a film production company

a production services company

What We Do


Feature Film & TV/Web Series

Our latest production: "Nasir" - Nominated for the Tiger Competition at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2020, and winner of the prestigious Netpac Award. 
Magic Hour Films has produced 4 feature films in 4 different Indian languages & 1 Television Movie in French.
Our feature length productions, diverse in genres, have premiered at top international film festivals across the world, winning many awards and receiving positive reviews from reputed international trade magazines.
We have exciting web series and feature films in development and coming your way.
Our aim is to find intriguing stories, develop them into scripts and finally transform them into unforgettable experiences on the silver screen.

TV Commercial

With over 50 films as part our showreel, Magic Hour Films has produced TV commercials for several reputed international brands & ad agencies. Our productions that feature a wide range of industries including automobiles, telecommunications, FMCG & beauty products, have won us several accolades.
Our hand picked roster of talent comprises of both Indian and international directors as well as other key crew including directors of photography, art directors and editors.
By mutually selecting the best talents to suit your ideas and execute your script, our goal is to transform the clients vision into fully realised ground breaking work.
Send in your script and trust us to take it forward.

Production Services

A subsidiary of Magic Hour Films, Film in India is a full production service company. We have successfully line produced more than 25 international jobs across the Indian subcontinent. These include feature films, TV commercials, documentaries, music videos, corporate videos & photography campaigns.
We provide preproduction, production, and post production services.
Our clients include several reputed production companies from across the world. Fox (US), ARTE (France), Independent Films (UK), Gang Films (France) and Bang Productions (Singapore) are some of them
Supported by an experienced multilingual crew & state of the art equipment that the highest international standards.

Documentary

Our passion for producing documentaries won us “Best Documentary Programme” & “Best Director” awards at the famed Asian Television Awards.
Magic Hour Films has been commissioned to produce documentaries for several reputed producers & leading broadcasters including National Geographical Channel, Discovery Channel, France 2, Channel News Asia & PBS.
Our team of researchers & directors, whose films are made with precision, style and integrity at their core, have an in depth knowledge of the region. We attempt to capture the truths and facts beneath the surface with an unrelenting commitment. Our cutting edge documentaries aim to work on peoples right to know.

Corporate & Viral Films

With our expertise in producing both TV commercials and documentary films; long as well as short formats, the process of creating corporate films and viral videos comes naturally to us.
Magic Hour Films has produced both story based as well as technical audio visual content. We have created high end corporate films for brands such as Volkswagen, Diageo, Hero Motors, Ramdev Foods Products amongst others.
Our corporate films rely on thorough research and precise scripting. Our team is chosen with careful meticulousness as we believe that corporate filmmaking must have the appearance and precision of a TV commercial yet amalgamate the sensibility and progression of a documentary film.

Photography

We at Magic Hour Films compliment our film production with our photography works and represent a roster leading Indian and International photographers.
We have worked with renowned photographers such as Mario Testoni, Alex Rank, Mino La Franca, & Colston Julian for clients including Dove, Volkswagen, Honda, Nissan, Park Avenue & Urban Ladder. Our photography portfolio includes two awarded launch campaigns for the VW Passat & VW Jetta.
We produce both creative and commissioned projects which includes photography for advertising campaigns, movie posters, magazines covers, websites and independent creative work. We aim to make our pictures speak a thousand words.

WHO WE ARE

Established in 2008, MAGIC HOUR FILMS Pvt. Ltd., and its production services division, FILM IN INDIA, are award winning production companies with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pondicherry & Singapore.

Magic Hour Films has produced 5 Feature Films and more than 50 TV Commercials, Documentaries, Music Videos and Photography Campaigns. Through its subsidiary Film in India, we have provided production services and support on more than 25 international film projects.

Magic Hour Films has worked and collaborated with some of the most acclaimed talents, reputed brands and respected production companies from across the globe. We represent a group of world class talent that excel in their diverse approaches to storytelling, visual styles, performance genres. Our experienced, skilful & committed production team strives to support these talents, known for their creative excellence and award winning work, and get the best out of them enabling to transform a vision or an idea into reality on image.

The promoters of Magic Hour Films represent a perfect blend of creativity and business and have more than 25 years of experience in the profession.

PRODUCTIONS

Feature Film:

  • Arun Karthik’s political drama “Nasir” (Tamil) an Indo Dutch co production is India’s first recipient of the prestigious NFF-Hubert Bals production fund. It was nominated for the coveted Tiger Awards at the 49th International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2020 and won the Netpac Award. It is also one of India’s two feature films to be selected as part of We are One, the historic online global film festival. Nasir received positive reviews from several international trade magazines including the Hollywood Reporter, ScreenVariety, NDTV & Film Companion (click on publication to read review)
  • Aditya Vikram Sengupta’s critically acclaimed “Jonaki” (Bengali) an Indo French co production travelled to film festivals around the world including Rotterdam, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona, Warsaw before winning the Silver Gateway Award at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival in 2018. It is now streaming on Netflix.
  • Nirvana Inn” (Hindi) a psychological horror directed by Vijay Jaypal and starring Adil Hussain is recipient of the Asia Cinema Fund. It had its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival in 2019 before traveling to several other film festivals.
  • Kalla Nottam” (Malayalam), an experimental social drama directed by Rahul Ruju Nair is slated for release in 2020.

TV Commercial:

  • Magic Hour Films has produced over 50 TV commercials for several international brands such Volkswagen, Honda, BMW, Nissan, Fiat, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Diageo, Viber, FedEx amongst several others.

Documentary:

  • Magic Hour Films has produced documentaries for reputed producers & leading broadcasters. Amongst them are “Hero” India’s 1st megafactory episode for National Geographic Channel & “Danger Zone – Kabul” for Channel News Asia and winner of “The Best Documentary Programme” at the Asian Television Awards

Production Services:

  • Magic Hour Film has provided production services on more than 25 international film projects. These include a feature film for ARTE (France): “Alexandra David Neel – J’irai au Pays des Neiges”, “The Science of Compassion” a  docu-feature by internationally acclaimed director Shekhar Kapur, another docu-feature “Kalachakra” featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and the music video “P.O.W.A” for Grammy and Academy award winner MIA . We also provided production support on the Oscar winning feature film “Life of Pi” directed by Ang Lee.
OUR TEAM

MANTRA

Our aim is make a project and its vision “the best it can be” – through an experience that is smooth and enjoyable but with results that are unique, successful and momentous.

Together with experience and skill; strong inherent values such as integrity, trust, commitment, and powerful work ethics are Magic Hour Films’ mantra.

We believe in choosing our projects, talent and team keeping these objectives in mind.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • 2020 – Winner – “Nasir” – Netpac Award for Best Asian Feature Film
  • 2020 – Nominated – “Nasir” – Tiger Awards for Best Feature Film at IFFR 2020
  • 2019 – Winner – “Jonaki” – Jury Award for Best Feature Film at Thrissur International Film Festival 2019
  • 2018 – Winner – “Jonaki” Silver Gateway Award for Best Feature Film at MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018
  • 2018 – Special Mention – “Jonaki” Best Film on Gender Equality at MAMI Mumbai FIlm Festival 2018
  • 2018 – Nominated – “Jonaki” – Netpac Award for Best Asian Feature Film at IFFR 2018
  • 2015 – Winner – “Danger Zone – Kabul” Best Documentary Program at The Asian Television Awards 2015, Singapore
  • 2015 – Winner -“Forest Essentials – Warrior Princess” TVC Silver Abby for Best Production Design at Abbys 2015
  • 2015 – Winner – “Forest Essentials – Warrior Princess”  TVC Bronze Abby for Best Cinematography

From the snow clad mountains of the Himalayas to the azure seas of the Andaman islands, from the golden desserts of Rajasthan to lush green backwaters of Kerala, the Indian subcontinent has a location for every ocassion. With a unique mix of the old and the new, it offers you ancient palaces in Gujarat along with modern skyscrapers in Mumbai. India is diverse, India is mysterious, India is breathtaking, but ultimately India is what you want to make of it. And that is why India is Magic.

We at Film in India, a subsidiary of Magic Hour Films, are here to help you capture that Magic creatively, effectively and cost efficiently. Film in India is a production services and fixer support company. We have successfully line produced over 25 international film projects including feature films, tv commercials, documentaries, corporate films, music videos as well as photo shoots.

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Pondicherry (Regd. Office)
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