Neha Belvalkar

Neha Belvalkar

Freelance Filmmaker, Creative Producer, Production Manager, Director, Editor, Sound Mixer
Neha Belvalkar has been engaged in making films both fiction and documentary since 2006. She has worked as an assistant director on various independent films in Mumbai, India like, Dev Benegal’s Road, Movie (2009) and Nandita Das’s Firaaq (2008). She has also worked with community video initiatives like Video Volunteers, (Goa, India) that aim at empowering marginalized communities by giving them the skills and resources to make films on their own issues. She moved to the U.S. to pursue a MFA in filmmaking and after graduating from Ohio University in 2014, she currently resides in NYC.
She has currently been working as a creative producer for the last 7 years, and produced over 30 short nonfiction films with clients ranging from Twilio, UC San Francisco, Anita Borg Institute, Autodesk, Cisco, TriNet focusing on stories of the impact these organizations have on the community and world at large, with the different products and services they offer.

Full Bio

A team player who is used to working in a fast-paced environment, but can fare excellently with individual tasks. When it comes to my work I, provide a creative and thoughtful approach coupled with time efficiency in executing my tasks. With a variety of experience ranging from tech companies to advertising agencies, I am confident in my abilities to apply my expertise and knowledge to practice that shows results. My passion for a future career lies in creative strategies that create the best experience and tangible outcomes with an audience.

Work experience

Freelance Creative Producer


Advertising, Documentary series

Creative Producer


2019 - current

2016 - 2019

Produced and conceptualized projects as Creative Producer and Production Manager for Twilio, Anita Borg Institute, Cisco, University of California, San Francisco, Stanford Department of Neurobiology, TriNet, Cirque Du Soleil, TPG, EcoVadis.

Professional Credits
Assistant Director

August Entertainment & Percept Media Company

Assisted on the post-production of Nandita Das’s directorial debut, ‘Firaaq’ Mumbai, India. The film won a special prize at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece.

Worked as 2nd Assistant Director on Dev Benegal’s film, ‘Road Movie’ Mumbai, India. The film premiered at Toronto Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival.
Industry Awards
Betty Thomas Film Grant, Ohio University for MFA, thesis film.

Lila Poonawalla Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Studies Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking CNBC TV for helping in the making of the documentary 'Mom N Dad.'

Advertising Club Mumbai's Trophy for conceptualizing and executing the best advertisement campaign 'Psychological Abuse is Domestic Violence.'