school he “dropped” onto a set and never looked back. His dedication to his work can only be matched by his penchant for online shopping.

In an alternate universe he would be putting criminals behind bars or closing corporate deals. But instead he gets to kick our asses everyday and travel the world doing what he loves.

His list of accolades includes Stupid Man Smart Phone, Pickle Nation, Femme Foodies, OMG Yeh Mera India, Raja Rasoi Aur Anya Kahaaniya.

His consistent philosophy of ‘maximizing-the-idea’ with the base premise of a strong connect with the audience has resulted in many successful branded campaigns for the likes of Mercedes, Rado, Adidas, Royal Enfield, Nike and Bose.

As a creative director, he conceptualises and develops entire formats for TV, Digital Platforms and Brands but he also directs and shoots many of his projects himself and ensures that the edits & post-production, match his vision.

Harman Singha

Writer – Creator

Harman is truly a unique talent, from being one of the youngest Associate Creative Directors on MasterChef India at 22, Harman has donned multiple hats in the creative field.

He can write, host and act along with producing his own content. He was the brains behind and the lead actor in the award winning series Aisha My Virtual Girlfriend.

He regularly features and hosts travel and sports content like A Two Way Trip (TLC), Breaking Point Underwater Warriors (Discovery), The Real High (Arre), Around The Hoop (Sony), The Trip 2 (Bindaas), General And His Son (Veer) & Saturday Morning Live NBA (Sony).

Imagination, Observation, love for writing and love for words is what inspires Harman’s conversational style of writing.

His writing credits includes Avrodh – The Surgical Strike (Amazon Prime), Olive Green (Viacom), Aisha My Virtual Girlfriend (Arre, MX Player) and Love Ka Hangover.

He’s currently the lead actor in an Alt Balaji series called It Happened in Calcutta.

Akshay Choubey

Writer – Director

Akshay has spent over 14 years in the industry mastering the art of storytelling.

He has directed many successful web series such as Its not that simple for Voot, The Story for Zee5, Tere Liye Bro for Bindaas, Code M for ALT.

His last released web series ‘Bekaaboo’ for ALT was a big hit among the viewers with a rating of 8.6 on IMDB

He has Written and Directed his first commercial feature film called  ‘Couching Tiger Mannu’ which is in post production.

His Short Film ‘Laugh’ with Sanjai Mishra, Brijender Kala and Vrajesh Hirjee is the highest rated short film on ‘Film Companion’ and has won many awards, nominations & official selections, including the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Film fest.

Akshay has been a Creative Director and also written, directed and produced many lifestyle shows pertaining to luxury and travel and has shot in more than 100 cities around the world giving him an in depth global exposure in terms of locations, cultures and mind sets.

He is currently busy directing his next action – drama web series called ‘Mumbhai’ .

Sahir Raza

Creator – Director

An award winning director, photographer and cinematographer, Sahir has excelled in every professional role he has been part off.

Sahir has directed Law and Honour for Voot, Hum Tum Aur Them for Alt, Yeh hai Aashiqui for Bindass, Gumrah for Channel V, Savdhaan India for Star Bharat, Pyar Tuney Kya Kiya for Zing & Fannah for MTV.

Sahir has won many awards for his direction work at prestigious web entertainment festivals such as South Florida WebFest, Webbies & LA WebFest.

He has conceptualized and directed many brand campaigns for the likes of Videocon, Colgate, DSP Black, Spartan Poker & Aditya birla Sunlife.

His cinematography credits include many digital videos like Alia Bhat Genius of the Year, Honest Weddings and Truly Madly for All India Backchod (AIB), various television promos, 4 Regional feature films and several branded content videos.

A European Master’s Degree holder in Fine Arts and Cinematography, Sahir’s photographs have been part of The Natural History Museum, Better Photography, Dawn of the 21st Century & World conference against Racism.

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