Dr. Ankit Sharma is an academician, independent film maker, theatre person and a social worker with 18 years of industry and teaching experience. He is Doctorate in Mass Communication, Masters in Journalism & Mass Communication along with PG Diploma in Electronic Media & Film Production, PG Diploma in Audio Programme Production, PG Diploma in Print Journalism & also completed Certificate Course in Film Appreciation from FTII, Pune.

As  an  independent  filmmaker,  his documentaries have bagged many awards and have been nominated in international and national film festivals.  As a director he has directed films for the Directorate of Audio Visual Publicity (DAVP), Doordarshan (DD) and has worked with several Government and Bollywood films.  He has  to his credit various documentaries, serials, features, corporate, AD  films and  packaging  of  TV  programmes too. He has also worked with various production houses of repute viz. Signet Communication Pvt. Ltd., Space TV, Scorpion Media & Mediamen Services. He has various publications in referred Journals of repute and has attended & presented papers at international & national conferences. He is an active member of various centralized and departmental committees at VIPS.