The Next Ideation Entertainment
The Next Ideation [TNI], a firm engaged in a variety of areas such as strategy consulting, executive education, multi-sided platform, educational foundation and entertainment industry, has a PRODUCTION HOUSE named The Next Ideation Entertainment [TNIE] having its own trade license . Principal objective of TNIE is to produce films for festivals and produce plays.
TNIE has produced already two short films in Hindi [Love-In and Kaun]. These two films are currently in the post-production phase. Two other short films (yet to be named) are currently in pre-production stage. TNIE is also a Co-Producer of a 110 minutes feature film in Bengali (Hemanter Aparahanya) which will be released soon.
TNIE is owned by Prof Ranjan Das, a Professor of Strategic Management who has been teaching at IIM Calcutta since 1994 [Full time: 1994 -2014; Visiting; From 2014 till date]. Prof Das, who has a PhD from IIM Ahmedabad and who has 20 years of senior level industry experience prior to joining IIM Calcutta in 1994, wishes to transfer his strategic and general management skills to select number of projects in entertainment industry. His principal aim for film and TV industry is to teach and train students of film and TV programs through using his long experience in business management and also leveraging experience gained through producing, directing and acting in entertainment industry.